Salina, a must-visit destination and must-try fragrance.
Off Sicily’s north coast is an island of raw scenic beauty with dramatic volcanic cliffs plunging into the sea, sleepy villages amidst verdant mountains, colourful fishing boats on pebbly beaches, hills covered in wild capers, and vines heavy with grapes for sweet Malvasia wine.
Salina, Italy, is one of the Aeolian islands, a cluster of seven volcanic islands.
After a trip to this beautiful island, David Maruitte, crafted Salina, an eau de parfum fragrance that embodies the scent of the ocean breeze, beautifully blending sweet notes of lavender, hot sand and vanilla with the freshness of lemon peel and marine salt for a fragrance that will leave you reminiscing of its namesake.
Things to do in Salina
Eat, drink wine and relax. What more could you ask for? 3 days is enough to explore Salina. Visit the port town, Santa Marina Salina, exploring colourful houses and boutiques. In Lingua, you can visit the salt lake and indulge in almond granita and huge pane cunzato at famous Da Alfredo’s. In the bleak, remote village of Pollara, where Il Postino was filmed, you can venture down the steep stepsto a few fishermen’s homes built into the rock of a cove beneath sheer volcanic cliffs. In Rinella, perch on rocks at the end of the black sand beach admiring the colourful village, sunbathers lazing amongst the fishing boats.
How to get to Salina
You can reach Salina by faster hydrofoil (aliscafo) with Liberty Lines or the slower ferry (traghetto) with Siremar. Santa Marina Salina is the main port on Salina. The main departure point is Milazzo, although in the summer it’s also possible to get a boat from Palermo and Cefalu on Sicily and from Naples.
How to get around Salina
Taxi’s are frequent around the island, and are relatively inline with the rest of the region, however, we recommend hiring a scooter. Moto Noleggio Merlino in Malfa is one of the places you can rent from. Or ask your hotel for the nearest option.
There is also a bus that connects all the villages.
Best time to travel
In mid-September after the summer crowds have left.
Discover Salina today (without a plane ticket) with a complimentary Salina Gift Set, comprised of a 2ml perfume, scented shower gel, body lotion and ceramic biscuit with all orders over $140.