Etna Acicastello, Acitrezza

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Duration: about 7 hours

Tour description

In this tour it’s possible to combine the exploration of “Mamma Etna” and visit Acicastello and Acitrezza villages. The first part of the tour will focus on eplorating Etna, admiring ancient craters, volcanic caves and many other interesting elements that make Etna one of the most particular volcanos in the world.
The second part of excursion, will make you understand the connection between the volcano and these villages in which you can admire the typical “”lava pillows”” , the Ancient Norman Castle located in Acicastello and the famous Acitrezza stacks famous in the legend of Polyphemus. Moreover, Acitrezza was made well-known by the short story “”I Malavoglia”” written by the famous italian writer Giovanni Verga “”.

During the tour a naturalistic guide will explain you all the secrets about the highest volcano in Europe.

PARTICIPATION FEE: (per person) € 85

DISCOUNT: 30% child up to 12 years

ADDITIONAL COSTS: Petrol Surcharge for Pick up and drop off from Taormina € 70 to add to the total amount.

MIN PARTICIPANTS: 2, the tour can be carried out for less people by paying the minimum fee of 2 participants.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Italian, English, Spanish, French

THE FEE INCLUDES: Transfer free, Naturalistic Guide, Final tasting of local products, child seat (on request), bottle of water for each passenger, protective helmet and torch.

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: lunch.

CLOTHING RECOMMENDED: windproof jacket, closed shoes, long pants .

MEETING POINT: Pick up at accommodation or meeting point to establish during booking.

DEPARTURE TIME: 8.00-8.30

RECOMMENDED TO: Everyone

LEVEL: Easy

  • Pick up at accommodation or meeting point.
  • Visit of Silvestri Craters at 2000 meters.
  • Visit of Volcanic cave (helmets and torches provided)
  • Visit of “”Valley of the Ox””
  • Visit of the famous 1991/93 lava stream that reached the town of Zafferana Etnea
  • Tasting of typical products in a local farm in Zafferana Etnea.
  • Visit of Acicastello and Acitrezza villages.
  • Drop off at accommodation or meeting point.
  • During high season small groups may be formed.
  • Private Tour avaiable on request according quotation.
  • In case of bad weather conditions, the guide can decide to apply variations for safety reasons.


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