Today you are greeted at Ragusa and driven to the Etna Natural Park-South Side (Rifugio Sapienza), a beautiful Volcano rich in sounds, perfumes, and colors.
On arrival, those interested in experiencing the Etna craters will have the opportunity to explore independently the Silvestri Craters.
You will have the opportunity to ascent to the highest elevation (up to 2800 meters) by Cable car and 4×4 vehicles (weather and volcanic conditions permitting) to experience the lava fields and incredible landscape view from Europe’s highest and most active volcano.
Will be possible to enjoy lunch at local winery (to require at time of booking)
This afternoon, transfer to Taormina, the world-famous resort town on Sicily. Time at leisure to rest or independent visit to the Greek-Roman Theatre (Admission fee: not included).
Later we drive back to Ragusa
This tour is operated with English speaking Driver.
Licensed local guide is not included.
AS REGARDS THE VISIT TO TAORMINA, IT IS A WALKING TOUR.
Taormina is a hill-village with a glossy sheen of glamour. A drink at the tables of Caffè Wunderbar (or similar) in Piazza IX Aprile may set you back a few euros, but you’ll be basking where Tennessee Williams and Elizabeth Taylor basked before you. As well as the famed Greek-Roman Theatre (Admission Fee: not included), there are several minor sites to be discovered around Taormina. The attractive principal thoroughfare, Corso Umberto is pedestrian and ideal for strolling and window-shopping. Picturesque lanes above and below the Corso are interesting to explore, while if you want to stretch your legs further there are attractive walks up into the hills, or down to the sea. Given its compact size, Taormina has a huge range of bars, cafes and restaurants where you can while away pleasant hours while admiring the views.
Taormina has two important gates: Porta Messina (Messina Gate) & Porta Catania (Catania Gate). Between the two gates there is an important street under the name of CORSO UMBERTO STREET. The Corso Umberto Street is the core of the town rich of bar, shops, pottery and more. Waling in this street indulge you in the Taormina atmosphere. The two gates are far away each other less than one mile (approx. 700 meters). USUALLY the driver stopped people in a gate, and meet them again in the opposite gate giving you the chance to be by yourself. Meeting point locations will be handled on the spot in accordance with your driver.
TOUR CODE: RAGETWITAO