Lipari Yacht Charter
The idyllic Italian town of Lipari is located on the Island that bears the same name within the Tyrrhenian Sea. The Island of Lipari is part of the island cluster that comprises the Aeolian Islands of Sicily which are famous for their volcanic activity. This area of the Mediterranean is popular for luxury crewed yacht charters and with superyachts cruising off the more established tourist areas in Sardinia and northern Italy. Lipari is an elegant town which is located in close proximity of the northern part of the Sicilian coast and about 50 km off the north western section of Milazzo.
The island’s limited land area can only accommodate 4 rural villages. Despite its limitation in size, Lipari is overflowing with interesting and unusual places and popular sights that mark a contrast to some of the larger and more familiar yacht charter destinations in the Mediterranean. If you are planning some island-hopping in the Aeolians, then Lipari is located conveniently to easily access the coast of Sicily, as well as the other seven islands that comprise the archipelago.
Luxury Charter Yachts in Lipari
Being the largest island that belongs to the Aeolian island cluster, the picturesque island of Lipari is a useful yachting base for luxury superyacht that are exploring the popular island destinations within the region. The storied history of Lipari goes as far back as the prehistoric times.
The island offers a wide range of outdoor activities including fishing, swimming, parasailing, surfing, diving and a lot, lot more. And if you are an adventurous person, then you can opt for an exciting trip to any of the active volcanoes in nearby islands. The most popular destination is the Stromboli Island as it has several active volcanoes.
Because of its ideal location, the harbour in the town of Lipari is a favourite destination of smaller charter yachts and tourists. Aside from being an important maritime hub, it is also the town’s commercial centre.
What else does Lipari Have to Offer?
Popular attractions in the Island of Lipari include the famed Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano, which is housed in an ancient castle and the Norman Church, which was recently restored to its original state. This important landmark is the source of pride by the locals and is used as one of the symbols for the Island of Lipari.
Along the streets of Lipari, you can also find an array of outlets that sell local crafts and souvenirs as well as restaurants and other food venues that serve local dishes and other gastronomic treats. One of the all-time favourites of seasoned sailors and other yacht charter enthusiast is the pescepada or the swordfish. There are other delectable local dishes like the calamari that you can sample when you dine in these fine restaurants.
There are a lot of fun activities that you can enjoy while at the beach. For instance, there are several water sports activities as well as other land-based sports that are available in sports facilities located in various locations within Lipari. Sailors and tourists can also do some trekking especially during the months of winter.
You will never run out of things to do while spending your holiday in the Island of Lipari. You have to include this popular yacht charter tourist destination if you want to experience a perfect luxury Mediterranean yachting holiday.