THE SICILIAN EXPERIENCE
Visit to the Mount Etna, and wine tasting at private estate.
Offer your guests an unforgettable Sicilian experience! an exciting excursion up the slopes of the amazing Mount Etna – the tallest active volcano in Europe! - , followed by visit to a local privately owned-winery, a chance to appreciate original and different views onto this great Islands’ great culture, tradition and enchanting scenery.
Specialised local guides will lead guests along and up the scenic slopes, characterized by quaint evocative villages and the astonishing ever changing scenery : the lower slopes are extremely fertile, and boast luxuriant vineyards, lemon groves and orchards, as the winding street proceeds up the volcano, the landscape features pine trees and chestnuts, blending into the striking scenery of hardened lava and endless volcanic cones ….reaching 6.200 feet, guests will admire the Silvestri Craters where the last lava flows, now a black petrified river, dating back to 2001 and 2002, are visible.
Heading down the Mount Etna, a very special stop at a charming countryside estate, private property of an important local wine producer.
Located in a particularly privileged position, this beautiful estate has been producing excellent bottles since 1850, and, thanks to the special rich soil of volcanic origin, the wines are exceptionally fine, boasting complex aromas and strong personality.
Guests will be escorted to visit the property, learn all about the production, and, especially, have the chance to actually taste the delectable wines produced on the premises !
An unforgettable excursion and visit, an enchanted Sicilian experience.