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In this section of the website, we want to create a virtual showcase of the many marked and proven hiking possibilities, easily arranged with direct booking through us, at no extra charge.
From Mount Etna to the coastline, with the possibility of diving and snorkelling, for fun or for a Padi course and diving school, with easy access into the sea from the " Molido " beach on the lava-rock coast with excellent services and reduced entrance for our kind Guests.
From East to West, highlighting the magnificent Greek roots between Syracuse and the Valley of the Temples or following the “Montalbano” the " camilleristi " in the wake of the Montalbano , in Ragusa , where it will be easy to evoke sincere and genuine emotions, typical of the curious and affable hospitality, always living in more or less fictional characters that abound in Sicily, that color and enrich the everyday, in a land where time seems to slow down the pace, to help us savor the moment
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ETNA MORNING Excursion on the Vulcano

HALF A DAY with professional guide and snack (small groups)
Location: South side of Etna
Duration: from 9.00 a.m. to 2.30/3.00 p.m.
Starts from Catania
Maximum altitude: 2000 meters
Difficulty level: EASY
THE TOUR:
First stop: One of Etna Experience’s expert guides will lead you along a beautiful naturalistic path, while explaining the origins of our volcano. You will then reach a scenic spot that overlooks the Bove Valley, the last eruptions main scenario, where it will also be possible to enjoy an amazing view on the Summit Craters.
Second stop: You will visit a volcanic cave using the equipment provided from us (helmets and torches).
Third stop: You will visit some eccentric craters (probably the Monti Silvestri) surrounded by an evocative lunar landscape.
the itinerary of the first and third stops might be modified, by proposing a just as charming trek along the hiking trail called Schiena dell'Asino, still on the south side.
Full programs and more tours at :
http://www.etnaexperience.com/excursions/Morning-Experience.html
www.etnatribe.com
www.etnasicilytouring.com
www.etnaest.com

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to join this jeep tour
With meeting nearby Casa Provenza or pick-up and drop-off (according to the company rules) :
Tariffs from May 'til September 2016
Adults : from € 49,00 to € 55,00 (according to which company chosen)
Children and students under 24 : from € 44,00 to € 49,00
From October to April the rate is 44 € per participant for adults, 39 € for both children and students under 24 years old.

IT INCLUDES:

- A professional and passionate naturalistic guide (our guides are geologist, volcanologists, agronomists, etc…) italian/english speaking, french and german upon request.
- Transport service with jeep or minibus from Catania, directly from your hotel or from an agreed meeting point.
- A snack, insurance, association fee, water and equipment, if required when booking.
We remind you to wear closed and sturdy shoes (sports or trekking) with thick socks, and to bring a jacket because the temperature at a higher altitude may be lower ( about 10° to 15° degrees lower than in Catania). If you believe you might not be well equipped, let us know when booking. In that case shoes and jackets will be provided.In case of bad weather conditions, the guide may decide to make some changes in the itinerary.



ETNA & SEA DIVE
Excursion on the Vulcano & Marine Reserve in Acicastello

A FULL DAY with professional guide, snorkelling equipment and snack
Pick up from hotel • Arrival at Rifugio Sapienza
• Visit of crateri Silvestri (1892)
• Trekking through natural path of Parco dell'Etna or Etna high altitude option
• Visit of a lava cave with helmets and lamps
• Sampling of typical products in a biological farm
• Snorkeling in the Marine Protected Area of "Isole dei Ciclopi"
• Return to hotel
Excursion description:
After being picked up from your hotel you will head for Rifugio Sapienza, stopping in certain view points on the way up. The guide will give you all the information you need about the history and the territory of the volcano and you will visit the sites of the last eruptions and the old Silvestri Craters.
From Rifugio Sapienza (1920 mamsl) you can choose one of the following options:
• Do some trekking in one of the nature paths of “Parco dell’Etna”, up to 2000 m.
• Buy the Etna high altitude option: from Rifugio Sapienza you will take the cable car and reach, in 15 minutes, 2504 meters. From here you will continue with special 4x4 minibuses and reach, in 20 minutes, 2900 meters (Torre del Filosofo).
You will find your self in front of a scenery stretching right down to the sea. Here it will be possible to admire the great central crater, the South-East crater and the historical lava flows that characterize the landscape of Etna. With the alpinist guides you will visit the places where the life of the volcano flourishes, in full safety. You will return to Rifugio Sapienza by minibus and cable car.
The excursion will continue with the visit of a lava cave with helmets and torches.
The next stop, on the way down, will be Zafferana, where you will visit one of the most famous organic farms for a delicious sampling of typical products such as honey, wine, oil etc.

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With departure from Catania
Cost per person from 01/06 to 15/09:
€ 80 (3-12 years € 56)
The cost includes:
Shuttle bus (return) / Multilingual guide / Trekking shoes (on request) / The kit for visiting the Cave / Sampling / Entrance to the Lido / The kit for snorkelling.




Sicilian Sailing
to the
Riviera of the Cyclops' marine Reserve

A full day tour with all activities included such sailing, snorkelling, paddle-boat, sun-bathing and lunch aboard, departing from Catania Port and visit in Acitrezza.
The full day tour (9.30 - 18.30) will depart from the port (mts 300 distance from Casa Provenza) aboard a sailing boat Jean Odissey 34.2 with an experienced skipper that will teach you the basic of sailing. During the journey, towards the Riviera of the Cyclops peculiar lava-rock coast. First stop at the Ulysse's Caves for the first swim in the clear waters, Passing Acicastello and its castle to reach the fishing village of Acitrezza and enjoy with the best way to get around the "Faraglioni" and the Lachea Island for a hour. Light but delicious lunch aboard (appetizers, first course of fish, fruit and local wine). Then a walk in "town" with a mandatory relaxation time at the Eden Bar to taste their famous granitas and brioche. Return to Catania port.
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Departing from the Pier “diporto nautico Etneo” at the Catania Port at 09,30
Adults € 59,00 (€ 68,00 July and August)
Full program at http://www.etnaexperience.com/excursions/Sailing-Experience.html

4 Eolian Islands in Minicruise (from 15th July 2016) VULCANO – LIPARI – PANAREA STROMBOLI sciara del fuoco


09:00am departures from the port of Milazzo.
Departure from Milazzo and direct transfer to Lipari; from aboard you can admire the particular shape of the island of Vulcano. After about one hour, arrival on the island of Lipari for a two hour stop.
In the early afternoon, transfer to Panarea; before docking in S.Pietro’s port you will sail along Baia Calajunco and the small Zimmari’s beach. A two hour stop in Panarea allows passangers to visit the village, have a swim or have lunch in a local restaurant (optional). In about a 45 minute walk or by taxi it is possibile to reach the small prehistoric village of Capo Milazzese, dated back to 1400 BC.
After an hour stop in S.Pietro’s port, departure for Stromboli; during the transfer you can admire the group of islands in front of Panarea. Visit from aboard to the pictoresque village of Ginostra and the Sciara del Fuoco,("Stream of fire"), where the active lava flows down to the sea. Visit to the island until sunset then departure to admire Stromboli exploding by night.
Return to Milazzo at around 10:45pm.
Visit the Beach of the port that consists predominantly of gravel,this beach is one of the few beaches on the island that can be reached walking along the trail, this beach is used by the local fishermen that leave their boats here and very beatiful and the waters are clear and color crystal, from this part of the island you admire the rugged coastline that characterize Alicudi.
Visit the Cave of the Bue marino and without a doubt the most important attraction of Filicudi. Inside, you can access even just to swim, so can admire the beatiful backdrops the play the lights, sounds and noices are particularly evocative. This cave has its name to the fact that the sea makes noises inside: in fact seem the lowing of the ox, from this cave of the Bue Marino. Absolutely not to be missed!
Visit the Beach of Pecorini which is made essentially of pebbles, although, according to the winter storms can 'happen that large portions of them are transformed into fine volcanic black sand beaches, such as those of Stromboli, behind the houses typical of the island of Filicudi.
We will travel aboard boats, on board of which you will be allocated your place but you can use all the space available to you,the ferries are equipped with every confort living room furnished with chairs and table, snack-bar, kitchen, living room, tv / projector, stereo and sun deck. Board staff and highly qualified guides following for assistance to passengers, we will provide more information on the places we reach.
More info and minicruises at :
http://www.infoeolie.net/
http://www.minicrociereisoleeolie.it/

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with transfer service in minivan.
Pick up at Casa Provenza and drop off in Milazzo in front the departing pier: Adults € 79,50 (€ 69,00 without transfer service)
Children € 64,50 ( € 50,00 without transfer service)
Infant 0/3 anni free






Sicilian Sailing and Much More Sailing, snorkelling, paddle-boat including lunch aboard

A full day tour (9.00 - 18.30) departing from the port (mts 300 distance from Casa Provenza)

A full day tour (9.00 - 18.30) departing from the port (mts 300 distance from Casa Provenza) aboard a sailing boat Jean Odissey 34.2 with an experienced skipper that will teach you the basic of sailin. During the journey, towards the Riviera of the Cyclops peculiar lava-rock coast. First stop at the Ulysse's Caves for the first swim in the clear waters, Passing Acicastello and its castle to reach the fishing village of Acitrezza and enjoy with the best way to get around the "Faraglioni" and the Lachea Island for a hour. Light but delicious lunch aboard (appetizers, first course of fish, fruit and local wine). Then a walk in "town" with a mandatory relaxation time at the Eden Bar to taste their famous granitas and brioche. Return to Catania port. Tariffs starting from Euro 59,00 'til 69,00 per person, depending the season




Tariffs starting from Euro 59,00 'til 69,00 per person, depending the season

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