Private tour from Catania: Etna Volcano and Lunch at Etna Winery

8 hr

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During the private 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 history of volcano creation, about eruptions, culture, myths, and folklore of "Mamma Etna" and Sicily itself. Driving by private car through authentic mountain villages, you will visit local honey farm...
During the private 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 history of volcano creation, about eruptions, culture, myths, and folklore of "Mamma Etna" and Sicily itself. Driving by private car through 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.

Then you will visit one of the best Etna wineries and have lunch of fresh local food with fine red and white Sicilian wines.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Via Etnea, Catania, Sicily Italy

Your personal tour leader will pick you up at your accommodation/port in Catania, 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...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Via Etnea, Catania, Sicily Italy

Your personal tour leader will pick you up at your accommodation/port in Catania, 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). 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 Catania.


Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Round-trip transportation by private comfortable car
  • Visit of one of the best Etna wineries and food and wine tasting
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Private tour only for your party by comfortable air-conditioned car
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Hotel/port pick-up and drop-off in Catania
  • Entry/Admission - Via Etnea
  • Visit to local honey farm and tasting of honey, jams, olives, olive oils, wines and liquors
  • Private driver/guide
  • Guided tour of Etna
  • Private local tour leader
Not Included
  • Cable car to an altitude of 3000 m (65 Euro for 1 person)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your private guide will meet you at your accommodation, port or train station in Catania.

Ports

  • Catania port


9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Please advise your preferable pickup time.
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Customer Reviews

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/5
Based on 1 review

Reviewed: September 6, 2019

stevend

Raphael was a great guide. Very knowledgeable about Etna and the surrounding area. Very friendly guide. We had a great time!