Guidebook Alicudi



Explore Alicudi, you will be seduced by its charm!

Etymology of the name: In the past it was called “Ericusa”, which derives from the Greek “Ericòdes” (flourished of heather) while the current name comes from the Arabic “Ali-Kur” (the fortress of Ali).

Origin: volcanic.

Volcanic activity: The volcano is dormant and there are no endogenous phenomena or traces of recent activity.

Age: it is the youngest of the archipelago. Volcanic activity began 90,000 years ago and ended 28,000 years ago.

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