After being picked up from your accommodation you will reach Rifugio Sapienza by car and stop in some panoramic points on the way up.The guide will tell you everything about the history of the volcano and the territory around. You will have the chance to visit the sites of the last important activities and the famous Silvestri Craters.
From Rifugio Sapienza (1920 m asl) you can choose between:
The tour will go ahead with the visit of a lava cave with helmets and torches.
The next stop on the way down will be an organic farm for a sampling of typical products.
After the tasting, you will head for Taormina, but first you will make a short stop to an overlook to admire “Isola Bella” from above, a Wildlife Reserve considered the “pearl of the Ionian sea” for its natural beauty, and connected to the mainland by a thin strip of sand.
After lunch (not included in the price) you will dedicate the afternoon to visiting the picturesque town of Taormina.
Along the main road of this town, Corso Umberto, with the Messina Gate below and the Catania Gate on the mountain side, you will admire the most important monuments: Palazzo Corvaja (The Corvaja Palace) , the Teatro Antico* (The Old Theatre), Piazza IX Aprile, the Torre dell’orologio (The Clock Tower), the Cattedrale Fortezza (The Fortress Cathedral), the Badia Vecchia (The Old Abbey), and the Palazzo Duchi di Santo Stefano (The Duke of Saint Stephen Palace), and much more. It will also be possible to go shopping in the exclusive shops which alternate with workshops.
Windbreaker / Tennis shoes / Water / Hat and sunglasses.
Tours suitable for the whole family, including children under 12 and seniors.
Nature tours, suitable for those who want to be in close contact with the environment.
Tours that include trekking routes, of easy, medium, or difficult difficulty.
Tour for those who want to discover the historical and cultural beauties of our land.
At the chosen accommodation or meeting place
After crossing the border of the city you will start the ascent towards Etna, crossing some of the characteristic Etnean villages
Arrival at Etna South Station
Promenade around a trail of the Etna Park or Etna high altitude option
Visit of a lava flow cave
Stop at an organic farm where you can enjoy a selection of local products.
Stop to watch the nature reserve “Isola Bella”
You will have two hours of free time to discover the city and its ancient wonders
The tour will end at the initial meeting place
|From 01/01 to 31/12||
85.00 € : 12+
70.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
77 € : 12+
65 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
Shuttle bus (return) / Multilingual guide / Trekking shoes (on request) / The kit for visiting the Cave / Sampling.
Authorized guide in Taormina (on request) / Optional visit of Greek Theatre € 10,00 / All that is not specified under “the cost includes”.