Etna Trekking Half-Day Tour - Catania

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Accommodations, ports, and stations in Catania
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point


See a different side of Sicily with this tour of Mt. Etna, departing from Catania. This excursion is perfect for the adventurous kind and people who are fit. Hike on the highest active volcano of Europe, enjoy breathtaking views and have a picnic surrounded by nature.


  • 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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Meet your guide at your hotel or the port in Catania, or another central and agreed-upon location in the city.

This excursion is best suited to active people, and includes a hike (choose a medium or difficult levelhike) to the south, south-east, or north side of Mount Etna, surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes, ranging from woods to volcanic deserts. On the way you will stop for a picnic (included in the price).

During the walk you will be able to admire poplars, beeches, birches, chestnuts, oaks, and pine trees, and also some of the typical fauna of the volcano, such as buzzards, hawks, eagles, foxes, wild rabbits, and much more.

At the end of the excursion you will visit of a lava cave with helmets and flashlights.


Possible itineraries

Monte Zoccolaro:
Level: Difficult
Duration: about 2.5 hours
Maximum altitude: 1739 meters
Difference in altitude: 266 meters

Schiena dellAsino:
Level: Medium
Duration: about 3 hours
Maximum altitude: 2039 meters
Difference in altitude: 200 meters

Level: Medium
Duration: about 3.5 hours
Maximum altitude: 2180 meters
Difference in altitude: 472 meters


  • Shuttle bus (return)
  • Multilingual guide
  • Trekking shoes (on request)
  • The kit for visiting the Cave
  • Picnic


  • 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