Mount Etna and Alcantara gorges tour

Etna the largest volcano in Europe. the most studied in the world heritage of UNESCO. our tour starts from the sea where Etna was born continues up to an altitude of 2000m crossing the places that were destroyed by the largest eruption of the last 500 years. the eruption of 1669 with walks on the craters of 1669 and a visit to a church that found under the lava flow of 1669
* Duration: 8 to 9 hours
* Starts: Riposto, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Etna the largest volcano in Europe. the most studied in the world heritage of UNESCO. our tour starts from the sea where Etna was born continues up to an altitude of 2000m crossing the places that were destroyed by the largest eruption of the last 500 years. the eruption of 1669 with walks on the craters of 1669 and a visit to a church that found under the lava flow of 1669

Itinerary
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Stop At: Mount Etna, 95030 Catania, Sicily Italy

Visit Mount Etna walking trail silvestri craters, visit places destroyed by the lava flow of 1669 visit stacks of acitrezza, tasting of typical products wine and honey

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Colata Lavica 1992, Piano Dell_acqua, Zafferana Etnea, Sicily Italy

We will start from Catania from the point where the lava flow of 1669 stopped and we will travel backwards to its crater. We will visit the places and buildings destroyed by the flow of 1669, then we will climb the silvestri craters and we will go to see the flow of 1992 with a visit to Etna saffron tasting the honey that is produced. Finally we will go to the sea, where Etna was formed with the first submarine eruptions witnessed by the stacks of acitrezza.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Visit inside the gorges

Duration: 2 hours