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Mount Etna Half-Day Tour

Highlights
  • Great-value Mount Etna tour with transportation, guide, drinks, and snacks
  • Visit lava fields and underground lava caves
  • Small-group tour ensures you get personal attention from your guide 
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Mount Etna Half-Day Tour
From US$75.56
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Mount Etna Half-Day Tour
From US$75.56
Overview
Towering Mount Etna is one of Sicily’s most popular tourist destinations, drawing many sightseeing tours daily. This tour stands out by including round-trip transportation, a guide, snacks, and an almond wine tasting at a mountain chalet. After a casual hike through lava fields and a visit to underground lava caves, you’ll come away having seen more of the volcano than most sightseeing tourists.
What to Expect
Begin your 6-hour tour with an optional hotel morning pickup in Taormina. Meet your guide and small tour group and get on the road for the roughly 75-minute journey to Mt. Etna.
Stop at the foot of the volcano and take a short hike across lava fields. Along the way, your guide tells you about Etna’s geological features and history.
Afterward, don a helmet and grab a flashlight to head underground into a lava cave, which you also explore with your guide. The last stop is a nearby chalet, where you lunch on a Sicilian sandwich, local wine, cake, and almond wine. Relax on the journey back to Taormina and finish the tour with a drop-off at your hotel.
Reviews (72)
1 - 5 of 63 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Fantastic experience on Etna

Our fantastic guide Eddie led us around the churning plains of Etna. His experience of the mountain coupled with his knowledge of geology made for an amazing time. It was cold and snowing and occasionally cloudy but this added to the ‘other world’ feeling on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Stephen_Lucy
Reviewed 5 days ago
Best day of the holiday - thank you Etna and Giuseppe

My 11 year old daughter described our guide, Giuseppe,as “awesome”. His love and knowledge of Etna and the surrounding area came through and he was attentive to the different needs of our small (8 person) group, throughout the whole day. Would love to come back...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Greencatgb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
My Etna Guided Tour

My grandson and I did the Mt Etna half Day tour after being picked up from our hotel in Taormina by our guide Marco. It was a great day and Marco was a very informative guide who was also very conscious of our safety. We...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank allenjc2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Big Thank You

We had an amazing h trip. I wasn’t sure what to expect but it surely surpassed my expectations. A very well organised guide and full of knowledge of the area and Mount Etna. We were lucky with a sunny day as could view the top...More

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Worth every penny.

We did the half-day tour on March 8, 2019. We are a pretty fit couple in our mid-70's. If you are of a "certain age" but still enjoy hiking, don't hesitate. This is not to be missed. It is challenging enough to be interesting but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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macd1023
11 January 2019|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
We too booked it in Taormina so I agree that best might be to check website. Note that Catania is South of the mountain and Taormin seems to concentrate more on "its" north/east side. I think that Catania is in fact a... More
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rana79k
5 July 2018|
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I asked the Exact same question in front of him and it’s a no
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Sazz321
15 June 2018|
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Response from dann493 | Reviewed this property |
In the summer no problem. Maybe not the top tour. Dan😎
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