Acitrezza

Mount Etna Full-Day Grand Tour from Catania

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Duration
8 hours
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Pick-up at Catania and nearby hotels

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What You'll Do
  • Walk along Etna trails to discover ancient and new craters
  • Learn about the mythology of the formation of Mount Etna
  • Explore an amazing lava flow cave
  • Enjoy a typical Sicilian lunch
Overview
Learn about the history and the mythology of the highest active volcano in Europe. Visit Acitrezza and Aci Castello, climb Mount Etna, see lunar landscapes and lush forests, and take in spectacular views. Finish off with a typical Sicilian lunch.
What to Expect
On this 8-hour program you’ll explore the highest active European volcano with an expert guide.

Visit Aci Castello and Acitrezza, and learn about the mythology and the history related to the formation of Mount Etna.

Note the different edges of lava flows from the eruptions of 1991/1993 by climbing along the slopes of the Etna volcano. Enjoy a pleasant walk through Etna Park as your guide leads you among ancient and new craters. Take in views of the Ionian coastline from above.

Explore an amazing lava flow cave (safety helmets and flashlights included) and the Valle del Bove, or Ox Valley, Etna’s ancient volcanic caldera.

At the end of the excursion, you’ll stop at a local restaurant to savor a typical lunch featuring Sicilian cuisine.
What's Included
  • Free hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Lunches and/or tastings where applicable
  • Membership card and insurance
Meeting Point

Gas station Q8 at the Gravina highway exit (Via Duca di Camastra, Gravina di Catania) (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Be sure to wear clothing appropriate for the mountain, as the temperature tends to be 10 degrees cooler than in the city (hat, gloves, jacket, and closed-toe shoes are recommended).

The itinerary is subject to change or last-minute cancelation.

This tour is not recommended for guests with mobility difficulties.

The activity starts and ends at your hotel and is led by an experienced guide.

Activities are conducted in off-road 4x4 vehicles, traditional cars, or shuttle buses based on the number of participants.

The routes are suitable for all age groups.

All activities operate in winter, even in snow, with snowshoes or other snow equipment, weather conditions permitting.

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