the beauty of the highest volcano in Europe

Etna & Taormina – full day

A full day to be captivated by the beauty of Europe’s highest volcano, from which you can admire a unique panorama of its kind and then continue to Taormina.



from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm

During the route on bus a guide will describe you the history of thethe highest and active volcano in Europe, Etna. Since 2013 it has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Once at the Rifugio Sapienza,Sapienza (1900 meters high) you’ll have 3 hours of free time to discover on your own volcano surroundings, and choose to come up at 2500 metri high on cable-way, or more at 3000 metri mt high on a four-wheel drive (charges not included). Otherwise you can continue the ordinary guided tour and explore the area close the Rifugio, around the crater rims of the crateri Silvestri dated to 1892’s eruption.
Departure from the Rifugio around 1:00 p.m.

La partenza dal Rifugio Sapienza è prevista per le 13:00.

Earlier in the afternoon we move to Taormina, the Mediterranean Gemstone, an awesome small town built at 206 meters high on the top of a cliff, nowadays one of the most popular destination in eastern Sicily. Taormina is floating between capes and sea in a truly natural beautiful framework; it was for a short time the capital of the Byzantine Sicilian county,and it was the last Sicilian city to fall under the Arab colonization in 902 a.D.

After the guided tour along the wonderful main street of the city, where you can see the medieval cathedral and castles , you’ll have some free time to discover and feel its wonderful vibes.

Recommended clothing: walking shoes, windbreaker, hat and water


€ 62,00 adults (age +13)
€ 48,00 children (age 4-12)
FREE (age 0-3)


Excursions start with a minimum of 15 participants.

*Admission Tickets::the entrances to the archaeological sites are not included, charge extra on-site, unless otherwise noted: Archaeological Park Siracusa €10,00, Greek-Roman Theatre Taormina €10,00, Valle dei Templi Agrigento €10,00, Villa Romana del Casale €10,00. Free 0–18 years. Reduction 18-25 years. (February 2017)

Excursions and prices can be modified during the year according to road or weather conditions.

Cancellation Policy: no refund provided when cancelling the excursion within less than 24 hours before the date of the booked tour.


La partenza dell’escursione è subordinata al raggiungimento di un gruppo minimo di 5 partecipanti globali per la giornata. Se non dovesse essere confermata la partenza, sarà premura del nostro staff, avvertire i gentili clienti in tempo utile.





ARENELLA: 8.00 am



from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm


ADULTS: € 62,00 (age +13)
CHILDREN: € 48,00 (age 4-12)
FREE (age 0-3)

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