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From Taormina: Guided Trip to Mt. Etna and Alcantara Gorges6 Reviews
Discover two of Sicily's most famous nature destinations on a day tour from Taormina to Mount Etna and the Alcantara Gorges. See lava flows and travel through the forest to the Grotta dei Ladroni.
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- You will explore the mammoth Mount Etna and the distinctive Alcantara Gorges
- You will receive all the equipment you need for your adventure
- You will have a certified guide at your disposal
DescriptionThe tour will start from Taormina and together with our guide you will head to the renowned Mareneve road - at 1500 meters above sea level. Thanks to the stories told by our guide, you will discover the legends of the villages located at the foot of Mount Etna and the volcano itself. The first stop will be the famous lateral lava flow that in 2002 destroyed the ski facilities of Piano Provenzana and burned part of the Ragabo Pine Forest. Crossing various paths that wind through pine, birch and crater forests, you will reach the Grotta dei Ladroni, a tunnel carved out of the lava that you will explore and learn about thanks to our guide. At the end of the excursion, it will be possible to have a lunch break in a Chalet, at an altitude of 1500m, with a choice of menu and payment on site. Once lunch is over, you will continue on to another splendid natural destination, made up of unique landscapes resembling a canyon: the Alcantara Gorges. Along the way, you will visit some ancient Sicilian villages, such as Castiglione di Sicilia, renowned for its wine cultivation used to produce Etna D.O.C.
IncludesHiking poles Hiking shoes Helmet and flashlight for entering the volcanic cave Pick-up Service
- It is recommended to arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes in advance It will be necessary to bring a T-shirt, long pants and socks to dive into the Alcantara Gorge