STROMBOLI: THE ISLAND WITH THE BURNING HEART
Caressed by wind and sea, a paradise with a live and glowing soul.
Nothing compares to the charm transmitted by a volcano active for thousands of years. A holiday in this live and pulsating land will touch the soul, you can feel the beating heart of Stromboli in the depths of the earth and the scent of the sea will invigorate your lungs with force. Discover the spectacular beauty of Stromboli, comparable to a kaleidoscope of harmoniously blending colours, creating a magical and fascinating atmosphere permeating the entire island. The black sandy beaches and the colours of the sea paint a huge picture full of contrasts arousing strong emotions in every viewer. At the bottom of the sea colourful and vibrant marine fauna can be found living between the strange volcano created shapes of the sea bed. Get to know this island full of legends, history and ancient traditions: a marvellous compendium of delights including, scintillating nature, dream like scenery, good food, a delight in offering hospitality, culture and entertainment, exhibitions in the bookshop, an outdoor cinema under stars, trendy bars where you can stay out until the small hours in environments reminiscent of the stories in a thousand and one nights. Do not miss the climb to the volcano. Safely accompanied by local guides you can leave in the afternoon to reach the summit for sunset. The breathtaking views and the almost unique spectacle of a volcano spouting burning lava and flames towards the stars through the sulphurous coils of smoke make the effort well worthwhile. These spectacular eruptions can also be seen from the sea and many boats, with engines switched off, will line the sea in front of the Sciara del Fuoco. The island will open up like a treasure chest before you revealing her beauty, where life revolves around the majestic and constant presence of the volcano. “Iddu”, as it is called, the fire giant in local dialect, always appearing as a great hero. This heroic figure has inspired all the decorations on the goods that are sold on the island which you will see as you stroll through the mosaic of narrow alleys or walk the steep streets flanked by shops and workshops. A vacation in Stromboli is not complete unless you reach Ginostra on the southern coast, an island within an island, accessible only by the sea which keeps intact the charm of the past. This corner away from the world seems made solely to give you moments of peace and meditation. Here you will find a new relationship with nature, here dwells the dimension of time marking life in accordance with the rhythms of the sun and moon, the winds and the sea. In this village, where there are no cars or roads, you can spend days in complete freedom, while indulging in all the activities of the sea and walking along its footpaths and bridleways.