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Private Tour of Etna Volcano with optional Food and Wine Tasting at Etna Winery

During this private (from 2 people) tour by comfortable air-conditioned car, you will visit Etna - the highest active volcano in Europe. This tour is private - only for your party, nobody else to ensure the highest standards for our clients.

Your friendly private guide will tell you how the volcano created, history of eruptions, culture, myths, and folklore of "Mamma Etna" and Sicily itself. Driving by private car through small authentic mountain villages, you will visit local honey farm and taste the produce of the fertile volcano terrain, and finally reach “Rifugio Sapienza” at 2000mt. Here you can visit famous Silvestri Craters, admire unforgettable panoramas, visit shops with souvenirs of lava, refresh yourself at some restaurant or bar. Optional ascent with cable car and jeep with the authorized Alpine Guide to 3000mt.

Optionally - visit to one of the best Etna wineries and tasting of the best Sicilian wines and food.

per adult from

$224

AUD

Duration

4 to 7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Private tour only for your party by comfortable air-conditioned car
    • Private local tour leader
    • Private driver/guide
    • Guided tour of Etna
    • Visit to local honey farm and tasting of honey, jams, olives, olive oils, wines and liquors
    • Hotel/port pick-up and drop-off
    • Round-trip transportation by private comfortable car
    • Bottled water
    • Visit of one of the best Etna wineries and food and wine tasting (if option is selected)
    • Entry/Admission - Porta Messina
    What's excluded :
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Cable car and 4x4 to the summit (3000 m) - 65 Euro per person
    • Gratuities
  • Your personal tour leader will pick you up at your accommodation/port in Taormina area, Catania or Messina, and you will start your wonderful private travel to the highest active volcano in Europe.

    Driving by comfortable, air-conditioned car through the small authentic mountain villages, you will admire unforgettable picturesque views of Sicilian countryside full of oranges and lemon plantations, olives and almond trees, houses and churches built of lava stone. Enjoying amazing sea view and lava fields, you will arrive to a charming mountain town Zafferana Etnea, where you will visit local honey farm and taste the produce of the fertile volcano land - honey, olive oils, olives, wines and liquors. Then you will continue to drive up the volcano and reach the plateau Rifugio Sapienza at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. Here you can feel the exceptional atmosphere of Etna volcano, admire the lunar landscapes, see the famous Silvestri craters, visit small shops where you can buy souvenirs made of lava. Optionally, you can ascent with cable car and jeep with the authorized Alpine Guide until 3000mt for additional fee (65 Euro).

    Optional: After this atmospheric journey, the guide will chauffer you in relax to one of the best wineries at the foot of Etna. The owner of the winery will welcome you with a glass of cool white grillo, and you will have a tour of the estate, see how the grape is growing, and visit the cellars, while the owner explains you all about the wine making process and the history of this family run winery. Then you will sit on a beautiful terrace with an amazing panoramic view of the Mediterranean, and have traditional delicious lunch of locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciuttto, home-made sausages, cous-cous, mushrooms, vegetables, fresh bread, olives and home-made olive oil. A professional sommelier will offer you 5 glasses of Sicilian Etna DOC red and white wines. After the tour, your guide will drop you off at your accommodation or port in Taormina area, Catania or Messina.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your private guide will pick you up at your hotel, port or train station in Taormina, Giardini Naxos, Catania or Messina.Ports
    • Taormina port
    • Giardini Naxos port
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Etna+Food&Wine frm Catan/Messi 4/29/2016 - 4/30/2022
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Etna + Food&Wine from Taormina 4/29/2016 - 4/30/2022
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Etna from Catania or Messina 4/29/2016 - 4/30/2022
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Tour of Etna from Taormina 4/29/2016 - 4/30/2022
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • We have private tours, only for your party, however at the beginning of the excursion we will give each guest a mask, protective gloves and hand sanitizer.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • We have private tours, only for your party, however at the beginning of the excursion we will give each guest a mask, protective gloves and hand sanitizer.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Prestelli Sicily Tours

Activity ID: V-35040P4

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