Etna / Alcantara Gorges

Full day excursion where you can admire the salient features of the volcano and you can admire the suggestive landscape of the Alcantara Gorges where you can travel the cold waters of the river.

– Pick up at an accommodation or agreed meeting point;
– Visit of the Silvestri Craters at an altitude of 2000 meters;
– Visit of a lava flow cave (helmets and torches supplied);
– Visit of the “Valle del Bove”;
– Visit of the famous lava flow of 1991/93 which reached the gates of the town of Zafferana;
– Tasting of typical products in a local company at Zafferana;
– Visit to the Alcantara River Park;
– Drop off at the accommodation or meeting point.
* Duration: 6 to 8 hours
* Starts: Catania, Italy
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




Full day excursion where you can admire the salient features of the volcano and you can admire the suggestive landscape of the Alcantara Gorges where you can travel the cold waters of the river.

– Pick up at an accommodation or agreed meeting point;
– Visit of the Silvestri Craters at an altitude of 2000 meters;
– Visit of a lava flow cave (helmets and torches supplied);
– Visit of the “Valle del Bove”;
– Visit of the famous lava flow of 1991/93 which reached the gates of the town of Zafferana;
– Tasting of typical products in a local company at Zafferana;
– Visit to the Alcantara River Park;
– Drop off at the accommodation or meeting point.

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Stop At: Le Gole dell’Alcantara, Strada Provinciale 7, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily Italy

You will admire the Alcantara river that flows through basaltic columns and in summer it is possible to travel through the icy waters of the river.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes