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Etna Morning Trip

By: Etna Est
  • View Europe’s tallest active volcano up close on a hiking tour of Mt. Etna
  • Explore the inner crater and a lava cave with a headlamp
  • Learn about Mt. Etna’s geological history from a multilingual guide
Etna Morning Trip
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Etna Morning Trip
From US$63.72
Mt. Etna can get quite warm during the summer months, so beat the heat on this morning hiking tour of Europe’s tallest active volcano. Follow a guide to visit old craters, spot lava flows, and explore a lava cave by headlamp. This trip is perfect for hikers of all abilities, and allows you to see Mt. Etna from many different angles. Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a seamless experience.
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from your Catania hotel. You’ll travel by air-conditioned van to Mt. Etna and then set off on a family-friendly hiking trail perfect for all abilities. Listen to your guide tell stories about how powerful geological forces created the tallest active volcano in Europe while pointing out old and new lava flows.
After exploring the inner crater and taking a short break, you’ll put on a helmet and headlamp to explore the darkened inner chambers of a lava cave. On the return hike, you’ll enjoy lovely panoramas of the lava formations in the Valle del Bove.
The tour concludes with drop-off back at your Catania hotel.
Reviews (49)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile
Friendly and interesting tour

Our morning trip with Elìa and Melania was great - a very friendly and knowledgable pair with a clear passion for Mount Etna! Stunning scenery was enhanced by explanations of various volcanic features, history of eruptions, local flora and fauna and local life. This tour...More

1  Thank AnthonyAR
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile
Bucket list dream

What an awesome experience! We had a fabulous guide, Filippo & the day was perfect, which in December can be iffy. Highly recommend this excursion.

Thank MichL513
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile
Etna with Philipe

Thanks to the sunny day we booked the morning trip with Phillipe as our Tour guide. The youngest dother was seak in the car, Philipe stop the car tways and he was very friendly about it. He is also funny and plasent. Ower childs loved...More

Thank Lea S
EtnaEst, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Etna Est, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Dear Lea, we are happy to know you enjoyed the excursion with Filippo! We always take care of our clients! Hope to see you again next time in Sicily!

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile
Great fun at Etna in the morning.

This was a really fun and relaxing and different day. It starts with a visit to a small lava cave which was quite interesting and fun. Then the drive to Etna itself. Depending on the capability of the group, you hike to different parts of...More

1  Thank spacewalker
EtnaEst, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Etna Est, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thanks for your comment! We hope to see you again to make you live another extraordinary adventure on mount Etna!

Reviewed 28 August 2018
An indescribable experience

A wonderful day. We were late on the way and told the tour guide. Arrived 10 minutes late, we were welcomed. We were a small group and this was very pleasant. After about 20 minutes drive we had reached the first sightseeing point. Our Resieführer...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MustafaY2467
EtnaEst, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Etna Est, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thanks a lot for this beautiful comment! We are always happy to know people bring our excursion in their heart! We hope to see you next time in Sicily, maybe for a different excursion with us! Regards, Etna Est Staff

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Gerald B
7 November 2018|
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Response from Jinan s | Reviewed this property |
I would say the same,the agency picked us up from the hotel,but I can't see why they can't pick you up from another location.
3 October 2018|
Response from Jinan s | Reviewed this property |
We booked the trip to Etna from our hotel in Catania just the evening before,it cost 55 Euro per person.