Answers to some common questions

The transports?

The most used transports are 5: bus, taxi, renting a car or scooter and… by foot!

Aeolian Islands: how to get there?

To reach the Aeolian Islands you can travel by hydrofoil, ferry or helicopter.

What to do?

Climbing on the crater of Stromboli, Climbing to the crater of Vulcano. Visit the archaeological museum of Lipari. Excursions by boat.

Useful information

The BB Casa Mafalda is located in Lipari in via Maddalena 15, in the centre a few steps away from the square of Marina Corta, the touristic harbour, from where boats leave for excursions to the Aeolian islands.

We are in the centre. From the main street about 400 meters. 1000 meters from the main harbour.

Yes, on request, upon payment.

The most suggestive beaches are located 3 km from the centre of Lipari, and are largely formed by pebbles. They are equipped with free areas, and equipped areas for dining, the renting of sunbeds/umbrellas, canoes/pedal boats. For a pleasant snorkelling or simply a swim, there is 200 meters from the BB the free beach of Portinenti.

There are regular bus connections departing from the main harbour. Travel time about 10 minutes. The BB has an agreement with various transfer services for the beaches with direct departures from the structure.

All services are about 50 meters from BB Casa Mafalda.

All! Definitely Panarea / Stromboli. See our detailed description of the excursions at the Aeolian Islands. Mafalda can organize boat trips or rentals of any kind on your behalf, with no extra costs.

Climbing to the crater of Stromboli is the most exciting experience you could have on the Aeolian Islands. See our detailed description

Holy Friday, Easter Sunday, S.Bartolomeo (saint patron of the island) 24 August.

It depends on the selected tariff.

On request every day from 08:00 am to 09:30 am

We serve an Italian, continental, vegetarian breakfast with fresh products and hot express dishes.

Daily towel change, bedsheets change every 4 nights or on request by paying a fee. Daily tidying and cleaning up of the room, from 08:30 am to 2:00 pm

The cancellation conditions depend on the rate chosen at the time of online booking or email confirmation.

Yes, by credit card and confirmation email, from the rate chosen during the online booking or confirmation via email.

No. We point out the dog and cat boarding service “la Valle Del Branco” Dog and Training Center – Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto cell. +393288333281

Check-in from 2 pm to 9 pmCheck-out by 10 am

The weather at the Aeolian Islands

The climate of the Aeolian Islands is known for being particularly mild and for having frequently clear skies, this climate favours the stay in the archipelago in all the months of the year. The average minimum temperatures vary between 7 ° C in January and 22 ° C in August, while the average maximum temperatures vary between 12 ° C in January and 30 ° C in August. The rain is more consistent between the months of October and January. The sea water temperature in the Aeolian Islands goes from a minimum of 13 ° C in February to a maximum of 27 ° C in August. From the end of April to the end of October, thanks to a calmer sea, the boat trips are easier around the archipelago.

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