Day trip

From Taormina: Mount Etna Half-Day Evening Hike

Day trip

From Taormina: Mount Etna Half-Day Evening Hike

From US$ 96.99 per person

Admire the colors of the sunset from Mount Etna on this unforgettable 2-hour hike. Departing from Taormina, discover the wonders of Etna, marvel at extinct craters, learn about the area’s vegetation, and soak up breathtaking views from start to finish.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Pickup included
Pickup is available from, or near, your accommodation in Taormina and Giardini Naxos. For participants staying in Letojanni and Castelmola, a convenient meeting point will be provided. For those coming from different areas, accessible meeting points will also be provided with additional free parking areas.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover the natural wonders of Mount Etna
  • Learn about native flora and the volcano itself
  • Hear about the lives, traditions, and customs of local people
  • Watch a stunning sunset across the volcanic landscape
  • Enjoy a tasty sandwich paired with sweet almond wine
Full description
The experience begins with a pickup from Taormina, or a nearby meeting point, and travels to the local partner’s base camp at Etna North. Upon arrival, get kitted out with the necessary safety gear then set out on the hike. Follow your friendly guide as you trek through ancient woodlands and extinct craters at 1800-2000 meters of altitude. As you walk, learn about the area’s variety of unique flora as well as fascinating facts about the volcano. As the sun starts to set, soak up the tranquility of the atmosphere, marvel at the view, and learn about the traditions and customs of local people. At the end of an unforgettable hike, head inside the volcanic underground and discover the incredible origins, characteristics, and uses of these volcanic caves. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a delicious sandwich made using regional products, paired with sweet almond wine. Finally, sit back and relax on the return journey to your starting point.
  • Pickup and drop-off in Taormina (your hotel or nearby meeting point)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hiking equipment (walking boots, jackets, and walking sticks)
  • Snack
  • Insurance
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with epilepsy
  • People with high blood pressure
  • People with respiratory issues

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Important information

What to bring

  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Socks

Not allowed

  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  •  Please provide your phone number/email address, so the local operator can contact you the day before the tour to arrange pickup details
  •  Please note that the departure time can vary depending on the daily sunset time and/or particular weather/volcanic conditions
  • Please note, this tour is not suitable for people with mobility impairments, asthma, epilepsy, or high blood pressure
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Esperienza bellissima. La nostra guida Giuseppe, persona garbata e molto preparata su tutto. Da rifare sicuramente.

August 13, 2021


Product ID: 70848