One-day excursion to Mount Etna and to the Alcantara Fluvial Park known as the Alcanatara Gorges.
The excursion is divided into two stages: first stop visit of the Alcanatara Gorges , second stop excursion on Etna visiting the Silvestri Craters and Rifugio Sapienza, exploration of the lava flow 1992, visit volcanic cave, visit of the breathtaking view of the Valle del Bove (Valley of the Ox) under the new southeast crater.
At the end of the tour we will visit the village of Zafferana Etnea for a tasting of typical Etna produce in a organic farm. For the whole excursion you will be accompanied by our Naturalist Guides.
Tour available everyday. Last about 8 hours.
Tour available everyday
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.
The rate does not include: museums, theatres, expo tickets, parking, meals and any other kind of extra cost. Tour available every day.
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
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