Etna and Taormina Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

193835


Categories

Other, Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

The best of eastern Sicily


We'll rise until 2000mt where are the famous Silvestri craters, fantastic landscapes up here! Etna area is not famous only for eruptions;the towns located on the slopes of the volcano are beautiful, Zafferana is popular for good honey, famous for its excellent quality, where we will stop and sample the delicious honey.
Later we'll reach Taormina. Once arrived in Corso Umberto you will be free to walk around and visit Taormina's most important monuments:the superb Greek-Roman theater, Corvaja Palace, the Cathedral, the Public Garden. Then you can enjoy a typical Sicilian lunch or a refreshing lemon granita in one of the family run restaurants and bar

Itinerary

Mt Etna Volcano is one of the world's most active volcanoes and the most active one in Europe. It has been erupting for several million years. Mt Etna is one of the greatest and most beautiful volcano adventure destinations in Sicily.
Scenic drive to Mount Etna through several Sicilian towns (Santa Venerina, Zafferana. ) and visit some old lava flow on the ways. During the ascent, trough different kinds of vegetation. We will reach 2. 000 meters (7. 000 ft. ) where we walk together to visit the «Silvestri» craters (1986) and the latest new lava flows and craters from 2001/2002/2003, enjoy the desert moon atmosphere!ù After Etna visit, scenic drive to Taormina.
Taormina is an elegant town, known for the good climate all through the year, the unbelievable views of sea and mountains. From Greek- Roman theatre, you will be able to see the architecture of old Greeks and Romans and Etna together completing each other. The main street Corso Umberto is excellent place to visit shops and boutiques.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Port of Call or Place of Stay

End location: Port of Call or Place of Stay

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Luxury air conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar

What’s Included

Other: Luxury air conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar
- Pick up and drop off right on the dock
- English speaking Driver for the day at disposal- All local Taxes, gasoline, highway/parking tolls, driver's meal
Free water bottles and soda drinks.
Stops along the drive to the most beautiful spot where you can enjoy the landscapes and take as much pictures you wish.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

62 euro - Cabin Cable Ticket

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance Tickets - Cabin cable - Meals

Tour price are from 1 to 3 travellers from Messina Harbour.
I can customize up to 8 people
I can customize also from Catania/Taormina/Syracuse and Palermo harbour.
Please inquire before booking if your group is larger than 3.

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.

A Recent Review of this tour

Danilo was an excellent driver and very caring guide. Very patient and catered to all our personal requests. Would recommend him to all our friends. Glad I was able to find your company on the internet. Had a marvellous day . Enjoyed it very much.
Germania Yordanoff

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