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From Taormina: Mount Etna and Alcantara River Tour

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Discover the highest volcano in Europe on a full-day tour. Visit a lava cave in safety and marvel at different volcanic landscapes, such as craters and curious lava rock formations.

Highlights

  • Visit the Silvestri craters on Mount Etna and see the result of more recent volcanic activity
  • Trek the paths of the Parco dell'Etna or ride the cable car to get breathtaking views
  • Explore a lava cave in safety
  • Sample the typical produce of Sicily at an organic farm

Description

Depart from Taormina and head to the Rifugio Sapienza on Mount Etna. Learn the history of the volcano and visit the sites of its last eruptions. Choose to trek along the nature paths of the Parco dell’Etna or take the cable car to an altitude of 2,504 meters and continue by 4WD minibus to the Torre del Filosofo. Get stunning views of the scenery stretching down to the sea and admire the craters and old lava flows that characterize the landscape. Explore a lava cave with all the proper equipment. Continue down the mountain and stop at the organic farm for a delicious sampling of local products, including honey, wine, and oil. Discover the different corners of the Alcantara River. Walk down small paths, past cultivated fields, and see the natural pools and waterfalls and continue to get up close to different basalt and unexpected lava formations.

Includes

Pick-up and drop off by shuttle bus Pick-up is available from the city center Multilingual guide Trekking shoes (on request) Helmets and torches to visit the cave Food and drinks tastings

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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