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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 →

Lipari island

Lipari Island (Meligunis) Area 38.6 sq km Population 10,690Height above sea level: 602 m (Monte Chirica) Location: 38.48 ° N, 14.95 ° E Total area: 38 square kilometers (Lipari) Lipari is the largest and most geologically complex of the Aeolian Islands, as well as the administrative center (the town of Lipari) for all the islands with […] ... 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 →