Etna Sunset Tour Experience

Duration Excursions

Approx 5 hours

Place

Etna 2000 mt

Availability

Tour available every day

Pickup

Start from Catania or meeting point

A complete excursion to visit Etna at Sunset. With this excursion departing from Catania and surroundings you will visit the volcano at sunset and enjoy its magnificent landscapes in the most suggestive moment of the day.

From the meeting place, defined at the time of booking the tour, you will leave with our vehicles for a unique experience.

During the journey you will be able to admire lava flows from different age, you will visit recent and ancient craters and you will touch the so-called “volcanic bombs” that scatter accross the soil of the volcano.
Equipped with helmets and torch supplied by us, you will experience the thrill of exploring an authentic lava cave in complete safety.

Our Naturalist Guides will accompany you during the tour and will illustrate in a clear and simple way the volcanological phenomena that gave rise to these very particular places.
You will discover natural scenery of extraordinary beauty, including the lunar landscapes around the Silvestri Craters and the semi-desert area of the volcanic caldera “Valle del Bove” (Valley of the Ox).

When the sun goes down, the light of the sunset on Mount Etna will offer enchanting scenarios: you will find yourself immersed in a unique natural setting. You will be able to enjoy the splendid moments of sunset on Mount Etna and take memorable photos.

The tour includes a stop in the town of Zafferana Etnea (CT), a village on the slopes of Mount Etna known for the production of delicious honey. You will visit a certified farm that will host you by offering a tasting of typical products: Etna honeys and fine wines produced with grapes grown in the local vineyards.

The Etna sunset tour is an Etna excursion suitable for the whole family.
The perfect experience to visit Etna with your children.

Included/Excluded

  • Trekking at 2000 mt
  • Transfer from the meeting place
  • Caves excursion
  • Low difficulty trekking
  • Tasting of typical Etna products
  • Naturalist Guide

Tour Plan

What You'll Do with Our Guide Etna Sunset Program
  • Departure from Catania or from a meeting point that will be provided the day before the Tour.
  • Meeting points in Catania: Pasticceria Savia, Chiosco Bar del Borgo (Via Etnea, 95125 Catania CT).
  • Travel from one site to another will be made by car, Jeep or Minivan
  • Along the way we will cross various lava flows, among which the 1991/93 eruption stands out.
  • Visit to the Silvestri Craters eruption of 1892 near the Sapienza Refuge.
  • Exploration of a spectacular lava flow cave. (Helmets and torches supplied by us).
  • Visit to the famous volcanic caldera “Valle del Bove”.
  • Tasting of honeys and wines produced in a certified farm.
  • Return to a meeting place.
What to Wear Recommended Outfit

According to the season, comfortable “layered” clothing, trekking shoes or sports shoes.
In winter: long trousers , heavy jacket, scarves, polar fleece, hat and gloves
In summer: long trousers, sunscreen and a spare shirt.

We recommend you to bring enough water and energy foods.

Excursion Details Departure and Useful Tips

Departure : approx 4 hours before sunset

Summer departure time (from March 31st to August 31st) from 16.00 to 20.00
Autumn departure time (from 31st August to 31st October) from 14,30 to 19.00
Winter departure time * (from November 1st to March 30th) from 13.00 to 18.00

*In case of adverse weather conditions or in case of icy and / or snowy roads, the excursion could be carried out at lower altitudes.

Duration: 5 hours
Language: Italian, English
Difficulty: Easy
Type: Guided tour
Recommended period: all year round

Suitable for: families with children groups

Not recommended for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Travelers with reduced mobility
  • Travelers with cardio respiratory diseases
Services on request Pick-ups & Drop-offs Locations Outside Catania

Additional charge will be applied to pick-ups & drop-offs from some locations outside Catania shown below (the list of locations is not exhaustive). The cost of the additional is to be shared by the number of paying passengers picked up from a given location.

CATANIA AIRPORT + € 40
ACITREZZA E ACICASTELLO + € 55
ACIREALE + € 60
SAN GREGORIO DI CATANIA + € 30
TAORMINA: + € 150
SIGONELLA + € 90
MOTTA SANT’ANASTASIA: + € 60
COSTA SARACENA: + € 120
RIPOSTO: + € 75
GIARRE: + € 70
MASCALI: + € 90
LINGUAGLOSSA: + € 130

1 review for Etna Sunset Tour Experience

  1. Elitsa

    Hello, we want to book ETNA SUNSET TOUR EXPERIENCE for 2 person for 09.06 or 10.06. Where is the place of transfer. We will be near Ursino castle in Catania.

    Best regards!
    Elitsa

    • Aristide

      Hello Elitsa!

      Thank you for your interest in the Etna Sunset Tour Experience. The tour typically includes a transfer from a designated meeting point in Catania. Since you will be near Ursino Castle, we can arrange a convenient pickup location for you.

      To proceed with the booking and confirm the exact pickup details, please visit the Etna Sunset Tour Experience booking page and fill out the necessary information.

      If you have any further questions or need assistance with the booking, feel free to contact us via WhatsApp at this link.

      Looking forward to welcoming you on this amazing experience! 🌅

      Best regards, Aristide

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Policy cancellation booking

Within 2 days of the scheduled tour date, the customer is refunded 100%. of the amount paid for the reservation, excluding any bank commission charges.

In case of adverse weather condition the tour could undergo changes.
 
If you have any queries, questions or need clarification about some aspects of the tour program outlined above, please try read the section EXCURSIONS in our F.A.Q.s page, before booking.
 
The activities outlined above are intended for Excursions in Sicily members only.
The fee includes:
registration to our association, transfer A / R, guide. Payment method: Credit Card, PayPal account.

1 review for Etna Sunset Tour Experience

  1. Elitsa

    Hello, we want to book ETNA SUNSET TOUR EXPERIENCE for 2 person for 09.06 or 10.06. Where is the place of transfer. We will be near Ursino castle in Catania.

    Best regards!
    Elitsa

    • Aristide

      Hello Elitsa!

      Thank you for your interest in the Etna Sunset Tour Experience. The tour typically includes a transfer from a designated meeting point in Catania. Since you will be near Ursino Castle, we can arrange a convenient pickup location for you.

      To proceed with the booking and confirm the exact pickup details, please visit the Etna Sunset Tour Experience booking page and fill out the necessary information.

      If you have any further questions or need assistance with the booking, feel free to contact us via WhatsApp at this link.

      Looking forward to welcoming you on this amazing experience! 🌅

      Best regards, Aristide

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

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In caso di condizioni meteorologiche avverse, il tour potrebbe subire modifiche.

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La quota include: iscrizione alla nostra associazione, trasferimento A/R, guida. Metodo di pagamento: Carta di Credito, conto PayPal.