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Classic Experience Etna and Alcantara

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    What to Expect
    You will visit a volcanic cave using the equipment provided from us (helmets and torches).You will stop at a farmhouse, you will enjoy a rustic lunch made with local products (starter and first course) together with a good glass of Sicilian wine. It is possible to arrange, upon request, a suitable dish to vegetarians and coeliacs. After lunch you will visit the beautiful Alcantara gorges with its cold river between walls of lava stones.

    The guide will pick you up at your hotel (if in the centre of Catania) or in a meeting point halfway. The tour is in Italian and English. Upon request also in Spanish and French.

    The price includes:
    -A professional and passionate naturalistic guide(our guides are geologist, volcanologists, agronomists, etc…)
    -Transport service with minibus or jeep (no off road) from Catania, directly from your hotel or from an agreed meeting point
    - Lunch
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Very well organised! We had a wonderful time and our guide was very nice. The small group of 8 was a perfect size. We enjoyed a lot the freshness of the alcantara river in the afternoon. Climbing up the mountain was a worthy experience

    Thank stephie38300
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    etna is something special i think that my family will come here back every few year its is magical!!

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Ema F
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our guide Dario was very educated about volcanoes and geology. He explained everything in easy terms. Pick up point was chosen really close to our hotel and guide arrived exactly at the planned time. Have nothing bad to add, simply worth everything. Thank you for...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Kristine V
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I researched multiple trips and believe this indeed was the best. You get to see and understand Mt Etna, learn about the different lava and magma and hike the Saturios craters surrounding the big mother volcano, Etna. Florianna has great knowledge of flora and geology...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank msobienyc
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Of the ten days i spent in Sicily, this remains my favourite day. The tour was great: our guide Toni picked the two of us and other 6 people in a Defender SUV, and took us to Mount Etna. The tour doesn't include going to...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank puff-and-gone
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    20 July 2019|
    Response from Deborah J | Reviewed this property |
    About 1.5 hours or so. Not too steep but it is a mountain!
    Key Details
    • Etna Experience Excursions
    • Duration: 24h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian
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