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Maximize time spent in Sicily with this private tour to Mt. Etna and the coastal village of Taormina. After convenient pick-up at your hotel, see lava flows and craters before a visit to Mt. Etna. Then explore the elegant town of Taormina, with views of the sea and mountains.
- Private tour with your own driver
- Convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Soak up the Sicilian scenery while someone else drives and navigates
- See Mt. Etna and the charming town of Taormina
What to Expect
This private tour includes pick-up at your hotel in Catania. Admire the scenery while your guide takes care of the driving. En route to Mt. Etna, pass through several charming Sicilian towns including Santa Venerina and Zafferana. Stop to see old lava flows and set out on a walk with your guide to visit the Silvestri craters. After visiting Mt. Etna, the tour continues with a drive to the coastal town of Taormina. See Roman architecture in the historic theater and go for a stroll along Corso Umberto, the main street, for some shopping. The tour includes free time for lunch (not included). This private tour concludes with transportation back to your hotel in Catania.
- Private tour
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Bottled water
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- Pricing is per vehicle, maximum of 8
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travellers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Beautiful Etna Tour with Simone, great Mercedes Benz vehicle, lots of information. I highly recommend this company! Well done!!
Date of experience: February 2021
So what an amazing day we had with Marco a very informative and considerate man,we went for a tour up etna and then on to a vineyard, the tour was amazing he stopped at every opportunity to show up sights of interest and show his local knowledge we would definitely recommend…
Date of experience: October 2020
1 Helpful vote
We were so pleased with Sicily Shore Tours. We unfortunately had to cancel our tour with Sicily Shore Tours due to Covid-19. They handled our cancellation and refund professionally and efficiently and we look forward to rebooking with them when the virus allows! Thanks…
Date of experience: May 2020
Response from Simone B, Owner at Private Tour: Mt Etna and Taormina from Catania
Responded 30 May 2020
Dear Guest, Thanks for your beautiful review, I am glad you appreciated our work, even during this hard time of our life. Thanks for your positive attitude and patience, we will be lucky and happy to meet you in the near future when will be possible for you to travel again. In 3 days time in Italy, June 3rd all borders will be opened again, and we are receiving some bookings already. Keep in touch and take care, All the best, Simone
Thank you Simone for the beautiful day with you around Etna and Taormina. We had a good time with you. See you soon again.
1 Helpful vote
Response from Simone B, Proprietario at Private Tour: Mt Etna and Taormina from Catania
Responded 18 May 2020
Dear Guest, Many thanks for your time and review. We are glad you enjoyed our Etna and Taormina itinerary. Offering a customized service to every party, we ensure all passengers are satisfied with service delivered. Our brand new Mercedes vehicles give a great driving comfort, all our cars and vans are air conditioned. We are looking forward to meet you again and show you more beautiful sites. Thanks for choosing our services,
Disappointed as we hired Simon and he sent a driver -- not another guide but someone to drive and give short explanations as we came to a location. Was not able to provide answers to questions we had and when in each location simply dropped us off and indicated he was a driver…
Date of experience: September 2019
Response from GoingSicily, Owner at Private Tour: Mt Etna and Taormina from Catania
Responded 18 Oct 2019
Dear Margot, My apologize if the excursion didn't met your wishes. We hope to see you in the near future so we could give you an excursion encountering your expectations. Greetings from Sicily, Simone Biglieri
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- Duration: 8h
- Mobile Ticket Accepted
- Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
- Pickup offered
- Languages Offered: English
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