Etna excursions, Etna tours, Etna Guided Tour, Taormina Tours
Duration: 6 hours - 9.00 - 15.00
Location: Alcantara Gorges
Price: from € 65 per person
NEW EXCURSIONS : € 55 min 5 pers.
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We propose you an itinerary that let you discover one of the most spectacular natural monuments in Europe: the Alcantara gorges, where you can admire the naturalistic aspects of great beauty, including the columnar basalts and the river flora and fauna.
A place where geological events of relevant intensity have given origin to these sculptures of nature.

Trekking Program
Tour available every day

The itinerary includes a visit to the small gorges of the Alcantara river in Castiglione di Sicilia, the gurne (little lakes) of the Alcantara river and finally the columnar basalts located in the descent of the municipality entrance of the Alcantara River Gorges.

Difficulty level: Easy -Medium
Duration: 6 hours – 9.00 – 15.00
Trekking: Easy tour to visit natural paths of the Alcantara valley, Naturalist guide
Walk: Total lenght : 4 km

Key points

top view and close up view of Alcantara river, columnar basalts, little gorges of the Alcantara river, hollowed out lakes from the erosion of the river, Byzantine church.

Excursion information

Make a down payment 50% to confirm your reservation Ticket entrance Alcantara Gorges -municipality entrance euro 1,50 per person
Departure time: 8.00
Duration: approx. 6hours
Lunch: No
Tasting: No
Dinner: No
Difficulty level: Easy
Activity carried out on foot on dirt track

Price

Adult €130 per person min 1 pax
Adult €65 per person min 2 pax
Adult €55 per person min 4 pax
Adult €49 per person min 5 pax
Adult € 45 per person min 10 pax
Children up to 12 years €35 pax


 

In case of adverse weather condition the tour could undergo changes.
The excursion will be taken at lower altitude.

If you have any queries, questions or need clarification about some aspects of the tour program outlined above, please try read the section EXCURSIONS in our F.A.Q.s page, before booking. Booking terms and Condition – Cancellation Policy, click here

Requirement

The tour is not recommended for those who do not have a good health conditions and especially who suffers of cardio-respiratory system issues. Suitable also for children over 10 years old.

Recommended equipment

According to the season: rucksack , trekking shoes, comfortable clothing, , windbreaker or waterproof jacket, fleece, hat, sunscreen, spare shirt, water (2 litres), energy foods.

Additional charges optional on request

Additional charge will be applied to pick-ups & drop-offs from some locations outside Catania shown below (the list of locations is not exhaustive). The cost of the additional is to be shared by the number of paying passengers picked up from a given location.

CATANIA AIRPORT + € 40
CATANIA PORT + € 30
ACITREZZA E ACICASTELLO + € 50
ACIREALE + € 60
SAN GREGORIO DI CATANIA + € 30
TAORMINA: + € 150
SIGONELLA + € 90
MOTTA SANT’ANASTASIA: + € 60
COSTA SARACENA: + € 120
RIPOSTO: + € 75
GIARRE: + € 70
MASCALI: + € 90
LINGUAGLOSSA: + € 130

The activities outlined above are intended for Excursions in Sicily members only. However, because the cost of the tour includes, in addition to the insurance quota, even the membership fee, the Excursions in Sicily membership is automatically acquired.