Stromboli is one of the Aeolian Islands of Italy. The island is about 2 km in diameter and 900 m above sea level. Stromboli is also the name of its active Volcano, the islands dominant feature which rises 3,000 m above the floor of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
There are two villages on the island; Stromboli and Ginostra. These are largely untouched by tourism and can only be reached by boat. A hiking trail is currently under construction, which will allow tourists to move between the two villages. The island also offers some great dive spots.
Things to See & Do
* Stromboli volcano
* Stromboli village
* Ginostra village
* Scuba Diving
* Boat tour around the island
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Land Area – 12.6 km²
Population – 350 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – 39
Port Location – The main port is located in the Stromboli village.
Travel Links – Access is by boat, there being no place on the island to put an airport. The hydrofoil and ferry operators all connect Stromboli village and Ginostra to other points in the Aeolian Islands and to Sicily and the mainland. You may have to change boats in Lipari.