Area: Sicilia

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The Port of Lipari

The port of Lipari is located on the eastern side of the island, a stone's throw from the historic center. It consists of a quay and a pier where ferries and hydrofoils from the other islands of the archipelago, the mainland and Sicily dockThere are also several piers for mooring yachts and other private vessels.

The average travel time of the ferries and hydrofoils that connect Lipari with Milazzo all year round varies between 1 and 2 and a half hours. Fast connections also active from Messina.

During the summer season Lipari can also be reached from Naples (Mergellina) and SalernoIn this case, the average travel time varies between 4 and 5 hours.

How to reach the port of Lipari

The port of Lipari can be reached by bus, taxi and by bike and scooter (useful info for those who are already on the island).

Bus: the public transport service is entrusted to the Guglielmo Urso company, which has been operating in the Lipari area since 1951. The company also operates in the bus rental with driver sector. The bus terminal is right on the harbor.

Taxi: near the port area there is a stand where taxis are parked. Rates vary according to customer requests.

Bicycles and scooters: in the immediate vicinity of the port there are several specialized activities in the rental of scooters and other means of locomotion.

Parking near the Port of Lipari

Eolie Parking - via Cappuccini

Multi-storey car park with video surveillance of 12,000 m2, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 200 meters from the port.

Tel: 090 3692317

Services available on the Port of Lipari

  • ticket offices
  • rental business
  • bar
  • restaurants

Ticket offices on the Port of Lipari

The ticket offices of the shipping companies are all located near the port

Shops within (or near) the Port of Lipari

Near the port of Lipari there are several commercial activities: boat rental; car & scooter rental; food; fish; toys; souvenir etcetera.

What to see near the port of Lipari

There are numerous places of interest to visit absolutely once you arrive on the island. In addition to the inevitable walks along Corso Vittorio Emanuele, via Garibaldi and via Crispi, the castle of Lipari is an indispensable stop, located on a fortress overlooking the sea. As a whole, the regional Aeolian archaeological museum is located.

The main place of worship in Lipari is undoubtedly the Co-Cathedral of San Bartolomeo, always built inside the walls of the castle. Near the church it is possible to visit the remains of the Norman Holy Savior Monastery.

The church of the Souls of Purgatory also deserves a mention, which overlooks the sea as well as the castle. Finally, as regards the squares, the best known and most frequented by residents and tourists are those of Marina Corta and Sopra la Civita.