# 3 – Etna Jeep and Wine Tasting Tour (Full Day)
This tour combines the best of the largest active volcano in Europe with a pleasant guided wine tasting in a beautiful example of high-altitude of Etna vineyards. Reserved jeep and private guide are included.
Pick-up at your accommodation in Catania / Taormina / Giardini Naxos / Letojanni / Acireale / Giarre at 9.00am. Departure to reach the Northern side of Etna. Drive up an old lava flow by 4wd jeep. Stop to enjoy the beautiful panorama of the “Bove Valley” (the most important geological site of Mt. Etna). Visit cave originated by prehistoric lava flows (10.000 years old) with helmets, lamps and rope. Trekking around old craters dating back from 1865. Visit the lava flow originated from Piano Provenzana in 2002 (the last important eruption of the Etna volcano) and the old road. Visit of a typical Etna Estate with cellar and wineyards. Tasting of 4 different Etna wine and Sicilian starters: Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, olives, salame, and 4 different cheese: Dry and Fresh Pepato, Provola, Ricotta. In the afternoon tour continues through off-road paths to reach the two little towns of Linguaglossa and Castiglione di Sicilia to the Alcantara River Park. Walk down to the Alcantara Gorges (the most beautiful gorges of Sicily) to admire basalt columns formation. Return to the hotel around 4.30pm.