The Taste of Etna

The Taste of Etna is the ideal excursion for those who want to fully enjoy the typicalities of volcano. It will be an opportunity to  tread new paths and sample new flavours. We will set off from the town of Milo, a location of choice for artists and intellectuals. The morning will be punctuated by a number of stops along the eastern side of the volcano. We will visit old and new lava flows, black pine and birch forests, go inside a cave and eventually reach the top of a side crater at 1700 metres. Finally, we will return to Milo and visit Barbara and Amilcare who will welcome us into their house, in the full tradition of Sicilian hospitality. Here we will take a break, with a light lunch of typical local dishes expertly prepared by our hosts.

Meeting point and departures from Milo village.

The tour package includes: Transfer service from Milo village,  nature guide service and  lunch based on local recipes, water and coffee included.

Optional tasting of Doc Etna wines at a cost of 20.00 euros per person.

Informations and suggestions

Information and suggestions

In winter time, naturally depending on the amount of snow, it might be possible to use snowshoes/snow rackets during the excursion.

It is important to be equipped with trekking shoes or at least good sport shoes, a rucksack, a wind jacket ( or a winter jacket according to the season) and a change of clothes.

It is recommended to wear various layers of clothes even in the summer time.

The excursion does not involve a visit to the summit craters.

Program and times may vary due to adverse conditions or force majeure

Anti-CoVID-19 Measures

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Face masks required for guides in public and private areas

Face masks required for travelers in public and private areas

We have implemented the following COVID-19 Hygiene and Distancing Measures for your well-being

Etna

Mount Etna (Mungibeddu or ‘a Muntagna in Sicilian dialect) is a volcanic complex formed during the Quaternary period, it is today the highest active volcano in Europe and one of the most studied in the world. Its frequent eruptions throughout history have deeply transformed the surrounding landscape, often threatening the various populations that in the millennia have lived at its feet. Since 21st June 2013, Mount Etna has been declared World Heritage Site by Unesco.

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