Etna And Wine Tour From Catania

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Accommodations, ports, and stations in Catania
  • 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.

Overview

See a different side of Sicily with this tour of Mt. Etnathat departsfrom Catania. Enjoy breathtaking views and taste the wines of one of the best wineries of the area, all while on the highest active volcano of Europe. This excursion journeys to old craters and lava flow caves, and is perfect for adventurous travelers.

Highlights

  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Etna Tribe, Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily

excursion made by Etna tribe

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Rifugio sapienza

stop for break

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Monte Etna, Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily

Trekking through natural path of Monte etna

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Craters Silvestri of Mount etna, Nicolosi, Province of Catania, Sicily

visit of old sSilvestri craters

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Parco dell'Etna

Trekking through natural path of parco dell'Etna

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Grotta dei Tre Livelli

visit of a lava cave with helmets and lamps

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Murgo Tenuta San Michele

Sampling of wine

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Shuttle bus (round-trip)

Multilingual guide

Trekking shoes (on request)

The equipment for visiting the cave

Sampling of wine and visit to the wine cellar

Entry/Admission - Etna Tribe

Entry/Admission - Rifugio Sapienza

Entry/Admission - Monte Etna

Entry/Admission - Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna

Entry/Admission - Parco dell'Etna

Entry/Admission - Grotta dei Tre Livelli

Entry/Admission - Murgo Tenuta San Michele

Exclusions

cableway to reach 2500 m 30.00 (to pay on the spot)

cableway + 4x4 minibus + alpinist guide to reach 3000 m 64.00 (to pay on the spot)

All that is not specified under the cost includes

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Traveler Reviews

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  • 03-Jul-2019

    Mt Etna is a must see. Guide was very knowledgeable. Really enjoyed the wine tour, had a sampling of local foods...delicious!

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Our private guide Francesco (hubbie and I were only guests for this tour) picked us up at our hotel right on time. He shared lots of interesting info en route to the base station of Mount Etna. I had no idea that there were completely different kinds of volcanoes. We elected to take the gondola to 7,500 feet and then the 4-wheel drive to the 10,000 foot elevation. Our alpine guide and volcanologist then led our party up to and around the rim of this crater - hubbie and I are both almost 70 yrs old, and not particularly fit but are proud to say that we kept up and enjoyed the entire experience. After descending, Francesco drove us to the winery Oro d'Etna - we were treated like royalty! I was a little concerned that we would be expected to buy cases of wine - not the case at all. We could not have been more warmly welcomed by Noemi and the owner of this enterprise. Of course, a variety of delicious wines were offered for tasting along with plates of nibbles that complemented each wine. We were also invited to sample the wonderful honey that they produce from their 900 bee hives. Several other products were also on offer. And we never felt any pressure to purchase - although, predictably, we did! You are guaranteed to enjoy a wonderful day if you take advantage of this tour. Lou from Canada.

  • 15-Jul-2018

    What a great day we had with Natalie our guide. She was super knowledgeable and so friendly. Firstly we visited a lava cave which was super interesting. The trip to Etna was jaw dropping. We would highly recommend taking the cable car and 4wd bus to the top unless you are injured as even though its expensive its absolutely worth it. The views and experience are unparalleled. Its a good idea to take a light jacket and comfy walking shoes as its uneven terrain and even if its a warm day it can be cold at the top. After Etna we enjoyed seeing 2 wineries. The first we had wine and olive oil and dries fruit and honey tasting with the opportunity to buy. The second we had a lovely anti pasta platter huge and catered for gluten free and an abundance of wines to try. Such a great day, we would definitely do it again. Cant recommend Natalie enough for her patience, humour and enthusiasm.

  • 27-Apr-2018

    Whilst my Girlfriend and I were not able to get to the top of Etna because the weather, our guide ensured we had a lot to do given the inclement weather. We explored the caves and their formations, we sampled some of the produce of Etna and we finally topped it off with wines and snack bits and at the vineyard, followed by a tour of the vineyard to understand their processes. A really day out even if we couldn't get to the top of Etna! :-

  • 04-Apr-2018

    We were not prepared for such a cold day but the tour guys, both Andrea and Salvo as well as the trainees, were ready to provide us with jackets, gloves, and hats so that we wouldn't be cold. This tour was amazing and it was a truly enjoyable tour full of laughter. Excellent experience with them and will definitely book with them again. They were full of information and we really appreciated that. It was an excellent tour with Etna Tribe in Catania - thank you for making our day memorable!

  • 17-Sep-2017

    Our guide Nando was very talkative, friendly and shared a lot of interesting infos about Mount Etna. He picked us up and dropped at our hotel. We had an amazing day, highly recommended tour!

  • 29-Aug-2017

    Lovely day but I was expecting better with the wine tasting, it was more of a quick taste and nibbles then a sales pitch, worst of all we were bombarded by a cruise trip which overtook our table eating our food,
    If I had the chance to do this again I would skip the wine tasting

  • 31-Jul-2017

    It was a very interesting and amazing sight to see Mt Etna. The tour was well run and informative. Enjoyed the day and would recommend it.

  • 20-Feb-2017

    Francesca our tour guide was brilliant very friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed every minute of the tour and recommend taking the cable car up Mount Etna, the views were amazing!

  • 09-Feb-2017

    Great tour! Weather for us was a little rough but it was in January and we were caught in a snow storm on MT. Etna. Despite the weather it was still amazing walking around a crater and walking inside a cave. The wine tasting was excellent as well! Our tour guide was very informative and always making sure we were safe.

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