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Trip to Sicily – Robin Hood on Etna

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Trip to Sicily

Europe's largest active volcano

Trip details Sicily (Robin Hood on Etna)

Etna is, with its 3,342 metres, the largest active volcano in Europe. Morphologically, Etna is a gigantic mass that occupies a large area of the eastern part of the island of Sicily.

Etna now has a Strombolian type of effusive activity. The physical geography of Etna is one of the most interesting in the world and allows us to discover the different eruptive products.

– Price per adult in a family room : from 1229€ / person
– Price for children up to 14 years old in a family room : from 677€ / child
Group guaranteed with 20 pax. 

– Next departures :
Departure 8 August return 12 August
Departure 22 August return 26 August

Highlights - Trip to Sicily (Robin Hood on Etna)

  • Accommodation in a mountain hut in the pine forest of the mountain.
  • Etna with 4wd, private mountain guide.
  • Donkey trek to the last lava rivers at Piano Provenzana and the craters of the 2002 eruption.
  • Material's collaboration with an international NGO on volcanic hazards
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Journey of the Discover range

We talk about its landscapes, its gastronomy and different types of volcanoes and eruptions. An initiation to a new way of travelling. Feel the earth as you have never done before with your family, children, friends...

Including

  • All transfers by private minibus
  • Mountain guide for Etna day 3
  • Tourleader in English day 1 to 5
  • 4 nights in mountain hut with 4 dinners and 4 breakfasts
  • 2 picnics for days 2 and 3
  • Lunch for day 4
  • Refreshments during meals
  • 4wd on Etna day 3
  • Donkey trekking day 2
  • Travel insurance (basic)

Not included

  • International flights
  • Tipping
  • Drinks, lunches and dinners not mentioned
  • Visits and excursions not mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Personal extras
  • Entry/departure fees to/from the country or airports
  • If available Extension of cover for assistance and cancellation insurance (recommended)
  • Any other item not mentioned in the section on included services

Recommended material

  • Non-rigid suitcase
  • Hiking backpack (approx. 35 litres)
  • Rain cape
  • Waterproof gore-tex jacket
  • Long sleeve shirts
  • Mountain trousers
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Head torch

Optional equipment

  • Telescopic poles
  • Energy bars for ascents
  • Binoculars
  • Garden gloves (to protect against cuts from volcanic soil)
Itinerary - Trip to Sicily (Robin Hood on Etna)

Day 1Arrival at Etna

Transfer by private minibus to Etna.
Dinner and accommodation in a mountain hut, in the pine forest of Mt.
Etna.

Day 2Rivers of lava

Day trip with private mountain guide and donkey trek to the last lava rivers at Piano Provenzana and the craters of the 2002 eruption.
to the last lava rivers at Piano Provenzana and the craters of the 2002 eruption.
Picnic lunch.
Dinner and overnight in mountain hut.

Day 3Excursion to Mount Etna

Day trip to the upper area of Mt.
Etna with 4wd, private mountain guide.
Picnic.
Dinner and overnight in mountain hut.

Day 4Excursion to Taormina, Gole Alcantara

Day trip to Taormina, Gole Alcantara.
Lunch in Alcantara Valley.
Dinner and overnight in mountain hut.

Day 5Departure to Catania

Departure by private minibus to Catania.
Depending on the flight time we may have some free time in Catania city centre.

Note
This programme will be guided by an English-speaking guide. A Spanish-speaking guide with expertise in volcanology or science could be added with a supplement.
Climate in Sicily
The climate in Sicily is a vital constant as it is part of the character of the Sicilians. As a Mediterranean climate, winters are mild and warm and Sicilian summers are long. We offer these trips from April to September.
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