Etna and Alcantara tour from Taormina
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Etna and Alcantara tour from Taormina

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the Alcantara Gorges and its canyons
  • Venture back in time with the vintage Circumetnea train
  • Visit the upper craters of Mount Etna and take a walk with an Alpine guide
What to expect

Take a full tour of Mount Etna and explore the various valleys with the possibility to visit the slopes of the craters with the help of an on-board tour leader!

Firstly, stop at the Alcantara Gorge and walk along the river bed as you enjoy the natural beauty. Take the Circumetnea, an old traditional narrow-gauge train that goes around the foot of the volcano reaching the town of Adrano in the south. Then, reach the Rifugio Sapienza at an altitude of 1.900 meters. Enjoy lunch or snack on your own at a local restaurant. Once there, you can choose to take part in optional activities like the ascent by cable car up to 2.500 meters. Continuing by off-road vehicles to the area of the summit craters at about 3.000 meters, you will be assisted by a licensed CAI guide (Italian Alpine Club).

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • All round transportation as per itinerary
    • Tour leader
    • Ascent by cable car up to 2.500 mt (if option selected)
    What's not included
    • Entrance to Alcantara Gorge (€ 8.00 per person)
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-12)
    • Infants (age 0-2): free of charge
    Where

    Via Luigi Pirandello, 34, Taormina, ME, Italia

    Meeting point:

    At the Bus Terminal. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour.

    What to remember
    • Choose between a Standard tour (1.900 meters) and an Upgraded tour option (2.500 meters)
    • Please bring warm clothing and suitable shoes
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability

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    Provider
    SAT Group
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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