Etna & Alcantara Tour

Scheduled time: Full day

Activity: 4WD car or minibus and short walk

Price: 85€

Duration: About 8 hours

EVERY DAY EVERY DAY

Etna & Alcantara Tour Excursion

Tour on Etna volcano from Catania and its surrounding areas

A day dedicated to water and fire, from the Gorges of Alcantara river to the highest ancient volcano in Europe, ancient craters and new lava flows, lunar landscapes and luxuriant woods, houses stuck in the solidified lava and breath-taking panoramas, volcanic caves to be safely explored.

 

Programme of this full-day hike on Etna Mountain:

  • Pick up and drop off Catania and surrounding areas or in Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 39 Catania
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing on the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • A pleasant walk to discover ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights).
  • The “Valle del Bove”, ancient volcanic caldera.
  • Visit to the Alcantara River Park to admire the canyons originated about 300.000 years ago, surrounding a small river beach.
  • Return to your accommodation facility (Catania and its surrounding areas).

 

FREQUENT QUESTIONS

Surcharges for pick up and drop off outside Catania

These surcharges are applied to the passengers for pick up and drop off outside the city of Catania
(amount to be shared out among the number of participants departing from the following places)

TownSurcharge
SIGONELLA - MOTTA SANT'ANASTASIA 51€
SARACEN COASTLINE 136€
SIRACUSA 187€
SANTA VENERINA 25€
RIPOSTO - GIARRE - MASCALI 51€
LINGUAGLOSSA 100€
MESSINA 221€

Information

This excursion is also available during the winter! The passengers will be supplied with snowshoes, if necessary.

The activities address to EtnaSicilyTouring members and the cost of the activity includes the membership fee as well as the insurance fee.

For further information about our excursions please read the F.A.Q. before booking.

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Additional Info

Departure from: Catania
Scheduled time: Full day
Activity: 4WD car or minibus and short walk
Price: 85€
Reduced price (per person): 72€
Departure time: 8:30 a.m.
Duration: About 8 hours
Pick up at your accommodation facility: PUNTO D'INCONTRO/STRUTTURA RICETTIVA
Launch: No
Tasting: NO
Dinner: NO
Difficulty level: Easy