You will discover the different aspects of Etna such as its volcanic landscapes, lush woods and delicious biological products. Nature, geology and mythology are all part of this excursion along with the tasting of local wines.
What to Expect
A guide will pick you up from your hotel. On the way up to Rifugio Sapienza (1920 mamsl), you will stop at certain viewpoints. You will receive all the information you need about the history and the territory of the volcano and visit the sites of the last eruptions and the old Silvestri Craters.
From Rifugio Sapienza, you will be able to choose if you wish to continue trekking in one of the nature paths of Parco dell’Etna up to 2000m or if you wish to do the Etna high altitude option. If you choose this option, you will take the cable car and then a special 4x4 minibus to arrive at Torre del Filosofo (2900 meters). Afterwards, you will also explore a lava cave with helmets and torches.
The excursion will end by visiting of one of the best wineries in the area, where you will sample one sparkling wine and four glasses of local wines with cold cuts, cheeses, pate and olive oil produced locally.
- Shuttle bus (return)
- Multilingual guide
- Trekking shoes (on request)
- The kit for visiting the cave
- Sampling of wine and wine cellar visit
What's Not Included
- Cableway and 4x4 minibus to reach 3000m (to pay on the spot)