Etna BIO-Wine Tour

90EUR

Description

  • 1st Step:on board of our 4x4 we arrive at the village of Trecastagni and along the road, visiting 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.
  • 2nd Step:again by our jeep we proceed in direction of the Lava tube. Equipped with helmets and flashlights we walk inside the Cassone Cave, a beautiful lava tube.
  • 3rd Step: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.
  • 4th Step: Arrival at the organic certified 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 BIO and DOC wines of Etna. It is possible to choose the Aperitif formula (3 BIO and DOC wines + home bread with EVO BIO oil) or the Light Lunch formula (5 BIO and DOC wines + old-grain bread with EVO BIO oil + cold cuts, cheeses and products typical).
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Prices

Pick-up from Catania or Trecastagni, prices per person (minimum 4 people):

  • € 90 from 4 to 15 participants. Aperitif Formula: includes the tasting of 3 organic wines accompanied by bread baked in a wood oven and organic EVO oil.
  • € 110 from 4 to 15 participants. Formula Light Lunch: includes the tasting of 5 organic wines served with different types of bread from ancient BIO grains plus a selection of cheeses, cured meats and typical BIO dishes.
  • From 1 to 3 participants quotation on request


Children under 12 years € 10 less.

For higher groups price on request.

Snowshoes and snow sticks € 20 more per person (winter season only) and on request.

The fee includes R.C insurance. for each participant, nature guide FederEscursionismo Sicilia or geologist, tasting of wines of Etna in the formula Aperitif or Light Lunch.

Extras: Nolo shoes (€ 5), jacket (€ 3) Hiking boots (€ 2).

Info tour

Itinerary: Valle del Bove - lava flow cave - Crateri Silvestri - Etna wine tasting
Time: 09:00 - 15:30
Difficulty level: Easy

Useful info

People: Specialized and passionate guides (geologist and naturists).
Languages: Italian and English (on demand Spanish and French)
Requirements: Advise against they are not in good health in special way with cardio-respiratory problems
Variations: in not good weather condition or not favourable organization the guide could choice to change something on the itinerary

Required equipment

  • Trekking shoes (sneakers in Summer time)

  • Clothing according to the season and the temperature range of 15° C.

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