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From Taormina: Mount Etna Sunset Tour

4.5 / 5

54 reviews

From Taormina: Mount Etna Sunset Tour

From $84.52 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
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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 8 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
  • Pick-up is available from the city center
  • Transportation by bus
  • Multilingual guide
  • Trekking and snowshoes (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
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Not allowed

  • Pets

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  • Wear comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 54 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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Amazing experience, knowing a place full of history and emotion! Our guide Luigi was amazing, detailing every event that took place. Don't forget to bring a coat, because even in the summer it's cold up there!!! Our guide Luigi was wonderful, friend and has immense knowledge that we thank him for sharing with us.

August 28, 2021

Our trip to Etna was a wonderful experience! Andreas, our tour guide, was super friendly, motivated & had extensive knowledge. Andreas was fluent in 3 languages & was happy to translate the information into English, French or Italian. We booked the sunset tour, which I can only recommend !! The landscape was breathtaking & the twilight made the surroundings and the volcano appear very mystical. We were lucky that in the end the Etna began to spit high fountains of lava. Andreas took us to places where we could see this fascinating natural spectacle particularly well. The trip was really worth it & we were very, very excited about the crater landscape.

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August 2, 2021

We were picked up at our hotel and with a van we went to a museum in a village near Etna. Honey was made in this museum, among other things. You could see and taste different things. Nice experience! Then on to Etna. First drive up a bit and then visited a lava cave. Then on to a parking spot and we continued on foot. A tough hike, but it was all worth it! What a beautiful view over the valley. Our guide Simone was very nice and knew a lot about Etna. He did his job with great pleasure. All in all a great experience! Highly recommended.

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July 28, 2021

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