Tour


the escursions: half-day-tours need a minimum of four people;for the tours of entire day a number of 3 people is needed, with the exception of those for which there are different requests.


Half-day excursion Alcantara Gorges, Castiglione di Sicillia(a):

departure from the hotel or the prearranged place, moving along the motorway or the state road; then, start of the route by off-road vehicle from the low valley of the Alcantara river to the amazing gorges that this river has created in the volcanic rock. Sightseeing of the gorges. Then, the excursion proceeds to Castiglione di Sicilia. Sightseeing tour of the town, built on an attractive rocky hill and overlooking the Alcantara river; here, you can taste some home Sicilian products like: wine, hot bread seasoned with home cold-pressed olive oil, dry tomatoes, home olives, and varied sauces. Return to the starting point at about 13,00.


Half-day excursion "North Etna-Eruption 2002 (b):

departure from the hotel or the prearranged place, moving along the motorway and the state road to Linguaglossa. Excursion tour in off-road through the woods to the lavic flows (Eruption 2002). Then, coming back with the possibility of tasting some Sicilian wines in a typical cellar. Return to the starting point at about 13,00.
Etna - Eruzione 2002
Crateri Piano Provenzana


Half-day excursion "Zafferana, Cassone, South Etna Eruption 2002.Day excursion (c): 

departure from the prearranged place or the hotel, moving along the motorway and the state road to Cassone resort, crossing the town of Zafferana. Start of the off-road route with stops to enjoy the enchanting view of the lavic flows. Then, the excursion proceeds to the lavic forehead near the Sapienza shelter.Return via state road to the starting point at about 13,00.
Nebrodi
Portella Gazzana


Day excursion "Gorges - North Etna"(d): 

the same itinerary of the excursion (a); from the town of Castiglione di Sicilia start of the off-road route with enchanting views of Alcantara valley . Then, stop at Linguaglossa town for the lunch that may be in an agri-touristic farm, or in a typical restaurant, or a nice pic-nic in the woods at the slopes of the volcano Etna. In the afternoon, the excursion proceeds to the lavic foreheads of the eruption of 2002. Return to the starting point in the evening with the possibility, along the route, of tasting some Sicilian wines in a typical cellar.


Day excursion "Alcantara Gorges - Taormina" (e):

departure from the hotel or the prearranged place, moving along the motorway and the state road. Start of the off-road route, stop at the Alcantara gorges and visit. Lunch in a typical restaurant or in an agri-touristic farm located on a hill overlooking the Alcantara Valley at the slopes of the volcano Etna. In the afternoon, the excursion goes on to Porta Messina in Taormina, there you will have time free (2 hours) for shopping (visit souvenir shops, typical handicrafts shops, antique shops), taking pictures and individual visits. Then (after two hours), meeting at the opposite side of the town near Porta Catania. In the evening return to the starting point.
Castello di Nelson


Day Excursion (f) "Randazzo and its neighbourhood":

departure from the hotel or the prearranged place, moving along the motorway and the state road to a wine farm with tasting of some wines. Then, the excursion goes on to the ancient medieval town of Randazzo. Sightseeing tour of the town. Then, the excursion proceeds in off-road to Mount Colla. Lunch in a typical restaurant. In the afternoon, visit of the Cuba Bizantina situated in Verzella resort. 20 kilometres in off-road.


Day Excursion "Laghi Cesarò - Floresta" (g):

departure from the hotel or the prearranged place at 07,00 a.m., moving along the motorway and the state road to Cesarò. Then, starting from Mount Soro you will cross the woods of the Mounts Caronie. Along the route visit of the Biviere Lake and Maulazzo Lake, passing through Serra del Re. Lunch in a typical restaurant at Portella Gazzana or pic-nic. In the afeternnon end of the off-road route at the town of Floresta In the evening return via state road and motorway to the starting point. 60 kilometres in off-road.


Two days Excursions “ETNA – NEBRODI” (h)= (d+g);

Half-board overnight in a country hotel***.The Members of the Etna Excursion Company are able to programme other kinds of excursions.


News 2009

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