Mount Etna Sunset Tour from Catania

4.6 / 5

33 reviews

Mount Etna Sunset Tour from Catania

From $70.13 per person

Explore the lunar landscapes of Mount Etna on foot and by jeep, and get panoramic views from the most famous active volcano in Europe. Look inside a lava cave and watch an amazing sunset before traveling back to Catania.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian


  • Get panoramic views of the Valle del Bove from Mount Etna
  • Explore a lava cave using flashlights and helmets
  • Trek through a lunar landscape, 2,000 meters above sea level
  • Watch the sunset from the highest active volcano in Europe
  • Taste typical wine and cookies from Sicily
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your accommodation in Catania by air-conditioned jeep, and then make your way towards Mount Etna with a professional guide. Learn all you need to know about the highest active volcano in Europe, including its origin, evolution and flora and fauna.  Experience what it feels like to live next to a powerful volcano as you drive through the small village of Zafferana Etnea, famous for its honey. Take in panoramic views of the Valle del Bove on the eastern slope of the volcano at your 1st stop. Then, continue by jeep to explore a lava cave using flashlights and helmets. Continue up the mountain to get stunning views from 2,000 meters above sea level. Take a guided walking tour around the ancient craters and recent lava flows. Marvel at the lunar landscape as you make your way to a panoramic viewpoint. Enjoy local wine and cookies as you watch the sunset.
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation in Catania
  • Professional multilingual guide
  • Lava cave kit
  • Helmets and flashlights
  • Lunch and water
  • Pick-up and drop off outside Catania city
Not suitable for
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with a cold
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sports shoes
    • Medical mask

    Not allowed

    • Sandals or flip flops

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    • This activity is not recommended for anyone suffering from heart problems, high blood pressure or walking difficulties
    • Wear comfortable clothing suitable for the weather
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 33 reviews

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    This is an excellent tour, well organised and very informative. Pick up and drop of from the hotel was great and all on time. The guide provided a fascinating insight to mount Etna, it’s history and the unpredictability of volcanos. This is a must do tour when staying in Catania.

    October 15, 2019

    Giovanni was an excellent guide who imparted his knowledge and experience of Mt Etna perfectly in both English & Italian. We were given plenty of guidance & time to enjoy the breathtaking scenes of this mountain. Then just when we thought the afternoon couldn’t have been better, Giovanni took us to a picnic spot to view the sunset where he amazed us with his knowledge of the local food and wine. Along with our own experiences, it was really nice to have a small group of people to share the experience with. We all got on well together. Thanks for such a special day!

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    September 28, 2019

    A great adventure with very special people !!

    The experience has been very satisfactory, a lot of professionalism and knowledge from the guide Carmelo. In addition the other guides were very attentive at all times of the group, explaining each of the details of the tour in Italian, English and French. Highly recommended to truly know the history and evolution of Etna.

    July 30, 2019

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