The fastest way to get to the Aeolian is to reach the airport of Catania. From the airport of Catania with a shuttle in the summer also 8 times a day you reach the port of Milazzo from which with hydrofoils or ship you reach one of the seven islands of the Aeolian archipelago (Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Alicudi or Filicudi). There are taxis that also take you to Milazzo from Trapani or Palermo. Information on the Aeolian Islands can be found on www.eolnet.it and www.infoeolie.com.
Thousands of photos of the Aeolian Islands: www.fotoeolie.it