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Etna excursions

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Excursion to Etna


A wonderful excursion at the Etna, one of the best attractions of Sicily and all the Mediterranean, this excursion is the best way to discover the highest volcano in Europe, and certainly the more active!



Our Excursions:

Etna Morning Tour Elite from Catania: Start 08:30 AM, duration around 5 hours, price €55,- per person (included tasting). Max 8 persons

During this excursion we will visit Etna and discover the highest active volcano in Europe, between nature and flavours, ancient craters and new lava flows. The participants of this excursion on Etna mount departing from Catania and its area will visit the wonderful lunar landscapes and luxuriant woods of Etna Park, houses stuck in the solidified lava and breath-taking panoramas. An unforgettable guided sightseeing tour of Etna to safely explore some volcanic caves, constantly escorted by our excursion guides, who will fascinate you by telling the mysterious volcanic phenomena of Etna and, at the end of this wonderful excursion on Etna, you could taste some local products of this area.

  • Pick-up and Drop-off in Catania and surroundings or at the meeting point Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 39 in Catania.
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing along the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • This excursion on Etna will be enriched by a pleasant walk among ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights needed for this excursion).
  • Unforgettable tour of "Valle del Bove" (The Ox Valley), ancient volcanic caldera.
  • During the tour there will be a short break in a Laboratory where they produce honey, to taste the typical local products of Etna territory such as Oil and Wine.

Etna Sunset Tour Elite from Catania: Start in the afternoon 5 hours before sunset, duration around 5 hours, price €55,- per person (included tasting) Max 8 persons

An unforgettable excursion on Etna! The lights of sunset on the highest European active volcano, a tasting of typical products of Etna, ancient craters and new lava flows. This visit of Etna departing from Catania includes an itinerary to discover the wonderful lunar landscapes and luxuriant woods of Etna Park, houses stuck in the solidified lava and breath-taking panoramas to be safely explored. During this springtime/summer excursion on Etna, you will constantly be escorted by our excursion guides who will fascinate you by telling the mysterious volcanic phenomena of Etna in the unforgettable scenery of the sunset lights.

  • Pick-up and Drop-off in Catania and surroundings or at the meeting point Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 39 in Catania.
  • During the tour there will be a short break in a Laboratory where they produce honey, to taste the typical local products of Etna territory such as Oil and Wine.
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing along the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • A pleasant walk among Etna trails to discover ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights needed for this excursion).
  • Guided tour of "Valle del Bove" (The Ox Valley), ancient volcanic caldera.

Etna & Wine Tour Elite from Catania: Full day from 08:30 AM, duration circa 8 hours, price €85,- per person (Wine tasting and brunch included) Max 8 persons

During this tour the main theme is wine, we will propose a thematic itinerary through the wine-making process on the slopes of the highest active volcano in Europe, a guided tasting of wine produced on Etna mountain in a well-known wine producer, a whole day between taste and nature, ancient craters and new lava flows, lunar landscapes and luxuriant woods, breath-taking panoramas and volcanic caves to be safely explored together with our guide, who will fascinate you by telling the mysterious volcanic phenomena.

  • Pick up and drop off in Catania and surrounding areas or at the meeting point Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 39 Catania.
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing along the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • A pleasant walking among Etna trails to discover ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights needed for this excursion).
  • The "Valle del Bove" (The Ox Valley), ancient volcanic caldera.
  • A stop in a well-known wine producer to taste the local typical wine of Etna.


Etna & Alcantara Tour Elite from Catania:
Full day from 08:30 AM, duration circa 8 hours, price €85,- per person. Max 8 persons

A day dedicated to water and fire, from the Gorges of Alcantara river to the highest ancient volcano in Europe, ancient craters and new lava flows, lunar landscapes and luxuriant woods, houses stuck in the solidified lava and breath-taking panoramas, volcanic caves to be safely explored.
  • Pick up and drop off in Catania and surrounding areas or at the meeting point Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 39 Catania.
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing along the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • A pleasant walking among Etna trails to discover ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights needed for this excursion).
  • The "Valle del Bove" (The Ox Valley), ancient volcanic caldera.
  • Visit to the Alcantara River Park to admire the canyons, originated about 300.000 years ago, surrounding a small river beach.
  • Return to your accommodation/meeting point (Catania and its surrounding areas.

Etna & Taormina Tour Elite from Catania: Full day from 08:30 AM, duration circa 8 hours, price €85,- per person (Tasting included) Max 8 persons

The first stop on this tour is the "Sapienza" refuge, escaped several times to the fury of the volcano, a break and a pleasant excursion will allow us to admire ancient craters and new lava flows, lunar landscapes, houses stuck in the solidified lava and breath-taking panoramas, safely exploring a volcanic cave, constantly escorted by our guides, a tasting of typical products of Etna will allow us to appreciate the nectar of the gods. We will then continue towards Taormina, with a stop at the charming "Isola Bella", the Pearl of the Ionian Sea, where the people of "Siculi" originally settled, and the Greeks established their dominion, a free walk through Corso Umberto and the medieval narrow lanes, the Greek Theatre overlooking the volcano and the Bay of Giardini Naxos, with the chance to go shopping in the pretty artisan shops or exclusive stores.
  • Pick up and drop off in Catania and surrounding areas or at the meeting point Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 39 Catania.
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing along the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • A pleasant walk among Etna trails to discover ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights needed for this excursion).
  • The "Valle del Bove" (The Ox Valley), ancient volcanic caldera.
  • A pleasant break in a Laboratory where they produce honey, to taste the typical local products of Etna territory such as oil and wine.
  • You will get to Taormina and will have spare time to walk along Corso Umberto. You could go for shopping, visit Churches and buildings, admire the Greek Theatre and enjoy the Belvedere panorama above the Ionian coast.
  • After about 2 hours you will meet our guide at the opposite edge of Corso Umberto.

Etna Morning Tour Elite from Taormina: Start 08:30 AM, duration about 5 hours, price €65,- per person (included tasting) Max 8 persons

During this excursion we will visit Etna and discover the highest active volcano in Europe, between nature and flavours, ancient craters and new lava flows. The participants of this excursion on Etna mount departing from Taormina and its area will visit the wonderful lunar landscapes and luxuriant woods of Etna Park, houses stuck in the solidified lava and breath-taking panoramas. An unforgettable guided sightseeing tour of Etna to safely explore some volcanic caves, constantly escorted by our excursion guides, who will fascinate you by telling the mysterious volcanic phenomena of Etna and, at the end of this wonderful excursion on Etna, you could taste some local products of this area.

  • Pick-up and Drop-off in Taormina and surroundings or at the meeting point Piazzale Funivia Mazzarò in front of Blue Diving Center.
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing along the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • A pleasant walk among ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights needed for this excursion).
  • Unforgettable tour of "Valle del Bove" (The Ox Valley), ancient volcanic caldera.
  • During the tour there will be a short break in a Laboratory where they produce honey, to taste the typical local products of Etna territory such as Oil and Wine.

Etna Sunset Tour Elite from Taormina: Start in the afternoon 5 hours before sunset, duration around 5 hours, price €65,- per person (included tasting) Max 8 persons

An unforgettable excursion on Etna! The lights of sunset on the highest European active volcano, a tasting of typical products of Etna, ancient craters and new lava flows. This visit of Etna departing from Taormina includes an itinerary to discover the wonderful lunar landscapes and luxuriant woods of Etna Park, houses stuck in the solidified lava and breath-taking panoramas to be safely explored. During this springtime/summer excursion on Etna, you will constantly be escorted by our excursion guides who will fascinate you by telling the mysterious volcanic phenomena of Etna in the unforgettable scenery of the sunset lights.

  • Pick-up and Drop-off in Taormina and surroundings or at the meeting point Piazzale Funivia Mazzarò in front of Blue Diving Center.
  • During the tour there will be a short break in a Laboratory where they produce honey, to taste the typical local products of Etna territory such as Oil and Wine.
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing along the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • A pleasant walk among Etna trails to discover ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights needed for this excursion).
  • Guided tour of "Valle del Bove" (The Ox Valley), ancient volcanic caldera.

Etna Wine & Alcantara Tour Elite from Taormina: Full day from 08:30 AM, duration circa 8 hours, price €89,- per person (included wine tasting and brunch) Max 8 persons

Spend a day between taste and nature. A thematic itinerary through the wine-making process on the slopes of Etna. Ancient craters and new lava flows, lunar landscapes and luxuriant woods, breath-taking panoramas and volcanic caves to be safely explored. A guided wine tasting of local Etna wines with a brunch in one of the well-known local wine producers and finally a visit of the Alcantara River Park.

  • Pick-up and Drop-off in Taormina and surroundings or at the meeting point Piazzale Funivia Mazzarò in front of Blue Diving Center.
  • You will observe the different lava edges of the ancient lava flows (eruptions of 1991/1993) by climbing along the slopes of Etna Volcano.
  • A pleasant walking among Etna trails to discover ancient and new craters, by observing the Ionian coastline from above.
  • You will then explore an amazing lava flowing cave. (We will supply you with the safety helmets and flashlights needed for this excursion).
  • The "Valle del Bove" (The Ox Valley), ancient volcanic caldera.
  • A stop for a local Etna wine tasting in a renowned wine producer farm.
  • Visit to the Alcantara River Park to admire the canyons, originated about 300.000 years ago, surrounding a small river beach.

Surcharges will apply to any pick-up & drop-off at some locations outside Catania as shown below (the list of locations is not exhaustive). (The total cost of the supplement is to be shared among the number of paying participants departing from the following locations):
SIGONELLA - MOTTA SANT'ANASTASIA = + 51€;
SARACEN COAST = +136€;
SYRACUSE= +187€;
SANTA VENERINA= +25€;
RIPOSTO - GIARRE - MASCALI= +51€;
LINGUAGLOSSA= +100€;
MESSINA= +221€.




The tour of Etna took our whole company to do great, fun and informative. We will certainly repeat, perhaps a trip to Stromboli by night, we are also very curious .... Thanks for the organization and best regards,
Christel Bragt


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