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Sicilian Trails - Explore!
8 days

Sicilian Trails

From Catania to Catania
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
132197
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US $1,540
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Highlights

  • Hike the lava and pumice landscapes of Mount Etna
  • Cruise to the island of Vulcano and climb to the crater
  • Explore the streets and ancient sites of picturesque towns
  • Walk in a limestone gorge by a UNESCO necropolis

Itinerary

Start and end in Catania! With the hiking & trekking tour Sicilian Trails, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Catania, Italy and 3 other destinations in Italy. Sicilian Trails includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip at the seaside town of Giardini Naxos
    Start point Catania Airport, Arrivals Hall, Via Fontanarossa, 95121 Catania CT, Italy 11:00
  2. Day 2: Walking on the slopes of Mount Etna
  3. Day 3: Ferry to the Aeolian Island of Vulcano; crater climb
  4. Day 4: Monte Venere walk with amazing coastal views
  5. Day 5: Free day; options to visit Taormina or 'Godfather' mountain towns
  6. Day 6: Walking in the Pantalica Gorge; visit to Syracusa
  7. Day 7: Hiking in the Lake District of the Nebrodi Mountains
  8. Day 8: Trip ends in Giardini Naxos
    End point Catania Airport, Departures Hall, Via Fontanarossa, 95121 Catania CT, Italy 09:00
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel

Customer Reviews

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    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.5
  • 4.5
  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    Overall, a really positive experience. Really enjoyed the hiking and plenty to see and do on the free day. Wonderful food and wine.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Great! thanks for the great feedback and we're pleased you enjoyed your trip
    Trip date: May 2019
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  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    A very enjoyable trip, looking to similar ones.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Great, we can't wait to see you soon :)
    Trip date: September 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

Dates & Availability

8 days
Sicilian Trails
From Catania to Catania
No credit card fees
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