Shops, Banks and Post
There are many grocery stores, a pharmacy and a bakery in Stromboli. Souvenir shops are open only during high season. It is, however, very difficult to buy clothes or household items (should Alitalia lose your luggage). The inhabitants of Stromboli do their "serious shopping" in Lipari and Sicily. Money: There are no banks, but as of 2000 there is a "cash machine" available. The hotels accept major credit cards. There is a post office near the church of San Vincenzo.
Anyone who is interested in the volcano, its geological evolution and activity, should visit the small but very instructive information center at Scari. It is located near the Hotel Ossidiana along the 'coast road' which runs northwest from the dock.
For information on the climate of Stromboli and the typical changes in the weather, as well as, on our weather, you can check out our site at www.ilmeteo.it/meteo/Lipari
Regulations for Access to the Volcano
Information on regulations and access to the volcano can be found on the website of the Operative Center of the Civil Protection.
More information on the volcano can be obtained by calling the COA,the Operations Centre of Civil Protection (tel. 090.986183).
Useful numbers :
Municipal Delegation: 090.986043
Pharmacy : 090986079
Doctor : 090.986097
Ustica Lines: NGI 090.986003