Etna And Alcantara Full-Day Tour From Taormina - Catania

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels, B&B, Port, Bus and Train stations in Taormina
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This full-day tour allows you to go from a morning visit to Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe, to the beautiful and surprising valley of Alcantara river in the afternoon. In the first part of the excursion, you will submerge in nature and visit old craters and lava flow caves, enjoy breathtaking views, and taste typical local products. In the afternoon, before seeing the famous basaltic canyon named Gorges, you will walk next the river Alcantara through a lush vegetation until to visit the Gurne, little lakes created by the same river.


  • Family friendly
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Etna Tribe, Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily

excursion made by Etna Tribe

Duration: 9 hours

Stop At: Rifugio sapienza

stop for Break

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Craters Silvestri of Mount etna, Nicolosi, Province of Catania, Sicily

visit of old Silvestri craters

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Monte Etna, Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily

trekking through a natural path in Mount etna

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Parco dell'Etna

trekking through natural path of parco dell'etna

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Funivia dell'Etna, Nicolosi, Province of Catania, Sicily

altitude option cablecar and jeep of road

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Grotta dei Tre Livelli

visit of a lava caves with helmets and lamps

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Oro d'Etna, Zafferana Etnea, Province of Catania, Sicily

sampling of typical products in a biological farm

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Gola dell'Alcantara, Sicily

visit of alcantara gorges

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gurne dell'Alcantara. Francavilla di Sicilia, Francavilla di Sicilia, Province of Messina, Sicily

visit of alcantara gurne

Duration: 1 hour


Shuttle bus (return)

Multilingual guide

Trekking shoes (on request)

The kit for visiting the Cave


Entry/Admission - Etna Tribe

Entry/Admission - Rifugio Sapienza

Entry/Admission - Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna

Entry/Admission - Monte Etna

Entry/Admission - Parco dell'Etna

Entry/Admission - Grotta dei Tre Livelli

Entry/Admission - Oro d'Etna

Entry/Admission - Gola dell'Alcantara

Entry/Admission - Gurne dell'Alcantara. Francavilla di Sicilia


Cableway to reach 2500 m 30.00 (to pay on the spot)

Cableway + 4x4 minibus + alpinist guide to reach 3000 m 64.00 (to pay on the spot)

Authorized tourist guide in Taormina (on request)

Optional visit of Greek Theatre 10,00

Museum of Art and folk traditions 2,60

All that is not specified under the cost includes

Entry/Admission - Funivia dell'Etna

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Traveler Reviews

  • 14-Sep-2016

    The guide was nice. I liked the places we went. The only problem was the weather and so we could not go up to Etna higher point.