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  2. Sicily
  3. Catania
  4. Mount Etna

From Catania: Mount Etna Sunset Tour

Product ID: 194792
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Enjoy unforgettable views on this half-day tour from Catania to Mount Etna. Trek to the south side of Etna, visit a volcanic cave, and savor a traditional street food snack and a glass of red wine at sunset.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Watch the sunset from Mount Etna
  • Visit a volcanic cave
  • Enjoy a typical Sicilian snack and delicious red wine
  • Take a scenic walk on extinguished volcanic craters
Full description
Start off your tour meeting your professional nature guide near your hotel in Catania. Drive to the southeast side of Mount Etna and admire the unique variety of plants and animals on the mountain, along with deserts of lava and ashes, peculiar lava formations, and traces of the most impressive eruptions.

During the excursion, you will reach a maximum altitude of 2000 meters via soft trekking. Take in the views from a lookout point onto the Bove Valley, including an astonishing view of the volcano's central crater. Explore a volcanic cave.

Stop for a Sicilian street food snack and taste some excellent Etna wine while you watch the amazing sunset.
Includes
  • A professional and passionate nature guide
  • Snacks, water and wine
  • Insurance
  • Equipment (helmets and flashlights) and trekking shoes (upon request)
What’s Not Included
  • Anything not specified above

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide will pick you up at an agreed-upon meeting point near your accommodation. (You may have to walk few minutes.)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• You don't need any particular equipment - just a windbreaker jacket and trekking or training shoes, with thick socks, since temperatures drop in the evening
• You can rent trekking shoes and jackets for free during booking upon request
• Please bring a small bottle of water for the trek
• Infant seats are available on request if requested during booking
• Tours may be led by a multilingual guide
• Please state any specific dietary requirements during booking (vegetarian, vegan, and celiac options are available)
• Tour is not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
• Tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Should your tour be canceled because there are not enough passengers to meet minimum number requirements, or because of poor weather conditions, you will be offered a full refund
• The meeting time and place will be communicated to guests after the reservation
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 14 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Etna Experience Excursion

Product ID: 194792