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Tour of the coast with snorkeling
We will embark from the beach for do a grand tour of the beautiful coast of Taormina, exploring grottos, bays and natural land formations. For example we will enter to the famous "Isola Bella" An UNESCO heritage site that has charmed visitors since prehistoric times. Along our tour we will stop to have a swim around one of the best bays, and you will have the option to use my snorkeling equipment, to explore whats under the sea! Other things to note: If the weather conditions don't allow us to go out in the boat, I will let you know ahead of time, and you will be 100% reimbursed for the tour that we had planned. During the Snorkeling activity, there may be the presence of Stinging Jellyfish.
Trekking to the Summit Craters - Etna
Departure from Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza at our Info Point Ashàra. After a short briefing, the excursion will begin that will lead us to the top at an altitude of 3330m. With the Etna cable car we will quickly gain altitude up to 2500 meters above sea level and then with special 4x4 minibuses, we will climb further up to 2900 meters above sea level, near Torre del Filosofo. During the 2-hour ascent we will make 2-3 intermediate breaks to enjoy the view and we will travel through the lava fields with a lunar aspect that will lead us right to the summit of Etna: the highest active volcano in Europe where we can admire the peculiarities that characterize the summit area. We will go down through some amusing sandbanks and we will visit the craters of 2002-2003 and equipped with a helmet, also a lava flow channel. We will take the cable car downhill again to return to the starting point Ticket for cable car and Unimog 4x4 are not included in the price and you'll pay it directly in cash at our meeting point IMPORTANT: All excursions are carried out in compliance with the levels of volcanic risk
Cannolo Class-The Real SicilianCannolo
Meeting Point at 10 am at Restaurant .Our chef will teach you how to prepare a crusty shell, used to cover Cannoli, the typical Sicilian Sweet. You will kneadwith your hands and fry the dough into the peculiar shape. You will also see how the cream is prepared to fill up Cannoli’s shell, starting from the traditional Ricotta Sweet up to the custard. At the end of the cooking class you will taste the Cannoli prepared with your hands! Other things to note It's included a Snack with many Cannoli made by your hands.It's included Drinks, wine and soft drinks. We will provide a lot of fun
Cefalù's hidden corners and legends tour
IMPORTANT NOTE: by participating in this tour you are aware that there may be other participants and that therefore the tour may also be in multiple languages ​​depending on the nationality of the participants. If you want the tour to be in one language you can book a private tour! DESCRIPTION: You will follow a local showing you the most beautiful panoramas of this wonderful smalltown. First of all this will be a relaxing walk through the most important monuments , but at the same time you will see corners and narrow streets you won't be able to find on your own. In the meantime I will tell you all the history of the village enriched by beautiful local legends that you won't find on the tourist guides;) This tour will also give you the opportunity to taste the typical local food of this area nearby Palermo because at the end of our walk we will enjoy a good ice cream or granita in the summer period or a typical "sfincione" in a local bakery for the winter period, so you will have a snack INCLUDED OTHER THINGS TO NOTE If you want to change date and time of the experience or personalize it just contact me! Moreover I offer more experiences here on airbnb so if you want to do a combination of 2 experiences or more just contact me! FB Ambra - tour leader IG @ambratourleader
Cefalù 's street food & its arab origins
IMPORTANT NOTE: by participating in this tour you are aware that there may be other participants and that therefore the tour may also be in multiple languages ​​depending on the nationality of the participants. If you want the tour to be in one language you can book a private tour! Cefalù is a beautiful jewel nearby Palermo that you can not miss in Sicily. You will immediately fell in love with its beautiful panoramas , but do you know it is one of the best villages where to eat the typical sicilian street food? Be ready for a memorable tour that will be a mix of art, culture, old legends and FOOD! This experience is ideal for celebrations like birthdays or anniversaries. It is a perfect experience for groups of friends as well as families with children or couples. The experience can be a perfect TEAM BUILDING activity too. If you would like to book it as a team building activity I will adapt it to your specific needs or goals you would like to achieve with some games during the experience for example, so please let me know it in advance (at least 1 day before), so we can discuss about it! OTHER THINGS TO NOTE If you want to change date and time of the experience or personalize it just contact me! Moreover I offer more experiences here on airbnb so if you want to do a combination of 2 experiences or more just contact me! FB Ambra - tour leader IG @ambratourleader

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Taormina Sunset Aperitif on-Board
From the beach, we will partake on a relaxing tour of the beautiful Taormina coast, we will visit all bays and caves and watch the sunset over Mount Etna (Europe's largest active volcano). You will be free to jump off the boat and swim in the Mediterranean Sea as well. Depending on the sea conditions there is the opportunity( If we are lucky) to admire the Dolphins. This sunset excursion is accompanied by fresh aperitif drinks and snacks made with our local Sicilian products. Aperitif beverages can include wine, prosecco, liquors, or non-alcoholic Sicilian juices and non-alcoholic cocktails. Snacks can include Sicilian cookies, nuts, fruits, olives, etc. If you have any allergies or prefer non-alcoholic drinks PLEASE let me know!! Other things to note: In case of bad weather conditions, I will let you know the day of, and the trip will be cancelled- then I would refund you 100%. Please let me know of any allergies or special circumstances beforehand During the Snorkeling activity, there may be the presence of Stinging Jellyfish.
Tour of the coast with snorkeling
We will embark from the beach for do a grand tour of the beautiful coast of Taormina, exploring grottos, bays and natural land formations. For example we will enter to the famous "Isola Bella" An UNESCO heritage site that has charmed visitors since prehistoric times. Along our tour we will stop to have a swim around one of the best bays, and you will have the option to use my snorkeling equipment, to explore whats under the sea! Other things to note: If the weather conditions don't allow us to go out in the boat, I will let you know ahead of time, and you will be 100% reimbursed for the tour that we had planned. During the Snorkeling activity, there may be the presence of Stinging Jellyfish.
Sicilian wine tasting on the boat in Taormina
Spend a fantastic experience immersed in Sicilian tradition and culture. On this 3 hours boat tour of Taormina. The adventure will start from the beach and you will participate in a relaxing tour of the coast of Taormina. Led by one or more local guides, you will visit all the most important bays and caves. During the tour we will stop in one of the best bays to swim and see the beautiful seabed, thanks to our Snorkeling equipment. All accompanied by a pleasant tasting of typical Sicilian wines. We will visit unique and historical places, such as the famous “Isola Bella” and we will also enter in some cave that will enchant your eyes through plays of light. The tasting includes: 1 glass of red wine, 1 glass of white wine, 1 glass of Prosecco. Snacks can includes: Sicilian cheeses and salami, nuts, fruit, olives, etc. If the weather conditions don’t guarantee the boat trip, I will let you know in advance and you will be refunded 100%. During the Snorkeling activity, there may be the presence of Stinging Jellyfish.
Etna Tour, escursione jeep e trekking
We will come to pick up you at the hotel or at a pre-arranged meeting point with authorized vehicles ( contact us to check the availability of places before booking, the ticket for the means of transport and the entrance fees are PAID ON THE SPOT AT A COST OFF 35 EUROS PER PERSON,So the total cost in the end will be 55 euros, 20 on airb&b + 35 on the spot= 55 ) from there we will leave for the highest active volcano in Europe, passing by the characteristic Etna villages. Crossing vineyards and olive groves amidst a mix of breathtaking landscapes and adventurous off-road , we will arrive in the most volcanically active areas of Etna to visit some of the most representative Etna volcanoes (there are over 45 around Etna) and we will look into them to see the actual size of a crater. Passing through the woods rich in endemic plants, alternating with volcanic deserts, we will visit a lava cave inside (we will provide the necessary equipment), a volcanic fracture and we will arrive in the places that were the scene of the last eruption that destroyed an entire center tourist, all in 4/5 hours, an instructive tour suitable for everyone Other things to note Wait for the confirmation of seat availability, as it is not a mass excursion and depends on the availability of the means of transport, the cost of the means of transport and entrances is paid on the spot and has a cost of 35 euros
Trekking to the Summit Craters - Etna
Departure from Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza at our Info Point Ashàra. After a short briefing, the excursion will begin that will lead us to the top at an altitude of 3330m. With the Etna cable car we will quickly gain altitude up to 2500 meters above sea level and then with special 4x4 minibuses, we will climb further up to 2900 meters above sea level, near Torre del Filosofo. During the 2-hour ascent we will make 2-3 intermediate breaks to enjoy the view and we will travel through the lava fields with a lunar aspect that will lead us right to the summit of Etna: the highest active volcano in Europe where we can admire the peculiarities that characterize the summit area. We will go down through some amusing sandbanks and we will visit the craters of 2002-2003 and equipped with a helmet, also a lava flow channel. We will take the cable car downhill again to return to the starting point Ticket for cable car and Unimog 4x4 are not included in the price and you'll pay it directly in cash at our meeting point IMPORTANT: All excursions are carried out in compliance with the levels of volcanic risk
Stromboli Sunset trekking on Sciara del Fuoco
Your hiking adventure starts from the info point Ashàra located in Piazza San Vincenzo. Departure scheduled about 2 hours before sunset to admire the spectacular beauty along the side of Sciara del Fuoco and enjoy the typical Strombolian explosions. After a briefing, the hike will begin through a nature trail that will lead us up to 400mt ( maximum limit allowed by the authorities to ensure maximum safety), excellent observation point of the summit craters and Sciara del Fuoco. During the trekking we will make some intermediate breaks to enjoy the view, we will visit the old island cemetery, we will cross the typical Mediterranean scrubs, accompanied by the constant view of Strombolicchio. Once reached the Sciara del Fuoco, we will stop to admire the wonderful sunset that colors the Aeolian archipelago red and the spectacular "strombolian" activity with its explosions that shine in the night sky. Return downhill in the dark equipped with torches to the starting point through the typical reeds of the island and the old mule track Duration of the excursion about 5 hours
Sicilian Pizza Making Class in Taormina
Meeting point at 12:30 pm at the "Ahoy Bistró Siciliano" Salita Santippo n. 5 in Taormina in the historic centre of the city. Discover the secrets behind the perfect Sicilian pizza! You'll learn how to recognize the types of dough and make pizza with a professional pizza chef at a pizzeria in the historic center of Taormina. Choose to make your own pizza with different condiments (margherita, marinara, mushrooms and sausages, potatoes and mozzarella etc.). After we prepare our pizza, we will have lunch together in front of a beautiful garden in the heart of Taormina and Sicily.
Home made pasta and Sicilian food
I will teach you how to make homemade pasta: Sicilian "maccheroni", "maltagliati", "cavatieddi" and "bisiati". First we will make the dough of fresh pasta made without eggs, with semolina flour, water and e.v. olive oil. We will make three classic classic pastas: bisiate, cavatieddi and maltagliati. When we finish, we will cook, eat and taste our pasta together and Anna will also offer coffee and cakes. Other things to note We are sorry but we do not produce gluten-free or vegan foods. Vegetarians are welcome
Cannolo Class-The Real SicilianCannolo
Meeting Point at 10 am at Restaurant .Our chef will teach you how to prepare a crusty shell, used to cover Cannoli, the typical Sicilian Sweet. You will kneadwith your hands and fry the dough into the peculiar shape. You will also see how the cream is prepared to fill up Cannoli’s shell, starting from the traditional Ricotta Sweet up to the custard. At the end of the cooking class you will taste the Cannoli prepared with your hands! Other things to note It's included a Snack with many Cannoli made by your hands.It's included Drinks, wine and soft drinks. We will provide a lot of fun
Etna Night Trekking
Questo Tour è stato appositamente progettato per evitare le ore più calde e di massima affluenza sul vulcano. Partiremo prima del calar del sole per poter ammirare con le splendide luci del tramonto i crateri chiamati a "Bottoniera" prima di goderci da un'altezza di circa 2000 metri lo spettacolo unico del panorama notturno sul vulcano! In lontananza le luci di Taormina si accenderanno per prepararsi alla notte e ammireremo il panorama notturno sulla costa della Calabria. Equipaggiati da lampade frontali cammineremo in sicurezza sotto il cielo stellato del vulcano, dove con un pizzico di fortuna potrebbe anche capitare di assistere ai bagliori rossi prodotti dalle esplosioni dei crateri sommitali. Un tour unico nel suo genere circondati dalla natura selvaggia del Vulcano Etna patrimonio UNESCO dal 2013
Cooking Class in Taormina
Class : Start at 10 o’clock ( contact us for afternoon and special events classes ) meeting point Restaurant Porta Messina Straight to the market : first of all we will take you to the local market showing you how to choose fresh and good products Back to the Restaurant : here you will start the cooking class which will last more or less 3-4 Hours Be your first customer ! After cooking obviously you need to taste… Certificate and Apron Consignment For some years, the restaurant has offered the possibility to take Cooking Classes and attend a Pizza Making Course at our restaurants in Taormina. Courses are aimed at both beginners and experts, and provide the opportunity for entertaining experiences, which are both educational and unique to their kind. How to become a Chef ? Classes teach students how to make Sicilian Food, Meat dishes, Seafood dishes, Fresh Pasta, Sicilian Macaroni, Ravioli, Tortelloni, Tagliatelle, and how to prepare the Dough, Pizza, and Bread. Cooking lessons begin with a visit to the local Fish Markets, guided by the refined expertise of the Chef, demonstrating the best fish to buy on the day and bring with you to prepare with your own hand. Other things to note It's included meal with all you prepared by your hands.It's included Drinks, wine and soft drinks. We give apron and Certificate. We will provide a lot of fun
Etna Food & Wine Tour Small Group
Start this wonderful culinary tour at 10am, with a pick up from your accommodation by a native authorized local guide/driver with Mercedes Minivan . Small group (Maximum 8 Guests) is guaranteed. You will continue your trip driving through quaint Sicilian Villages, admiring local and authentic lava-stone houses, listen charming stories about Sicilian culture, tradition and food. Here You enjoy views on the best Etna vineyards surrounded by frames of lava stones. You will stop at the first venue, an antique family running winery, where You will be welcomed by the owner with a glass of wine. Have a guided visit of cellars (optional) and start the wine and cold appetizers tasting. Tasting will include: glasses of Etna wine, locally produced cheeses, salami, olives, sun-dried tomatoes. The second stop will be in a antique and unique restaurant/farmhouse. Here you continue your food and wine tour that include the following samples: glasses of local Etna wines, ricotta cheese with marmalade, grilled mushrooms, grilled sweet pepper, vegetable omelette, fried cheese and pasta with seasonal local products and dessert. Drop off in Your Accommodation. Other things to note: Please inform us about Your accommodation for Pick You up and drop off. Thank You NOTE: THIS IS AN EXAMPLE MENU' THAT CAN VARY DAY BY DAY ACCORDING TO AVAILABILITY
Traditional Fusion Cooking up the hills, Dog lover
DUE TO A RECENT BAD EXPERIENCE As you can read, MY ONLY bad review i am obliged to take people only comfortable with dogs. Due to some issues with the transport of fitting everyone in a normal car, the guests created issues to make it sound worst, my dog Cria is a gorgeous border collie, friendly loved by all the guests who loves taking pictures with her. I am sorry i have to mention this but i dont have the choice. The Cooking class start at 11.30 till 16.00 My name is Trina i offer to my guests a unique experience cooking up the hills of castelmola typical dishes with fresh ingredients grown by myself or bought from the surrounding local farm, all organic no chemical. The cookery course will take place in a unique stone house up the hill with the breathtaking sea and mountain view, local herbs and fresh ingredients Learn to cook a 3 course meal outside on the terrace with the magnificient view of the sea and the mountain Seasonal ingredients fresh tasty Gourmet food All recipes and many more in my book a passport guide on Sicily, proud to say LES SAVEURS TRINA CRIA which is now a brand & expanding Dinner on the terrace and watch the scenery Private large group dinning. Very often the guests enjoyed watching etna on eruption and watch the sunset I offer a relaxing experience, eating delicious fresh food in an enchanting stone house located in a scenery location
Isola di Vulcano in Sit on Top kayak
After meeting we will get yo ready with you equipment. You will have a safety introduction and a short class about how to use the paddle. After the introduction we will start at Spiaggi delle Acque Calde and paddle along the the east Coast of Vulcano island. We are going to stop at several caves, paddle through arches, explore a thermal cave and paddle through another one with turquoise water. We will stop at designated spots and if you want you can go for a dip in the crystal clear water and snorkel. On the way back we will pass the fumaroles (vulcanic activity in the water) that you can see bubbling in the water . We will end our trip back at our base. Other things to note you don't need any experience to participate in our experience. Normal fitness level and the availability to swim is necessary Great for groups, great for teams, and great for team-building. Routes or times might change depending on weather conditions, season or skills of the participant.
Etna winter trekking at 3000mt
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and take in breathtaking views on this guided excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. Accompanied by an expert Volcanological Guide, immerse yourself in the typical winter landscapes and admire Mount Etna in all its beauty. The excursion begins at our info Point Ashàra located at the Rifugio Sapienza Etna Sud touristic station. After a short introductory briefing and after providing all the necessary equipment, our adventure will begin. With the cable car we will quickly gain an altitude of 2500 m asl, and from here we will begin our trekking, among craters and lava flows of different historical periods, up to an altitude of 3000 m asl, from where we will admire the peculiarities of the summit area. Highlights of the tour include: The ancient crater of Montagnola, Piano del Lago, Cisternazza, Craters of 2002 and the summit area. Descent again on foot up to 2500 m asl (cable car terminal) which will take us back to the starting point. At the discretion of the guide and for safety reasons, given the continuous and unpredictable evolution of volcanic activity, the excursions could undergo variations and, above all, could be modified according to weather conditions and volcanic activity.