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Etna and Taormina Full-Day Tour from Catania

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This full-day tour goes from Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe, to the beautiful and characteristic town of Taormina in the afternoon. In the first part of the excursion, submerge in nature and visit old craters and lava flow caves, enjoy breathtaking views, and taste typical local product. In the afternoon, before visiting Taormina, you will stop and visit the beautiful "Isola Bella", where you will have the possibility to bathe.
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  • 1
    Etna Tribe
    Stop: 9 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Mount Etna
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Parco dell'Etna
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Funivia dell'Etna
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Grotta dei Tre Livelli
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Oro d'Etna
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 8
    Isola Bella
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 9
    Corso Umberto
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 10
    Piazza IX Aprile
    Stop: 2 hours -
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Highlights
  • Discover the active volcano Mount Etna and historic Taormina town
  • Upgrade for a cable car ride and crater tour with mountain guides
  • Explore a natural lava cave, an ancient Greek theater, and a wildlife reserve
  • Take things easy with door-to-door transportation from Catania
What to Expect
Your guide collects you from Catania and drives you up to Rifugio Sapienza, 6,300 feet (1,920 meters) high on the slopes of Mount Etna. Here you can choose to trek in the nature park or pay extra to ride the cable car. If you opt for the cable car and a 4WD minibus, you’ll reach the crater: your mountain guides can show you the spots where Etna is at her most active. After exploring a lava cave, you’ll stop at an organic farm to sample honey, olive oil, wine, and other typical Sicilian products. Then savor a swimming stop in the crystal-clear waters of Isola Bella (Beautiful Island), a wildlife reserve. Finally, discover beautiful Taormina, with its ancient Greek theater, wealth of medieval monuments, and exclusive shops. At the end of the day, the bus drops you back at your hotel, port, or train or bus station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotels, B&B, port, bus and train stations in Catania
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Shuttle bus (return)
  • Multilingual guide
  • The kit for visiting the Cave
  • Sampling
  • Trekking shoes (on request)
  • Entry/Admission - Etna Tribe
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Etna
  • Entry/Admission - Parco dell'Etna
  • Entry/Admission - Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna
  • Entry/Admission - Grotta dei Tre Livelli
  • Entry/Admission - Oro d'Etna
  • Entry/Admission - Isola Bella
Exclusions
  • cableway + 4x4 minibus + alpinist guide to reach 3000 m € 65.00 (to pay on the spot)
  • Authorized tourist guide in Taormina (on request)
  • All that is not specified under “the cost includes
  • Entry/Admission - Funivia dell'Etna
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Theatre of Taormina
  • Entry/Admission - Chiesa Madonna della Rocca
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Luigi is an excellent tour guide. He told us everything about mountain Etna. We can feel his passion for his job. We all think he has done a great job. We joined the tour at 26 Dec, so there was almost no restaurant opened. We ask his suggestion for the restaurant. He called a
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Such a wonderful journey with a good guide. The view is unique and the weather is beautiful. The guide has show us a lot of special things with enthusiasm.
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Pickup time was on Point,We did everything as planned. It was the best Tour ever.Luigi was a PERFECT guide for this trip 😁
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Amazing guides, really nice people and the tour itself was beautiful. I would 100% recommend it to everyone
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We spent a very fun day sightseeing around the lovely city of Catania and what made our tour so good was our guide Luigi. He was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, funny and very professional. You can tell when someone is passionate about their work and it is more than just a job. We
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yi-yingyys
20
An amazing experience of traveling to the top of mountain Etna
Luigi is an excellent tour guide. He told us everything about mountain Etna. We can feel his passion for his job.
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Aliohuang
10
Happy vacation
Such a wonderful journey with a good guide. The view is unique and the weather is beautiful. The guide has show us
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Pulkit5454
The Netherlands
83
Excellent tour with Luigi
We did the Mt. Etna + Taormina tour with Luigi. Luigi was excellent throughout the day and was great fun to be
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Salah9090
10
10/10
Pickup time was on Point,We did everything as planned. It was the best Tour ever.Luigi was a PERFECT guide for
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julideic
10
Etna
Our tour guide was stellar. He took us from the hotel and dropped us off. He accompanied us throughout the tour.
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Tinahollar
10
Gloomy weather awesome tour.
Salvo was the best. He was very knowledgeable about Mt Etna and the surrounding area. We have gloomy weather, but
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Enki92
32
Amazing experience
Amazing guides, really nice people and the tour itself was beautiful. I would 100% recommend it to everyone
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JohnT7419
10
Great tour
We spent a very fun day sightseeing around the lovely city of Catania and what made our tour so good was our guide
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johnhE4737YU
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
1815
Superb tour
We went on the Etna and Taormina tour with Salvatore. Absolutely superb day from start to finish. Etna tour was
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heather T
Wellington, New Zealand
4916
Relaxed pace to Syracuse, Noto and Ortigia
We enjoyed this full day excursion to beautiful towns in Sicily. Our friendly helpful guide, Nando took us at a
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heather T
Wellington, New Zealand
4916
A full day of interesting sights
We had a spectacular day to visit Mt Etna and Taormina. Our tour guide, Salvatore was very knowledgeable and
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sarahfS340ZL
Ipswich, United Kingdom
10
Fantastic guide and experience
I was picked up from my Airbnb by Luigi bright and early so we could get to Etna while there was still good
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404tomaszg
10
Tour to Etna and Taormina with Luigi
It was a very good day. Our guide agreed to our modifications to the original plan, which made the trip an
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Kylieonetwothree
10
Great trip!!
A great day with good value for money, although we were hoping for a little more in the way of food. It was a shop
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davidkE6019PF
Caldogno, Italy
53
Outstanding
Great tour, tour guide Luigi was very good...went the extra mile before, during and after the your.....after tour
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