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  1. Italy
  2. Sicily
  3. Messina
  4. Mount Etna

Etna and Taormina Shore Excursion

Product ID: 130461
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Visit 2 of eastern Sicily's top attractions in a single day. Explore Mount Etna, Europe's highest volcano and Taormina, the "pearl of the Mediterranean".
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
Spanish, English, Italian

Pickup included

Messina Seaport Catania Seaport Naxos Seaport
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the surface of the most active volcano in Europe
  • Enjoy a tour through magical landscapes
  • Taste delicious local products
Full description
At a height of 3,320 meters above sea level and a diameter of over 40 kilometers, Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe. Explore the volcano and the town of Taormina on a full-day tour.

Visit Monti Rossi, responsible for the major eruption in 1669, and see a lava stone quarry. Take a short, moderate hike at Crateri Silvestri (2,000 meters above sea level).

Put on a helmet and grab a flashlight to explore a lava tube. Stop at a 1992 eruption, taste local products and visit the village of Zafferana for lunch. Lastly, enjoy a free walking tour along Taormina’s narrow streets, and see the Greek theater (tickets not included), the cathedral, the botanical garden and more.
Includes
  • Transfers by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Gas
  • Parking fees
  • Tolls
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Entrance fee to the Greek theater
  • Meals
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Activities are subject to cancellation due to weather conditions
Organized by

Sicily Grand Tour

Product ID: 130461