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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.
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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

1  Thank Levente K
Reviewed June 7, 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
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile
Mamma Etna

We took a half day trip which was split English and French. We were met by Alessio who was punctual, professional and very knowledgeable. Alessio made sure no one was left out of the conversation by translating everything that was said into both languages. Alessio...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed May 23, 2018
great Etna tour with Marco !

our group 18 person had a great time In Etna tour with expert guide Marco ! he shared lots of stories and knowledge about Mama Etna we really enjoyed our trip ! Thanks Marco we wish we will come back again :)

1  Thank jane x
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile
Great day at “Mama” Etna

We were picked up by Tony, our guide at the location of our preference. We were very lucky to get our own private tour so we had Tony’s full attention. He was very pleasant, gave us lot of interesting information and took us to all...More

Thank Ada G
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August 16, 2018|
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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