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What to Expect
The guide will introduce you to the fascinating world of volcanic phenomena, walking through ancient woods, extinct craters and past lava flows (usually the Sartorius craters or the 2002 craters on the northeast side of Etna).

You will explore a volcanic cave (for example Grotta dei Ladroni or Grotta Cassone), we will provide you the necessary equipment (helmets and torches).

In case of heavy snow and/or ice the visit may be cancelled for safety reason.

Our guide will lead you where nature remains uncontaminated to admire different kind of plants and animals.If the weather conditions are good, you’ll have a snack composed of traditional Sicilian bakery products combined with a glass of

Sicilian wine, surrounded by a wonderful landscape. 

Otherwise, you’ll have lunch in a nice farmhouse restaurant up along a mountain road for a genuine and savoury Sicilian lunch in a convivial atmosphere.

Then, in the afternoon, you’ll have a self-guided visit to the historical center of Taormina, where you will admire the Ionian coast from one side and Mount Etna on the other, immersed in a picturesque and unforgettable atmosphere!You will have the chance to visit the elegant avenue that separates the medieval city gates, Porta Catania and Porta Messina, explore the beautiful view down the alleys and to admire the extraordinary Greek theater.The guide will wait for you at the entrance of the city. You’ll be provided of maps containing all the stops of the trip.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Our guide will drop you off at the same point you met him in the morning.
  • Local taxes
  • Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Transport service via Jeep or minibus from Catania
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Use of helmet
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • English and Italian guide are always available, French and Spanish are subject to availability. Upon booking, we will confirm you if the language required is available.
  • Guests need to wear trekking shoes and bring a jacket. We can provide trekking shoes and jackets for free at the moment of the booking if requested.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian, vegan, celiac option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Thank you to Giuseppe for a beautiful day out! We got to see Etna from around 2000m and explore the lava tubes in the morning. We even got to see a few small eruptions (normal activity). Giuseppe was happy and lively and gave us some...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Xkskinnerx
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

Had a great trip with our guide Danilo. He was very informative and we had a lovely day out at Etna and Taormina. Well worth going on this trip.

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Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

I visit Etna volcano and Taormina with this agency and Tony as a guide and was a really nice day. Tony is very knowledge about geology and all relative to volcanos. He is very kind and have a really local flavor. Not share only the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mario M
Reviewed January 29, 2019

Seeing Mt Etna in its snow covered beauty ... and trekking up the peaks, and adventures into a lava vent. This was definitely the highlight of our trip to Sicily. Our guide Dario was friendly and thoughtful and full of information about volcanoes and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 28henryd
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  • Etna Experience Excursions
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian
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