The Beaches and What to see in Panarea
The beach of Kalkara near Ditella, is famous for its volcanic stacks that rise out of the sea. Further south, however there is the small but cozy beach of Cala Zimmari. From there are natural trails to walk leading up to the top of Punta del Corvo (400 meters).
Punta Milazzese to the south has the remains of a village dating back to the Bronze Age. The archaeological remains are now kept at the Museum of Lipari (mainly pottery) which confirms the connections of those ancient times of the Aeolian Islands with the most important centers of Ancient Greece. Near Punta Milazzese there is the beautiful bay of Cala Junco, placed between two high rocky cliffs, the perfect place for scuba diving in the crystal clear waters of Panarea.
On the north-east of the island, there are little islands that are worth visiting: Basiluzzo is the largest, in which were found important remains of Roman houses, with traces of mosaic floors. Smaller but equally beautiful are the islets of Dattilo, Lisca Bianca and Lisca Nera, Bottaro, Panarelli e le Formiche. Since 1997, the island has been protected as a Natural Reserve of Panarea and Scogli Viciniori.
Panarea by Night
The evenings of Panarea are famous and sometimes the only reason why people prefer Panarea to the other islands. Hotel and club parties are organized in much selected locations, elegant but full of fun, so as to attract people from the other islands for the night. You can dance until dawn, when the sun’s rays begin to play with the colors of the clear waters of Panarea.
It’s a great choice for young people, for those who want to have fun in the evenings of the Aeolian Islands and for those in search of new experiences.