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Possible routes:

· Etna and surroundings;

· Alcantara Valley;

· On the Trail of the “Godfather”;

· Syracuse, from antiquity to the present day;

· Sicilian baroque: Ragusa, Modica, Noto;

· Roman mosaics of Villa del Casale;

· Any other route on request

How to proceed?


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Etna and surroundings

The highest volcano in Europe, active volcano with periodic eruptive manifestations and spectacular events, is a goal and a strong motivation for tourists visiting Sicily. In fact, the flow of tourists who climb up to the Summit craters is almost uninterrupted for the entire time that nature allows.

There are two access roads for the car up to an altitude of 1800 m.a.s.l. on the north side and another one on the South side. They show two different pictures of the mountain. From there, on the South side, for a fee of € 62,00, you can proceed with the cable car up to 2500 m.a.s.l. and then with the mountain bus up to 2900 m.a.s.l., up to two craters of the eruption of 2002, the year that saw the destruction on the opposite side, North, of a complex structure with tourist hotels, cable car, shopping area and other facilities.

But Etna is much more. It's a tale that begins half a million years ago in an extended area which saw the formation of the volcano and its move to a distance of thirty kilometres, with an alternate activity and catastrophic events, that have left visible marks in the physical conformation of the great mountain.

Etna is a long written history beginning with the verses of Pindar in the early fifth century BC and up to the nowadays statistic reports.

Etna is a central character in Greek mythology who stays at the foundation of European civilization.

Etna is the story of the men who lived and live around. The fruits of this long and troubled coexistence, materialized into a monumental heritage, traditions, experiences, products of artisan creativity and industriousness of the locals. All these are on display and ready to be discovered.