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  1. Italy
  2. Province of Messina
  3. Taormina
  4. Mount Etna

From Taormina: Sunset Experience on Mount Etna Upper Craters

Product ID: 167175
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Don't miss this unique occasion to ascend the volcano Etna by coach and jeep in the evocative atmosphere of the sunset. The volcano, perpetually active and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2013, is the highest in Europe.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience a gorgeous sunset from the highest authorized point of Mount Etna
  • Take a fun jeep ride up the volcano
  • Admire the possible activity of the summit craters from a safe proximity
  • Enjoy an optional dinner at local restaurant at 1900m elevation
Full description
Begin your journey by boarding a coach with your friendly and knowledgeable tour leader. This will take you approximately 1900 meters (about 6233 feet) up Mount Etna, where you will then switch to jeeps in order to get within a safe proximity of the main crater area at 3000 (about 9840 feet) meters elevation. During your ascent, you’ll be escorted by licensed guides of the CAI - Italian Alpine Club.
 
Mount Etna is an active volcano on the east coast of Sicility, and the tallest active volcano in Europe, standing at 3,350 meters (about 10990 feet). It’s also one of the most active volcanoes in the world and in an almost constant state of activity since its first eruption about half a million years ago.
 
After reaching the summit, stop to experience a stunning sunset as the fading sun’s colors cover the volcano, the Valley of the Bove, and all of the expansive surroundings. Following the sunset, return by jeep to 1900 meters, at which point it will be time for a wonderful dinner in a local restaurant to finish off the evening.
Includes
  • Transportation by coach and jeep
  • Tour leader and Alpine guide service
  • VAT and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks or meals
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Taormina Bus Terminal - Taormina

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Windbreaker
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Warm clothing and suitable shoes are recommended. Warm clothes will be available to rent on site with an extra charge
• This tour is not recommended for pregnant women or those with heart problems
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 21 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.5/5

Organized by

SAT Group

Product ID: 167175