Mt. Etna is the most striking sight in eastern Sicily, but visiting Europe’s largest active volcano on your own is challenging. With this tour, leave puzzling out the logistics to the experts and explore the volcanic peak via off-road vehicle. Cross lava fields and old-growth forests, stop to take in the views, and learn about the history of the volcano and its native flora and fauna from your guide.
Most Mt. Etna excursions stop at the Silvestri Craters on the lava-covered slopes, but with this exclusive tour you can reach the top of Europe’s highest active volcano with a volcanologist guide. Take a cable car and off-road vehicle to Torre del Filosofo and then continue on foot about a mile (2 kilometers) to the summit craters. Learn about the volcano’s history from your guide and enjoy sweeping views over the coastline.
Hotel pick up. Half day reserved for the visit of the Norman Palace (where inside you can visit the wonderful Palatine Chapel). Free time to visit the Cathedral of Palermo, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Proceed in the direction of Monreale, to visit the Cathedral, considered one of the most beautiful churches in the world (where inside you can admire its magnificent mosaics, the very famous Christ Pantocrator and its imposing monumental pipe organ. Free time for the visit to the cloister and the gardens of the municipal Villa.
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Experience the peaks and valleys of Sicily in one day trip from Taormina, exploring both the foothills of Mount Etna and the Alcantara Gorges along with the Medieval town of Randazzo! Visit the volcanic canyons of the picturesque Alcantara Gorges followed by a stop in Randazzo to see the Basilica of Santa Maria. Hike into the foothills of Mount Etna, Europe's tallest active volcano, or upgrade for a chance to go up to the volcano's upper areas for a walking tour of the craters.
Explore Europe’s largest active volcano this day trip to Mt Etna from Taormina. Relax with transportation to the base station of Rifugio Sapienza and then take off through the foothills for some time to spend hiking at your leisure. Alternatively, upgrade your ticket for a trip up to the upper craters and a guided walking tour through the volcanic craters. Soak up scenic views from the UNESCO-listed spot before concluding with transportation back to Taormina.
Experience the volcanic majesty of Mount Etna at sunset on an enchanting evening tour from Taormina. With an expert guide, explore the volcano on a walking tour and then gaze at panoramic vistas from a height of approximately 9,843 feet (3,000 meters) above sea level. Delight in the fiery orange glow of the setting sun before heading to a traditional restaurant at the foot of the volcano. Pleasure your palate with local Italian specialties (own expense) and enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from Taormina.
In one day we will visit the natural beauty of the Etna landscape and the suggestive scenery of the Alcantara Gorges, a park characterized by the cold waters of the river that flows between two high basaltic rock walls formed in ancient eruptions.
The excursion consists of an off road tour in a 4x4 jeep at the ancient lava language of the 2002 eruption. Continue through the Ragabo pinewood until reaching Piano Provenzana where the tour continues on foot along the 2002 side craters. Visit to a lava flow cave.
See southern Italy in style with this eye-pleasing trip around Mount Etna via a vintage mid-20th-century train on the Circumetnea Railway. The train journey includes visits to the canyons of Alcantara Gorges (admission at own expense), an amazing natural setting made up of black lava rock walls up to 160 feet (50 meters). And then explore the base of Mount Etna, Sicily's legendary volcano that is 11,000 feet (3,300 meters) tall. Optional upgrade to ascent by cable car up to 2,500 meters and continuing on board jeeps up to the authorized crater zones at approximately 3,000 meters with the assistance of licensed guides of the CAI (Italian Alpine Club); stop to admire the eventual activity of the upper craters in a safety zones according to weather conditions.
From November 1 to March 31, this tour does not include the train ride nor the optional upgrade.
Tour designed for the needs of cruise passengers, with port pick-up and particular attention to departure and return times.
Half day between walks on ancient extinct craters, lava flows and breathtaking views. We put the history, science and traditions of the place and local taste! And before going back by boat we will let you taste one of the typical specialties of Catania: the best arancino in the city!
this jeep tour is special .. the colors of the sunset on the Madonie, the sea as a background and the wild nature will be an indelible memory of your holiday in Sicily. The adventure continues with dinner at the chalet immersed in the woods and the exciting descent from the mountain with the night jeeps.
Arrived with the means at an altitude of 2000m the ascent begins
along the path that, between a forest of pines and brooms and native vegetation, will lead us to one of the most evocative views of the Del Bove valley.
The small villages around Etna and the Taormina coastline are best experienced intimately and at a relaxed pace, so skip the hassle and crowds of group tours on this private guided tour. Reach the summit of Mount Etna and, after taking in the views, descend to the Mediterranean Sea for a boat tour along the coast with a traditional Sicilian lunch and wines on board.
Mount Etna is one of the most striking natural features in Sicily, and with this tour you can experience both its beauty and geology. Set off from Catania, stopping at an organic farm on the mountain slopes to sample honey, wine, olive oil, and other specialties. Afterwards, continue up to the Valle del Bove; explore the volcanic craters and a lava cave before ending at a scenic overlook to enjoy the sunset.
Mount Etna is widely considered among Sicily’s top natural attractions, but its remote location and rugged terrain make exploring a challenge. On this tour, tackle the terrain by powerful 4x4 Jeep—with round-trip transport from Catania and Taormina hotels included. With your guide at the wheel, traverse old lava fields and dense forest, and stop along the way to admire the views and explore Mount Etna up-close on foot.
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Discover the natural features of Mount Etna, the volcano in northeastern Sicily, on this day tour that takes you along a walking trail in Etna Park. You'll visit Crateri Silvestri, small volcanic cones surrounded by ancient lava flows. and have the option to ride the cable car or explore higher on the mountain with special vehicles and alpine guides. End your day with a visit to a local producer of honey, wine, oil and more.
We are the only ones to carry out the eco-tourist observation activity of cetaceans in the Gulf of Catania, respecting the international code of good conduct approved by the Cetacean Conservation Agreement in the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and in the adjacent Atlantic areas.
Safety and professionalism in navigation and dolphin monitoring distinguish us, thanks to our crew always composed of technical skippers of the Italian motorboat federation and marine biologists with many years of experience in monitoring and protecting cetaceans in the Mediterranean.
Discover the beauty of the highest volcano in Europe, climb up to 2000 meters, walk on the rocks of the volcano, climb to the top through its paths and stop to admire the unique view overlooking the sea and to taste typical Sicilian products to enjoy yourself at 360 degrees Sicily among landscapes, history and tradition. A day to spend with other travelers or friends. Paths, roads, paths await you in a quiet and special atmosphere thanks to the guidance of the partners of vitulia experience, local people, entrepreneurs who will make you fall in love with our beloved Sicily. The day, after admiring these beauties that nature offers us, continues going to visit either a Etna winery or a typical Sicilian farm. Both solutions are accompanied by a tasting of typical local products.
over 2000 m extra price of € 70.00 for cable car fare.
Take in stunning views from Europe’s largest active volcano with this Etna summit excursion. Travel high above sea level in a cable car and spend 2 hours trekking to the craters on the volcano’s summit. Pause to admire the scenery and spend some time on the summit before descending by foot and then cable car.
The Ashàra volcanological guides will make this excursion unique, giving unforgettable moments and sensations to your Etna holidays. You will be able to observe the craters closely and in complete safety, the safety that only a certified and recognized guide can give you.