Aeolian Islands , aka Lipari Islands
Cruise overnight along the coast of Italy towards Sicily. There you’ll find the Aeolian Islands.
Cruise past the Stromboli active volcano, explore secluded anchorages of the surrounding islands, as well as the mud ponds and bubbling hot springs on Vulcano.
Set sail through Strait of Messina with the toe of Italy on the East and Sicily on the West of you. Visit Taormina, the Monte Carlo of Sicily for a evening of indulgence. From here you can take an inland tour of Mount Etna, possibly a helicopter ride over the world’s largest volcano if you’re feeling especially adventurous.