Tickets for Mount Etna: Excursion from Catania

Stand at the peak of the highest active volcano in Europe

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Duration: 5h 30min
Live guide: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

Half-day guided tour from Catania to Mount Etna
Professional guide providing detailed information on the volcano and its flora and fauna in 4 languages
Hike up the Etna and to the inner parts of the crater
Visit inside a lava cave
Cave kit (helmet and torch)

What's not included

Cable car ride
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Get the complete geological history of Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe
  • Explore inside old craters, a lava cave, and walk amidst otherworldly picturesque scenery
  • Amazing photo opportunities at the ancient Valle del Bove, where civilization feels a planet away

Walk right into Mount Etna's eruptive history. Your tour begins in Catania and takes you along an extraterrestrial landscape of volcanic slopes. Be transported to another world, while getting fiery facts from your local guide.

Your hike begins at a black sea of ​solidified lava from the 1991 eruption. See native flora and fauna unique to the area, get sublime views of hot lava flows, explore a lava cave, and trek to Valle del Bove, a horseshoe-shaped cavity formed by an avalanche of rocks.

Insider tip

For the best experience on this trip, it's best to take appropriate shoes, a windproof jacket and a backpack with a water bottle. It's thirsty work out there.

Bar Nafè
Piazza Papa Giovanni XXIII, 6, 95131, Catania
Mount Etna
Crateri Silvestri Inferiore, 95030, Nicolosi
  • Show your smartphone ticket to your guide outside the Bar Nafè in Catania
  • Please make sure to go directly to the meeting point at Bar Nafè and not to the Etna East office
  • Make sure to be on time, latecomers won't be waited for
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

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