Alcantara gorges

Alcantara gorges are a canyon formerly generated by lava, with high up to 50 metres basalt walls. Between them Alcantara river flows in the wonderful Alcantara Gorges Botanical and Geological Park landscape. It is only 30 minutes far away from Taormina and near to Mt. Etna. Alcantara Valley and its Botanical and Geological park offers a unique show, in addition to unforgettable experiences and activities, which will show you naturalistic beauties of an uncontaminated land, with the maximum comfort and safety, surrounded by a relaxing and amazing atmosphere. Several activities such as fluvial trekking and body rafting through challenging descents along the crystal waters of Alcantara river are also available.