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Mount Etna Excursion and Visit to the Lava Tubes
I GUIDE YOU OUT OF TOURISTS TRACKS!!! Surrounded by a moonlike landscape, we'll learn to understand and explore Mount Etna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for it's beauty and uniqueness. Walking along the paths Europe's largest volcano, you'll admire the impressive volcanic structure with its typical flora and fauna. We will cross Deserts of black sand, Woods, Ancient and Recent Lava Flows and Old Craters in order to admire the fascinating VALLE DEL BOVE. We will also enter lava tubes, created during the volcano's eruptions, equipped with a helmet and flashlights. It'll be fascinating to descover not only their creation but also the secrets they so jelously conceal in their darkness. Difficulty: Medium- Easy Itinerary length: about 5.5 km Maximum altitude: about 2100 m Trekking duration: 3-3.5 hours approx Difference in altitude: about 350 m The route in the event of adverse weather conditions or real safety risks can be changed at the discretion of the guide In this adventure you will be accompanied by me or by my co hosts, enthusiasts and experts of Etna! Other things to note The duration of the experience is indicative. Unforeseeable situations could cause the experience to end at a different time. It is alway (It's important to wear trekking shoes or shoes you wouldn't mind ruining as at some point there will be a thriling decent into desert-like black sand)
Catania Sailing Vibes
This is a sailing adventure focused on respect for nature, sustainable lifestyle and knowledge of navigation. An exciting sport activity, rich of new experiences and discoveries. The sailboat is fully equipped and meets all the standards of comfort and safety. First we meet 15 minutes before the boat tour, generally at the Caffe del Porto. Once embarked, we begin by introducing you to the bases of sailing, winds and the ocean. Set sail from the Club Nautico Catania, we open the sail and begin to cruise along the volcanic coast of Catania going with the winds, on the horizon we will see the Island of the Cyclops, the place where Etna was born. All the members of the tour will help to steer, to manage the sail and to sport activities. In the meantime you will learn the sailing techniques on board we prepare the aperitif. So let's the party starts and altogether we cheers with a glass of prosecco. Last but not least, you will have the opportunity to bath or to swim near the Grotta di Ulisse or the Riviera dei Ciclopi. This is a perfect first experience on a sailboat because in 3 hours you enjoy the vibe of the sail that allow you to decide to return for a longer experience, even the next day. Other things to note At the start of the tour you will be registered on the 'crew list' by filling in a short form from our company. ID or passport is required on board.
Discover the volcano Etna underwater
Ci incontriamo al Diving Center all'orario della vostra prenotazione, dopo esserci presentati, vi registrate e fate il check-in, dopodiché vi daremo le attrezzature necessarie per la vostra esperienza subacquea, faremo un accurato briefing dell' attrezzatura e di quello che faremo in acqua. Appena pronti salteremo nel blu di Catania e vi faremo scoprire le meraviglie del mar Jonio, tra colate laviche, grotte sommerse e biodiversità. Appena usciti dall' acqua faremo un debriefing, vi offriremo uno snack, foto di rito e ci diamo l'arrivederci per nuove avventure. Altre cose da tenere a mente Questo tipo di attività, non è consigliata per le donne incinte. I minori devono essere accompagnati dai genitori. Aspettare almeno 12 ore prima di volare in aereo. I partecipanti devono godere di un buono stato di salute.
"Try scuba diving" il tuo Battesimo del mare ad Acitrezza
Inizieremo la nostra fantastica esperienza con le presentazioni e la consegna delle attrezzature SCUBA. un breve ma dettagliato briefing sulle attrezzature e su cosa faremo sott'acqua ti toglierà ogni dubbio, una volta giunti sul luogo d'immersione da terra o in barca (DIPENDE DALLE CONDIZIONI METEO E DALLA ORGANIZAZIONE DELLA GIORNATA) ripasseremo cosa fare, non appena TU ti sentirai pronto e a tuo aggio inizieremo l'avventura (anche per mano se lo vorrai) con un istruttore a te personalmente dedicato e con tutta la calma che ci vuole, una volta entrerai in acqua proverai a fare i primi respiri in superficie, a pinneggiare e poi, pian piano scenderemo a pochissimi centimetri, poi a qualche metro, tranquillo, sarai sempre affiancato alla tua guida esperta, che ti darà sicurezza e ti farà ammirare gli splendidi fondali lavici, la flora e fauna che li caratterizzano. La sensazione di poter respirare tranquillamente sott'acqua ti darà sicurezze e spensieratezza e ti farà rilassare a tal punto di non voler più tornare in superficie, e come disse JACQUE COUSTEAU "Dopo l'istante magico in cui i miei occhi si sono aperti nel mare, non mi è stato più possibile vedere, pensare, vivere come prima." Durante l'immersione (se lo vorrai e se sarà possibile) ti saranno scattate delle foto che ti saranno consegnate gratuitamente a fine giornata.
Unique experience on Etna
After pick up,Etna direction! Passing through trazzere, where we can see the lava flows (1792), where I will explain the fauna and flora of volcano Etna,telling you the Mount Etna history. Arrive at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level,starts our trekking off the turistic path, Direction Bove Valley, the ancient caldera formed about 64,000 years ago due to a collapse of two major eruptive centers. where we can admire the silvestri craters, the recent lava flows,south east active crater and a great view of Catania and ionion cost. During the hiking we stop to eat a sandwich gourmet with local product ( you can buy the sandwich,before the hiking). Other things to note Our experience is a mountain hiking with a good slope, it is suitable for everyone with good mobility and good phisical shape. It not suitable for people with low physical fitness, breathing problems and heart problems.

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Etna -Trekking ai crateri Sommitali
Partenza dal Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza presso il nostro Info Point Ashàra. Dopo un breve briefing, avrà inizio l’escursione che ci condurrà in cima a quota 3330mslm. Con la Funivia dell’Etna guadagneremo velocemente quota fino a 2500 mslm e di seguito con speciali Pulmini 4x4, saliremo ulteriormente fino a 2900 mslm, nei pressi di Torre del Filosofo. Durante la risalita di 2 ore effettueremo 2-3 pause intermedie per goderci il panorama e percorreremo dei campi lavici dall’aspetto lunare che ci condurranno proprio sulla vetta dell'Etna : il vulcano attivo più alto d’Europa dove potremmo ammirare le peculiarità che caratterizzano l’area sommitale. Scenderemo attraverso dei divertenti sabbioni e visiteremo i crateri del 2002-2003 e muniti di caschetto, anche un canale di scorrimento lavico. Prenderemo nuovamente la funivia in discesa per ritornare al punto di partenza I biglietti di funivia e unimog 4x4 non sono inclusi nel prezzo e dovranno essere pagati poi in cash al nostro info point IMPORTANTE: Tutte le escursioni vengono eseguite nel rispetto dei livelli del rischio vulcanico
Cooking Sicily
First of all we will find out what the gastronomic 'path' of the day will be; this will depend on the season and on what the market offers: to prepare our dishes, in fact, we will use only fresh, local and possibly organic products. Each member of the group will be following my directions and / or demonstrations to begin the preparation of the menu that will normally include: a main course - first or second course of vegetables and a dessert. We will make pasta and bread, as often as times and preparations allow. As we proceed with the preparation of our meal, we will take notes on ingredients, quantities and recipes so that when you return home and show your friends and relatives photos and memories of your travel experiences you can taste the traditional dishes again, you will have learned to prepare with your hands! When everything is ready, consume yourself or together with us, if you prefer, the product of your efforts and I assure you that nothing will give you more satisfaction: in no restaurant you will find a dish equal to ... yours! Last but not least, if you have children travelling with you, they also enjoy this experience: what's better then prepare by themselves their own lunch?! Other things to note Of course, if someone hasn't got cooking hobby he/she could stay with us and look; the menù I'll propose to you can be modify if you don't like or cannot eat something
Escursioni sull'Etna
Faremo Escursioni organizzate sull'Etna, il vulcano più attivo e alto d'Europa. Il tour prevede: pick-up con il mio furgone 9 posti alle 8.30 del mattino da Catania centro da punti strategici come Stazione Centrale, Piazza Alcalà, Piazza Stesicoro, Piazza Borgo . Visiteremo una grotta di scorrimento lavico. Faremo un trekking di 3 h, con un dislivello di 500 metri e 5-6 km dai 1800 metri s.l.m. fino ai 2300/2400,attraversando ambienti desertico vulcanici,crateri e i diversi colori di montagna. Il pranzo è a sacco e il rientro a Catania previsto per le 15.30. Gruppo minimo 2 persone.
DISCOVERY ETNA BY MOUNTAIN BIKE/E-BIKE
Automatic discounts for 2 or 4 or more people. Free pick-up in Bus stop Gravina di Catania (via "Monti Arsi" ). Pick-up or drop off service in Catania for 15 euros. Ask price for electric MTB option. Available private tour with a small surcharge (without surcharge for 3 or more). 1) The easy standard route, entirely in the protected area of the Etna Park (closed for veichles), is 22 km long, at about 1800 meters of altitude. Here you can also ride the bike on the edge of a volcanic crater, from which you will admire the source of a huge lava flow! 2) If you do not like the uphills you can ask to do the 22 km descent route to lose in downhill more than 1000 meters of altitude. 3) If you love long descents and it's Ok to ride uphill for six km to gain the necessary 270 meters of altitude that will allow us to go in downhill for over 30 km along the side of the volcano, this is your path! 4) If you are fit book the complete tour of the volcano; 57 Km total of which 37 within the protected area with about 800 meters of elevation gain, and 20 Km of panoramic descents on asfalt roads. Remember: will only like it if you are fit and you love challenges or if you practice mountain biking regularly. Paths of points 2,3 and 4 require a surcharge of 30 euros per person.. Morning tours have to be booked online at least 18 hours before: if you arrive late, try to ask to book!
Discover Etna With an Adventurer
I GUIDE YOU OUT OF TOURISTS TRACKS! WE ARE TWO GUIDES MANAGING THE EXPERIENCE, TO MEET THE GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL NEEDS. We climb up the slopes of the Etna volcano, encountering different landscapes; forest, lava desert, caves (lava tubes) and amazing points of views! Then, we get to a perfect place to observe the summit craters and the Bove Valley (the biggest one on Mt.Etna), the reason why Mt.Etna is part of the UNESCO heritage! Walking along the ridge, you will enjoy the view of the active summit craters, of the Ionian sea and of the Italian peninsula. We will descend through fun sandy canyons, which will take us to the top of some ancient craters born during last years! To get to the meeting point : - By rental car, there is a big parking. - By BUS : get BRT1 Bus line (the fast bus line in Catania) Here the link : http://www.amt.ct.it/?page_id=48 Other things to note This is not an experience for tourists but for travelers that love walking, trekking and the adventure. I will give to you the best I can, this is my mission !

الأكثر شعبية في كاتانيا

Walking Tour di Catania con Degustazione
Il tour partirà dal Giardino Bellini di Catania, luogo di svago e relax, detta dai catanesi “A Villa”. Dopo una breve visita del Giardino il nostro tour proseguirà per la via Etnea, la principale via di Catania ricca di bellezze in stile Barocco e Liberty da fotografare e ammirare. La nostra passeggiata proseguirà all'interno delle vie caratteristiche di Catania, arriveremo a Piazza Federico di Svevia sede del Castello Ursino, in cui faremo una breve sosta e disseterete il vostro palato con seltz, limone e sale ossia una bevanda tipica catanese analcolica. Tappa immancabile sarà la pescheria, in cui potrete vivere con pienezza il folklore della città di Catania. Il tour proseguirà attraversando “Piazza Duomo”, dove potrete immortalare il simbolo della città, “U liotru”, una statua in pietra lavica raffigurante un elefante. Successivamente ci dirigeremo verso la Piazza icona dell'opera di Catania, Piazza Teatro Massimo sede dell'omonimo teatro Vincenzo Massimo Bellini, caratterizzata dallo stile Liberty. Infine visiteremo la fiera di Catania, detta “ a fera o' luni”, in cui sono presenti bancarelle di ogni tipo. Usciti dalla fiera degusterete un pezzo della nostra tipica tavola calda siciliana(cipollina, pizzetta, cartocciata o bolognese). Il tour si concluderà lasciandoci ad angolo tra via Etnea e via Umberto. > Sconto "Automatico" sul tour in base al numero dei partecipanti.
Snorkeling with boat from Catania center
20% discount for groups of 2/3/4 people. Picking-up you from Catania center (Piazza Cavour), we go on board of our boat where we will spend a half day at sea and relax along the volcanic coasts in the north of Catania, starting from the natural reserve of “Faraglioni dei Ciclopi di Aci Trezza”. During the breaks you can fell free to go swimming as many times as you want and to snorkel with our equipment admiring the wonderful lava seabeds, swimming among the groups of fish that inhabit them. If the weather conditions allow it, we will sail until the wild Timpa of Acireale. Here, you'll have the impression that time has stopped and nature is still the protagonist of the coast. During the tour we will stop for a small aperitif with typical Sicilian products and we’ll cheer with a refreshing drink offered by us. The morning tour allows you to admire the most beautiful colors of the seabed, to lie down and sunbathe. However, if laying under the sun is not your cup of tea, we can still open our awning so as not to suffer from the heat. The afternoon tour ensures the most beautiful immersions at sunset among breathtaking landscapes and is perhaps more suitable for those who are afraid of suffering from the summer heat In case of bad weather or rough sea the tour could be canceled. If possible we will agree on another date, otherwise you will receive a refund of the entire expense
Escursione Guidate Etna al tramonto, grotte e crateri
L’Etna il vulcano attivo più alto d’Europa e patrimonio UNESCO vi invita a scoprire i suoi paesaggi lunari e la sua flora unica. Le nostre guide naturalistiche, vi accompagneranno in una coinvolgente escursione. Vi racconteranno tutti i segreti del nostro affascinante vulcano, delle sue eruzioni e del rapporto con i suoi abitanti, attraverseremo campi lavici recenti e meno recenti fino ad aspettare il tramonto. Visiteremo una grotta di scorrimento lavico ci affacceremo per osservare uno dei panorami più incredibile del territorio etneo: la valle del Bove Il tour in dettaglio: ✔ Appuntamento ore 16.30 (l'ora può variare in funzione del tramonto) presso il vostro hotel o alloggio a Catania. Per altre zone contattateci prima. ✔ Dopo avere attraversato i tipici villaggi etnei arriveremo alla nostra prima tappa dove visiteremo una grotta di scorrimento lavico con caschi e torce. ✔ Seconda Tappa: visita di un cratere laterale con vista mozzafiato su Catania e i paesi etnei ✔ Terza tappa: passeggiata tra i sentieri dell’Etna attraversando, vecchi campi lavici, hornitos e una tipica grotta verticale dell’Etna. Lunghezza passeggiata 3km circa. Livello facile, passeggiata adatta a tutti anche a famiglie con bambini. Qui aspetteremo il tramonto. Il tour dura in media dalle 4 alle 5 ore compresi gli spostamenti in auto
Etna Urban Winery - Walk and tasting
Etna Urban Winery You will get a full experience of an urban vinery on the slopes of Mount Etna! The tour is divided in 3 different moments: Vineyard Walk The tour will start with our warm welcome and a walk across urban vineyards nestled between Catania and Etna. Its a unique urban trekking with rare dry-stone made buildings and walls from the 19th century, and an oak wood representing what it once was the large forest just above Catania, now all reclaimed by the expanding city. If you come with children I will give them their own treasure map . Bring comfortable closed- toes shoes, tennis are perfect! Palmento Visit Back from the field, you will discover our 18th century Palmento (traditional Sicilian winery), that is among the largest and best preserved in the area, still equipped with its large chestnut wood barrels and the grape pressing machine dating 1790. A rare jewel to be seen! Here you will also hear of some family stories that we found reading our ancestor’s diaries from the 1800’s. Wine Tasting Journey The tour will finish with a tasting experience on today's Etna culinary landscape. You will taste wines from 4 different wineries around the vulcano, each wine paired with a gourmet bite prepared by our resident chef Leonardo, to finish your day relaxing in our courtyard or the garden looking at the Etna while having a chat with your friends.
Cyclope Islands Sailing Vibes
Discover the Etna Coast and reach the Cyclop Island's by Yacht! We are going to meet us at Caffè del Porto, inside the Catania port, then we reach our club Nautico by feet. You will join the group with one of our passionate skipper: Ivan, Gianluca, Petri. After the registration procedure and the safety information we start the adventure on our Oceanis Beneteau 43 or similar boat's. This is a Full Day sailing experience (6/7 hours). Lunch with pasta, Drinks, soft drinks and fresh fruit will be served during the cruise. Partcipants will have the possibility to have a swim in front of the Ulisse Grotto's, In from the Medieval Castle of Acicastello and at Faraglioni rocks at the Natural Reserve of the Cyclops Islands. You will discover the beautiful coast of Catania and relax in a nice and friendly atmosphere always assisted by our helpful staff: Don't be shy to ask them to steer the boat, help with the sail and to stop for a spontaneous jump into the deep blue. On boat everybody should cooperate on the sailing adventure, just to let you learn how to "go with the wind". The lost treasure of the Cyclops could be hidden behind a new emotion or a new friendship made on boat Other things to note Extras (to pay cash): To go snorkeling inside the Cyclops Natural Reserve you need a Tender Boat (for 4 people ): €80 or a Kayak: €22 per Person. Please inform us if you want some extra

أنشطة بالقرب من أهم معالم الجذب السياحي

صورة Teatro Massimo Bellini
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صورة Castello Ursino
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صورة Monastery of San Nicolò l'Arena
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صورة Piazza Duomo
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صورة Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania
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صورة Palazzo Biscari
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جميع الأنشطة بالقرب من كاتانيا

Mount Etna Excursion and Visit to the Lava Tubes
I GUIDE YOU OUT OF TOURISTS TRACKS!!! Surrounded by a moonlike landscape, we'll learn to understand and explore Mount Etna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for it's beauty and uniqueness. Walking along the paths Europe's largest volcano, you'll admire the impressive volcanic structure with its typical flora and fauna. We will cross Deserts of black sand, Woods, Ancient and Recent Lava Flows and Old Craters in order to admire the fascinating VALLE DEL BOVE. We will also enter lava tubes, created during the volcano's eruptions, equipped with a helmet and flashlights. It'll be fascinating to descover not only their creation but also the secrets they so jelously conceal in their darkness. Difficulty: Medium- Easy Itinerary length: about 5.5 km Maximum altitude: about 2100 m Trekking duration: 3-3.5 hours approx Difference in altitude: about 350 m The route in the event of adverse weather conditions or real safety risks can be changed at the discretion of the guide In this adventure you will be accompanied by me or by my co hosts, enthusiasts and experts of Etna! Other things to note The duration of the experience is indicative. Unforeseeable situations could cause the experience to end at a different time. It is alway (It's important to wear trekking shoes or shoes you wouldn't mind ruining as at some point there will be a thriling decent into desert-like black sand)
Catania Sailing Vibes
This is a sailing adventure focused on respect for nature, sustainable lifestyle and knowledge of navigation. An exciting sport activity, rich of new experiences and discoveries. The sailboat is fully equipped and meets all the standards of comfort and safety. First we meet 15 minutes before the boat tour, generally at the Caffe del Porto. Once embarked, we begin by introducing you to the bases of sailing, winds and the ocean. Set sail from the Club Nautico Catania, we open the sail and begin to cruise along the volcanic coast of Catania going with the winds, on the horizon we will see the Island of the Cyclops, the place where Etna was born. All the members of the tour will help to steer, to manage the sail and to sport activities. In the meantime you will learn the sailing techniques on board we prepare the aperitif. So let's the party starts and altogether we cheers with a glass of prosecco. Last but not least, you will have the opportunity to bath or to swim near the Grotta di Ulisse or the Riviera dei Ciclopi. This is a perfect first experience on a sailboat because in 3 hours you enjoy the vibe of the sail that allow you to decide to return for a longer experience, even the next day. Other things to note At the start of the tour you will be registered on the 'crew list' by filling in a short form from our company. ID or passport is required on board.
Snorkeling with boat from Catania center
20% discount for groups of 2/3/4 people. Picking-up you from Catania center (Piazza Cavour), we go on board of our boat where we will spend a half day at sea and relax along the volcanic coasts in the north of Catania, starting from the natural reserve of “Faraglioni dei Ciclopi di Aci Trezza”. During the breaks you can fell free to go swimming as many times as you want and to snorkel with our equipment admiring the wonderful lava seabeds, swimming among the groups of fish that inhabit them. If the weather conditions allow it, we will sail until the wild Timpa of Acireale. Here, you'll have the impression that time has stopped and nature is still the protagonist of the coast. During the tour we will stop for a small aperitif with typical Sicilian products and we’ll cheer with a refreshing drink offered by us. The morning tour allows you to admire the most beautiful colors of the seabed, to lie down and sunbathe. However, if laying under the sun is not your cup of tea, we can still open our awning so as not to suffer from the heat. The afternoon tour ensures the most beautiful immersions at sunset among breathtaking landscapes and is perhaps more suitable for those who are afraid of suffering from the summer heat In case of bad weather or rough sea the tour could be canceled. If possible we will agree on another date, otherwise you will receive a refund of the entire expense
Discover the volcano Etna underwater
Ci incontriamo al Diving Center all'orario della vostra prenotazione, dopo esserci presentati, vi registrate e fate il check-in, dopodiché vi daremo le attrezzature necessarie per la vostra esperienza subacquea, faremo un accurato briefing dell' attrezzatura e di quello che faremo in acqua. Appena pronti salteremo nel blu di Catania e vi faremo scoprire le meraviglie del mar Jonio, tra colate laviche, grotte sommerse e biodiversità. Appena usciti dall' acqua faremo un debriefing, vi offriremo uno snack, foto di rito e ci diamo l'arrivederci per nuove avventure. Altre cose da tenere a mente Questo tipo di attività, non è consigliata per le donne incinte. I minori devono essere accompagnati dai genitori. Aspettare almeno 12 ore prima di volare in aereo. I partecipanti devono godere di un buono stato di salute.
"Try scuba diving" il tuo Battesimo del mare ad Acitrezza
Inizieremo la nostra fantastica esperienza con le presentazioni e la consegna delle attrezzature SCUBA. un breve ma dettagliato briefing sulle attrezzature e su cosa faremo sott'acqua ti toglierà ogni dubbio, una volta giunti sul luogo d'immersione da terra o in barca (DIPENDE DALLE CONDIZIONI METEO E DALLA ORGANIZAZIONE DELLA GIORNATA) ripasseremo cosa fare, non appena TU ti sentirai pronto e a tuo aggio inizieremo l'avventura (anche per mano se lo vorrai) con un istruttore a te personalmente dedicato e con tutta la calma che ci vuole, una volta entrerai in acqua proverai a fare i primi respiri in superficie, a pinneggiare e poi, pian piano scenderemo a pochissimi centimetri, poi a qualche metro, tranquillo, sarai sempre affiancato alla tua guida esperta, che ti darà sicurezza e ti farà ammirare gli splendidi fondali lavici, la flora e fauna che li caratterizzano. La sensazione di poter respirare tranquillamente sott'acqua ti darà sicurezze e spensieratezza e ti farà rilassare a tal punto di non voler più tornare in superficie, e come disse JACQUE COUSTEAU "Dopo l'istante magico in cui i miei occhi si sono aperti nel mare, non mi è stato più possibile vedere, pensare, vivere come prima." Durante l'immersione (se lo vorrai e se sarà possibile) ti saranno scattate delle foto che ti saranno consegnate gratuitamente a fine giornata.
Etna Urban Winery - Walk and tasting
Etna Urban Winery You will get a full experience of an urban vinery on the slopes of Mount Etna! The tour is divided in 3 different moments: Vineyard Walk The tour will start with our warm welcome and a walk across urban vineyards nestled between Catania and Etna. Its a unique urban trekking with rare dry-stone made buildings and walls from the 19th century, and an oak wood representing what it once was the large forest just above Catania, now all reclaimed by the expanding city. If you come with children I will give them their own treasure map . Bring comfortable closed- toes shoes, tennis are perfect! Palmento Visit Back from the field, you will discover our 18th century Palmento (traditional Sicilian winery), that is among the largest and best preserved in the area, still equipped with its large chestnut wood barrels and the grape pressing machine dating 1790. A rare jewel to be seen! Here you will also hear of some family stories that we found reading our ancestor’s diaries from the 1800’s. Wine Tasting Journey The tour will finish with a tasting experience on today's Etna culinary landscape. You will taste wines from 4 different wineries around the vulcano, each wine paired with a gourmet bite prepared by our resident chef Leonardo, to finish your day relaxing in our courtyard or the garden looking at the Etna while having a chat with your friends.
Unique experience on Etna
After pick up,Etna direction! Passing through trazzere, where we can see the lava flows (1792), where I will explain the fauna and flora of volcano Etna,telling you the Mount Etna history. Arrive at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level,starts our trekking off the turistic path, Direction Bove Valley, the ancient caldera formed about 64,000 years ago due to a collapse of two major eruptive centers. where we can admire the silvestri craters, the recent lava flows,south east active crater and a great view of Catania and ionion cost. During the hiking we stop to eat a sandwich gourmet with local product ( you can buy the sandwich,before the hiking). Other things to note Our experience is a mountain hiking with a good slope, it is suitable for everyone with good mobility and good phisical shape. It not suitable for people with low physical fitness, breathing problems and heart problems.
Walking Tour di Catania con Degustazione
Il tour partirà dal Giardino Bellini di Catania, luogo di svago e relax, detta dai catanesi “A Villa”. Dopo una breve visita del Giardino il nostro tour proseguirà per la via Etnea, la principale via di Catania ricca di bellezze in stile Barocco e Liberty da fotografare e ammirare. La nostra passeggiata proseguirà all'interno delle vie caratteristiche di Catania, arriveremo a Piazza Federico di Svevia sede del Castello Ursino, in cui faremo una breve sosta e disseterete il vostro palato con seltz, limone e sale ossia una bevanda tipica catanese analcolica. Tappa immancabile sarà la pescheria, in cui potrete vivere con pienezza il folklore della città di Catania. Il tour proseguirà attraversando “Piazza Duomo”, dove potrete immortalare il simbolo della città, “U liotru”, una statua in pietra lavica raffigurante un elefante. Successivamente ci dirigeremo verso la Piazza icona dell'opera di Catania, Piazza Teatro Massimo sede dell'omonimo teatro Vincenzo Massimo Bellini, caratterizzata dallo stile Liberty. Infine visiteremo la fiera di Catania, detta “ a fera o' luni”, in cui sono presenti bancarelle di ogni tipo. Usciti dalla fiera degusterete un pezzo della nostra tipica tavola calda siciliana(cipollina, pizzetta, cartocciata o bolognese). Il tour si concluderà lasciandoci ad angolo tra via Etnea e via Umberto. > Sconto "Automatico" sul tour in base al numero dei partecipanti.
Etna -Trekking ai crateri Sommitali
Partenza dal Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza presso il nostro Info Point Ashàra. Dopo un breve briefing, avrà inizio l’escursione che ci condurrà in cima a quota 3330mslm. Con la Funivia dell’Etna guadagneremo velocemente quota fino a 2500 mslm e di seguito con speciali Pulmini 4x4, saliremo ulteriormente fino a 2900 mslm, nei pressi di Torre del Filosofo. Durante la risalita di 2 ore effettueremo 2-3 pause intermedie per goderci il panorama e percorreremo dei campi lavici dall’aspetto lunare che ci condurranno proprio sulla vetta dell'Etna : il vulcano attivo più alto d’Europa dove potremmo ammirare le peculiarità che caratterizzano l’area sommitale. Scenderemo attraverso dei divertenti sabbioni e visiteremo i crateri del 2002-2003 e muniti di caschetto, anche un canale di scorrimento lavico. Prenderemo nuovamente la funivia in discesa per ritornare al punto di partenza I biglietti di funivia e unimog 4x4 non sono inclusi nel prezzo e dovranno essere pagati poi in cash al nostro info point IMPORTANTE: Tutte le escursioni vengono eseguite nel rispetto dei livelli del rischio vulcanico
Cooking Sicily
First of all we will find out what the gastronomic 'path' of the day will be; this will depend on the season and on what the market offers: to prepare our dishes, in fact, we will use only fresh, local and possibly organic products. Each member of the group will be following my directions and / or demonstrations to begin the preparation of the menu that will normally include: a main course - first or second course of vegetables and a dessert. We will make pasta and bread, as often as times and preparations allow. As we proceed with the preparation of our meal, we will take notes on ingredients, quantities and recipes so that when you return home and show your friends and relatives photos and memories of your travel experiences you can taste the traditional dishes again, you will have learned to prepare with your hands! When everything is ready, consume yourself or together with us, if you prefer, the product of your efforts and I assure you that nothing will give you more satisfaction: in no restaurant you will find a dish equal to ... yours! Last but not least, if you have children travelling with you, they also enjoy this experience: what's better then prepare by themselves their own lunch?! Other things to note Of course, if someone hasn't got cooking hobby he/she could stay with us and look; the menù I'll propose to you can be modify if you don't like or cannot eat something