Salina Info


Dydime” (26.8 sq km) is the second largest island and inhabitants, has a trapezoidal shape, is 7 km long and 5.5 km wide and is located northwest of Lipari. Vitality, colors, fragrances, sun, capers and Malvasia: these, and not only the symbols of the beautiful Salina. Immersed in the blue of the Tyrrhenian Sea, Dydime (twins), this is the name greek island, is configured from a distance as divided into two reliefs: The Mount of Leeks and Monte Fossa delle Felci. Known around the world for the production of Malvasia, a sweet wine, appropriately called Nectar of the Gods“, Salina binds its historical origins to the Bronze Age and its subsequent evolution Classical Age.

The main population centers are three and correspond to the municipalities of Santa Marina, Malfa and Leni. Splendido is the plateau of Pollara, a natural amphitheater overlooking the sea, volcanic, fertile and constantly bathed in sunshine. Itinerary of Salina is recommended to include a visit to the village of Language, on the edge a small salt lake, formerly a salt, which then gave the island its name.