Salina, was known in antiquity as Didyme (twin) due to the presence of two high mountains, the highest point of the archipelago and natural reserve. The island is nowadays renowned for its production of capers and Malvasia wine, local typical sweet dessert wine, served cold with typical sesame biscuits.
“Malvasia” wine producers would welcome guests to show their sites and have a taste of their production.
The ‘Fossa delle Felci’ natural reserve in Salina at 962m is the highest point in the archipelago; here visitors can find a variety of flora and fauna along the pathways that lead to the summit of the island. We can organize guided excursions along pathways passing through typical Mediterranean vegetation.
With its spectacular natural setting, Capo Faro restaurant is a beautiful resort situated in a nice garden and their vineyard around. They are in fact also wine producers and wine tasting can be organized in their beautiful set.
In Malfa village, inside the welcoming Signum hotel, we could suggest the possibility of discovering true wellness of the Aeolian nature in its SPA.
The perfect place to regain energy and vitality in the Hotel Signum SPA, in a dreamy ambiance, the body becomes renewed, the skin shines and the soul smiles.
The geothermic water is rich in minerals. Treatments include the finest of natural- therapy techniques. The structure of the center follows the lines of old Eolian thermal baths, believed the most ancient in Europe. Steam baths take place inside a “Thermal Stove”, inspired by the one of Saint Calogero in Lipari, built over 3500 years ago.
The typical colors and charm of the Aeolian Islands characterize the whole local handicraft and in particular the production of ceramic.
The Aeolian ceramic has an antique tradition that has regained strength thanks to the dedication and the work of the young blood, which have combined the ancient processing techniques with an original version of the antique typical decorations.
The archipelago offers the possibility of visiting typical ceramic workshops where local craftsmen create ceramic tiles, plates and nice objects, showing to the guests the decorative process, with the opportunity of making personalized objects.
Salina Porto delle Eolie marina
Possibility of organizing berthing also in Salina Island at “Porto delle Eolie” touristic port, close to the historical center of Santa Marina Salina village where you can find small and typical local shops.
Port name: Porto delle Eolie
Location Coordinates: WP2 38° 33’ 18’’ N,
14° 52’ 46’’ E
Normal Port Access Times: 24/24H
Max Length: 40/45 mt
Pilot service: No
Mooring Personnel: available
Fresh Water: available