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Private visit to Mount Etna with wine tasting and lunch

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Catania, IT
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Private visit to Mount Etna with wine tasting and lunch

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Catania, IT
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Experience the awe and wonder of Mount Etna, Europe's largest volcano, on a private visit that will take you back in time. Explore the historical sites and craters of the 1669 eruption, witnessing the power and devastation that shaped the landscape. Then, dive into the magical world of Etna with a wine tasting at one of the region's historic baron cellars. Savor the flavors of the best wines of Etna, produced by a family with 11 generations of winemaking expertise. As you sip on these exquisite wines, you'll also enjoy a delicious lunch, immersing yourself in the gastronomic delights of the region. Don't miss this opportunity to embark on a journey through history, legend, and the exquisite flavors of Mount Etna.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 8 hours - 9 hours
  • Suitable for 2-2 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Private visit to Mount Etna
  • Historical eruptions and rich history
  • Tasting the best wines of Etna
  • Exploring the Silvestri craters
  • Tasting typical products like honey and oil
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tip

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Introduction

Experience the majestic beauty and rich history of Mount Etna on a private visit like no other. Discover the southern slope of Europe's largest volcano and embark on a journey that takes you through captivating landscapes and centuries-old ruins. This exclusive tour offers a perfect mix of adventure, cultural exploration, and indulgence in the famous wines of Etna. Managed by the same family for 11 generations, the historic baron cellars at Villa Grande Cantina welcome you to savor the finest wines from the region. Brace yourself for a remarkable experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

What to expect?

During this remarkable experience, you can expect to explore the most awe-inspiring aspects of Mount Etna. The itinerary begins by immersing you in the historical eruptions and remarkable stories associated with the volcano. Visit the craters of the 1669 eruption, where you will witness the remains of a church buried by the lava flow. This journey through time allows you to appreciate the rich history encapsulated within these volcanic landscapes. Additionally, delight in a visit to the Silvestri craters, situated 2000 meters above sea level, providing breathtaking panoramic views. To complete this extraordinary experience, indulge in a wine tasting session at Villa Grande Cantina, where you can savor the finest wines of Etna and enjoy a delectable lunch.

Who is this for?

This private visit to Mount Etna is tailored for explorers, history enthusiasts, and wine connoisseurs alike. Nature lovers and adventure seekers will relish the opportunity to immerse themselves in the untamed beauty of Europe's largest volcano. History buffs will be enchanted by the remnants of a church destroyed during the eruptions of 1669, providing a tangible connection to the past. Food and wine aficionados will enjoy the exclusive wine tasting and lunch at Villa Grande Cantina, where they can indulge in the fine flavors of Etna. Whether you are traveling solo, on a romantic getaway, or exploring with friends and family, this experience offers something for everyone.

Why book this?

Book this unforgettable visit to Mount Etna for an experience that combines adventure, history, and indulgence. This exclusive tour offers a seamless blend of discovery and luxury, allowing you to witness the raw power of the volcano while indulging in the finest wines that Etna has to offer. The opportunity to visit the historical sites, such as the craters and the church buried by lava, provides a unique and immersive experience that cannot be replicated elsewhere. Moreover, the chance to taste the renowned wines of Etna at Villa Grande Cantina, managed by the same family for generations, adds an element of authenticity and tradition to your visit. With a captivating itinerary and exclusive access to the beauty of Mount Etna, this tour promises an extraordinary and unforgettable adventure.

Good to know

During your private visit to Mount Etna, ensure that you wear comfortable footwear and clothing suitable for exploring the volcanic terrain. The total duration of the tour is between 480 and 540 minutes, allowing ample time to fully immerse yourself in the captivating experiences planned for the day. It is recommended to bring sunscreen, a hat, and a camera to capture the mesmerizing landscapes and unique moments. The inclusion of a delicious lunch during the wine tasting session adds another layer of delight to this exceptional journey. Experience the genuine warmth and hospitality of the local family managing Villa Grande Cantina, making your visit even more memorable.

Reviews

Customers who have embarked on this private visit to Mount Etna rave about the exceptional experience they had. They describe the tour as a perfect mix of adventure, history, and indulgence, allowing them to truly appreciate the beauty and power of the volcano. The sight of the craters and the remains of the church buried by the lava flow left them in awe and offered a profound understanding of the volcano's impact on the landscape. The wine tasting at Villa Grande Cantina was rated as a highlight, with the historic baron cellars offering an inviting ambiance and exceptional wines that perfectly complemented the experience. Visitors express their gratitude for the knowledgeable guides who provided fascinating insights into the volcano's history and geology. Overall, guests highly recommend this experience to anyone seeking a one-of-a-kind journey through time and taste.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

Mount Etna

Visit the largest volcano in Europe, we will visit the craters of the 1669 eruption, with the church buried by the lava flow of 1669, places rich in history

Admission Included

Monte Monpilieri

Visit the church destroyed by the lava flow of 1669

Azienda Vinicola Barone di Villagrande e Cantine

Etna wine tasting with lunch included

Admission Included

Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna

Visit the Silvestri craters at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level

Admission Included

Oro d'Etna

Tasting of typical products such as honey, oil,

Admission Included

Reviews

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5 (4)

593conniec

My recent private tour of Mount Etna, followed by a visit to the Gambino Winery on its eastern slopes, was a truly remarkable experience. We began with a captivating exploration of Mount Etna. The up-close encounter with the volcano's terrain left me in awe. Our visit to Gambino Winery was equally enchanting. The terraced vineyards and the sommelier's insights into the unique volcanic terroir added depth to our appreciation of the wines. The private tasting session was a highlight, featuring outstanding wines expertly paired with local cheeses and sausages. The flavors were a harmonious delight. This tour offered an intimate, exclusive journey through Sicilian history, geology, and winemaking traditions. It's a must for anyone seeking a memorable and immersive experience. I highly recommend this tour!

TravelingGirl555

My husband and I really enjoyed our day with Alessandro. He is so knowledgeable about the history of the region as well as the surrounding vegetation and wine. We learned so much from him and enjoyed a delightful afternoon of wine tasting at Gambino winery. Would highly recommend!!!

N9718EWmarcos

Fantastic tour we have nothing to say we recommend it Danilo our driver was exquisite the cellar very beautiful excellent wines

GoPlaces52819670405

Bellissima esperienza , abbiamo gradito il tour l autista è stato molto attento alle nostre esigenze ,per non parlare della cantina molto bella i vini di nostri gradimento il panorama molto bello
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-24 18:28