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  2. Sicily
  3. Catania
  4. Mount Etna

Mount Etna Sunset Tour from Catania

Product ID: 110182
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Explore the lunar landscapes of Mount Etna on foot and by jeep, and get panoramic views from the most famous active volcano in Europe. Look inside a lava cave and watch an amazing sunset before traveling back to Catania.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian

Pick-up included

Pick-up from all hotels, B&Bs and other accommodations in Catania, except in the limited traffic zone areas.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get panoramic views of the Valle del Bove from Mount Etna
  • Explore a lava cave using flashlights and helmets
  • Trek through a lunar landscape, 2,000 meters above sea level
  • Watch the sunset from the highest active volcano in Europe
  • Taste typical wine and cookies from Sicily
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your accommodation in Catania by air-conditioned jeep, and then make your way towards Mount Etna with a professional guide. Learn all you need to know about the highest active volcano in Europe, including its origin, evolution and flora and fauna. 

Experience what it feels like to live next to a powerful volcano as you drive through the small village of Zafferana Etnea, famous for its honey. Take in panoramic views of the Valle del Bove on the eastern slope of the volcano at your 1st stop. Then, continue by jeep to explore a lava cave using flashlights and helmets.

Continue up the mountain to get stunning views from 2,000 meters above sea level. Take a guided walking tour around the ancient craters and recent lava flows. Marvel at the lunar landscape as you make your way to a panoramic viewpoint. Enjoy local wine and cookies as you watch the sunset.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation in Catania
  • Professional multilingual guide
  • Lava cave kit
  • Helmets and flashlights
  • Trekking boots and K-way raincoat rental upon request
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch and water
  • Pick-up and drop off outside Catania city
Not suitable for
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
Know before you go
• This activity is not recommended for anyone suffering from heart problems, high blood pressure or walking difficulties
• Requests to rent trekking shoes should be made at least 1 day before the excursion
• Wear comfortable clothing suitable for the weather
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 25 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.5/5

Organized by

Etna Est

Product ID: 110182