The volcanoes

The volcanic activity of the Aeolian Islands   On the other islands are found only modest  activities fumarolic  and esalative, while the seismic activity that characterizes them is much lower than the most active volcanic areas.  The last eruption of Lipari dates back to 580 BC, while a volcano is the most recent eruption occurred in 1888-1890. […] ... Continue Reading →

The plant landscape of the Aeolian islands

The formation of the  Aeolian Islands took place during the last 500,000 years (second the last datings made by volcanologists) and, unlike many Mediterranean islands, total autonomy in relation to land nearby, with which the archipelago seems not be ever came into contact area. The populations of plants and animals that are hosted in  Aeolian […] ... Continue Reading →

The fauna of the Aeolian Islands

The formation of the main volcanic Aeolian arch took place during the last 500,000 years (second the last  datings made by volcanologists) and, unlike many Mediterranean islands, total autonomy in relation to land nearby, with which the archipelago seems not be ever came into contact area. The populations of plants and animals that are hosted in    […] ... Continue Reading →

VIRTUAL FLIGHT Aeolian Islands

VIRTUAL FLIGHT Aeolian Islandsbased on the 3D model Requires Internet Explorer Browser for best performance For plugin Blaxxun Contact click here For IOS (MAC) see this link  ... Continue Reading →

The Aeolian Islands in the international cinema

 “Vulcano” Director William Dieterle with Anna Magnani (1949) “Stromboli, Stromboli, terra di Dio” Director Roberto Rossellini with Ingrid Bergman (1949)  ... Continue Reading →

The Archaeological Museum in Lipari

  SECTION I It is located in the ancient palace of the bishops, next to the Cathedral, built in the seventeenth century. Materials of the excavations of the Acropolis of Lipari ROOM I – On display are the materials of the two older stages of the Neolithic Eoliano. ROOM II – Materials of the third and […] ... Continue Reading →

Aeolian in the Unesco World Heritage list

According to the World Heritage Convention, for cultural heritage means a monument, group of buildings or site of historical, aesthetic, archaeological, scientific, ethnological or anthropological. The natural heritage, however, indicates relevant physical, biological, and geological, as well as the habitat of endangered plant and animal species and areas of particular scientific and aesthetic value. The […] ... Continue Reading →