Alcantara Gorges

Mount Etna Full-Day Winter Bus Tour

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8 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Discover the impressive Alcantara Gorges
  • Visit Randazzo's Main Cathedral, made entirely of lava stone
  • Explore the Southern side of Mount Etna
Enjoy a full tour of Mount Etna, a UNESCO site since 2013, giving the opportunity to scour the slopes of the mountain as well as it's high altitudes. Marvel at breathtaking volcanic landscapes and visit a medieval town with lava stone architecture.
What to Expect
Enjoy a full tour of Mount Etna, a UNESCO site since 2013, and take the opportunity to scour the slopes of the mountain and take-on the altitudes.

Depart by bus with a tour leader, the first point of arrival is the Alcantara Gorge, where there is a short stopover. The impressive Gorges of the Alcantara river are formed from solidified basalt. You can walk along the bed of the river by paying an extra ticket.

Proceed to Randazzo, a Medieval town, and visit the historical center with the main Cathedral made entirely of lava stone. Continue the ride following the foot of Etna, passing by the town of Adrano in the south.

Reach Rifugio Sapienza Etna South, at 1,900 meters. Here there is the possibility of some soft trekking for visiting the most recent lava flows and the Silvestri craters, now extinct.

There is a further optional ascent by cable car to 2,500 meters and continued by off-road vehicles to the main crater. This ascent depends on weather and snow conditions and not included in the tour price. 
What's Included
  • All ground transportation
  • Tour Leader service
  • Taxes
What's Not Included
  • Entrance to the Alcantara Gorges
  • Cable car and Jeep service
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tips and what is not specified.
Meeting Point

Taormina Bus Terminal - Via Pirandello

What to Remember
It is strongly recommended that you wear warm clothing and suitable shoes.

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