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Alcantara River: Body Rafting & 'Pasta Alla Norma' Lunch

1. Alcantara River: Body Rafting & 'Pasta Alla Norma' Lunch

Your guide will meet you at your hotel, or a meeting place of your choice, and take you by comfortable private car the Alcantara river. The river is an ecological wonder, with limestone rocks that make it perfect for letting the rapids take your body on an exciting descent. When you arrive, our specialized guides will take you on your body rafting adventure. Enjoy the views of the rocks as this unique experience allows you to use your body as the raft, with the upmost confidence in your safety. At the end of the tour, your guide will accompany you to the nearby village of Giardini Naxos where you can have lunch with the traditional "pasta alla norma" with good local wine – a just reward for all of your exercise earlier.

Agrigento: Off-Road ATV Tour

2. Agrigento: Off-Road ATV Tour

After departing from the historical center of Ribera and heading in the direction of the castle of Poggio Diana, you will see the stunning canyon of the River Verdura. From here, you will be totally immersed in some of the most wild areas of this hinterland region, following tracks that are only accessible with off-road vehicles. You will cross rivers and drive through underpasses, before then climbing up again to receive breathtaking views of the region spanning from the Saccensi Coast all the way to the coast of Eraclea Minoa. The tracks driven over for this tour are 70% dirt road. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be safely returned to the original meeting point.

From Messina: Mount Etna & Alcantara Gorge Small-Group Trek

3. From Messina: Mount Etna & Alcantara Gorge Small-Group Trek

Start with pickup from your hotel and drive for 45 minutes along a scenic route. Stop for a quick coffee grab some walking poles and trekking boots if required. Set off on the first part of your trek on Mount Etna with a 4-kilometer walk through a birch tree forest. Then, continue along the edges of some craters before reaching a scenic viewpoint. See the southern coast of the mainland of Italy, the glimmering Mediterranean Sea, and the majestic mountain ranges of northern Sicily. Enter a large cave where your guide will explain its geological characteristics and its historical use by local communities. After lunch, travel for 45 minutes to reach the Alcantara Gorge, a canyon formed by lava flows from Mount Etna, which now has a clearwater river running through it. Chill out on the banks of the river or follow your guide into the gorge on one of the many hiking trails. Afterward, be returned to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Alcantara River Park: River Trekking and Body Rafting

4. Alcantara River Park: River Trekking and Body Rafting

If you are a sports lover, then you can’t miss this unique opportunity: body rafting after river trekking up the Alcantara River. All the gear you need and entry to the Alcantara Gorges are included so you can get the most out of your time at Alcantara River Park. After a briefing on the experience, suit up in a wetsuit, helmet, and life jacket to start the trek along the riverbed. Face the rapid water that flows over you as you go upstream, clinging to the natural holds of the basaltic rock, the result of ancient volcanic eruptions and the constant flow of the river. Overcome the obstacles that you find along the way with the help of river guides that will be present throughout your adventure. Upon reaching the point where you will begin body rafting, stop for a few minutes to catch your breath and recover your energy. Enjoy a moment of pause to better appreciate the magic of the gorges, an uncontaminated natural landscape that seems to have come out of a prehistoric era. Once ready, embark on an adrenaline dive among the rapids that flow quickly through the gorges. Experience a thrill that will always remain in your memory.

Sicily: 4-Hour Tour of Ghost Town Noto

5. Sicily: 4-Hour Tour of Ghost Town Noto

Join this 4-hour guided tour and see another side of Sicily. Start your trip with pickup from your hotel. Jump in an air-conditioned car and enjoy a scenic ride to the ghost town of Noto. Explore the town, now reclaimed by nature, and visit the most important ruins with stories and accounts of what was one of the most important cities in Sicily. Learn about the town and the earthquake that struck it from your guide. Walk along a 2,800-year-old road to the bottom of the canyon and admire a stunning stream, serene pools, and waterfalls. Follow along the stream for a relaxing walk and take in your natural surroundings.


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What people are saying about Sicily

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Hello, we really want to thank and congratulate Manuele, our guide who took care of our transportation to the activity. He was super nice, considerate and patient. He kept our things and waited for us for 4 hours without ever showing the slightest impatience. In addition, he was able to answer all our questions about Sicily, and other local legends. We also want to thank and congratulate the two body rafting guides who are real pros, attentive, considerate, responsive and adorable. Being guided in this magical place by such people really made the excursion unforgettable. ❤️

We had a lovely day with a great guide, nice food and a lot of action ☺️