Etna and Alcantara

Full day excursion to discover the Volcano and the Alcantara. You will go along old towns, paths through the trees of the Etna Park, explore a lava cave and enjoy the view of the Valle del Bove, visit to a Byzantine Cuba church and to the amazing Alcantara Gorges. Enjoy, learning and nature for the whole family, friends and kids!

Difficulty: Easy

Equipment Recommended: In your backpack: wind jacket, hat, sunscreen and camera. Remember to wear closed shoes (hiking boots or sneakers) and suitable clothing according to weather conditions.


A volcano like Etna natural and human impacts on the environment that surrounds him. This different view will allow you to pick more specific and different aspects of the mountain and the surrounding environment in a larger tour.

At the beginning of our day will cross ancient villages, rich in history and traditions then go into off-road in the wild trees of the Etna Park, the natural balance between flora and fauna reign. We will walk on a crater off to get an idea of how a volcano functions, we will enter a cave lava flow and will climb by jeep a casting up the incredible Valle del Bove, a huge theater of endless flows. The lunch at the farm will bring us back to the material culture, also influenced by the volcano, the whole day will continue tasting the typical Sicilian kitchen; lunch is to use products only seasonal and from the Etna area, fine wine Etna DOC and, on request, it will be expertly revisited for our vegetarian guests.

In the afternoon we will visit a Cubba (an early Christian chapel of the Byzantine age) in Castiglione di Sicilia and the Alcantara Gorges (a natural lava rock canyon) formed thousands of years ago and shaped by the water of the Alcantara river. Once again we will move between the human area and the natural area, in an unforgettable excursion for its great variety.

Adventure, learning and nature! Enjoy is guaranteed for the whole family, kids and friends.


  • Transfer from and to the accommodation, in designated areas, with authorized vehicles under local transportation law (NCC)
  • Multilingual authorized environmental local guide
  • Insurance
  • Baby seat (upon request 
  • Everything not expressly mentioned shall be considered excluded.
  • Multilanguage tours.
  • Shared tour could involve different pick up locations that will be on the same route. No waiting.

    Payment Options: In advance by bank transfer | In advance by credit card | In advance by Paypal

  1. General
    The tour is to be considered confirmed by the time the payment is received, which always takes place in advance for 100% off the amount. We ask you to inform us, during booking, the physical details of the participants, any food allergies or deficits of any kind.
  2. Cancellations
    The customer can cancel the excursion without penalties in case of increase of the tariff due to third causes, or in case of cancellation of the excursion by the organizer due to causes of climatic nature or a superior force.
    In the event that the customer decides to cancel the excursion for other reasons, these are the conditions of return:
    - 100% refund if cancellation occurs up to 30 days before the excursion.
    - 70% refund if cancellation occurs up to 10 days before the excursion.
    - 50% refund if cancellation occurs up to 3 days before the excursion.
    - 0% refund if the customer cancels the excursion 3 days before or does not show up at the meeting point.
  3. Changes
    The organizer reserves the right to modify the duration, the route or the route and the stages of the excursion based on organizational, climatic or logistical reasons, committing himself in any case to provide a satisfying service that is consistent with the offer.