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From Catania: Pantalica & Sortino Guided Tour

From Catania: Pantalica & Sortino Guided Tour

From US$ 89.41 per person

Explore the Pantalica Nature Reserve and the town of Sortino on this guided tour from Catania.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English, French, Spanish
Pickup included
The driver will pick you up at the designated pickup address. Please be waiting in front of your accommodation on time. Allow the driver a few minutes of flexibility in accordance with traffic conditions.


  • Explore the Necropolis of Pantalica
  • Visit the town of Sortino in the Anapo River Valley
  • Marvel at Sicilian Baroque architecture
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Explore the historic Pantalica Nature Reserve and the scenic town of Sortino in the Anapo River Valley. Visit Pantalica, one of the most impressive prehistoric and Paleo-Christian settlements in Europe. Then, explore nearby Sortino and see the town’s memorable architecture. Get picked up from your accommodation in Catania, then head to the first stop: Pantalica Nature Reserve. Pantalica is located on a limestone promontory surrounded by a deep gorge formed by the Anapo and Calcinara rivers between the towns of Ferla and Sortino in Sicily. Pantalica was founded by Sicilian populations where they settled for over 2400 years until the end of the 12th century. This charming place is the largest necropolis in Europe. Here, you'll find the Necropolis of Pantalica, a collection of historic tombs. Next, head to the second stop, the town of Sortino. Sortino has always been known for being one of the most scenic homelands with Sicilian Baroque. Marvel at the architecture of the town's buildings and churches, including Mother Church of Sortino that features the Baroque style. At the end of the tour, get dropped off back at your accommodation or another drop-off location in Catania.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Catania
  • Multilingual local guide
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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It was one of the best tours i have ever been on. Pantalica was a very beautiful place and our tour guide took us everywhere he could and showed us everything and explained everything and he was very kind. He also willingly took pictures of us and told us also where we should take the pictures for the scenery.

September 14, 2021

Sehr gute Tour, unser Guide Andrea war sehr nett, er hat uns viel über die Geschichte von Pantalica erzählt und uns viele schöne Orte gezeigt. Wir sind mehr als zufrieden und können diese Tour weiter empfehlen.

October 10, 2021

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