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
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.
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
Difficulty level: Easy
Activity carried out on foot on dirt track
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
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.
According to the season: rucksack , trekking shoes, comfortable clothing, , windbreaker or waterproof jacket, fleece, hat, sunscreen, spare shirt, water (2 litres), energy foods.
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.