The Tour starts from the medieval town of Taormina and then to the Alcantara Gorges that will offer you the chance to admire some of the most charming sites of eastern Sicily.
The visit includes: entry “Alcantara River Park”, visit from the top of the Alcantara river, various panoramic viewpoints that will enjoy breathtaking landscapes, including the famous columnar basalts.
The Alcantara river originates from the Mounts Nebrodi at an altitude of 1400 meters a.s.l., the Alcantara Gorges are about 45/50 minutes from Catania, situated between the Municipality of Francavilla di Sicilia and Motta Camastra.
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The rate does not include: ticket entrance Alcantara gorges, ticket museums, theatres, expo tickets, parking, meals and any other kind of extra cost. Tour available every day.
Warnings for winter and spring time
In case of adverse weather condition the tour could undergo changes.
In some periods of the year (November – March) the Alcantara Gorges may remain closed due to floods of the Alcantara River, entry will be made from different points according to Mayor ordinance.
The entrance at the Alcantara Gorges could take place inside the “Alcantara River Park”, by paying a ticket € 6 per person (according to the seasonal periods ).
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
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Departure time: 7:30 am / 8:00 am
Duration: 8 hours
Difficulty level: Easy
Activities carried out by: car, 4×4 Vehicle (6/8 people + Guide) & Brief walks and/or trekking
We suggest to wear sturdy shoes as sneakers, wear long trousers and bring a jacket in case of windy weather.
Bring a towel, swimsuit and shoes for walking on the stones in the water.
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 AND 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.
SOL Y VIDA VIAGGI E TURISMO
Viale Libertà, 148 - 95129 Catania
N° PROT. RI/PRA/2013/63224