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Private Tour: Mt Etna and Taormina from Catania

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Overview
Mt Etna Volcano is one of the world's most active volcanoes and the most active one in Europe. It has been erupting for several million years. Mt Etna is one of the greatest and most beautiful volcano adventure destinations in Sicily. After your Etna visit, take a scenic drive to Taormina. 

Taormina is an elegant town, known for its good climate throughout the year, along with the unbelievable views of the sea and mountains.
Highlights
  • Private tour with your own driver
  • Convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Soak up the Sicilian scenery while someone else drives and navigates
  • See Mt. Etna and the charming town of Taormina
What to Expect
This private tour includes pick-up at your hotel in Catania.
Admire the scenery while your guide takes care of the driving. En route to Mt. Etna, pass through several charming Sicilian towns including Santa Venerina and Zafferana. Stop to see old lava flows and set out on a walk with your guide to visit the Silvestri craters.
After visiting Mt. Etna, the tour continues with a drive to the coastal town of Taormina. See Roman architecture in the historic theater and go for a stroll along Corso Umberto, the main street, for some shopping. The tour includes free time for lunch (not included). 
This private tour concludes with transportation back to your hotel in Catania.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a 6 hour private shore excursion with guide Mirza of Mt. Etna and Taormina. The weather was very warm, and we enjoyed the cooler temps on Mt Etna. Mirza quickly ascertained that we enjoy nature over historical sites, and geared out tour towards...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank jekrentz
GoingSicily, Owner at Sicily Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jan, Thank you for your very kind words. We are glad you've enjoyed your personnalized Etna and Taormina Tour. We hope to see you in the near future. Best wishes, Simon

Reviewed May 20, 2019

The places we went to were fantastic, but lacking information about the Sicilian towns, landmarks and history. I booked a PRIVATE tour in Catania to visit Mount Etna and Taormina. We were picked up by our tour guide/driver Alex. Let me start by saying that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

This was a 5 star day for our private tour for the six of us! Our guide Laura met us at the ship and was an awesome guide and driver for the day. She timed the three events well while including our preferences on how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank rbpenney1
Simone B, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Sicily Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Dear Guest, Thanks for your beautiful review. We are glad we manage to ship back your phone and cards successfully! We will be very happy to meet you again as returning customer, so it is time to book next holiday, we are looking forward to...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

Dear Mr. Biglieri, we just returned from our holiday in Catania, in which we visited Taormina, Mt Etna, Siracusa, Noto, Catania area and the towns nicknamed the Acis, amongst other interesting stops. I wish to let you know how pleased and happy we have been...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Michael G
GoingSicily, Proprietario at Sicily Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Dear Michael, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure for us to make you discover our island. It will be with a great pleasure to see you again with your friends, this time, for a new visit of the Sicily....More

Reviewed March 14, 2018

We were delighted with the high quality professional service we received while on tour in Sicily. First, our flight was late and our luggage lost...that could have set the tone for our holiday, but the warm reception we received along with the fabulous tours made...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank nikdastik
GoingSicily, Proprietario at Sicily Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Dear Nikdastik, Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure for us to make your holidays unforgettable. In the hope to see you again for a new discover of our beatiful island,I wish you the best, Simone

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