From Catania: 8-Hour Etna Volcano Shore Excursion

From Catania: 8-Hour Etna Volcano Shore Excursion

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8 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Discover Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe
  • Explore the area of the wonderful Etna National Park
  • Admire the spectacular scenery from the top of the volcano
Discover Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, on this 8-hour shore excursion from Catania. Explore the beautiful Etna National Park and ascend to the top of the volcano to admire the magnificent views from 2,920 meters high.
What to Expect
On this 8-hour tour you will discover Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe. You will be greeted at Catania Port and driven to Etna National Park, home to the beautiful volcano rich in sounds, perfumes, and colors.

Upon arrival you will have the opportunity to explore the Silvestri Craters. From Rifugio Sapienza you can also take a cable car ride to the top, where you can experience the lava fields and admire the incredible landscape view from Europe’s highest and most active volcano.

The cable car takes you up 2,500 meters to Montagnola, where you can hike and explore the area or simply enjoy a drink at the bar overlooking the area. From this point you could also jump on board a mini-coach to take you up to 2,800 meters, where you can hike the rest of the way up to reach 2,920 meters.
What's Included
  • Vehicle with air conditioning
  • English-speaking driver/escort
  • Visit as per itinerary
  • VAT
What's Not Included
  • Ascent fees: cable car fee approximately 30 Euros per person; mini-coach fee 60 Euros per person
  • Gratuities
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Food and drinks
Meeting Point

Catania Port

What to Remember
The driver/escort on this excursion is not a licensed tour guide and therefore cannot escort you inside the monuments according to Italian regulations. If you need a licensed local guide you must pay a surcharge and we will arrange for the guide to meet you at the location.

Every effort is made to provide the tour as described, however the itinerary may change due to situations beyond our control.

Dress code:
- From March – May and from October – November: pack a winter coat and wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots
- From June – September: pack a waterproof shell and dress in layers. Wear comfortable shoes or sneakers and do not forget you sunscreen, sunglasses, and sun hat.

Catania Port: The Port Authority in Catania has limited the access to the port area. Our staff will be pleased to meet you outside the docking pier, approximately 900 meters walking distance from the port exit. At time of booking, we will provide you all the necessary details and emergency cell phone numbers.

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Tour of Sicily by Tradizione Turismo

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