Excursions with departure from Catania

A wide range of daily excursions to discover the the beauties of Sicily.
Wine-and-food, nature, cultural and art heritage…several experiences to live in this amazing island! Enjoy our daily escursions: by walk, car, minivan, jeep… to discover Sicily far and wide.


Etna and Taormina

etna-taormina excursionAfter picking you up at the hotel, the daily tour starts with the discovery of Etna. During the journey, you will admire extraordinary landscapes until arriving at Rifugio Sapienza (1920 MASL) and the Crateri Silvestri. With the guide, you can hike along one of the Etna Park trail (2000 MASL) or continue with the cable car (2504 MASL) to admire the Etna Coast from above. Next, you will reach Torre del Filosofo (2900 MASL) with special 4×4 SUVs and alpine guides. Following, you will discover a lava flow cave, with the help of a crankcase and torch. The daily goes on to Zafferana Etnea (CT) to visit a local company producing honey, wine, oil with tasting of typical products. Then you will proceed to Taormina, which will amaze you with the wonderful and wild Isola Bella. After lunch (not included) you will visit Corso Umberto, the shopping street, Palazzo Corvaja, the Greek Theater, Piazza IX Aprile, la Torre dell’Orologio, the Cattedrale Fortezza (Duomo), la Badia Vecchia, Palazzo Duca di Santo Stefano and much more.

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  • Adults from € 85.00 p.p.
  • Children from 3 yo up to to 12 yo starting from € 60.00
  • Departure: Every day
  • The rates include: Pick-up h 8.30 and drop off to hotel. Duration about 9 hours – Multilingual guide – Hiking shoes on request – cave kit – tasting
  • The rates do not include: Etna high altitude: cable car to get 2500 meters € 30.00 (to pay on spot); cable car + 4×4 minibus + alpine guides to get 3000 meters € 63.00 (to pay on spot) – Authorized guide in Taormina (on request) – Optional visit to the Greek theater € 10.00 – Anything not included in “The rates include”.

Nature & Tastes of Etna

etna and food excursionAfter picking you up at the hotel, the daily tour starts with the discovery of Etna. During the journey, you will admire extraordinary landscapes until arriving at Rifugio Sapienza (1920 MASL) and the Crateri Silvestri. With the guide, you can hike along one of the Etna Park trail (2000 MASL) or continue with the cable car (2504 MASL) to admire the Etna Coast from above. Next, you will reach Torre del Filosofo (2900 MASL) with special 4×4 SUVs and alpine guides. Following, you will discover a lava flow cave, with the help of a crankcase and torch. The daily goes on to Zafferana Etnea (CT) to visit a local company producing honey, wine, oil with tasting of typical products.

RatesInfo
  • Adults from € 55.00 p.p.
  • Children from 3 yo up to to 12 yo starting from € 40.00
  • Departure: Every day
  • The rates include: Pick-up h 8.30 and drop off to hotel. Duration about 6 hours – Multilingual guide – Hiking shoes on request – cave kit – tasting.
  • The rates do not include: Etna high altitude: cable car to get 2500 meters € 30.00 (to pay on spot); cable car + 4×4 minibus + alpine guides to get 3000 meters € 63.00 (to pay on spot) – Anything not included in “The rates include”.

Siracusa, Ortigia & Noto

siracusa-ortigia-noto excursionThe daily takes you to the discovery of the Archaeological Park of Neapolis in Syracuse, cove of the main architecture of Ancient Greek: Greek Theater, still used for classical performances, Roman Amphitheater, Latomia of Paradise – with the Ear of Dionysus and the Grotto of Cordari- Ara of Ierone and the Church of San Nicolò ai Cordari. At Ortigia you will discover a mix of history and art of Greek, Christian, Swabian, Aragonese and Arabic elements. Duomo and the Aretusa Fountain are unmissable. After lunch (not included) the tour goes to Noto, the Baroque “Garden of stone” and UNESCO World heritage site; you will have a walk along Corso Vittorio Emanuele and admire the details of this beautiful town.

RatesInfo
  • Adults from € 85.00 p.p.
  • Children from 3 yo up to to 12 yo starting from € 60.00
  • Departure: Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday
  • The rates include: Pick-up h 8.30 and drop off to hotel. Duration about 9 hours – Multilingual guide – Entrance at the Neapolis Archeological Park.
  • The rates do not include: Authorized guide (on request) / Anything not included in “The rates include”.

The Godfather Places

godfather excursionAfter picking you up at the hotel, the daily tour goes to Savoca. This ancient Etruscan medieval village has been listed among the “Most beautiful ancient villages in Italy” and it has been set of several movie.
“The Godfather” among the most famous, which can be identified by the famous “Bar Vitelli”, located in the main square and by the Church of San Nicolò, where many famous scenes were shot.
You can also admire ruins of an ancient Synagogue, the old town – dating back to Romans – the crypt of Convento of Cappuccini. Then, you will be amazed by the breathtaking view of the whole vallet and Ionian coast in Forza D’Agrò, also popular for its Cathedral. Later you will be in Taormina, where you will discover Corso Umberto, the shopping street, Palazzo Corvaja, the Greek Theater, Piazza IX Aprile, la Torre dell’Orologio, the Cattedrale Fortezza (Duomo), la Badia Vecchia, Palazzo Duca di Santo Stefano and much more.

RatesInfo
  • Adults from € 85.00 p.p.
  • Children from 3 yo up to to 12 yo starting from € 60.00
  • Departure: Wednesday
  • The rates include: Pick-up h 8.30 and drop off to hotel. Duration about 8 hours – Multilingual guide.
  • The rates do not include: Authorized guide in Taormina (on request) / Optional visit to the Greek theater € 10.00 / Anything not included in “The rates include”.

Etna Wine & Food Experience

etna wine&food excursionAfter picking you up at the hotel, the daily tour starts with the discovery of Etna. During the journey, you will admire extraordinary landscapes until arriving at Rifugio Sapienza (1920 MASL) and the Crateri Silvestri. With the guide, you can hike along one of the Etna Park trail (2000 MASL) or continue with the cable car (2504 MASL) to admire the Etna Coast from above. Next, you will reach Torre del Filosofo (2900 MASL) with special 4×4 SUVs and alpine guides. Following, you will discover a lava flow cave, with the help of a crankcase and torch. At the end of the tour you will visit one of the best wineries of the area, tasting famous local wines with delicious cold cuts and Sicilian cheeses.

RatesInfo
  • Adults starting from € 80.00p.p.
  • Departure: Tuesday – Friday – Sunday
  • The rates include: Pick-up h 8.30 and drop off to hotel. Duration about 7 hours – Multilingual guide – Hiking shoes on request – cave kit – wine tasting (with a glass of spumante wine, 4 glasses of wine, a dish cold cuts, cheeses, sauces and local oils) visit to cellar.
  • The rates do not include: Etna high altitude: cable car to get 2500 meters € 30.00 (to pay on spot); cable car + 4×4 minibus + alpine guides to get 3000 meters € 63.00 (to pay on spot) – Anything not included in “The rates include”.
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