5 to 12 April 2020
Easter

Aeolian Islands - Etna SICILIA

  • Preu

    € 1260

  • Type of trip

    In a group from 8 to 18 people

  • duration

    8 days

  • Level

    2 de 5

  • Destination

    Aeolian Islands - SICILY

Our destiny


Our destiny is Sicily, a land of light and sun, rich in contrasts, in which years of history and different civilizations have become unique. This hiking trip will bring us to know the northeast of the island, especially the Etna area, the highest active volcano in Europe, and the Eolia Islands.

We cWe will honor discovering Eòlies, the volcanic archipelago where the sea, wind and volcanoes dominate the landscape. We will travel some of the islands through their paths, to discover their different personalities. Special moment will be the visit to the Stromboli volcano, which for everyone who knows it has represented an unforgettable experience. We will then discover Etna from the North side.

Strong points:

  • The Eolia Islands
  • The Etna volcano
  • The volcano Stromboli
  • Volcano
  • Montalbano
  • Syracuse

Itinerary:

Day 1: Fly to Catania - Lipari

Departure of the flight to Catania. Transfer to the port of Milazzo and aliscaf (boat) to the island of Lipari.

Day 2: Lipari

We will cross the southern end of the island following a round road with fantastic views over the neighboring islands of Vulcano and Salina to ascend to Mount Guard, at 369 m. And to finish our itinerary we will cross the streets of Lipari, a small city full of life with more than 6000 years of history.

(5 h + 500 m -500 m - 12 km)

Day 3: Vulcano

We will board a small boat to the neighboring island of Vulcano, enjoying the coastal landscape of Lipari. (In the case of poor shipping conditions transferred to Aliscafo). Once in Vulcano, we will ascend to its great crater in an impressive walk through fumaroles and fields of yellow crystals of sulfur.

On the way, we will cross the streets of Vulcano to make "an appetizer", go to the beach or immerse yourself in the therapeutic mud baths.

(3 h: + 390 m -390 m - 7 km)

Day 4: Stromboli

After installing, we will walk through the narrow and labyrinth streets of Stromboli, a small town built in the shadow of the great volcano that just over 2 kilometers rises 924 m above sea level.

In case the weather and volcanological conditions allow it, it is possible to make the crater area with a vulcanologist guide and enjoy the volcanic activity from nearby. Price 28 € / pax

(5h + 875 m -XNUMx m)

Day 5: Stromboli

Day to enjoy the island. You can visit La Grotta di Eolo beach, walk the streets of Stromboli, eat a good Napolitana pizza on one of its terraces or travel by boat to the nearby town of Ginostra.

Day 6: Taormina

Aliscaf from Stromboli to Milazzo and then transfer to Taormina, one of the jewels of Sicily. We will pass through the old town of this beautiful city, visiting its Greek theater, the cathedral and its medieval-style streets. Sleep in Taormina at Hotel overlooking the sea.

Day 7: Etna Nord

We will move to Piano Provenzana at 1810 msnm on the north face of the Etna from where we will enjoy a walk on the old lava flows under the majestic figure of the volcano.

In case the weather and volcanological conditions allow it, it is possible to hire in situ the elevation in Etna, only possible with a volcanological guide, from there to the summit (3330 m) and descending to 2500 (5h + 430 m -830 m). Price: 85 € / pax. When we finish transfer back to Taormina

(6h: + 720 m -720 m - 15 km)

Day 8: Taormina and return flight

Taormina Morning relaxation on the beach and at noon transfer to the Catania airport by return flight.


I really liked to climb the Stromboli and get off the dark. These volcanic explosions of the volcano had never seen such a thing.

Maria Boj

WHO IT IS FOR:

Those people who are accustomed to walking in the mountains and who want to know this area quietly, walking and going through the most interesting places.

The magic of the sun in Eolia


Difficulty

Moderated, between 4 and 6 hours of walking at a slow pace.


Price per person
  • 1260 euros in double room. Includes flights.
  • Supplement for a single room of 265 euros (only paid by the participants who request it, not the people who sell alone but are willing to share a room with another participant in the group).
The price includes
  • Guide toACAMINAR TRAVEL every day (Ivan Muñoz).
  • Direct flights Barcelona - Catania
  • Accommodation and breakfast in hotels and apartments in the Eolia Islands
  • 2 nights at Hotel 4 * in Taormina with Half Board
  • Material advice
  • All the transport mentioned in the program
  • Accident insurance in the mountains
  • Expanded travel assistance insurance, which also includes cancellation for justified reasons
  • The corresponding VAT
The price does not include
  • Lunch (usually picnic, the cost is about 5-7 euros per day)
  • 5 dinners (usually with a common fund of 150 euros per person is sufficient)
  • Supplement of 95 euros if the group is less than 12 people
  • Guide vulcanologist, cable car and 4xXUMUM for ascension to Etna (4 euros / pax)
  • Volcanologist guide for ascension to Stromboli (28 euros / pax)
  • All not specified in the previous section
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