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. A typical lunch at a farm tourism and then a 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 villages and ancient villages, rich in history and traditions then go into off-road in the wild threes 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 functions a volcano, 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 Cuba (an early Christian chapel of the Byzantine age) in Castiglione di Sicilia and the Alcantara Gorges (a natural lava rock canyon) formed millions 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
  • Water
  • Insurance
  • Typical lunch (full day tour)
  • 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.