Jeep Tour, discovering Mount Etna, the most important active volcan in Europe, Unesco World heritage listed. A thrilling day exploring volcano craters, lava tubes,

and the “grotte neviere”, where snow was preserved to produce in summer the famous “Sicilian Granita”

 

Preparation of Granita

 

In the course of the tour, the “Nevaroli” will make granita just like in the past, when there were no refrigerators!

 

 

Visit and tasting of a famous confectionary

 

Visit of one of the most renowned historical confectionary in Etna area and guided visit inside the workroom, where it will be possibile to taste typical sweets and granitas served with the traditional “Brioche”.

Brioche col tuppo” .

Tour

The visit includes an unique experience discovering the breathtaking scenery of the Etna park, where various lava beds modeled the morphology of the mountain and restricted the present vegetation in small islands, walking trough ancient woods and natural caves where molten lava once flowed.

It will be possible to visit particular localities like Pietra Cannone, Mount Fontana, Valle del Bove, “Neviera Cave” and Sartorius Mounts.

 

Exploration of volcanic cave.

Etna is rich of extinguished lava flow caves, generated by numerous eruptions.

You will discover the ancient profession of the "nevaroli". The snow was in fact preserved in the caves until the summer, when it was used to prepare delicious granita!

 

Wine & good sicilian food

At Lunch we will stop in a renowned winery where it will be possible to walk along the particular vineyards and to taste Etna's refined wines and typical local food.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Briefly:

 

MOTOR VEHICLE: Jeep 4×4

 

PARTICIPANTS PER VEHICLE: 5 - 6

 

PATH DIFFICULTY: Easy/Medium

We recommend comfortable clothing and trekking shoes

 

DURATION: Full day

 

PERIOD: from May to October

 

 

 

 

TOUR START: 9,00 AM

 

TOUR END: 18,30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: Tour may suffer changes according to climate or calamitos events