Il Glicine is great location for any kind of excursion to Mount Etna Nord. From “Il Glicine”, you can go on to Etna Nord Piano Provenzana (20 minutes). You can choose different possibility of excursions:

1 – STAR COMPANY – Quote 3000 metres – Start from 1810 metres from Piano Provenzana, From here we go up to 2,800 meters altitude with off-road vehicles from STAR srl following a track laced with vast, suggestive extents of lava and black lava sand along the chasms which opened during the eruption happened during 2002. The excursion goes onto the summit, up to the authorized area permitted by local authorities. You can buy the ticket in the STAR box office in Piano Provenzana, near the restaurant.

Administration:  tel +39 095 371333 - 347 4957091 - 346 6002176
E-mail: starct(at)


PICK UP from Il Glicine facility:

2 - AlternativEtna – escursion & pick up from Il Glicine bed and breakfast

Book now, also before you arrive here:

email: sicilyetnaful(at);

Facebook profile: SicilyEtnaful

Otherwise ask to Il Glicine when you are here.



3 - Funivia dell’Etna:

Get Nicolosi Etna Sud, using the modern installations of the cable-cars on the slopes of Southern Mt. Etna, in only 15 minutes it is possible to reach the altitude of 2,504 meters. Following the ascent to 581 m., the second part of the excursions begins. The service is carried out with special off-road vehicles driven by expert conductors who calmly drive up even the most difficult paths, reaching in only 20 minutes, the height of 2,900 m. above sea level.

How to reach Funivia dell'Etna: take motor-way ME-CT A18, exit at Acireale tollbooth, drive towards Piano d’Api, Lavinaio, Monterosso, Trecastagni, Pedera up to Nicolosi; follow the Provincial Road of Etna n.92 up to the height of1,900 m. above sea level (104 km. fromMessina,59 km. fromTaormina).

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Wine Tour

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AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE: Enter into the world of wine immersed in high ground vineyards and local flavours. In such a unique and striking setting our Wine Tour with wine tastings, carefully conducted by our in-house sommeliers and accompanied by typical delicacies of the region. The experience has been fine tuned over the years and we have even held events and incentives for different companies. We have worked hard to create the perfect location to give you the pleasure of discovering wine – starting from the place of many different landscapes and accompanying it with typical gastronomic delights.

Taste wines at Gambino cellar, open from Monday to Sunday from 10 am 6 pm.

It is also possible to do wine tastings from 6 pm to 10 pm, but you must make a reservation.

Exit at Fiumefreddo, follow the SS120 direction Linguaglossa, 1 Km after the cemetery turn into via Giacomo Matteotti, then take the national road for Zafferana Etnea. 4.5 Km ahead there is in the Agency. Address:  Contrada Petto Dragone - 95015 - Linguaglossa, Catania

GPS Coordinates: N: 37°48’43.00”   E: 15° 7′ 4.77”

For more info contact us at winetasting(at)  or phone: +39.095.2272678   +39.348.8220130

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