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Panoramic Sicily

Port/City: Sicily (Messina), Italy

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Family Connections

Approximate Duration:
6 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*79.75 USD (Adult)
*49.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

Please remember you have up to 2 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 2 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your tour director on the land portion of your Cruisetour.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Panoramic Sicily - MY33

Enjoy a scenic ride past orchards, vineyards and lava fields to the craters nearly 6,000 feet above sea level for a walk along the volcanic rim. Afterwards, visit a jewelry factory for refreshments and to see local artisans at work, and delight in panoramic village, city and sea views on the return to the ship. NOTES: The tour involves walking uphill for approx. 330 yards on uneven terrain. Throughout this tour, you will be at high altitudes (6,000 feet) and you must judge your abilities accordingly. Closed toe shoes are recommended for walking along the crater and due to the altitude, a light jacket or sweater in summer and a warm jacket in winter are recommended.
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Enjoy a scenic 2-hour ride to Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, passing orchards, vineyards and lava fields along the way. Still far from the peak, you'll reach Silvestri Spent Craters, nearly 6,000 feet above sea level. Walk along the volcanic rim, taking in views of past eruptions below. Afterwards, visit a jewelry factory to see local artisans at work and enjoy refreshments. Delight in panoramic views of Sicily as you return to ship.


• Beautiful Sicily: Take a two-hour ride past lush orchards and vineyards, and lava fields marking past eruptions of Mount Etna.
• Silvestri Spent Craters: See volcanic landscapes from your coach, and be dazzled with close-up views of craters considered active.
• Gival Jewelry Factory: Watch artisans create fine pieces with Sicilian amber, shells, and lava from Mount Etna eruptions.

What to Bring:

• Sea Pass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/Credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:

• Walking shoes
• Closed-toe shoes
• Hat and sunglasses
• Light jacket/sweater in summer, warm jacket in winter

Important Notes:

• Tour involves walking uphill for about 1000 feet on uneven terrain.
• Guests should use caution when walking across lava and rocky ground where fumes and heat exude.
• Guests will be at high altitudes (6,000 feet) throughout tour.
• Guests with heart diseases and/or high blood pressure should not ascend higher than 6,400 feet.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• No restrooms at Silvestri Spent Craters.
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