Catania has a world of offerings for travelers: UNESCO World Heritage sites, fascinating history, street markets, and a cuisine that is the envy of the Mediterranean. It can be a challenge to pack it all in one day, but this private half-day walking tour—which pairs the city’s top sights with traditional street food and wine—allows you to do just that. Upgrade to end the tour with a wine and food tasting at a local restaurant.
Mount Etna is one of Sicily’s most iconic attractions and has the tourist circuit to match. There are plenty of day tours taking travelers to the mountain, but this one stands out by pairing wine tasting with lunch. Visit the Silvestri Craters, hike to a ridge overlooking desolate Valle del Bove, and visit a lava cave. Before you head back to Catania, have a traditional Sicilian lunch with wine.
The Etna Tour excursion involves traveling on jeep routes to let you know and appreciate places of particular natural value within the Etna Park reserve up to an altitude of about 2000 meters. The itineraries are in fact formulated, thanks to the experience of our staff, to live an interesting and at the same time enjoyable experience. Starting from the lava flows that have threatened entire villages, we will visit the extinct craters and the belvedere of the majestic Caldera del Valle del Bove . We will also let you experience the thrill of descending into the meanders of the volcano by visiting a lava flow cave (lava tube) equipped with a helmet and speleologist lights, to understand the phenomena connected to the lava flow. Our naturalistic guides will enrich your excursion by illustrating, with a simple and clear language for everyone, the innumerable natural and volcanic aspects of Europe's largest volcano, named UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2013.
Experiencing the unique experience of the summit craters of active volcanoes, flanked by volcanological guides of proven experience and capable of transmitting the passion for these exceptional activities in the midst of nature.
Explore the unique landscape of an enormous volcano at with this 6-hour small-group sunset walking tour of Mt Etna from Taormina. Hike through the forest to see extinct craters and other evidence of past eruptions. Visit one of the most dramatic of the mountain's lava caves. Enjoy a light meal with wine made on Mt Etna and watch the sun go down.
Discover the street food and snacks of Catania on a daytime walking tour around the city. Visit the main piazza, and the elegant Via dei Crociferi or Benedettini enclave, learning about Catania’s food and its place in Sicilian culture as you stroll. Sample treats at market stalls and bakeries, and then leave armed with tips for the best places to eat in town. A food 'passport' is included so you can keep track of your favorite bites along the way.
Visit Europe’s highest volcano, Mount Etna, and Taormina on this private excursion. Despite being the world’s most active volcano, many reside on the slopes of Mount Etna, producing gourmet products such as honey and wine using the fertile volcanic soil. Enjoy tastings and lunch on the volcano and then head to the hilltop town of Taormina for a guided tour of its landmarks, including the ancient Greek theater.
The mighty peak of Mount Etna is one of the highlights of a visit to Sicily and a mountain bike tour is a fun way to soak up the scenery. On this half-day cycling adventure from Catania, choose from two equally thrilling routes—a high altitude trail with spectacular views or a scenic forest loop that passes dramatic old lava flows.
Southeastern Sicily is filled with stunning architecture, ancient ruins, and seaside views. Take a private tour from Catania to Syracuse, Ortigia, and Noto for a taste of beautiful Sicily and a chance to learn about its history. Ancient Greek and Roman ruins await you in Syracuse while charming streets and beautiful baroque architecture lie in Ortigia and Noto.
Pick up from your accomodation at 9.00 am with guide's private car. We will arrive at 2000m above sea level. We'll have a easy walking through ancient craters, lava cave, amazing volcanic landscapes with explanations from the guide. During the morning visit you'll discovering and feel the amazing Etna's volcanic dynamics, surrounded by a lunar landscape.We will move in Bronte town to have a lunch with tipical sicilian dishes and pistachio products. After lunch the vist continues in a pistachio farm, to see and know how and where this incredible plants grow!Drop-off to your accommodation around 16.30pm.Tour for a minimum of 2 people.
During this private tour with a comfortable car, you can visit the National Reserve of the Alcantara Gorges. This is a private tour, just for you, to guarantee you the highest standards.Several thousand years ago, the bed of the Alcantara river was blocked by a lava flow from Etna. Since the lava was cooled much more quickly by water, it crystallized in the form of columns.And after this wonderful tour you can taste different types of red and white wine, with local organic products - cheeses, cold cuts, ham, olives, bruschetta and eggplant caponata, dried tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and fresh bread. All in an authentic Sicilian villa where every object is part of the history of the people who live there every day. So besides enjoying the natural beauties you will be able to live an authentic sensory experience out of the ordinary conventional organized tours.
Get a relatively quick and comprehensive introduction to Catania with this private guided tour of the city center. Check off the main sites without wasting time as a guide takes you along the city’s ancient streets to historic buildings. See the Norman-Swabian castle, the cathedral of Sant'Agata, the city fish market, and tombs of famous composers born in the city.
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The highest volcano in Europe and among the most active in the world, with its 3327 meters of height, dominates the entire region with its bulk. Its spectacular eruptions and the consequent fiery lava flows have always been a source of attraction for visitors from all over the world.In June 2013, UNESCO inscribed Etna in the World Heritage List, as a Natural Heritage Site, due to its geological features.Appreciated in the summer by hikers for visiting the active craters, in winter the volcano offers the surprising possibility of practicing, just a few kilometers from the sea, even snow sports.The Tour will not fail to surprise you: a visit to a cave of lavic origin, the trekking on the Silvestri Craters or the "Etna at high altitude" option, the tasting of honey and typical local products in Zafferana.
3hr strolling around the backstreets of Catania city center to find the best local. street food. Your Catanese guide will walk you around her favorite food spots to try the traditional beloved food,such as the rice arancini, the horse meatballs, some tasty fish recipe and finally ends with the refreshing granita. This is a off the beaten path walking tour. You will step in places you would have hardly found on your own such as the secret lava tunnel situated downtown. This is the ideal tour for foodies and adventure travellers who want to discover the real local culture skipping touristy stuff!The sicilian street food consists of snacks served in deli shops and eaten by hands. No restaurants no fancy places! this tour is perfect for greedy eaters, not for picky eaters :) come join us and discover the real street spirit of Catania. Not only food! your guide will also talk about history, traditions and daily habits.
Der Ätna ist der größte aktive Vulkan Europas mit einer Höhe von 3.320 Metern über dem Meeresspiegel und einem Durchmesser von über 40 Kilometern. Erkunden Sie den Vulkan und die Stadt Taormina bei dieser Tagestour.Besuchen Sie die Monti Rossi, die für den gewaltigen Ausbruch von 1669 verantwortlich waren. Werfen Sie einen Blick auf den beeindruckenden Steinbruch und unternehmen Sie eine kurze, gut zu bewältigende Wanderung zum Crateri Silvestri (2.000 Meter über dem Meeresspiegel).Setzen Sie einen Helm auf, schnappen Sie sich eine Taschenlampe und begeben Sie sich auf eine Expedition durch eine Lavaröhre. Machen Sie Halt an der Ausbruchsstelle von 1992. Kosten Sie einheimische Spezialitäten und statten Sie für Ihr Mittagessen dem Dörfchen Zafferana einen Besuch ab. Weiter geht es mit einem Spaziergang und Besichtigung des bezaubernden Taorminas.
Face difficult passages on Etna trails and exciting descents.Have fun on mixed cross-country trails, ranging from volcanic sand to crossing lava rocks on Etna, with our MTB tour. Finally you can say you dropped a volcano!
The circuit allows you to circumnavigate Mount Etna in a day.The tour includes pick up from accommodations, port, and stations in Taormina and the transfer up to the trail beginning point.During the tour you will see some lava flow caves by passing through old and new lava flows of Etna natural Park.The tour ends in Taormina.
In the morning I will come to pick you up and we will go for a walk of about 3 hours (round trip), which will take us to look out from the edge of the "Valle del Bove", a deep and wide valley of intense black color where lava flows in recent years. A taste of typical Sicilian street food, which also includes the famous desserts, will be our lunch. In the afternoon we will visit a vineyard and a cellar where the famous Etna wines are produced. The tasting of 5 different types of wine will end our day, before returning to the hotel
Mount Etna, located in the first established reagional park in Sicily, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With it's woods, paths, stunning scenery and traditional food, the park can, during any season, captivate the hearts of whoever sets foot on it, from travellers to lovers of nature, food and wine and out door sports.
Hike around Mt Etna to explore the otherworldly landscape of Europe’s most active volcano on a half-day tour from Catania. Several route options provide a close look at the forests, lava fields and wildlife found on the slopes of the mountain. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about the geology and history of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed mountain in Sicily. Your hiking tour includes a picnic lunch and guided tour of a lava cave before returning to Catania.
Profitieren Sie von einem Hin- und Rücktransport von Ihrer nahe gelegenen UnterkunftSpazieren Sie an alten Lavaströmen vorbeiSpaziergang um die SilvestrikraterStadtbesichtigung CataniaVerkostung von typischen lokalen Produkten
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