Our excursions depart from the village of Trecastagni at the free parking area of the Agricoltour MontataGrande See map
MontataGrande offers some services reserved for our guests: free parking, coffee break area and minibar service, equipment rental and free bathrooms . Unique hospitality services that make the difference compared to similar excursion offers. On request it is also possible to book food and wine experiences at the Gusteria dell’Etna di MontataGrande after returning from the morning excursions. Not having to worry about looking for restaurant services nearby. For info www.montatagrande.it
Trecastagni is located on the southern side of Etna about 30 minutes by road from Catania and 50 minutes from Taormina and is an ideal starting point for excursions. From Catania, buses leave daily from the central station area which take an hour to arrive: Timetable 7.15 (arrival 8.10); at 7.45 (arrival 8.40) and at 14.15 (arrival 15.20). There are also several buses to Catania always from Piazza Sant’Alfio at 14.25; 15.20; 18.10; 20.55; 21.30.
Ticket cost about € 5 round trip to be paid to the carrier directly on the bus.
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We also carry out a shuttle service from Catania, Taormina and neighboring areas. If you are staying in central areas, meeting points are set up to optimize the logistics of organizing the tour and not waste time resources.
Pick up from Catania
If you prefer a transfer from Catania we provide a shuttle service (subject to daily availability) from a meeting point strategically placed in front of the Bar Savia / Villa Bellini main entrance. The pick-up time at the meeting point in Catania will be determined approximately 40 minutes before the scheduled departure time for the excursion from Trecastagni.
Meeting point EtnaExcursion.it from Catania – BAR Savia – main entrance Villa Bellini , Via Etnea
The contribution of the shuttle service is € 15 each (including round trip).
Pick up from Taormina
We also carry out the pick up from Taormina, Giardini Naxos and neighboring areas. The cost of the shuttle service is € 30 each. (min. 3 participant fees).
The meeting point from Taormina is fixed, for logistical reasons, in a point more accessible to our vehicles near Porta Messina, one hour before the scheduled departure time for the chosen tour, at the following address:
Corner Eni Station, Via Pirandello, Taormina
If you are staying far from the center of Catania and Taormina, please indicate your address at check out. If possible we will come to pick you up.
The Secretariat will confirm the place and time of the appointment. Nb Depending on the distance, an additional contribution may be required.