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Your tour begins with pick-up from your Catania hotel. You’ll travel by air-conditioned van to Mt. Etna and then set off on a family-friendly hiking trail perfect for all abilities. Listen to your guide tell stories about how powerful geological forces created the tallest active volcano in Europe while pointing out old and new lava flows.

After exploring the inner crater and taking a short break, you’ll put on a helmet and headlamp to explore the darkened inner chambers of a lava cave. On the return hike, you’ll enjoy lovely panoramas of the lava formations in the Valle del Bove.

The morning Etna hiking tour concludes with a drop-off at your Catania hotel.
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Monte Etna
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Mt. Etna can get quite warm during the summer months so rise early and set out on an early morning guided hiking tour of Europe’s tallest active volcano. You’ll visit old craters, spot lava flows, and even explore a lava cave by head torch. This trip is perfect for families and hikers of all abilities and is a great way to maximize your time since you get to see so Mt. Etna from many different angles.
  • View Europe’s tallest active volcano up close on a hiking tour of Mt. Etna
  • Explore the inner crater and a lava cave with helmet and head torch
  • Learn about Mt. Etna’s geological history from a multilingual guide
  • Enjoy hassle-free pick-up from your Catania hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maurizio, our tour guide was great. It was a cool trip. Your money worth it. He had a good clear explanation about the Etna area.

1  Thank Marcel O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Excursion with a stunning view

If you aren't one for hiking but love mountains, and visiting a volcano is on your bucket list, I have only one phrase for you. It's worth it. We picked the morning trip. Our guide, Matteo (best guide ever), picked up the group and started...More

Thank Ekaterina C
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile
You should go and see it but keep your expectations down

You should see Etna If you are in Sicilia. We did this with a guide and jeep but could as well do this by ourselves. Unless you are interested in the name of all the plants and mineral content of the stones you can just...More

7  Thank Dagmar010681
Reviewed 1 July 2018
Mother Etna!

I´ll recomend this adventure for all the people that I have the possibility. Amazing landscapes, incredible natural contact and a staff who will become friends. Luca was one who helped me a lot with his Portugueses knowledge. Thank you guys and I hope to feel...More

Thank Diego C
Reviewed 30 May 2018
Moonscape and View over Catania

Valeria and Deborah were very helpful in arranging the pickup time and location. Elìa, our guide, and Melania (translator) were passionate about the subject and ensuring that we enjoyed the time. On the way up we learnt many details about the area and the volcanic...More

1  Thank Robert J
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Ciara B
9 July 2018|
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Hello Ciara B. It depends on the type of excursion you choose. Etna Morning excursion includes an easy level trekking of about 1hour / 1 hour and half. If you are looking for a longer trekking you can choose our Etna Summit... More
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