Start with panoramic motor coach journey through Messina. Journey for approx. 1 hour 45 minutes to Mt. Etna along the highway and the volcano's scenic slopes. The changing scenery of lemon groves, orchards, vineyards, beautifully blended with the hardened lava will lead you to 6,200 feet at the Silvestri Crater. See the 1983 lava flow and the more recent of 2001 and 2002 there. Travel for approx. 45 minutes to the Jewelry factory, tour the small workshop and see the jewelry makers at work creating their masterpieces of fine Italian jewelry. Enjoy several tasty Sicilian specialties after the presentation. Visit the exhibition room before leaving with an option to buy.
A light jacket and closed shoes recommended.
The ground at Silvestri Crater in uneven.
Altitude may create problems for guests with heart conditions.
There are 30 steps within the Villa and no elevator