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Lipari: How to get to the island

The Hotel Rocce Azzurre is located in Via Maddalena at number 69 in Lipari, the largest island of the Aeolian Islands.

The Aeolian Islands, of course, arrives by sea. Hydrofoils and ferries depart from Naples, Milazzo and Messina.
In summer, at times, are activated raced from Vibo Valentia, Palermo and Reggio Calabria.
From 1 July to 30 September 2014 will not be landed by car to the islands of Lipari, Vulcano and Filicudi, except those of the residents.
On the other hand the car is of little use here: you will always leave the mainland and possibly rent one in Lipari, Salina and Vulcano.

If you want to reach Lipari half (car, moped or motorcycle) is sufficient to show that you have a reservation at least 7 (seven) days in hotel. Eventuamente certification that we will have, in time, that will allow you to reach Lipari with your vehicle.

The Aeolian Islands can be reached:

Via Mare
Milazzo: by taking a ferry shipping companies Siremar or NGI, which make more trips per day, with the possibility of loading cars. Journey time Milazzo-Lipari: about 2 hours.

Hydrofoils shipping companies Siremar and Ustica Lines, which runs hourly (in the summer every 30 min.). Given the considerable flow of travelers, it is recommended in August and in conjunction with holidays or special occasions to make a reservation.

From Reggio Calabria and Messina: With hydrofoils company Usticalines that making connections several times a day throughout the year, with an increase of rides in the summer. Journey time: 1 hour.

From Naples by taking a ferry Siremar, that during the whole year make two flights a week, 6 during the summer. Possibility of embarkation for cars. Departure at 21.00. Journey time: 15 hours.

Hydrofoils company Ustica lines or SNAV, in the summer making one or two trips a day. Walking time: 4 hours.
From Palermo and Cefalu with Ustica Lines hydrofoils, which in summer daily trips, reduced to 3 per week in the other seasons.

Useful numbers: 0923.873813 Usticalines CENTER INFO AND RESERVATIONS

Ticket: Reggio Calabria Santa Marina Salina 0965.29568 090.9843003 090.9287821 Milazzo Messina 090.364044-090.5731483 Naples Palermo 081.5800340/5517164 091.333333/324255
SIREMAR CALL CENTER 199123199 Ticket: Milazzo 090 9283242 090 9843004 Santa Marina Salina Napoli 081 2514711-081 2514721 - NGI SNAV
Ticket: 081 4285555 Naples

By Air:
from Reggio Calabria to Reggio arrived, we provide travelers with two opportunities:
1. Knights of the bus company can be reached Messina, where you embark for the Lipari sull'aliscafo Usticalines;
2. by means of a moving taxi to the port of Reggio Calabria, where he makes a stop Usticalines direct hydrofoil to the islands.

From Catania Airport is directly connected to Milazzo, 150km away., By a coach company Giuntabus, that in the period from April to October with runs daily. In winter it is not necessary to take the bus from Catania company SAIS Messina, and from there move to Milazzo by means of the company Giuntabus.
Who does not want to make use of public transport, you can book accommodation at affordable prices, the taxi Catania-Milazzo.
From Palermo: Palermo airport is km. 220 from Milazzo, and with a taxi can be reached through the highway in less than two hours.
To consider, finally, the possibility of transfer by helicopter, which allows a fast connection between the airport and the Aeolian Islands.

Useful numbers: Airport Strait Reggio Calabria-Tel. 0965.643095
Catania Airport Fontanarossa - Phone 095.340937
Cavalieri (Messina-Reggio Calabria Airport) Via Messina-Ist September, 137 - Phone 090.771938
Giuntabus (Milazzo-Messina/estate: Catania-Milazzo) Via Messina-Newfoundland, 8 - Phone 090.673782
Shuttle Bus (Airport Catania-Milazzo) Lipari - Tel 090.9811489 (nb only works on booking and minimum 2 people)
S.A.I.S. (Messina-Catania Airport) Messina, Piazza Repubblica, 8 - Phone 090.771914
CAR AND TRAIN For those planning to move to drive in Lipari, can use the ports of Naples (Ships Siremar) and Milazzo (Ships Siremar and NGI). Those who prefer to take the Salerno-Reggio Calabria to Villa S. John. From Messina in less than half an hour to reach Milazzo. For those traveling by train it is advisable to reach the station of Reggio Calabria, from which port you can sail directly to Lipari.

For the detailed organization of the trip and for any information regarding the movements to be made, you can contact our staff who will do everything to meet your needs.



Hotel Rocce Azzurre - Lipari
Via Maddalena n° 69, 98055 Lipari (Me)
Tel: +39 090 9813248 Fax: +39 090 9813247

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