Etna and mitology

From the mountains to the sea, to explore the magnificent scenery of Mount Etna volcano and visit the country of Acitrezza …

Tour description

From the mountains to the sea, to explore the magnificent scenery of Mount Etna volcano and visit the country of Acitrezza  place where it all began.

 

Pick up 09:00 – drop off 17:30

Passing off road through trazzere, where we can see two lava flows (1634/1792), where the our guide will explain you the fauna and flora of volcano Etna,telling you the mount Etna history.

Direction valley of the ox, the ancient caldera formed about 64,000 years ago due to a collapse of two major eruptive centers.

Guided equipped with helmets and flashlights in one of the lava caves (cave body).

Arrive at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level where we can admire the silvestri craters, the lava flows of the 2001/2003 and a great view of Catania.

Lunch (included in the price) with tasting of local products, immersed in the green woods of Etna.

Next destination: ACITREZZA, small town near the sea and the place of origin of the volcano Etna, and dimensioned locations even in the Homeric poems.

Contributors

Specialized guides (geologists and naturalists), but mostly fans.

Languages

English and Italian

Our vehicles

Toyota jeep, land rover 4/6 seats + driver.

Equipment required

Hiking boots (or sport shoes in the summer), clothing suitable for the season and at a temperature range of 15°.

Itinerary changes

Our liable for any climatic conditions can alter your route.

Duration
Full day
Difficulty
Availability
This tour is available from June to October
80 /pers. Max 6 people per car
Tour info

Tour departing from Catania city centre or Trecastagni.


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