Etna hike – Sapienza side
Etna tour from Catania and Taormina – A Mount Etna hike passing from refuge Sapienza. With our knowledge of the territory and places of interest. We’ll take you to visit craters, pathways, grottoes, valleys, and other locations on the southern slope, for an amazing exploratory tour. You will go as far as the refuge shelter Sapienza and travel through fascinating paths to discover some ancient craters, among the most famous being the “Silvestri” craters.
The Etna tour
Etna tour from Catania and Taormina – After visiting the Silvestri craters, in the Sapienza refuge area, the Etna tour continues studying the flora from lava flow grottoes where you will be given a speleological explanation about their formation. Some historical background concerning them. As an option, you can decide to continue to an altitude of 3000m, With the aid of the cable-car. With our experienced guides who will take you to the top of the area to admire the specific flora of this altitude, the smoking craters – always from a secure side distance of course, and the majestic views of the horizons from above.
Etna Food tasting
Concluding our tour of the volcano, our Mount Etna tour continues going towards the town of Zafferana Etnea, where you will visit a biological factory that produces food purely from this area: honey, oil, wine, etc. You can discover and taste the delicacies, that Etna has to offer.
Etna tour includes:
Pick up from your hotel or place of your choosing.
Visit of the “Silvestri” craters.
Optional on place, with € 30 extra for the cable car, Etna from a higher level (3000 m).
Exploration of a grotto on Mount Etna.
Visit the town of Zafferana Etnea (city of honey).
Visit of a biological company with food tasting from Etna.
Panoramic on board of a vast area of the Etna Park.
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|MEETING PLACE||Pick up from your hotel or place of your choosing|
|WHAT TO BRING||Trekking or gym shoes, clothing suitable for the season|
|DURATION||About 8 hours|
|DIFFICULTY||Easy – recommended age 4/80|
|TIMETABLES||Every day by reservation – 9:00 am|