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From Catania: Guided Tour of Mount Etna and Taormina

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From Catania: Guided Tour of Mount Etna and Taormina

From US$ 100.29 per person

Discover the natural beauty of Mount Etna, the highest-located active volcano in Europe. Enjoy a guided tour of this unique landscape and make use of free time to explore Taormina at your leisure.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English, Spanish, French, German, Russian
Pickup included
Get picked up from your accommodation in Catania city/surrounding areas.

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover ancient volcano craters, lava caves, and breathtaking landscapes
  • Benefit from free time to explore Taormina at your leisure
  • Learn about Mount Etna from your guide as you explore its volcanic landscape
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Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Begin your Sicilian adventure with pickup from your hotel at 9 AM. Sit back and relax as you’re transported in comfort to a truly unique location, Mount Etna. Positioned above the convergent plate margin between the cities of Messina and Catania, Mount Etna is the highest-located active volcano in all of Europe. Learn about this fascinating volcano  from your expert guide, and explore its ancient craters and lava caves with helmets and torches. Then move on to explore Taormina at your leisure without a guide. Discover one of the most pristine areas of Sicily, celebrated for its stunning natural landscapes, marine beauty, baroque and medieval monuments, and its quaint Greek theater.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Multilingual local guide
  • Volcano tour
  • Lava cave visit
  • Tour guide in Taormina
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Jacket

Know before you go

  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, the lava cave visit and lunch are temporarily suspended. More time will be dedicated to hiking and sightseeing.
  • The recommended clothing for this experience is hiking shoes and a windbreaker.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Mount Etna was amazing but we had a problem with the organization. They forgot us 2 hours at the pick up point and in the end we could go to Taormina because of a problem with the car. Of course they gave us back a refund but I hope this doesn't happen often to other customers.

December 5, 2021

Great experience! Our guide Juli was perfect, communicating in english, german und serbian.

October 15, 2021

The two accompaniers Andrea for the Etna trip and Alessio for Taormina were very good. The organization leaves something to be desired but in the end the problems were solved.

August 30, 2021

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