This hike at high altitude will allow you a visit of Etna in only half a day without neglecting any aspect. It will be a fun, adventurous and interesting experience. After a walk of about 40 minutes we will visit 5 craters, one is still open and you can see the real size of a crater. In this area we will observe all types of lava, minerals, volcanic desert and pioneer plants of our volcano. After visiting the craters at high altitude, with our jeep there are 2 km off road to discover the last big eruption on the north side; finally, on the east side, we will visit, with helmets and lamps supplied by us, small craters inside, an expansion chamber with small stalactites and a 26 km fracture that divides Etna into two parts.
Etna & Gole D'Alcantara
This excursion will allow you to visit the Etna Park in just over half a day without neglecting any aspect. The tour is structured as the excursion 1 (Etna recommended) with the visit of the Alcantara Gorges, where it is possible to observe the columnar basalts of the river, the flora and the pluvial fauna. Participants of this tour are advised to wear swimsuits as it is possible to take a dip in the icy waters of the river.
Siracusa & Noto
Departure to Syracuse. The visit begins with the Neapolis archaeological park, the most characteristic part of the old Greek city (Greek theatre, Latomia del Paradiso, Ear of Dionysius, Roman amphitheatre). Afterwards, the excursion heads toward Ortigia well-known for the ruins of the earliest Greek constructions. The greatest and most singular monument of Ortigia is the cathedral of Syracuse which rises on the highest point of the peninsula. One of the most famous spots in Ortigia is the Fountain of Arethusa, a freshwater spring forming a pool with papyrus plants, situated on a wide terrace overlooking the sea. Afterwards, visit of the ancient baroque town: Noto, one of the most important in Sicily.
Panarea & Stromboli
Departure to Milazzo, boarding and transfer to Panarea. An approximately 2-hour stop at the port of S. Pietro to allow the visit of the town, swimming or lunch (optional). Departure from Panarea, circumnavigation of the mini-archipelago facing the island and transfer to Stromboli. Stop at Scari, until sunset. You can go for a swim or visit the town and admire the natural beauties of the island. Boarding and departure for the Sciara del Fuoco, to admire the breathtaking night activity.
Lipari & Vulcano
Departure to Milazzo, boarding and departure for Lipari. Stop at the port Marina Lunga, time at disposal to visit the archaeological zone (optional) or the old town centre. At around midday departure for a circumnavigation of Lipari, admiring enchanting bays and steep cliffs, with a large variety of colours. Arrival at Vulcano and visit of the ancient Grotte dell'Allume. Time at disposal for lunch (optional), shopping or for a visit of the mud baths and thermal waters for which the island is famous. In the afternoon departure for the course of Mito where you can admire "I Faraglioni", "lo Scoglio delle Sirene", "la Piscina di Venere" and " la Grotta del Cavallo". Arrival at the port of Milazzo and return to Taormina.
This excursion characterized by delightful landscapes takes you to a walking tour of the peaceful streets and churches of Savoca and Forza d'Agrò, both used for the shooting of “The Godfather”. Our first stop is Savoca, here you can visit the fascinating catacombs of the Cappuccini Convent and the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Afterwards, the excursion heads toward the central square and Forza d'Agrò, a charming medieval village overlooking the coastline towards Messina and the straits. Free time at disposal and return in the late afternoon
Catania is an ancient port city on the eastern coast of Sicily. It is located at the foot of Etna, an active volcano with paths that reach up to its summit. The large central square of the city, Piazza del Duomo, is characterized by the picturesque statue of the Elephant Fountain and the richly decorated Cathedral. In the south-western corner of the square, La Pescheria, the fish market held on weekdays, is a roaring spectacle surrounded by restaurants that serve fish.
Taormina is a hill town on the eastern coast of Sicily. It is located near Mount Etna, an active volcano with paths that reach the top. The city is known for the Ancient Theater of Taormina, an ancient Greek-Roman theater still in operation today. Near the theater, the cliffs that descend to the sea form inlets with sandy beaches. A narrow strip of sand connects to the tiny Isola Bella, which is a nature reserve.
Taormina Bay by boat
Boat excursion between the most beautiful bays of Taormina and Giardini Naxos. Discover for yourself why these fascinating places are the favorite destination of all tourists who visit Taormina and Sicily. The coast of Taormina and Giardini Naxos offer a scenario of incomparable beauty that is characterized by the succession of small beaches, bays and suggestive caves set in the rocky walls that characterize this stretch of coast. Among the most famous caves we find: the Grotta Azzurra located in the Marine Park of the Isola Bella of Taormina, where we advise you to wear mask and pine and dive into a snorkeling adventure, the Cave of Lovers located in the Gulf of Giardini Naxos and the Coral cave.