Lipari, Italy Cruise Port
When cruising to Lipari, Italy expect to be amazed with the busy atmosphere of this historic town. Walking around the winding and stoned streets will allow for the best view of the city. Dated all the way back to 5,000 BC there is sure to be a history lesson or two learned while cruising to Lipari, Italy. The ruins from Bronze Aged times can be visited from a short distance out of the port city. The positioning of Lipari has always made it an important destination for maritime trade with a valuable resource; black volcanic obsidian. Today, the town is a very pleasant place with pretty streets flowing with flowers, beautiful town houses and a generally cheery atmosphere. There are shops, cafes, restaurants and many different historic areas to view. Just outside of the town there are Greek tombs, the Castle, cathedrals and museums to learn more about the history of the area. Below, we have listed a few of our favorite things to do when cruising to Lipari, Italy:
Walk around the town viewing the pretty and pleasant neighborhoods with balconies off the houses covered in flower overhangs.
Visit the cathedral, one of many different historic churches in the area but it also has the 12th century Norman cloister.
Relax along one of the beautiful beaches in the area between the two harbors, Marina Lunga and Marina Corta.
Sample some of the wonderful local cuisine by visiting a restaurant with a scenic view.