Etna 2000 Half-day Private Tour From Taormina - Messina

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    every day at 8 am, 9 am, 2 pm, 3 pm
  • Departure Details :
    Corso Umberto, 1, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Discover Europe's most active volcano with an expert mountain guide! You'll visit the "Crateri Silvestri" (two volcanic craters dating back to 1892), walking around their fascinating inactive caldera and you will see the lava flows of 2001 and 2002!

Know More about this tour

When you visit the eastern coast of Sicily, Mount Etna is a must-see. Etna is the most active stratovolcano in the world. The eruptive history of this volcano goes back 500,000 years. In June 2013 Etna has become a Unesco World Heritage Site!

Departing from Taormina with a private van, a driver and your private tour guide, after about 1 hour time you'll reach Rifugio Giovanni Sapienza (1900 mt altitude), where your hike starts. 

During the walking tour you'll see the Silvestri Craters, two inactive craters formed as a result of the Mount Etna eruption of 1892.

You'll also visit the impressive sites of the lava flows of 2001 and 2002. The 2002 eruption lasted from October 27th to January 29th 2003 and it is considered one of the most explosive eruptions of the past one hundred years.

The hike will last for about 2 hours, during which you tour guide will be happy to show you all the most important sites and stunning views from the volcano. An experience you won't easily forget!


private return transfer from Taormina

private tour guide


Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

the excursion is easy and suitable for everyone

the private transfer will take about 1 hour each way

we recommend you wear hiking boots or comfortable hiking shoes

we recommend you bring a bottle of water and sunscreen, especially if you book this tour in summer

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate