Etna Full-day Jeep Tour from Taormina, Italy
With this experience, you will spend a lovely day near Etna with 4x4 Jeep tour, starting from Taormina area with an off-road drive on the slopes of Mount Etna, the highest European active volcano. You will also do some trekking and have a great lunch experience based on local food and wine.
4x4 off-road tour
A driver (guide)
Lunch with wine and water
Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Taormina area
Transportation by an air-conditioned 4X4 vehicle
The tour will proceed to an area called Piano Provenzana, located at 1800 meters above sea level, where you will see the effect of the great eruption of 2002. This eruption lasted almost three months, and it is considered one of the most explosive eruptions from the twentieth century. At Piano Provenzana you will find a ski resort. In accordance with your driver, it is possible to do a medium hiking and see some of the side craters characterized by seven small, aligned eruptive cones (or “buttonholes”). Along the way you will have a stop to enjoy a breathtaking view of the North-East Crater, the eruptive mouths and 2002 lava flow, and down to the sea you will admire part of the Ionian and Calabrian coast.
Then, you will proceed to have lunch in a typical country restaurant where you will be served a 3-courses menu, which includes a rich selection of starter (salami, cheese, vegetables of the season), a taste of pasta and dessert. Lunch will also include local wine and mineral water. After the lunch, you will head back to where you were picked up.