Ferry to Lipari

Ferry to Lipari - Fancy flower decorated narrow sunny street with stairs in old town in summer sunshine, Sicily, Italy.
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Passengers arriving by ferry to Lipari, the biggest Aeolian island, will find the perfect combination of extraordinary scenery, relaxation and lively nightlife!

Lipari is the capital of the Aeolian Islands and exceptionally beautiful which will not disappoint in any sector. Since it is the biggest of the seven islands in the chain, it provides the most things to do and see in your vacation. Turquoise beaches, historical places, big markets and loud night clubs situated on the sand are some of Lipari’s qualifications. The historical center of the island with its narrow alleys and picturesque buildings is the heart of the island and is divided into two parts while being surrounded by the castle built during the Spanish age which is easy to approach on foot and enjoy the view from top. Apart from the castle, a visit at the Aeolian Archeological Museum will be interesting too.

The beaches of the island are exceptionally beautiful and gather all the people of the island at day. There are beaches for the ones who seek crowds but also for those who seek more privacy too, most of them being sandy with crystal waters. After spending some hours at the beach, it is time to taste the local cuisine accompanied with the famous Lipari’s wine Malvasia. In the town there are many shops and boutiques where you can find clothing and Aeolian souvenirs. Last but not least, nightfall is the perfect time to join Lipari’s nightclubs to dance or just enjoy your refreshing cocktails next to the sea with colorful lights and nice music.

Lipari is the largest Aeolian island with approx. 13.000 population and is located north of Milazzo in Sicily. Ferries to Lipari Lipari occur from Panarea, Rinella, Salina, Stromboli and Vulcano especially in summer months.

Ferry connections to Lipari

There are several ferry connections from Lipari to the neighboring Aeolian Islands and to Sicily as well. Lipari is a popular destination among tourists from all around the world and there are annual and frequent sailings. Due to the fact that the distances are relatively short, high speed ferries are mostly operating.

Milazzo to Lipari: Lipari is well connected with Sicily's port in Milazzo with at least two everyday routes throughout the whole year that last approx. 1 hour.

Vulcano, Rinella, Panarea, Stromboli and Filicudi are linked with Lipari all year long with many routes taking place all day, from early in the morning till late in the evening. Most of these journeys are very short, with the longest one reaching 1.30 hour.

Lipari port

The bustling Lipari port is situated in the southeastern part of the homonym island. It is relatively small but very busy, especially in summer and all hotels on the island reach their full capacities. In the area around, you will see a beautiful paved promenade (Via Vittorio Emanuele) which is full of graphical cafes, snack bars and shops along with the imposing citadel on a cliff. Moreover, a popular beach is based just a few meters away from the port facilities, called Marina Lunga. 

After getting off your ship, getting around Lipari can be achieved by using the following means of transport:


There is a bus service that operates between the port and the main spots on the island. Please, visit Lipari Buses for details about the schedules, prices and stops.


Please, check Lipari Taxis and book one for your transportation or grab one from the port.

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