Etna’s tour – 5 days
May 19 – June 23 – July 14 – August 25 – September 15 – October 20
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO CATANIA
After your landing in Catania, you will be fascinated by Etna’s majesty and its gentle slopes that descend to the sea.
Welcome appetizer, dinner and overnight in your farm-house located in Etna’s Eastern area, where a spectacular view on the oriental coast of our Island can be enjoyed.
Transfer to your accommodation included.
DAY 2: ETNA UP TO 3000 MT – ETNA ADVENTURE
For the landscapes’ lovers, an early wake up will offer the view of a breathless sunrise which lights up the Towns of the oriental coast, Riposto, Giarre and Taormina. The morning will be dedicated at the discovering of the Mount Etna, the biggest lava giant in Europe (3.343 mt high). Arrived at about 2000 mt, you’ll enjoy a fabulous view on the whole Island and then you’ll reach the Silvesters Craters, where there will be the opportunity to start an interesting excursion up to 3.000 mt with cableway and 4×4 jeep. Lunch-tasting with different local wines and typical Sicilian dishes such as cheeses, olives and sausages.
Etna offers many different interesting activities. After breakfast, free morning at your disposal. You may decide on your own what to do. Tell us your desires and we’ll be happy to realize’em! What are we talking about?
Relax and walks through the woods, trekking on the Etna’s paths, excursions into lava flowing caves, Mountain Bike or 4×4 jeep trails, horseback riding or donkey rides, Adventures Parks, paragliding and typical tasting.
Spare time for free dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: GOLE DELL’ALCANTARA – CASTIGLIONE DI SICILIA
After breakfast, morning excursion to the Alcantara Gorges, a natural canyon 25 mt high, forged by more than 8.000 years of basaltic lava flows and where a river of crystalline water flows. Here you may carry out different activities such as walks, canyoning, body rafting etc…
Free lunch in the surroundings of the gorges and then on to Castiglione di Sicilia, a very ancient town considered one of the most beautiful villages of Italy.
Back to your accommodation, dinner in local restaurant and overnight.
DAY 4: ETNA ADVENTURE – CYCLOPS’ RIVIERA
After breakfast one more morning at your disposal. You may decide what to do: to live one more experience on Mount Etna or bathing in the crystalline sea of Fondachello; to fly over the east coast with a tandem or enjoy the morning in full relax.
Tell us what do you prefer to do and we’ll be happy to arrange it for you.
Lunch in your accommodation in “arrusti e mangia” style, typical lunch that takes place in a family environment with some appetizers, legumes, grilled meat, bread, local wine and dessert.
After lunch, the tour continues along the the Cyclops’ Riviera for the visit of Acireale, Acitrezza, Aci Castello.
Spare time for free dinner. Overnight.
DAY 5: ETNA – CATANIA – END OF SERVICES
After breakfast end of our services.
At the end of the tour you will receive a nice souvenir !
- Transportation and driver/guide from DAY 1 to DAY 4 as specified;
- Accommodation in Farm-house;
- Half board as indicated, with 1/2 mineral water ed 1/4 vine p.p.;
- VAT and local taxes.
- Entrance fees;
- Any tourist taxes;
- Local guides*;
- Transfers to the airports last day;
- All not mentioned in “services included”.
* Possibility of guide services in different languages as supplement.