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Minivan Tour from Syracuse to Etna

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Syracuse – Etna – full day with wine tasting and typical products in a winery

Leave from Syracuse and reach with a dedicated tour Etna Volcano! The full-day Etna tour with wine and local products tasting at a winery is one of the best for combining a nature experience with local food and wine.

With a day trip to Mount Etna, you can explore one of the most beautiful and impressive active volcanoes in all of Europe. The route that takes you to the volcano will also take you into one of the oldest nature parks in all of Sicily: Mount Etna Park.

If you love nature, food and good wine, you just have to start from Syracuse for a tour to discover Etna!

Etna full day tour

The day excursion to Mount Etna involves arriving in the morning so that you can go immediately to explore the volcano and its peculiarities. Reaching the Etna tourist resort, it is also possible to admire how various natural arrangements follow one another, changing with the altitude reached.

Very interesting is the wonderful Birch Forest, which can be observed by reaching an altitude between 1,500 and 1,760 meters above sea level. With an experienced guide, it will be possible to trek Mount Etna and observe some of the volcano’s most characteristic areas.

Such as some of its caves, which are not only wonderful from a naturalistic point of view but also hold various stories, which you can follow thanks to your expert guide who will tell you every anecdote and curiosity about the volcano.

What to see during a tour of Mount Etna

There are many attractions to see during an Etna excursion. Depending on the route chosen, it will be possible to go on a discovery tour of the Silvestri craters, which provide a unique experience since their origin dates back to an eruption in 1982.

The Sartorius Mountains are also very interesting. Craters formed at the base of Monte Frumento in 1856 at an altitude of 1650 meters, named after the scientist who classified one of the volcano’s major eruptions.

The Frost Cave, known for the perennial presence of ice for over three hundred years is very impressive, located at about 2030 meters right on the slopes of the volcano. The Summit Craters are featured in Etna Park along with a visit to the wonderful Bove Valley.

From Etna to wine tasting and typical products in the winery

After the day-long Etna excursion comes the time for wine tasting at the winery accompanied by excellent local products. After a day of trekking and walking this one comes as a happy ending to the excursion, thanks to high-quality local products and the tasting of wines characteristic of the Sicilian territory. The tasting is a moment of absolute relaxation that allows for conviviality in the experience just had during a day on the slopes of Etna. You will be able to share with your group impressions, curiosities and emotions that you have experienced by taking a unique hike on one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Indulge in excellent wine and Sicilian cuisine before returning to Syracuse!

Tips for day trip to Mount Etna

For the day hike on the slopes of Mount Etna after booking the tour you will be able to get all the information and main tips to fully enjoy this experience. In general, it is always advisable to wear appropriate clothing that allows you to walk comfortably and nimbly for several hours.

Shoes should also be designed for hiking or otherwise have good grip and not be slippery. Finally, even during a visit in the summer time, it is always recommended to carry a jacket and hat in order to have everything you need both when the sun beats down and in the colder areas of the volcano.

Ready to set out to discover Etna? Don’t miss the one-day excursion with wine and produce tasting at the winery!


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The photographs within this hike/article, were not taken during one of our hikes, but are used for informational purposes only