Explore Etna and Taormina with a private Guide!
I am Vincenzo a local professional Tour Leader living at the foot of Mount Etna with 20 years of experience in providing private tours for travelers from all over the World.
My personal approach and sincere smile is something that together with my passion, my knowledge and professional experience I want to share with all of you.
During this tour you will hear many interesting stories related to the real life of the local people with some of the geological information related to the volcanic history and activity of Mount Etna, which I am very passionate about.
We will Crateri Silvestri of Etna Volcano for an easy walk and to admire ancient craters and old lava flow. here you can have a local honey tasting or have a look at the souvenir shop before continuing towards Taormina, a picturesque town with unique scenery, natural beauties and breathtaking views, this is what Sicily is about and what you will experience on this tour!
The tour start from the main exit of your Cruise Ship Port or Hotel in Catania Messina or Taormina/G. Naxos.
A pleasant drive full of story telling and beautiful landscapes along the small and typical villages of Mount Etna, before arriving up to 6000 feet, the highest point reachable by car.
Surrounded by ancient craters you can have an easy or moderate walk, depend of your request. A full overview of the historical volcanic activity with an unforgettable general culture exchange.
The tour continue to the renowned Taormina, where you will have some free time for the best shopping or just chill out eating an Italian ice cream on one of the most delicious "Gelateria" located in its cozy narrow streets.
Please note If you have a specific itinerary in mind send me a message and I'll customize the tour for you!
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: I will be waiting for you at the entrance of your Hotel or Port of Messina and I will hold your printed name sign.
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 6 hours
Private transportation with modern and clean air conditioned Van Mercedes Vito 8 seats or similar with private driver. Water, snacks and free WiFi on board.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 Euro - If, on the way, you would like to enjoy an Ice Cream, have a Coffee break or to have a light lunch, 50 Euros, per person, will most likely cover these expences.
Please be informed, prices for local souvenirs can vary, from very affordable to very expensive.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am a Licensed Tour Leader and Hiking Guide but I am not a Cultural guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments and Archaeological areas.