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Panoramic Sicily for Families

Port/City: Sicily (Messina), Italy

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Active Adventures

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

Prices starting from:
*69.75 USD (Adult)
*45.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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*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.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Shore Excursions
Panoramic Sicily for Families - MY36

See Europe's largest active volcano up close for a unique encounter with the power of nature. Enjoy a scenic 2- hour ride through the countryside then travel up the slope of Mount Etna to the Silvestri Spent Craters, almost 6,000 feet above sea level. Walk along the rim and see the evidence of past eruptions. Afterwards, try the creme-filled pastry, cannoli, at a tasting in a local restaurant. On the return, watch craftsmen at the GIVAL jewelry factor use gold, amber, lava and other materials in their creations. 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.
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Gather the entire family for an exciting journey to Sicily's volcanic Mount Etna, then savor sweet Italian cannoli before visiting a Sicilian jewelry factory. Trek across massive Silvestri Spent Craters, where you'll see streams of solidified lava near the top of Europe's tallest active volcano. Relish a tasty selection of sweet Sicilian cannoli while relaxing in a local restaurant. Watch as skilled Gival jewelers create sparkly gold pieces using Mediterranean corals and Mount Etna's lava.


• Mount Etna: Journey to the 6,000-foot-high rim and walk around massive Silvestre Spent Craters atop Europe's tallest active volcano.
• Cannoli Tasting: Sample Italy's famous pastry dessert while unwinding tableside at a neighborhood cafe.
• Jewelry Factory: See Gival craftsman create beautiful jewelry pieces by incorporating gold with Mount Etna's lava and Mediterranean corals.

What to Bring:

• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:

• Hat and sunglasses
• Closed-toe shoes
• Water/wind resistant jacket

Important Notes:

• Guests with heart diseases and/or high blood pressure should not select this tour.
• Pregnant women and guests with neck/back problems should not select this tour.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests will be at high altitudes (over 6,000 feet) at Silvestri Spent Craters.
• Guests must walk uphill for approximately 1000 feet on uneven terrain at Silvestri Spent Craters.
• Guests should use caution when walking across lava and rocky ground where fumes and heat exude.
• Lunch not included on this tour. No restrooms at Silvestri Spent Craters.
• Drive to Silvestri Spent Craters approximately two hours. Tour sequence may vary.
• Navigator of the Seas: Tour only for guests debarking in port of Civitavecchia.
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