Mount Etna and Aeolian Islands, the most active volcanoes in Europe
About this Tour
Aeolian Islands host some of the most active Volcanoes in the world. Their beauty is even more pronounced by the surrounding crystal clear Mediterranean, guaranteeing visitors a genuinely relaxing time on beautiful natural beaches. The volcanoes encourage us to explore a range of interesting phenomena appropriately elaborated on by the specialist geologist/guide. But the presence of volcanoes has also created a very particular people rich in traditions and culture, alongside a genuine creativity in cuisine and a handy facility in wine production: all things nobody should miss when visiting this wonderful area of the southern Italy.
- Hiking on the volcanic islands in the middle of the blue Mediterranean Sea. Connecting Vulcano, Salina, Stromboli by boat and discovering the geology by walking on very interesting and panoramic footpaths.
- We climb the active ash cone of Stromboli by evening to see the lava lapilli lightening in the darkness. Douring the day we discover the coast by sailing with a small boat.
- Discover the winery of the famous wines from Sicily.: "passito wine" and taste the food coming from steep farming and small boats fishing.
- Around Etna Volcano in the mainland Sicily, we start visiting the Alcantara Canyon, then up through the forest at the feet of the active parte of the volcano. The day after we reach the hightest part of the mountain, till where it will be possible, as it is one of the most active Volcanoes in the World and sometime we found it in activity.
In May and in October
Visualizza Sicilia e Eolie in una mappa di dimensioni maggiori