Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to Stromboli. Attractions to see, Traditional Festival, events and things to do to have fun, food to taste, which items to buy, which interesting facts to know and where to stay on vacation in Stromboli.
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Stromboli, the northernmost of the islands of the Aeolian archipelago, is the only volcano in Europe and one of the few in the world in permanent eruptive activity.
Its inhabitants usually call the volcano Iddu , Sicilian term to indicate Him , just as if he were a very dear person or entity.
Stromboli has been defined since ancient times Faro del Tirreno because the intermittent flashes of its volcano can be seen from a great distance.
Stromboli is surrounded by clear and deep waters of an intense blue color.
What to see
Attractions to see in Stromboli
Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Stromboli
Legend of the Aeolus Grotto
According to the legend, the Aeolus Grotto in Stromboli is the place where Aeolus chose to guard the winds.
Dolce and Gabbana commercial in Stromboli
The island of Stromboli and its splendid sea are the setting for the commercial of a Dolce and Gabbana perfume.
Stromboli and the "strummulo"
The volcano of the island of Stromboli is called by local inhabitants with the name of Struògnuli.
Strombolicchio: the cap of Stromboli
According to a popular legend, the volcanic island of Strombolicchio is the cap of the Stromboli volcano.
Stromboli and Homer
In a canto of the Odyssey, Homer describes Stromboli as surrounded by a copper wall that makes it impregnable:
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Stromboli. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!