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Casa Barbero Bed and Breakfast
11 Jun

Etna and Sea experiences from Catania

These are our tips on the experiences between the volcano and the sea that we recommend to all our guests.
You can also tell us about your experience during the booking process and coordinate the pick-up with us on the desired day.

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Etna Trekking

Duration: about 6 hours (8.30 / 14.30) minimum age: 12+
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation.
Discovering the most beautiful nature trails of the Etna Park, we will walk through chestnut, poplar, birch, beech, pine and boundless lava deserts. Eagles, buzzards, hawks, foxes, rabbits, will be our traveling companions. Dedicated to all those who are in good physical shape!
€ 79.00 per person.

Etna & Taormina

Duration about 6 hours (08.30 / 16.30)
Departure: Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation.
After Etna Morning, we will go to the beautiful town of Taormina where we will stop in one of the most beautiful locations in Sicily. After a brief visit of the town and the “Isola Bella” nature reserve, we will return to the hotel.
€ 85.00 per person

Etna & Alcantara Gorges

Duration about 8 hours (08.30 / 16.30)
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation.
After Etna Morning, we will go to the beautiful “Gole dell’Alcantara”, one of the most famous canyons of lava origin in the world, with its basaltic walls up to 50 meters high, crossed by the Alcantara river and placed in the wonderful natural setting of the Botanical and Geological Park Gole Alcantara. After visiting the nature reserve, we will return to the hotel.
€ 85.00 per person

Wine Tour

Duration about 5 hours (8.30 / 13.30)
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation. Min Age: 18+
The tour will begin with a visit to the seaside town of Acitrezza, the birthplace of the Etna Volcano and a land of myths and legends. With off-road vehicles you will cross the agricultural centers of the hills north of Catania and the various ethnic towns until reaching the winery. We will continue with a visit to the vineyards, the cellar and the century-old barrel cellar, before moving on to wine tasting. Before returning to the hotel, you will stop at the town of Zafferena Etnea to taste the Organic Honey produced on the Etna Volcano.
€ 85.00 per person

Etna & Cruise

Duration about 8 hours (8.30 / 16.30)
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation.
After visiting the Etna volcano, you will experience, in the company of marine biologists, the experience of a short and intense cruise between the stacks of Acitrezza.
€ 110.00 per person

NetBike

The service allows the rental of bicycles, MTBs and E-bikes equipped with tablets which, through a georeferenced multimedia system, allow you to follow guided itineraries with the possibility of visiting the most characteristic and exclusive places of the selected route.
Discovering the nature and history of the area has never been so easy, fun and cheap. The system is based on the identification of certain points of interest within the chosen itinerary. The tablet, besides showing the route map and the relevant points of interest, will also show the user all the information regarding the latter. Several opportunities, contact us for a personalized quote. On request collection and delivery at the Hotel.
€ 25.00 per person

Etna & Snorkeling

Duration: about 8 hours (8.30 / 16.30)
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation
After the Morning on the Etna, in the company of marine biologists and environmental underwater guides you will immerse yourself in the marvelous seabed of the Marine Protected Area “Isole Ciclopi”. Columnar basalts, cordon lavas, pillow lavas and a colorful marine flora and fauna will be the perfect setting for an exciting underwater experience.
€ 85.00 person

Etna & Diving

Duration: about 8 hours (8.30 / 16.30) Min Age: 10+
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation.
After Etna Morning, in the company of marine biologists and environmental underwater guides you will experience the experience of diving with cylinders and regulator, a unique experience from + 2.000 meters to -…. meters!
€ 120.00 per person

Boat Tour

Duration about 4 hours (9.00 / 13.00) Possibility of afternoon tours
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation
Our journey will take us to the discovery of 20 km of volcanic shoreline, set between the Nature Reserves of the “Timpa di Acireale” and of the Marine Protected Area “Isole Ciclopi”, also in the company of marine biologists and environmental underwater guides you will immerse yourself in the wonderful seabed. Columnar basalts, cordon lavas, pillow lavas and a colorful marine flora and fauna will be the perfect setting for an exciting underwater experience. An aperitif will be served on board.
€ 65.00 per person

Full Day Tour Riviera of the Ciclopi by Sailboat

8 HOURS – Full Day 10 am / 6 pm
An excursion dedicated to the discovery of the “Riviera dei Ciclopi”. On this relaxing day you can admire the Grotte di Ulisse, the Medieval Castle of Acicastello and the marine reserve of Acitrezza with the mythological Cyclops Islands. While browsing, you will learn the basic principles of sailing and some legends and stories about our beloved land. During the day you will also have the opportunity to go snorkeling and enjoy lunch included in the price.
€ 77.00 per person

Syracuse, Ortigia and Noto

Duration about 8 hours (8.30 / 16.30)
On request: Minimum 2 pax
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation.
The tour will start with a visit to Noto, a small town declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and considered the Sicilian capital of the Sicilian Baroque. We will continue to Ortigia, characterized by small streets that will lead us to the discovery of the Temple of Apollo, the Cathedral and the Fonte Aretusa. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon the tour continues with a visit to the Archaeological Park of Neapolis, characterized by Greek and Roman monuments (Greek Theater and Roman Amphitheater) and fantastic caves such as the ear of Dionysius.
€ 85 per person

Marzamemi and Portopalo

Duration about 8 hours (8.30 / 16.30)
On request: Minimum 2 pax
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation.
The tour will start in the beautiful town of Marzamemi where we will stop in one of the most beautiful locations in Sicily. After a brief visit, we will continue to Portopalo di Capo Passero, far south of Sicily where the Ionian Sea meets the Mediterranean Sea. Opportunity to visit the Capo Passero islet. Last stop of our journey, the splendid beaches of Isola delle Correnti, an important destination for nature lovers and water sports. I’m going back to the hotel.
€ 95 per person

Piazza Armerina and La Villa Romana del Casale

Duration about 8 hours (8.30 / 16.30)
On request: Minimum 3 pax
Free pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation.
The tour will start with a visit to the Old Town and the Cathedral of this small but beautiful town, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and considered one of the most beautiful late Roman archaeological sites in the world. We will continue to the Villa Romana del Casale, characterized by some of the most beautiful Roman mosaics in the Mediterranean. Free time for lunch. In the early afternoon the tour continues with a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Aidone. I’m going back to the hotel.
€ 95 per person