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Excursion Etna and Alcantara Gorges

 

Explore the most beautiful lunar landscapes of Etna

If you are looking for adventure, nature, unique landscapes and great local food, there is nothing better than an excursion to discover the majestic Mount Etna and the infamous Alcantara Gorges.

 

This excursion on Etna and the Alcantara Gorges is a unique experience, full of emotions and guaranteed fun, suitable for everyone: adults, children, experts and occasional hikers.

 

Authentic travel experience to discover craters, volcanic caves and paths that wind through the heart of the Etna undergrowth. Travel experience to discover the two icons with the titanic charm of eastern Sicily.


 

Tour Etna Alcantara

 

Etna

8:30 am to 9:00 pm pick up in your accommodation or in another place you preferSchedule to be agreed together.

 

This Etna excursion begins onboard our 4x4 jeep or car/van 9 seats. Along the route that will take us on the north side of Etna, our expert guide will explain the stories and legends of the Etnei villages and our volcano.

 

The road that we will travel to reach the peaks of Etna is the famous Mareneve (recognized by the National Geographic among the 70 most evocative routes to travel on the bike).

 

Arrived in the heart of the protected area of the Etna Park we will begin our hike through off-road trails that wind through the undergrowth and walks on lava flows, discover breathtaking landscapes and craters (including the famous eruption of October 27, 2002, that destroyed the plants skiing of Piano Provenzana and a large part of the Ragabo Pineta).

 

We will continue the hike by climbing aboard our jeeps to reach a natural cave of lava flow, were armed with helmets, torches and ropes we will enter the lava tunnel to discover its formation and history.

 


Lunch Break

After the excursion, there will be a stop at the Chalet Clan Dei Ragazzi, where you can have lunch by choosing a menu of € 10 per person including bruschetta, first choice and drink (water, wine or beer) or a € 7 menu euro which includes: sandwich and drink. For those who prefer it can bring a packed lunch.


 

Alcantara Gorges

After having lunch and enjoying a good coffee, we head to a place where mother nature has given its best, the Alcantara Gorges. This park with suggestive wonders is characterized by an imposing basalt gorge that, due to the river's erosion, has taken unique forms making it famous all over the world.

 

Along the way, We will visit ancient Sicilian villages including Castiglione di Sicilia, famous for the cultivation of the vineyards from which Etna DOC is produced.

 

Approximately 16:30 return to the hotel.


Useful information

 

What's included

Pick up in your hotel or place you prefer (Taormina and surroundings - others on request)

Trekking on the lateral Craters

Exploration of Vulcan Caves

Visit lava flow 2002

Visit Alcantara Gorges Canyon

Technical equipment (trekking shoes, trekking poles, helmet and torch to visit the volcanic cave)

Entrance ticket to the Alcantara Gorges

 

Period and time excursions

   THIS EXCURSION TAKES PLACE ALL YEAR AROUND - EVERY DAY 

  Departure to be agreed together: start 8:30/9:00 - returning 16:30.


  WE RECOMMEND YOUBook in advance to guarantee the date you prefer. Free cancellation.


 

To Know

Where do we meet
Pick up at your hotel or your favourite place (Taormina and surroundings - another city on request).

 

What to bring
Hiking or tennis shoes and clothing are suitable for the season. Recommended: sea shoes for those wishing to enter the Alcantara Gorges.

 

What we provide to you
Trekking poles, trekking shoes for those who do not have them, helmet and torch to enter the volcanic cave.

 

Duration
Full-day excursions.

 

Difficulty
Easy excursion, suitable for people with reasonable physical fitness.

 

Excursion days
Every day by reservation.

Languages excursion

lingua italiana Italian  lingua inglese English


 

Maps Excursion Etna Nord

 

Where do we meet


  Etna excursion north side - Linguaglossa.


Our guide will pick you up in jeep or (minivan 8/9 seats) directly in your accommodation or another previously agreed place (Taormina and surroundings). At your request, we can arrange other meeting places.


  Etna distance from Taormina: 42.5 Km (57min).

  Etna distance from Giardini Naxos: 34 Km (47min).


 

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Why this adventure?

Etna and Alcantara Gorges are two places from TITANIC charm! The program includes a full day adventure full of emotions and places to see. Our guests from all over the world, after living this fantastic experience they always say the same thing ... the most intense day of our holiday.


 

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Children 4/12 years € 39.00.
 
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Payment is made to the guide on the day of the excursion.

 

  Free cancellation

 

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OUR REVIEW

Nicola Bombara

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 settimane fa

Escursione a dir poco fantastica. il tutto è organizzato nei minimi dettagli a partire dalla calorosa accoglienza di Ivano , il quale una volta giunti in loco ci ha aiutato nel processo di vestizione durante il quale ci ha dato utili e preziose informazioni sull'escursione. Nonostante ottobre non sia il mese migliore per questo tipo di escursione abbiamo apprezzato molto la stessa grazie...

Camilla Ferretti

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 mesi fa

Esperienze assolutamente fantastiche, consigliatissimo il body rafting sull'Alcantara! Il personale è molto cordiale, professionale e giovane e rende l'esperienza ancora più gradevole. Io e la mia amica abbiamo avuto dei disguidi con il trasporto (fornito da un'agenzia esterna a Sicily Adventure) durante il tour di snorkeling a Taormina e l'organizzatrice ci ha subito contattate...

Luigi Bussola

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 mesi fa

Professionalità e precisione sono la loro forza . Tutte le guide giovani e ricchi di esperienze con al gran voglia di condividere il loro amore per la Sicilia . Consigliatissimo il tour Etna e gole di Alcantara con il grandissimo Vittorio . La gita in barca con Giuseppe e Marco un vero relax il loro amore per il mare di Sicilia è grandissimo . Forza Ragazzi siete fortissimi

Jose Nunes

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 mesi fa

Esperienza incredibile, divertente e assolutamente memorabile! Abbiamo fatto in due su un quad il giro nelle gole dell'Alcantara. Santino (la guida) è stato fin da subito gentilissimo e simpaticissimo, 5 stelle andrebbero già solo per lui. Anche la ragazza che organizza le escursioni è super professionale e disponibile. Ci è piaciuto talmente tanto che se avessimo avuto tempo avremmo...