Stromboli the active volcano

The italian volcano

Stromboli the active volcano, this Italian volcano is located on the island of Stromboli in the Aeolian archipelago. Inside the Aeolian archipelago there are actually more than one volcano, but that of Stromboli is famous all over the world. To be considered the most active volcano in the world, and for its history. These volcanoes are the tops of a system of underwater reliefs that rise from the depths up to 3000 meters. One of the main activities to do on the island is surely to visit the volcano of Stromboli.

The excursions that can be made in the volcano are many. From those in groups, with children to single ones with a personal guide. The spectacle visible along the climb and especially from the top is absolutely unforgettable.

This trekking to the top of the volcano will certainly be an unforgettable and unique experience. For this reason we recommend it to all our travelers. The volcano also, being still active, has an alternation of lava flows and explosions with the emission of incoherent materials (pumices, ashes, etc.). In the summit in fact often you can observe these explosions and eruptions.The explosions of this volcano are so strong that the expulsion of slag reaches tens of meters in height.

Aeolian archipelago

In the Sicilian dialect Stromboli and ‘called “Iddu” (He), is an active volcano born 160,000 years ago, just over 900 meters above sea level.ue The archipelago of the Aeolian islands of volcanic origin develops in the area of the low Tyrrhenian Sea north of the Sicilian coast. In total the archipelago is formed by seven islands and two active volcanoes.

The Aeolian Islands were at the center of flourishing trade routes since the times of ancient Rome. The first settlements, of which archaeological traces are preserved, were already in the Neolithic age. In 2005 the Aeolian Islands were named a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to volcanic phenomena.

In total the islands that compose it are: Panarea, Stromboli, Vulcano, Filicudi, Alicudi, Lipari and finally Salina. All these islands are worth a visit because each of them has its own peculiarity and uniqueness. The millenary history of the archipelago is well documented by the Aeolian Regional Archaeological Museum, with headquarters in Lipari and separate sections in Filicudi and Panarea.

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