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From Taormina or Catania: Full-Day Mount Etna Hike

From Taormina or Catania: Full-Day Mount Etna Hike

From US$ 101.63 per person

Visit Mount Etna and take a hiking trail away from the crowds. This itinerary is accessible for most with a route tailored to see the extinct crater, a lava tunnel, volcanic ash, scoria, and lava flows.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian
Pickup optional
Includes pickup and drop-off in the Catania area.
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • Explore the hidden side of Mount Etna, unknown by many
  • Have an easy caving experience with assistance
  • Enjoy a hike along volcanic trails with stunning views
Full description
Hike on Mount Etna's finest trails to discover one of Europe's most famous volcanos. Enjoy a trek over extinct craters, lava flows, lava tubes, and have a fantastic view over the dramatic beauty of the Valle del Bove caldera. During your hike discover the beauty of Mount Etna and see the vibrant active craters of the summit. Enjoy the view along the volcano's flanks and see the Ionian Coast from Taormina to Catania. This tour is adaptable to all levels of hikers and transportation is carried out with off-road pickups vehicles. Depending on the season, your lunch includes a picnic in the outdoors or at a restaurant with typical Sicilian products. If time allows, your excursion will conclude with a complimentary tasting of Etna's finest products, including honey, wine, liqueurs and much more at a local producer in Zafferana Etnea. This village of honey sits along the Etna Wine Route, which will lead you back to your accommodation where you will be dropped off as the tour concludes.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Bilingual guide
  • Cave exploration equipment
  • Backpacks
  • Hiking poles
  • Hiking boots
  • Booster seats for children
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Prepare for the activity

    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Hiking shoes
    • Sunscreen
    • Rain gear
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Long pants

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Hiking boots, backpacks, and hiking poles are available free of charge, please let the local partner know all sizes needed in advance
    • Sneakers not suitable for this activity
    • The packed lunch is composed of savory takeaway Sicilian pastries, which are not vegetarian
    • Participants with dietary restrictions are suggested to take care of their own meals in order to avoid unpleasant and unwanted surprises
    • The hikes are dependent on the weather and geodynamic activity of the volcano which may alter the original schedule of the visit
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 3 reviews

    Review summary

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    October 10, 2020


    Visitez l’Etna ainsi que ses secrets insoupçonnés !

    August 13, 2021


    Beautiful day, windy at highest elevations but our guide Luca kept us moving and busy with his expert commentary about the mountain and it’s challenges. We recommend him for every level of hiker or climber. A wonderful experience.

    October 14, 2021

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