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Mt Etna natural park

Etna day trip from Catania

Etna tour from Catania – A Mount Etna excursion passing from refuge Sapienza. With our knowledge of the territory and places of interest. We’ll take you to visit craters, pathways, grottoes, valleys, and other locations on the southern slope, for an amazing exploratory tour. You will go as far as the refuge shelter Sapienza and travel through fascinating paths to discover some ancient craters, among the most famous being the “Silvestri” craters.

You can also visit the other activities we offer on Etna such as the grand tour of Etna & Alcantara, the bike tour on Etna, and the wine tour, but let’s see this tour, proposed from the south side.

After visiting the Silvestri craters, in the Sapienza refuge area, the Etna tour continues studying the flora from lava flow grottoes where you will be given a speleological explanation about their formation. Some historical background concerning them. As an option, you can decide to continue to an altitude of 3000m, With the aid of the cable car. Our experienced guides will take you to the top of the area to admire the specific flora of this altitude, the smoking craters – always from a secure side distance of course, and the majestic views of the horizons from above.

Etna Food tasting included

Concluding the tour of the volcano, our Mount Etna experience continues going towards the town of Zafferana Etnea, where you will visit a biological factory that produces food purely from this area: honey, oil, wine, etc. You can discover and taste the delicacies, that Etna has to offer.

The Etna excursions from Catania include:

  • Pick up at your hotel or location of your choice.
  • Visit to the Silvestri Craters.
  • Exploration of a lava flow cave.
  • Visit the town of Zafferana Etnea (City of Honey).
  • Visit an organic farm with a tasting of Etna foods.
  • Overview on board of a vast area of Etna Park.
  • Trekking shoes (on request) / The kit for visiting the Cave.
  • Expert multilingual guide.
  • Optional on-site, Etna at high altitude (3000 m).

Cable car price: From Rifugio Sapienza, if you wish, you can carry on by the cable car up to 2,700 m, with an additional cost of €50.00 per person, or the cable car + 4×4 minibus up to 3,000 m, with an additional cost of €78.00 per person. person (in case of snow, the snowcat will cost €89.00).

How to book a guided tour of Mt Etna from Catania

There are four ways to book our Mt Etna excursions from Catania and the closest towns. Let’s see them below.

1. Through the WhatsApp messaging chat, directly by clicking here (Recommended).

2. By sending an e-mail to info@sicilydaytrips.it.

3. Through the booking form that you can find on this page (Recommended).

4. Calling at +393385721080.

Once you have chosen how to contact us, we will take care answering you within 30 minutes to confirm and give you all the information to reach us at our headquarters.

We also remind you that, in most cases, you don’t have to pay in advance. You can pay on the spot at the end of each tour.

Would you like more information on our Mount Etna excursions from Catania? Contact us now!

MEETING PLACE Pick up from your hotel or place of your choosing
WHAT TO BRING Trekking or gym shoes, clothing suitable for the season
DURATION About 8 hours
DIFFICULTY Easy – recommended age 4/80
TIMETABLES Every day by reservation – 9:00 am
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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 6 reviews
May 5, 2024

Escursione Fantastica, abbiamo avuto il piacere di conoscere Francesco come guida che ci ha consigliato quale sarebbe stato il giro migliore.
Siamo stati benissimo lui ci ha illustrato per fili e per segno tutto sul vulcano e sui crateri …
consigliatissimo e un grazie a Francesco “the best”

April 17, 2024

E’ stata una bella esperienza ed una bellissima giornata. La guida molto gentile e cordiale, ci ha coinvolti e ci ha fatto passare una bella giornata. Per esser la prima volta la consiglio vivamente

April 24, 2023

Amazing tour.Our guide Giuseppe was really fantastic,friendly and full of knowledge about Etna and Sicilly.Very convinient with transport door to door.Delicious experience with local wine and food tasting.It was really worth it.Highly recommended!!!

July 20, 2022

Una esperienza fantastica, la guida competente e gentile, è stata una giornata molto bella e non la dimenticherò

July 7, 2022

Una escursione fantastica. La guida molto interessante, organizzazione perfetta.

May 3, 2022

A nice tour, visiting the Etna park including going to the volcano itself, a ‘lava tube’ cave, wine and food tasting in a local winery. Friendly guides tell about the volcano and its activities and how it impacts the surroundings.

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