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Private 4 day trekking tour: Etna - Vendicari - Noto - Catania

We studied this 4-day tour, for lovers of Trekking, Hiking, exploration and nature. You will not have to think about travel and / or car, we will take care of everything, from arrival to the airport until the end of the holiday. This Tour is unique in its kind: you will discover Etna, nature, flora, fauna, geology and all that characterizes the inhabitants of the largest European Volcano, as well as the most active on the planet! We will introduce you to the "Valle del Bove", a unique place in the world! With the other excursions we will take you to the south-eastern part of Sicily where you can relax in one of the most renowned Sicilian beaches. There will be a visit to Noto, as well as to Catania! We will also have the opportunity to taste some of the most sought after things in Sicily: granita with brioches or the famous Arancino. It will be 4 memorable days!

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5 days


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • 4x Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Trekking poles, rock helmet, torches, protective headphones.
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: You will be picked up at the airport and accompanied to the hotel.

      Stop At: Catania, Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily
      Your arrival is scheduled for 23:00. From the airport we will head to Zafferana for accommodation at the hotel or b & b.
      Duration: 50 minutes

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 2: Trekking to discover Etna

      Stop At: Mount Etna, 95030 Catania, Sicily Italy
      08:30 am pick-up from your accommodation.
      Destination Etna North.
      Once in "Piano Provenzana" we begin with the trek to the Timparossa refuge.
      We will cross the wildest area of our "mountain" on well-beaten paths but also on "sciara".
      At the refuge we will have a packed lunch and we will have the opportunity to recharge.
      We will continue to discover the button of 2002/2003 (the perfect eruption).
      In the afternoon we will have the opportunity to visit a tunnel
      of lava flow, perhaps the most famous of Etna,
      thanks also to the painting by Jean-Pierre Houël
      that at the time of the "Sicilian Grand Tour" of the
      European intellectuals and artists, he has it
      excellently depicted.
      For this excursion you need: trekking shoes,
      layered clothing, backpack with adequate
      water reserve, sticks (supplied by us), helmet
      from rock and torches (supplied by us).
      Route features: path and sciara Difficulty level: 3/5 Kilometers: 10
      The return to the hotel is scheduled for 18:00.

      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch: Lunch bag.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 3: Trekking in Vendicari and Noto

      Stop At: Riserva di Vendicari, Contrada Vendicari SNC, 96017, Noto, Sicily Italy
      08:30 am pick up from the b & b and departure for Vendicari / Noto.
      The second oriented nature reserve in Sicily, established in 1984. In this small oasis south of Syracuse there is the largest concentration of European birdlife. Vendicari is a mix of nature, history and archeology. The reserve falls within the territory of Eloro, the first Greek sub-colony of the Corinthians in Sicily. From the oasis you can follow the path from north to south, along the ancient Elorina road which was the link between the colony (Syracuse) and precisely, Eloro. In the reserve there is a stretch of coast of about 2.5 km that is not usable, as an "integral reserve", this to encourage the nesting of the "Caretta Caretta" and Sterna Albifrons (endangered species). Our entrance will be from the Sveva Tower or from the most suggestive place "La Tonnara". The path will take us to the famous "Calamosche" beach where you can have a packed lunch and swim. Returning, we will pass by Noto, for an excursion to the city symbol of the "Baroque"!
      For this excursion you need: sportswear, sun hat, water, sunscreen, swimsuit and beach towel.

      Route features: nature and urban path Difficulty level: 2/5 Kilometers: 12 + 3
       The return to the hotel is scheduled for 18:30

      Duration: 9 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch: Lunch bag.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 4: Trekking Etna: The valley of the bove

      Stop At: Valle Del Bove, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily Italy
      08:30 am departure from the b & b in the direction of the southern slope of Etna.
      A trek awaits us that will make us discover the most exciting place of our volcano. We will have a packed lunch, enjoying the most exclusive panorama that Etna has to offer. The return plans to tackle a descent with an important slope, on sand.
      Upon returning, a tasting of typical Etnei products awaits us at the oldest and most renowned company in Zafferana, a honey producer.
      For this excursion you need: trekking shoes, layered clothing, backpack
      with adequate reserve of water, sticks (supplied by us)
      Route features: path and sandpit
      Difficulty level: 3-4 / 5
      Kilometers: 14

      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch: Lunch bag.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 5: Urban trekking: Catania

      Stop At: Catania, Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily
      08:30 am final departure from the b & b, destination Catania: Urban trekking
      This city excursion is dedicated to the 1669 eruption, the most important eruption that the "Elephant City" remembers and the discovery of Catania and its mysteries.
      During the walk in Catania it will be possible to eat freely in one of the many restaurants.
      For this excursion you need: sportswear and / or as you wish
      Route features: urban on asphalt
      Difficulty level: 1/5
      Kilometers: 6
      2.30 pm we will be at the airport.

      Duration: 6 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch: Lunch independently
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      In the designated area there are many hotels and accommodation facilities, it will be possible to book independently or if you prefer, Etna Passion will take care of booking and managing logistics.Airports
      • Fontanarossa Airport, Catania, Sicily Italy
      Departure Time :
      8:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
      If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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    Organised by Etna Passion

    Activity ID: V-258678P2

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