The Etna excursion is carried out with our 4X4 jeeps, along the road we visit the old chestnuts forest of Tarderia, we stop at the ancient lava flow of 1792 to give you a detailed explanation of the volcanoes in particular of Mount Etna. After that we continue to Monte Pomiciaro, to discovery a wonderful viewpoint of the Valle del Bove. Again by our jeep we proceed in direction of the Lava tube. Equipped with helmets and flashlights we walk inside the a beautiful lava tube (lava cave). We continue to the Silvestri’s Craters and Rifugio Sapienza (2000m a.s.l) before we stop on the lava sand, to observe the last manifestation of vegetables as the “Astracalus” and the “Saponaria” (succulents) and have a walk on the most recently lava ashes. Visit and trekking around the Silvestri’s Craters (formed in 1889). Breathtaking scenary of Catania and his gulf. Trekking duration: about 40mins, medium/easy difficulty.Here you could use the bars, toilets and poke around the souvenirs shops. Arrival at the winery. Here, accompanied by an oenologist, a visit will be made to the native vineyards of Etna and the ancient millstone. It ends with a visit to the winery and tasting of the DOC wines of Etna (5 and DOC wines + products typical).
- Pick-up from Trecastagni, prices per person, minimum 4 participants:
Adults: € 115.00 - PROMO ON-LINE: € 100.00.
Children (under 12 years): € 95.00 - PROMO ON-LINE: € 80.00.
Tasting of 5 Etna wines accompanied by a platter of cold cuts, cheeses and typical products is included.
For higher groups price on request.
Pick-up from Catania on demand.
The fee includes R.C insurance. for each participant, hiking guide FederEscursionismo Sicilia.
Extras: Nolo shoes (€ 5), jacket (€ 3) Hiking boots (€ 2).