Program Description of this excursion to Mount Etna: A journey back in history, which will take us back to times long gone.
A journey of emotions, colors, sounds, smells, we are sure that you will remain in my heart.
Aboard the historic railcar Railway Circumetnea we turn around our volcano, admiring the west side, so much unknown as it is fascinating and wild, to arrive at a small station, which looks like an illustration out of the pages a bit ‘old and yellowed a book dusty.
Departure by train from Catania Borgo FCE. Arrival at the station Gurrida.
From the small station Gurrida a fascinating trail will take us on the shores of a lake that is truly unique in the world: in the shadow of majestic Mount Etna in fact Gurrida Lake is home to many species of migratory birds, rich vegetation and particular but also a unique, lush vineyard for many months of the year is covered by water.
Like the ancient travelers will walk the road that separates the lake from the nearby town of Randazzo, we enter by crossing one of the ancient gates in the walls. From there begins a journey between churches and palaces survived the perils of time and man, and that make this city a place where time seems to stand still. The walls, The three matrices: St. Martin, St. Nicholas and Santa Maria. Royal Palace, The way the arches.
Starting in FCE to return to Catania.
The fee includes: Pick-up, environmental guides hikers, ticket circum A / R, trekking trail in Nature, visit Lake Gurrida, visit City Randazzo.
Attachments: Depending on the season: backpack, wear comfortable walking shoes-style layered “onion”, windbreaker or waterproof jacket, fleece, hat, sunscreen, spare jersey, enough water, energy and food easier to digest.
Additional Information: Suitable for children aged more than 8 years.
Pre-requisites: We do not recommend to those who do not enjoy good health and in particular to the cardio-respiratory system to take part in excursions.
Any changes to the route: In unfavorable weather conditions or organizational guidance can choose to make some changes in the itinerary.
Level of difficulty: Full Day 9:00 to 17:00
The package incl.
N. 2 nights in Dbl in BB
N. 1 Etna visit + wine tasting
N.1 Etna Circumetnea and trekking excursion (h 9- h17)
N. 1 typical sicilian dnr
N 1 sweet and salted pistachios delights tasting
CHD 0-3 FREE
CHD 3-11 €15,00
TAKE IT SLOWLY BY UN’ALTRA SICILIA
INCOMING TOUR OPERATOR
V. Vincenzo Bellini, 7 D
95030- Pedara (CT)
Tel/Fax +39 095 886501
Mob. +39 3470406999
P. IVA 04821080878
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SOL Y VIDA VIAGGI E TURISMO
Viale Libertà, 148 - 95129 Catania
N° PROT. RI/PRA/2013/63224