Valle dell'Etna: handpicked hotels and insider tips

Metropole Maison d'Hôtes

Taormina

From € 365.00

Grand Hotel Mazzarò Sea Palace

Taormina

From € 347.00

Hilton Giardini Naxos

Giardini Naxos

From € 160.00

Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo

Taormina

From € 454.00

Atlantis Bay

Taormina

From € 347.00

La Plage Resort

Taormina - Isola Bella

From € 302.00

Hotel Monte Tauro

Taormina

From € 176.00

Hotel Villa Carlotta

Taormina

From € 249.00

Hotel Villa Ducale

Taormina

From € 299.00

Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea

Taormina Mazzarò

From € 484.00

Hotel Baia Taormina

Marina d'Agrò

From € 199.00

Hotel NH Collection Taormina

Taormina

From € 303.00

Excelsior Grand Hotel

Catania

From € 76.00

Castello di San Marco

Calatabiano

From € 179.00

Monaci delle Terre Nere

Zafferana Etnea

From € 170.00

Hotel Villa Sonia

Castelmola, Taormina

From € 90.00

Palazzo Cerami

Catania

From € 94.00

Grand Hotel Miramare

Taormina

From € 151.00

Travel ideas

Valle dell'Etna: introduction

Valle dell'Etna Hotel

The Valle dell'Etna is an area of natural beauty quite unique in Italy. The Valle snakes round to the Parco dell'Etna and provides numerous trekking routes along which to explore the Volcano and its craters. For an update on the available routes it is advisable to contact the Parco dell'Etna authorities. An excursion across Etna can be done in several stages.

The first stage of the itinerary on the park is Fornazzo, Rifugio Vitelli, Piano Provenazana. The second: Piano Provenazana, Pista altomontana, Monte Maletto, Monte Scavo. The third stage: Monte Scavo, Piano Vetore, Area turistica Etna Sud. The fourth stage: Area turistica Etna Sud, area Sommatale, Valle del Bove; during this excursion, having arrived at the Torre del Filosofo, one reaches the craters edge.

Last stage: Valle del Bove, Val Calanna, Zafferana Etnea, this is the most beautiful and the most dangerous section and should not be attempted before having obtained all the latest information regarding crater activity. Those traveling through Sicily really should not miss the opportunity to visit the Valle dell'Etna.

Valle dell'Etna: suggestions from the hotels

Guido Coffa

(Proprietario)

Monaci delle Terre Nere

Farmhouse Holidays

Monaci delle Terre Nere is a quiet hideaway from the chaos of the modern world, a 18th century former monastery hidden in the foot hills of Mount Etna. The volcano's slopes are the magic and charming surroundings of the estate. (Monaci delle Terre Nere) →

Valle dell'Etna: places to see in the area