Mount Etna Excursions - Sunset Trip
Mount Etna excursions : Experience the volcanic majesty of Mount Etna with a sunset trip on an enchanting evening excursion. Guided tour to Mount Etna, exploring the volcano on a walking tour, caving visit of a lava tube and then gaze at panoramic vistas. Mount Etna excursions delighted by the fiery orange glow of the setting sun before heading to a traditional restaurant on the slopes of the volcano.
Trip to Etna in a small group; Etna guided tours, with our English speaking guide, a full immersion on this magnificent visit of Etna.
Etna Sunset Tour - schedule :
Jeep excursions to Mount Etna, we make our way up towards the volcano, driving (partially) off-roads trough ancient lava flows and craters, with a lot of sightsee as the eruption dated 1669, considered the most devastating eruption in historical times, it began in spring and ended in mid-July of the same year. He devastated and buried dozens of villages reaching Catania and finishing its run at sea, pushing the new coast line for more than 800 mt.
Mount Etna sunset tour keeps on with the visit of a basaltic quarry at this superb volcanic landscape. We will start the Etna excursion with a wonderful walk on the edge of an extinct crater to better understand the different types of eruptions that can take place on volcanoes. We will continues the trip to Etna with the caving exploration of a lava tube, safely equipped with ropes, flashlights and helmets. We will witness the inner workings of a volcanic eruption while we walk in the path of a lava that flowed many centuries ago. This is a tour for the senses. Experience a new world, hear the talk of the cave and sense the forces of nature like you have never done before. We offer a family friendly tour that all generations can enjoy. Learn new things and step out of your comfort zone.
Etna guided tour along natural trails through the woods and lava flows, witness the volcano gradually tinged with the warm colours of the sunset. An exciting Mount Etna trip to get to different sites where lava fields got mixed with vegetation, ending at a charming restaurant where we can amuse our palate with local Italian specialties. Lunch will take place in a charming restaurant called "Villa Dorata" a former princely residence built in 1900. The menu is rich in flavours and essences of the Sicilian tradition: starters, a pasta dish made with traditional Sicilian recipes, dessert, coffee, water, Etna DOC wine. Please tell us in advance if you want a vegetarian menu or else.
Volcanoes are places of particular interest, either when they are inactive, with their rough and lunar landscape, and when they are in activity, with fiery scenarios that arouse, together, fear and curiosity. Etna stand-up more than others, for its size and for its almost incessant activity, visible from land and sea, and for its long history that crossed with the ancient Mediterranean civilisations.
Mount Etna tours from Catania or Taormina area, that begins with convenient pickups at most hotels and resorts or to specifics easy meeting point where you will get on our 4x4 off-roads vehicles.
Recommended equipment: trekking shoes, wind and rain jacket, hat, trekking poles (if needed), and in general consider the period (Summer/Winter) and dress appropriately.
Etna Excursions, we do only small groups (max 12 pax); Etna guided tours, with experienced qualified Mountain Leaders that speaks perfectly more than one language. Tours to Mount Etna that starts early in the afternoon allowing you to enjoy the beauty and majesty of Mount Etna, thanks to carefully chosen itineraries and especially away from crowds.
Visit Mount Etna in winter, all excursions may vary on timetable and schedule following the weather and snow covers conditions.
This excursion is available from April 1st to October 31st.