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Etna Emotion 3000 Tour from Catania - with unbiased reviews

Etna Emotion 3000 Tour from Catania

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Excursion to the highest viewpoint on Mount Etna After a pleasant ride in our comfortable vehicles, passing the small towns of Pedara and Nicolosi and cold lava fields formed over the years, you will reach the “Rifugio Sapienza Etna”. Here the Emotion Etna 3000 m begins. By cable car you will reach an altitude of 2500 m and will eventually get up to 2900 m by special unimog vehicles. The area you will find yourself in now, is called “Torre del Filosofo” at the foot of the main crater. From here you will have a stunning view over the Mediterranean, if weather permitting.
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Stop At: Monte Etna, 95031 Catania, Sicily Italy

You will reach an altitude of 2500 m by cable car. Afterwards you will get up to 2900 m with special unimog vehicles. The area at the foot of the main crater, where you will be, is called “Torre del Filosofo”. From here you will have a stunning view over the Mediterranean, if the weather permits.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Philosopher's Tower, Unnamed Road, 95030, 95030 Zafferana Etnea CT, Italy

A competent Alpine / Vulcanological guide will accompany you during a approx. 40 minutes tour, visiting the hot smoking craters, born after the 2002-2003 eruption.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza, 95030 Nicolosi CT, Italy

Back at Rifugio Sapienza, you’ll have a traditional Sicilian lunch at a chalet. Afterwards, equipped with helmets and flashlights you will enjoy an unforgettable experience visiting a real lava cave. At the end of the tour we will drive you back to your accommodation.

Duration: 2 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Go-Etna - Etna Excursions - Booking Point, Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 229, 95124 Catania CT, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off in Catania
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Monte Etna
  • Entry/Admission - Philosopher's Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Rifugio Sapienza
  • Nothing
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Martijn wrote a review Oct. 2019
10 contributions
We booked this tour as part of our family weekend with eight people in Taormina. Francesco - the guide - picked us up at our hotel and took us on an amazing journey to and over Mt. Etna (at approx. 3000 m.). He took good care of our group and gave us a lot of information during
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Date of experience: October 2019
tomgar3 wrote a review Sep. 2019
95 contributions29 helpful votes
We did the Emotion 3000 tour last week and we are still thinking about what a nice day it was. It is run very smoothly and our guide Francesco really was what made it great. He tried so hard to make sure everyone was having a good time. Being so close to Etna and seeing the
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Date of experience: September 2019
Sarah K wrote a review Sep. 2019
3 contributions
Excellent guides who took care of our every need. Really enjoyed the explanations and experiences. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Fiona F wrote a review Aug. 2019
5 contributions4 helpful votes
This was a fantastic day trip and excellent value for money. It's also ideal for anyone who wants to see the Etna craters close up but doesn't fancy a long hike! We were accompanied by a friendly and knowledgeable guide - Francesco - and his equally friendly colleague
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mvberkel wrote a review Jun. 2019
46 contributions13 helpful votes
We have a 4 year old son and I would have loved to go all the way to the top but you need to be older than 16, so we have to wait a few years. Looking what could be the next best option ( and there are plenty of options), I ended up calling Go-Etna. Friendly and very informative
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Date of experience: June 2019
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  • Duration: 7h
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