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The history of the Aeolian Islands

An ancient historyFrom the book “The Aeolian islands” published by the Tourist office – LipariThe history of the Aeolian islands is basically identical to that of the island of Lipari. The first human settlers came there from Sicily in the Middle Neolithic period (from the fourth millenim BC), in small rudimentary boats. They were farmers […] ... 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 →

Panaria film – A historic Sicilian experience

The Panaria Film presents …  A dip in the history of cinema through the underwater filming of the Sicilian home. 50s vintage films tell of virgin waters, marine life in balance, unspoiled nature … The Horcynus Orca Park hosts an exhibition of artifacts, photographs and original footage of  Panaria Film, historic film production company founded by […] ... 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 IIt 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 LipariROOM I – On display are the materials of the two older stages of the Neolithic Eoliano.ROOM II – Materials of the third and fourth phase of the […] ... Continue Reading →