Etna Alcantara

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Duration: about 8 hours

Tour description

Full day excursion in which you can admire the majesty of Etna and visit the famous “”Alcantara Gorges””. First of all, you will visit ancient craters at 2000mt., explore a tipical lava tube. After visiting several Etna’s stages the guide will take you to the famous “”Alcantara Gorges ” where you can stroll along the river and admire the columnar basalts made by ancient Etna lava streams.

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.


CLOTHING RECOMMENDED: windproof jacket, closed shoes, long pants for Etna tour, swimsuit, shorts, watershoes for Alcantara tour.

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




  • 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 Alcantara Gorges.
  • 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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