Sightseeing and day-trips Sicily

9 May

Author: Etna Excursions
Posted on: 2012/05/09
Updated: 2018/07/03


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Sightseeing and day-trips Sicily

Day tour offers from Catania and Taormina

Our daily trips to the most popular destinations in Sicily offer you the possibility get to know the island’s wonders.
Contact us to book your favourite tours with us.


The Elefant Symbol of Catania

Catania

Visit the old town of Catania which was declared UNESCO world heritage site in 2002. Enjoy the visit of the historic centre with its baroque buildings, the cathedral, the black elephant (the town’s landmark) on Piazza Duomo, Via Etnea, the medieval castle “Castello Ursino” and many other spots of the town characterised by black lava stone. The vibrant city, that was founded by the Greeks in the 8th Century BC, offers many surprises for visitors.

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Excursion to Taormina

Taormina

The picturesque and historically rich town of Taormina was founded by the Siculi around 1300 b.C. and later affected by the Romans and the Greeks. We will visit the ancient Roman-Greek amphitheatre, the cathedral, the small theatre Odeon, the ”Corvaia Palace” and take a walk in Corso Umberto. Finally the stunning view over the eastern Sicilian coast and the Mediterranean will take your breath away and you’ll fall in love with Sicily forever.

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Excursion to Syracuse, Noto

Excursion to Syracuse and Noto

Visit of Syracuse and the Archeological Park of Neapolis and its Greek Theater, the Roman Amphitheater and a rock caves known as the “Ear of Dionysius”. Next stop is the isle of Ortigia with its Cathedral erected on the ancient Greek temple of Athena, the “Fonte Aretusa”, a fresh water spring with a fountain and much more. Next stop is the baroque town Noto, UNESCO world heritage, where we will admire beautiful Palazzi like the Porta Reale, the cathedral and the church Saint Domenico.

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Agrigento

In Agrigento and the surroundings you can visit some of the most important archaeological sites of Sicily. Approximately 2 km south from the old town lies the “valley of the temples” (VALLE DEI TEMPLI) famous for its well preserved temples, the temple of “Concordia”, Hera’s, Heracle’s and Dioscur’s temple. In the „Valle dei Templi“ you can also visit an archaeological museum. In 1997 Agrigento was declared World Heritage site by the UNESCO.

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Caltagirone and Piazza Armerina

During the tour to Caltagirone and Piazza Armerina you will visit an ancient well-preserved roman residence, built in 300 A.D. The “Villa Romana del Casale” that is decorated with unusual mosaics, e.g. the famous “Lady in bikini”. Caltagirone is the historic centre of the ceramic production in Sicily. Here you can enjoy a pleasant walk through the old alleys, admire and if you wish also buy the handmade ceramic artefacts, like hand-painted vases and plates.

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Palermo and Monreale

Our visit of Sicily’s capital starts at the Arabic-Norman cathedral (Maria Assunta Santissima) with its graves of Frederic the II and his mother Constance from Sicily. Also the church of Saint Joan dei lebbrosi and the Norman palace are part of the sightseeing tour. Last stop will be Monreale, approx. 7 km from Palermo, where we will visit an exceptionally impressive building, the cathedral of Monreale. In its interior you will find a immense surface decorated with stunning mosaics from the 12th century.

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Trapani

The tour takes us to the salt deposits situated in a natural park that belongs to the WWF and to a museum of salt-production in Trapani and in Marsala. Here you will have the possibility to taste the world famous Marsala wine. Next stop the temple of Segesta, which is particularly interesting for archeology lovers. On the same site you will also visit the Greek theatre that dates back to 300 b.c. The last stop of our tour will be the medieval town Erice.

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Excursions to Mount Etna and Sicily

24 Oct

Author: Etna Excursions
Posted on: 2012/05/09
Updated: 2018/07/03


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Mount Etna Tours, informations and tickets

Summit Craters of Mount Etna

Summit Craters of Mount Etna

Informations about Mount Etna

Mount Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe and one of the world’s most frequently erupting volcanoes. It has experienced a variety of eruption styles, including violent explosions and voluminous lava flows. It is also the volcano with the longest record of continuous eruption.

Located near the east coast of the island of Sicily, Mount Etna (named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2013) is 3,329 meters tall with a base circumference of about 150 kilometers.

Mount Etna Tours


Etna Excursions
BESTSELLER
FROM
€ 59

Daily Mount Etna Jeep Tour trough lava flows, partially on off-road tracks, going up the Volcano, admiring spectacular sceneries and landscapes, visiting some of the most beautiful sites on Etna, crossing the land with our off-road vehicles, among others, the popular Land Rover 110.

Off Road Etna ExcursionClick here


Etna Shore Tours for cruise passengers
PICKUP PORT
FROM
€ 68

For guests, who arrive at the port of Catania by cruise ship, we recommend to take our Etna half-day shore excursion. Don’t miss this opportunity and make the most of your stay in Sicily visiting the spectacular scenery of an active volcano. Also available from Messina

Etna Tour for cruise passengersClick here


Etna & Wine Excursion
Wine tasting
FROM
€ 129

We will admire hundreds years old forests and visit the most beautiful sites of the volcano. Afterwards we’ll head towards a wine cellar, where you will visit the vineyard and production facilities and eventually taste ETNA DOC wines and Sicilian specialties.

Etna & Wine TourClick here


Etna Excursions
BESTSELLER
FROM
€ 135

A competent guide will accompany you during a approx. 40 minutes tour, visiting the hot smoking craters, born after the 2002-2003 eruption. Back at Rifugio Sapienza, you’ll have a traditional Sicilian lunch. Afterwards the tour ends with the visit of a real lava cave equipped with helmets and torches.

Etna Excursion 3000mClick here


Etna Shore Tours for cruise passengers
WOW
FROM
€ 68

Evening excursion to a viewpoint, from where you can enjoy the eruption in the dark and experience a memorable spectacle.

Mount Etna in eruptionClick here


Noto & Siracusa Tour
BESTSELLER
FROM
€ 135

Enjoy the visit of Syracuse, Noto and the nature reserve of Vendicari accompanied by one of our expert English-speaking guides. Syracuse, one of the most popular and important cities of the ancient history and Noto, one of the late baroque towns of the Val di Noto.

Noto & Siracusa TourClick here


Etna Trekking Tour
UP TO 3350m
FROM
€ 150

Walk with us on the largest volcano in Europe. A hike to the summit craters of Mount Etna is a unique experience that you will never forget.

Etna Trekking TourClick here

Catania Tour
Incl. Tasting
FROM
€ 21

Guided Walking tour of the historic center of Catania including Typical Sicilian products Tasting.
Walking through centuries of history, culture, tradition: between Catholic churches, baroque palaces and Norman castles.

Catania Walking TourClick here


Sightseeing and day-trips Sicily

Our daily trips to the most popular destinations in Sicily offer you the possibility get to know the island’s wonders.
Contact us to book your favourite tours with us.

Sightseeing and day-trips SicilyClick here


Incentive & Team Building Sicily

Your incentives need to leave an impression with your employees and customers. The quality of the experiences is crucial. GO-ETNA offers adventurous outdoor events and teambuilding in Sicily with a perfect organisation.

Incentive & Team Building SicilyClick here

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