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 tour to Etna with wine tasting and typical products at the winery is one of the best for combining a nature experience with local food and wine.

Thanks to the one-day excursion to Mount Etna you can discover one of the most beautiful and impressive active volcanoes in all of Europe . The path that takes you to the volcano will also take you to one of the oldest natural parks in Sicily: the Etna Park.

If you love nature, food and good wine, you can only leave Syracuse for a tour to discover Etna!

Etna full day tour

The one-day excursion to Mount Etna includes arrival in the morning to be able to immediately go and discover the volcano and its peculiarities. Reaching the Etna tourist station, it is also possible to admire how various natural assets follow one another that change according to the altitude reached.

Very interesting is the wonderful Bosco delle Betulle which can be observed reaching an altitude between 1500 and 1760 meters above sea level. With an expert guide it will be possible to go trekking on Etna and observe some of the most characteristic areas of the volcano.

For example, some of its caves that are not only marvelous from a naturalistic point of view but also preserve stories of various kinds, 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 excursion to Etna. Based on the chosen route, it will be possible to go to the discovery of the Silvestri craters which allow you to have a unique experience given that their origin dates back to an eruption that took place 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, which take their name from the scientist who classified one of the main eruptions of the volcano.

The Grotta del Gelo , 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 the protagonists of the Etna Park together with a visit to the wonderful Valle del Bove.

From Etna to wine tasting and typical products in the winery

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

Tips for day trip to Mount Etna

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

Even shoes must be designed for trekking or in any case have a good grip and not be slippery. Finally, even during a visit in the summer it is always advisable to bring a jacket and a hat with you in order to have everything you need both when the sun is shining and in the colder areas of the volcano.

Ready to go and discover Etna ? Don’t miss the one-day excursion with tasting of wines and typical products in the cellar!


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