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Etna Morning Trip

By: Etna Est
  • View Europe’s tallest active volcano up close on a hiking tour of Mt. Etna
  • Explore the inner crater and a lava cave with a headlamp
  • Learn about Mt. Etna’s geological history from a multilingual guide
Etna Morning Trip
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Etna Morning Trip
From US$63.26
Mt. Etna can get quite warm during the summer months, so beat the heat on this morning hiking tour of Europe’s tallest active volcano. Follow a guide to visit old craters, spot lava flows, and explore a lava cave by headlamp. This trip is perfect for hikers of all abilities, and allows you to see Mt. Etna from many different angles. Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a seamless experience.
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from your Catania hotel. You’ll travel by air-conditioned van to Mt. Etna and then set off on a family-friendly hiking trail perfect for all abilities. Listen to your guide tell stories about how powerful geological forces created the tallest active volcano in Europe while pointing out old and new lava flows.
After exploring the inner crater and taking a short break, you’ll put on a helmet and headlamp to explore the darkened inner chambers of a lava cave. On the return hike, you’ll enjoy lovely panoramas of the lava formations in the Valle del Bove.
The tour concludes with drop-off back at your Catania hotel.
Reviews (52)
1 - 5 of 42 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

The tour was amazing! I learned almost everything about Etna and it’s history. Our guides, Elia and Melania, explained all we had to know and answered all our question. Their good energy, their passion and their real smiles made us feel even better. It was...More

1  Thank L3ni0
Reviewed 21 January 2019
Etna with Filippo - Amazing!

The hotel pickup in the morning was perfect. Filippo is truly knowledgeable about the local area and anything you'd be interested to know about the volcano. You can tell that he is passionate about it, which makes him such a wonderful guide. Last minute, they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank xoxhaylee
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile
Friendly and interesting tour

Our morning trip with Elìa and Melania was great - a very friendly and knowledgable pair with a clear passion for Mount Etna! Stunning scenery was enhanced by explanations of various volcanic features, history of eruptions, local flora and fauna and local life. This tour...More

2  Thank AnthonyAR
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile
Bucket list dream

What an awesome experience! We had a fabulous guide, Filippo & the day was perfect, which in December can be iffy. Highly recommend this excursion.

Thank MichL513
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile
Etna with Philipe

Thanks to the sunny day we booked the morning trip with Phillipe as our Tour guide. The youngest dother was seak in the car, Philipe stop the car tways and he was very friendly about it. He is also funny and plasent. Ower childs loved...More

Thank Lea S
EtnaEst, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Etna Est, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Dear Lea, we are happy to know you enjoyed the excursion with Filippo! We always take care of our clients! Hope to see you again next time in Sicily!

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24 February 2019|
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Response from mdavila0501 | Reviewed this property |
yes sure !! it is possible!!
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18 February 2019|
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Response from Jinan s | Reviewed this property |
Yes it can be done from Catania,the hotel arranged it the night before and we were picked up at 9.30.