The Ultimate Mount Etna Safari
English, Italian (other languages available on request)
Away from the crowds and into the sunshine… take an exciting scenic drive up the slopes of Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe and Italy's highest mountain south of the Alps! Our enticing Mount Etna Safari allows you to admire sensational landscapes and savor the authentic Sicilian Dolce Vita during a memorable day spent exploring Mount Etna, one of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders, with the privilege of private transportation, a dedicated naturalistic guide and an exciting mountain-side adventure aboard a sturdy state-of-the-art Jeep. Along the way your dedicated guide, a local naturalistic expert, will tell you all about the imposing volcano, today a national park (Parco dell'Etna) and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travel up the famously fiery mountain with a rumble on your Jeep, zigzag through places inaccessible to most vehicles, explore the most stunning and interesting parts of the slopes and discover a captivating wonderland of sounds, scents, and colors. Comprising 590 sq. km and about 20 towns the park's varied landscape ranges from the stark snow-crowned mountaintop, lunar lava deserts and thick woods to the bountiful orchards and luxuriant vineyards which yield the area's amazing fresh produce and premium wines. Get to know the amazing characteristics of this unique natural environment, and enjoy an unforgettable firsthand experience stopping at a charming Etna winery for a typical rustic lunch. Meet the winery staff, roam the grounds and get to know the one-of-a-kind wines and superb premium vegetables which grow here, thanks to the rich dark volcanic soil and altitude. Crown your day indulging your taste buds with the exceptional flavors of home-cooked local dishes.
- Private transportation from/to your hotel in Taormina and throughout the tour
- Professional licensed English-speaking naturalistic guide
- Guided Jeep Tour of Mount Etna
- Visit and typical rustic lunch at a winery on the slopes of Mount Etna