Day trip

Catania: Guided Excursion to Mount Etna and Taormina

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

Catania: Guided Excursion to Mount Etna and Taormina

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

From US$ 108.94 per person

Discover the origin of the highest active volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, with a guided tour. Walk through ancient forests, craters, and lava formations, and tour Taormina's historic center.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Host or greeter
English, French, Italian
Pickup included
For this experience is available a pick-up service in an accommodation in Catania (please specify, when booking, where the pick-up will be).


  • Know the origin and history of Mount Etna
  • Explore a cave of lava flow
  • Discover the beauty of the historic center of Taormina
Full description
This tour is the perfect choice for those who want to know the origin and history of the highest active volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, and at the same time enjoy the beauty of the historic center of Taormina. Starting from Catania or Taormina, you will reach Mount Etna. Here, accompanied by a guide, you will discover the history of the volcano, from its origins until today, without neglecting the aspects related to the fauna and flora that characterize it. Walking through ancient forests, ancient craters and unique lava formations, you will admire a desolate landscape around you, the result of the unstoppable fury of the volcano, and you will enter the fascinating world of volcanic phenomena. Equipped with helmet and flashlight, you will continue with the observation of a cave of lava flow: a unique and distinctive conformation of volcanoes, formed during one of the many eruptions, which will allow you to admire a unique spectacle in the world. The second leg of the tour will be dedicated to visiting Taormina, one of the most visited destinations in Sicily. Here, provided with a map, you will have free time to enjoy the beauty of this picturesque city. Walking along the elegant main street, Corso Umberto, you can not only observe its most important monuments, but also take advantage of shopping in exclusive stores and craft stores.
  • Hotel Pick up and drop off
  • Environmental hiking guide
  • Helmet and flashlight 
  • Food and drinks
  • Anything not included in "Included"
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are required while indoors

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