Stromboli is one of the most active volcanoes on Earth and has been erupting almost continuously since 1932. It is an incredible and awe-inspiring sight, with a unique island atmosphere that attracts not just tourists but also film-makers and style-setters. There are three active craters at the peak.
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Basiluzzo is an island of Italy belonging to the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, in Sicily. Located about 3.5 km north-east of Panarea, it has an area of 0.3 km²: it is, therefore, the largest of the uninhabited islands and rocks of the Aeolian Islands. The coasts of the island are characterized by cliffs overlooking the sea, while in the center there is a large sloping plateau which over the centuries has been used as a site for crops, pastures, and seasonal homes.
Panarea is an Italian island belonging to the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands , in Sicily. It is the smallest and least elevated island of the Aeolian archipelago, as well as the oldest, and with the islets of Basiluzzo, Spinazzola, Lisca Bianca, Dattilo, Bottaro, Lisca Nera, and the rocks of Panarelli and Formiche, it forms a micro-archipelago between Lipari and the island of Stromboli placed on a single submarine base.
Capo Vaticano is an extensive promontuous, seaside, and flat town in the hamlet of San Nicolò, in the municipality of Ricadi, located between Pizzo Calabro and Nicotera, along the " Costa degli Dei ", a well-known stretch of the southern Tyrrhenian coast with a tourist vocation. The Capo Vaticano area is full of accommodation facilities equipped with entertainment services.
The three bays of Grotticelle are the best known and most evocative seaside resorts of the municipality of Ricadi, located in the hamlet. San Nicolò, which culminate with the promontory of Capo Vaticano. Even before it acquired certain tourist importance, Grotticelle was a place that lived mainly on resources of the earth and the sea. For a little less than twenty years now, this locality has become the driving force of the economy of the entire territory of Ricadi.
Filicudi is an island of Italy belonging to the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, in Sicily. Administratively it is part of the municipality of Lipari; the two inhabited centers Filicudi Porto and Pecorini a Mare. Filicudi is the fifth-largest island of the Aeolian archipelago and the second westernmost island of the archipelago. There is a section of the Aeolian Archaeological Museum on the island, with finds from the excavations of Capo Graziano and from other areas of the Aeolian Islands
Punta Capo Cozzo is a granite promontory that divides a long sandy beach from a rocky one that is not suitable for swimming in the municipality of Zambrone in the province of Vibo Valentia. Known as an important nautical reference point, together with that of Capo Vaticano in the municipality of Ricadi which are part of the coast called Costa degli Dei or Costa Bella. Capo Cozzo is also known as the lion's rock due to the particular resemblance of a lion-shaped rock.
Where is Stromboli
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Sicily is the biggest island in Italy and in the Mediterranean Sea, an amazing land rich in history and traditions, where art and culture intertwine with wonderful natural beauties. From the sea to the mountains and countryside, from the volcanos to the fishing villages, there are really many reasons why to visit Sicily. As Frederick II, King of Sicily, once said: “I don't envy God's paradise, because I'm well satisfied to live in Sicily”.