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Etna 3000 M With Cable Car And Off-Road Vehicle

Ideal for those seeking proximity to Etna’s active craters without extensive walking, this tour seamlessly integrates with the basic tourist service of the Etna cableway (Funivia dell’Etna). Ascend effortlessly from 2000 metres to the base of Etna’s summit craters, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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8:00 am – 8:30 am: Meeting in Catania

Meet your guide at your accommodation or the designated meeting point in Catania to embark on this exciting adventure.

Scenic Drive and Introduction

Begin a comfortable 1.5-hour drive towards the volcano area, savouring the picturesque journey.

Engage in a friendly and informative chat with your guide, who will provide insights into the day’s itinerary, safety guidelines, and fascinating facts about Mount Etna.

Capture stunning landscapes and panoramic views during brief stops at scenic viewpoints.

Cable Car and Off-Road Adventure

From the Rifugio Sapienza area, board a cable car and special off-road track (Unimog) to ascend to 2900 metres.

Enjoy a 40-minute easy walk with the assistance of volcanic guides, mandatory for security reasons.

Admire craters from the 2002 eruption and breathtaking views of the Ionian Coast, from Taormina to Syracuse, and the majestic Valle del Bove – a vast natural amphitheatre covering almost the entire eastern flank of the volcano.

Learn fascinating facts about Mount Etna, volcanic phenomena, and the history of the region.

Easy Walk Around Extinct Craters at 2000 Metres

Upon returning, take another short walk to admire fascinating extinct craters and vegetation typical of the volcanic area.

Relax and Return to Catania

Wind down and relax as you make your way back to the starting point. Arrive back in Catania around 2:30 – 3:00 pm, concluding the half-day morning tour on Mount Etna.

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Meeting point

Share your accommodation address with us for an easy pick-up! We’ll either collect you from your place or set up a nearby meeting point. If you’re travelling from outside Catania, we’ve got comfortable meeting options for you. We aim to make your experience hassle-free!


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Cancellation policy

You can cancel your reservation for any reason up to 48 hours before the beginning of the tour and receive a full deposit refund.