Sicily hiking tour "Classic" - 8 days

Flat rate per person without flight, services as described here - valid until December 31, 2021 (departure):


Accommodation in a double room. Single room surcharge: 210 € per person.


Classic, beautiful hiking tour through wonderful Sicily: in 8 days you will experience Madonie, Etna and beautifully situated historic cities close to nature. The hiking tour is accompanied by our local guides, who will give you extensive information on landscape, history and culture along the way. Get a quick taste in our travel description! We guarantee the execution of this trip from 4 people. Are you coming with friends or family (at least 4 people)? Talk to us - we will organize your own flexible trip.

Discover the program:

Relaxed arrival at Catania airport. Transfer to the hotel. 3 nights in the Taormina area.

Hike: approx. 8 km, 3 hours, 500 m – difficulty: medium

In the morning you will explore Taormina, which is also called the “Pearl of the Ionian Sea” because of its picturesque location. You will visit the ancient city centre and the Greco-Roman theatre with its unique location high above the sea.

In the afternoon you start your first hike on Monte Veneretta. From Castelmola you will walk along old paths to the hilltop. Enjoy the panorama with a view of the Strait of Messina, Mount Etna and Taormina at your feet.

Hike: approx. 7 km, 3 hours, 200 m. Difficulty: medium

You drive to Pantalica. The area is a World Heritage Site. The impressive Necropolis of Pantalica includes several hundred rock tombs from around 1270 BC., sheltered over the gorges of the Anapo and Calcinara rivers. The hike leads through the beautiful terrain. You walk through the gorge of Anapo and return to your starting point Anaktoron.

Hike: approx. 7 km, 3 hours, 200 m. Difficulty: difficult

Today it goes up to Mount Etna (UNESCO World Heritage), which at 3,300 m altitude is one of the largest still active volcanoes in Europe. Through vineyards, barren mountain landscapes and cooled lava flows, you take the bus into a strange-looking lunar landscape. The ascent by bus is usually possible up to approx. 1,900 m altitude. In this lava landscape you hike. Then drive to the northwest of the island to Cefalu. 4 nights in the Cefalu/Palermo area.

Hike: approx. 7 km, 3.5 hours, 400 m, difficulty: difficult

A circular hike takes you “to the roof of the Madonie” to the “second highest peak in Sicily”, the Pizzo Carbonara (approx. 1,980 m). The Piano Battaglia plateau is almost treeless and the lean karst pastures are grazed by sheep. The bare massif of Monte Ferro towers over everything. With a clear view, the view extends from Pizzo Carbonara to Mount Etna and the Aeolian Islands.

Hike: approx. 7 km, 3.5 hrs, 200 m x 0m, difficulty: easy

Between San Vito lo Capo and Castellammare del Golfo, the mountain slopes that fall down to the sea and form numerous small bays announce the entrance to the Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve. Small paths lead to the sea or into the mountains, allowing you to cross one of the most intact landscapes of the Mediterranean. Countless bird species such as peregrine falcons or hawk eagles nest in this area. Many endemic and rare plants grow here. Spectacular is the dwarf palm, symbol of the nature reserve. In the afternoon you will visit the archaeological area of Segesta, famous for its well-preserved Doric temple.

Three fish and one bread – and above that the pantocrator, who holds the world in his left hand and blesses it with his right. Do you know the meaning of the coat of arms of Cefalù?

In the Norman Cathedral you can admire the mosaics and visit the old Arabian washhouse with its splashing fountains. To the noisy island capital, Cefalu is pure contrast with its bright sandy beach, the colorful alleys and the colossal rock in the background. Decide for yourself whether you want to follow your guide to the town or relax on the beach.

A special tip is the panoramic terrace on the castle hill with a magnificent view of the city and the sea. Dinner and overnight stay in the Catania area.

Transfer to the airport and return journey.

Departure and destination airport

Catania International Airport


from 3.7.2020 to 31.10.2021, every Saturday, only bookable in the months April + May + June + September + October


Three- to four-star hotels (country category)



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Booking request

The Amuninni team is looking forward to welcoming you as a guest in Sicily soon! At Amuninni, we attach great importance to individual care and a relaxed and fair holiday experience “from human to human”. That’s why we are happy to receive your request here on our website – and then discuss all the details with you by phone or e-mail. 

Our round trips and hiking tours take place in small groups of 4 – 10 people. If you come with your family, friends or colleagues (at least 4 people), we are happy to organize appointments and tours individually. Otherwise you will find all important dates and key dates at the top of the description. 

What happens after your request? You will receive information about the availability of the trip and your contract documents. If you like everything, you confirm our offer and we will send you payment information to complete your booking: You pay the travel price conveniently and securely either by bank transfer or via an encrypted connection via credit card, instant bank transfer, GiroPay or PayPal. After payment you will receive the phone number / WhatsApp of your tour guide

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