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Etna Half Day Trip

  • Half-day tour of Mt Etna

  • Explore the largest active volcano in Europe up close

  • Ride in a 4x4 over old lava flows

Etna Half Day Trip
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Etna Half Day Trip
Explore Europe's largest active volcano in person with this half-day excursion to Mt Etna. Travel in a 4x4 to get up onto the enormous mountain. See what the old lava flows look like. Walk up to an extinct volcanic crater. Take in stunning views overlooking the Bove Valley. Go inside a lava cave.
What to Expect
Begin the day with a pickup from meeting point in Catania. Move towards the slopes of the volcano, crossing old villages full of history and tradition. See natural paths in the Etna Park area and walk on the edge of extinct craters to better understand the structure of the volcano and its eruption life-cycle.

Explore a cave shaped by an old lava flow and safely equipped with ropes, flash-lights and helmets. Climb up old lava flows in the 4x4 to reach the magnificent sight of the Bove Valley. Enjoy amazing panoramic views on the mountain top where everyday is different. Colors, perfumes, flora and fauna completely change with the seasons, offering unforgettable scenarios. Great for all levels of experience, this excursion guarantees fun the whole family, including kids and friends.
Reviews (24)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Unforgetable moments

We were able to spend a wonderful and exciting time up on Mount Etna. Our guide Alessio has given us a profound and impressive journey in history, science and scenery The guided tour was handled professionally and with great care for each individual participant. At...More

Thank Stefan20180807
Reviewed 8 September 2018
Great guide, but...

I booked an excursion in an office in Catania some weeks ago with the service of pick up and drop off included but If I only knew that we had to stay in the car for this much I would have rented a car to...More

Thank hart_rose
Reviewed 6 September 2018
Trip of a lifetime

Our mixed age family group enjoyed the adventure with our wonderful guide Antony enormously. His knowledge, enthusiasm and personal touch made all the difference and we really were made to feel very special. Would highly recommend.

Thank Ellulje
Reviewed 29 July 2018
Great tour with Alessio

It was a great trip thanks to our expert guide Alessio who entertained us with stories and intresting facts during the whole journey. Ours was a small group, so it was a really familiar trip. I wish we had the full day trip, maybe next...More

3  Thank Levente K
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile
Fantastic experience with superb guides

We did the half day trip including the lava valley, the walk around the craters and the visit to a lava flow cave. We were picked up from our hotel at 9am and dropped off at 14.30. There was only our family on the tour-...More

1  Thank Anne-Marie L
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Response from Anne-Marie L | Reviewed this property |
The half day trip isn't a strenuous walk. It's probably around 2 miles in total, maybe less. A lot of it is on relatively flat ground and you're walking at a leisurely pace with lots of stops for information. We took our 6... More
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