- 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. with an amazing landscape and a great view of Mount Etna (3.330 mt. – 11.000 ft. – the highest volcano in Europe); 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.); from there you have an unforgettable view of the the big craters; you can admire the large lava flows creates from past eruptions.
Etna Mount and old small villages
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. Option to visit the ruins of the medieval castle from where you can enjoy a wonderful landscape of Giardini Naxos bay.
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 visit 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.
up to 3 pax
up to 4-6 pax
up to 7-8 pax
The English speaking driver is a professional driver that has an extensive geographical and technical knowledge; he provide our clients with maximum comfort and confidence on the road. The English speaking driver is also extremely familiar with main destinations in Tuscany and Italy; he allow our clients designing an itinerary if they prefer playing it by ear directly with them to better suit their interests and preferences. He could act as your mobile concierge.
Is a professional driver with excellent local knowledge who will provide you with an overview of local history; show you the main sights from the vehicle; arrange museum tickets (subject to availability); on your request make lunch recommendations; he cannot take you on a walking tour of the city, into museums, churches or other sights, or give in-depth historical, artistic and architectural information. Enjoytuscany smart driver act as your mobile concierge!
Our private (shore excursion)(private excursion) to (il nome dell’escursione) is designed to help you to experience the best-known and most significant sights, but we are happy to tailor-make your itinerary to suit your own tastes and interests (within the limits of the time available, of course!). The excursion can also be combined with a private guided walking tour of (il nome della città o del sito più importante dell’escursione) with a licensed guide.