The first stop of this tour is Rifugio Sapienza, repeatedly escaped the fury of the volcano, a pleasant excursion will allow us to admire ancient craters and lava flows, lunar landscapes, houses surrounded by lava and breathtaking views, safely explore a volcanic caves accompanied by our guides, a free tasting of typical Etna products will allow us to appreciate the nectar of the gods.
We will proceed to Taormina, a free walk through Corso Umberto and the medieval narrow lanes, the Greek Theatre, overlooking the volcano and the Bay of Giardini Naxos, with the possibility to go shopping among artisan shops or upscale shops. Return to the Hotel in the late afternoon.
* Please Note Price for a single person: you will be able to take advantage of a 50 % discount if for the chosen date we have already a formed group you can join in. Send an email request from the – following page –. You will receive instructions for the booking.
The rate does not include: museums, theatres, expo tickets, parking, meals and any other kind of extra cost. Tour available every day.
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
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 + € 30
CATANIA PORT + € 20
ACITREZZA AND ACICASTELLO + € 50
ACIREALE + € 60
SAN GREGORIO DI CATANIA + € 30
TAORMINA: + € 120
SIGONELLA + € 90
MOTTA SANT’ANASTASIA: + € 60
COSTA SARACENA: + € 100
RIPOSTO: + € 75
GIARRE: + € 70
MASCALI: + € 80
LINGUAGLOSSA: + € 100
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.
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Departure time: 7:30 am / 8:00 am
Duration: 8 hours
Refreshments: Yes (free tasting of local Etna produce)
Difficulty level: Easy
Activities carried out by: car, 4×4 Vehicle (6/8 people + Guide) & Brief walks and/or trekking