From Taormina: Mount Etna Sunset Tour

4.5 / 5

36 reviews

From Taormina: Mount Etna Sunset Tour

From $85.76 per person

Watch a beautiful sunset from the top of Mount Etna on a 6-hour sightseeing tour from Taormina. Taste delicious local produce, look inside a lava cave, and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, German, Spanish, French
Pickup included
Pick-up possible from your hotel or B&B in Taormina.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Sample the local honey and wine at organic farms
  • Explore a lava cave and learn how it is formed
  • Watch the sunset from the Silvestri craters at the top of Mount Etna
Full description
Benefit from pickup at your accommodation in Taormina. Taste local produce at an organic farm and savor the flavors of the local honey and wine. Continue to a lava cave created during the 1792 eruption of the volcano. Enter the stunning site to learn about the lava flow and forces that created them. Then, stroll along the mountain trails to reach the Sapienza Refuge on the slopes of Mount Etna. Walk around the different lava flows created by the latest eruptions and see the ancient Silvestri craters from the eruptions of 1892. Watch the sunset from the top of the mountain before returning to your hotel after dark.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by bus
  • Multilingual guide
  • Trekking and snow shoes (on request)
  • Kit to visit the lava cave
  • Local produce tasting
  • Dinner
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Wear comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 36 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5
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Nice tour with super nice guide

We had a nice afternoon with the group on the Etna. Our guide Achille spoke very good English and was super personable. He really had a lot of know-how and was able to competently answer any question that was asked. Picking up the tour guests from the individual hotels was somewhat more complex. Since many of the participants lived in Taormina (old town), the journey was pretty long. The streets there are very narrow and you can hardly get through with the big Bulli. Nevertheless, Achille was able to drive very well, which is why we always felt safe. Plus point: you get to see something from Taormina. The stop at a shop for local specialties was also quite interesting, you could try everything. It was timely and you were not asked to buy anything or anything. Relaxed atmosphere and really ok. Walking on the Silvestri crater in the end was of course the highlight. Highly recommended for the price !!

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August 4, 2019

Great trip, as described. We had a lovely guide and saw a range of the volcanic landscapes Etna has. Sunset was incredible and the whole trip was comfortable and set to the pace of the group. My wife was 5 months pregnant and the trip was fine. The guide was accomodating and made sure she was OK without diminishing the experience for others. This is something you really MUST do when visiting Sicily. Absolutely breathtaking.

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June 7, 2019

Great experience! Very dedicated guide. We had actually booked the tour in German, but was only possible in English, but in the end it wasn't a problem. The stop at a honey, wine, oil, etc. producer didn't have to be, but there was a lot to taste and buy. Etna and the landscape were impressive. We can only recommend it! Many helpful explanations were given. In the description of the excursion is food and drinks included, that was completely missing. We would have been very happy about at least a bottle of water, because 6 hours are already long.

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June 7, 2019

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