Etna e Taormina - Cruise passengers

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From Catania: 00/00 to 00/00 - 01/01 to 31/12 - 00/00 to 00/00 - Every
Description
The best excursion for cruises that land in Catania to discover the Etna Volcano and the city of Taormina. This excursion designed for small groups combines history and nature ensuring maximum assistance and the best service to better enjoy the excursion on our territory.
 
A tour suitable for everyone, starting from the little ones! With us you will know the fascinating nature of the highest active volcano in Europe, along the edge of some extinct craters with wonderful views of the sea, admiring fantastic lunar landscapes and volcanic phenomena of the area. Once you arrive in Taormina you will visit this beautiful medieval village.
 
After the pick-up at the Port of Catania, you will move by car to reach the Sapienza Refuge, making stops during the journey at certain observation points.
 
Once at the Sapienza Refuge (1920 m a.s.l.) you can choose if:
  • Proceed with the guide on a trekking route through one of the Etna nature trails up to 2000 meters.
  • Buy the high altitude Etna option: thanks to the cableway offered by the Etna cableway, in 15 minutes you will reach 2504 meters, from here with special 4x4 off-road vehicles, in 20 minutes you will reach 2900 meters above sea level. (Torre del Filosofo). You will find yourself in front of a unique scenario, where you can see the central crater, the Southeast crater and the historic lava flows that distinguish the Etna landscape. With the help of the Alpine Guides (only in Italian-English) you can visit the places where the vitality of the Volcano emerges, in full compliance with the rules and in complete safety. You will reach the Sapienza refuge by public transport.
The excursion will continue with a visit to a lava flow cave with helmets and torches.
 
During the descent you will stop in Zafferana Etnea, in an organic production company, for a tasting of wines, honeys, olives and other local products.
 
You will then continue towards Taormina, first making a short stop in the enchanting "Isola Bella", a Nature Reserve considered the "pearl of the Ionian" for its wild beauty, connected to the mainland by a thin strip of sand.
 
After lunch (not included in the price) you will dedicate the afternoon to visit the picturesque Taormina.
 
Along the main street of the town, Corso Umberto, closed downstream from Porta Messina and upstream from Porta Catania, you will admire the most important monuments: Palazzo Corvaja; Ancient theater *; Piazza IX Aprile; Clock tower; The Cathedral Fortress (Duomo); Badia Vecchia; Palazzo Duca di Santo Stefano and much more. It will also be possible to shop in the exclusive shops that alternate with characteristic craft shops.

 

The price includes

Shuttle bus (Return) from the port of Catania / multilingual tour leader / Trekking shoes (on request)/ kit to visit the cave / Tasting.

The price not includes
Authorized guide in Taormina (on request) / Optional visit to the Greek Theater 10,00€ / Everything that is not expressly mentioned on “The price includes”.
Recommended equipment

Windbreaker / Tennis shoes / Water / Hat and sunglasses

High altitude option

2,500 m (cable car): € 30.00 per person
2,900 m (cable car + 4x4 minibus with local alpine guide) : € 66 per person

Family

Tours suitable for the whole family, including children under 12 and seniors.

Nature

Nature tours, suitable for those who want to be in close contact with the environment.

Cruiser

Tour reserved for cruise passengers.

Trekking

Tours that include trekking routes, of easy, medium, or difficult difficulty.

Culture

Tour for those who want to discover the historical and cultural beauties of our land.


Tour program (9 hours)

  • 1

    Pick-up

  • 2

    To the Volcano

  • 3

    Trekking / cable car

  • 4

    Lava flow cave

  • 5

    Tasting

  • 6

    Taormina

  • 7

    Return

With departure from Catania

* The WEB PRICE is valid for tours purchased online and four days before the tour date.
** Infant price includes car seat and trekking backpack.
Pax Date Price Web Price
1 From 00/00 to 00/00 85.00 € : 13+ 77.00 € : 12+
55.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
2 From 00/00 to 00/00 85.00 € : 13+ 77.00 € : 12+
55.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
3 From 00/00 to 00/00 85.00 € : 13+ 77.00 € : 12+
55.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
4 From 00/00 to 00/00 85.00 € : 13+ 77.00 € : 12+
55.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
5 From 01/01 to 31/12 85.00 € : 13+ 77.00 € : 12+
55.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
6 From 00/00 to 00/00 85.00 € : 13+ 77.00 € : 12+
55.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
7 From 00/00 to 00/00 85.00 € : 13+ 77.00 € : 12+
55.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
8 From 00/00 to 00/00 85.00 € : 13+ 77.00 € : 12+
55.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.

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