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Island of Vulcano

Island of Vulcano

In Greek mythology the island was placed the forge of Hephaestus, god of fire and blacksmith. But it is the name of the Roman god Vulcan, which was given to the island. The island owes its existence to the fusion of four volcanoes, the largest and most active is the Vulcano della Fossa, it dominates from its height of 391 m. of reddish stone.

Between the two ports, the port of Levante and the port of Ponente, lies the island's main town. It's a rich village of shops and characterized by contemporary sculptures in lava stone.

 

Our Accommodations
Our holiday houses

Hotel - B&B - Residence

Eros Hotel ****
Eros is a refined and romantic 4-star hotel located on the isthmus of Vulcano, overlooking the eastern bay, is only 500 meters away. from the natural pond of hot mud and enjoys a breathtaking view of the Volcano. Thanks to its quiet location, it was ...

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What to do and what to see

Around the island
Climb to the crater - about 2 hours. Starting from the end of the shopping street which starts from Porto di Levante. The route climbs to various curves along the mountainside, offers beautiful views of the archipelago: in the foreground the ...

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Gran Cratere Hiking
The volcano is still alive Duration: 3 hours - difficulty: easy Between 1888 and 1890, the last eruption of the island's history involved dramatically the crater of La Fossa. The solfatara was quickly abandoned by the miners, when clouds of ...

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