- 08:00 meet the driver and move to Etna
- 09:00 Mount Etna
- 10:00 drive to Taormina
- 11:30 Taormina
- 13:00 lunch time
- 14:30 drive to Castelmola
- 15:30 drive back to Messina
Drive to Mount Etna 45 min. stop approx 1 hr. We leave the sea level and start to climb
towards the summit of the volcano. Before we reach our destination we cross some Sicilian villages (Santa Venerina and Zafferana), then we get to the craters Silvestri (7000 ft.), it is amazing the landscape of the the big craters, where you can admire the large lava flows creates from past eruptions. On the road we enjoy the great vineyards of Etna and the farms overlooking the coast of Catania. On the way back stop for tasting in Zafferana Etnea (30 min).
drive to Taormina, approx 35/45 min visit of the town, very famous its marvelous
ancient monuments, the beautiful pedestrian path, shops and restaurants;
then drive to Castelmola 10 min, visit of the town and the ruins of the 13th century castle, approx 45 min.Castelmola is a small and enchanting village just above Taormina, with an amazing landscape and a great view of Mount Etna (3.330 mt. – 11.000 ft. – the highest volcano in Europe), possible to visit the ruins of the medieval castle from where you can enjoy a wonderful landscape of Giardini – Naxos bay.
Note: The above excursion is operated also from Catania – Giardini di Naxos and Siracuse
Easy walking + pedestrian path – 7/8 hrs tour – possible lunch in Savoca or Castelmola (we customize the tour according the clients decision and in case change the order of the sites) – since we reach any site by our vehicle, the tour it’s doable even for people with mobility reduced.