ETNA - TAORMINA - CASTELMOLA

Cultural & Theme Tours in Isola di Sant'Antioco

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Ascending the southern slope of Mount Etna, we will cross the lava flow of 1983 and see up close its destructive effects. We will reach an altitude of 2.000 meters, where you can visit the Silvestri Craters originated from the eruption of 1892. Here you will walk on the edge of the craters, admiring the breathtaking landscape. On the way back, we will stop in a Honey Farm where you can learn the procedures for production of organic honey and taste varieties of honey and many other typical products like extra virgin olive oil, wine, sicilian pesto etc. In Taormina, you will walk through the town enjoying the beauty of the historical centre and the city's main attractions (Greek Theatre, Cathedral, Belvedere Square). Afterwords, we will visit the characteristic medieval village of Castelmola with its Cathedral and the main square with its wonderful view on Mount Etna. An almost compulsory stop is Turrisi Coffee Shop, where it is possible to taste a special allmond wine.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna, Nicolosi, Province of Catania, SicilyAscending the southern slope of the volcano, we will cross the lava flow of 1983 and 2002 where we will stop to see up close its destructive effects. We will continue up to an altitude of 2.000 meters, where you can easily visit the Silvestri Craters originated from the eruption of 1892. here you will have the opportunity to walk along the edge of the lower crater, or go to the discovery of the breathtaking panorama that can be enjoyed from the top of the highest crater climbing the slope along an easy path.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Oro d'Etna, Zafferana Etnea, Province of Catania, SicilyOn the way to Taormina, we will pass by Zafferana Etnea, where we stop at a Honey Farm to witness the organic honey production process and taste the varieties of organic honey and many other products like Extra Vergin Olive Oil, Wine, liquors, Olives, dry tomatoes and much more.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Corso Umberto, Taormina, Province of Messina, SicilyOnce we arrive in Taormina, you will have some free time for lunch. Afterwards, you will walk around the city centre, the beautiful narrow streets, the characteristic little shops and visit the city's main attractions, like the Greek Theatre (admission ticket not included), the Cathedral, Belvedere Square etc.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Castelmola, MEOur next stop, 15 minutes far away from Taormina, is Castelmola, a wonderful, characteristic medieval village situated on top of a mountain. Here, you will see the ruins of the castle, the main square with the Cathedral and its wonderful view on Mount Etna. An almost compulsory stop is Turrisi Coffee Shop, where it is possible to taste a special allmond wine.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Oro d'Etna

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry ticket for attractions
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