It is home to three towns: Santa Marina Malfa, Leni and Santa Marina . There are less than 2300 people. There are olive groves, caper bush, and lush, fig, and citrus trees. Salina is an island that will make your taste buds tingle with the best of nature’s sweet and savory delights.
Stone streets, pebble beaches, and two dormant volcanoes that are 13,000 years old.
Some people find it love at first sight. This fascinating island is worth a visit, with its volcanic cliffs right by the ocean.
Walking tours to Fossa delle Felci, trip at Valdichiesa (village with 89 inhabitants), at Semaforo di Pollara or Punta Lingua
Aeolian typical food at Lingua – Pani cunzatu (Ph. Robianni)
The square that faces the lake of Lingua is a small fishing community to the south. There are many great places to relax and enjoy a cunzatubread with pesto made of capers, almonds and tomatoes.
A mulberry Granita, almonds, figs or other dessert options are all available.
Neruda’s house is featured in “Il Postino” (The Postman), starring Massimo Troisi.
You know you’ll be traveling around the island in a boat. Perhaps with stops in Punta Perciatu or Pollara. This is where Massimo Troisi shot the movie “Il Postino”.