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Half Day Etna Hiking Excursion

The Etna hiking half-day tour is designed for those seeking an alternative to traditional tourist routes, allowing you to uncover the wilder side of the volcano. Join our experienced guides for an immersive and informative trek that unveils the diverse landscapes and hidden gems of mount etna.

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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 commence this exciting adventure.

Scenic Drive and Introduction:

Begin a comfortable 1.5-hour drive towards the volcano area, revelling in 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.

Hiking Experience:

Embark on a captivating journey covering approximately 8 kilometres over 3-4 hours. Follow a trail leading to a breathtaking panoramic point overlooking the valle del bove. Our excursion begins at an altitude of 1800 metres, reaching a peak of 2200 metres.

Commencing the tour, we hike along one of the most panoramic routes leading to the viewpoint of the majestic valle del bove. This scenic trek unveils various aspects of mount etna, offering glimpses of non-touristic spots on the volcano.

Encounter different forms of solidified lava and pyroclastic material, learn about the endemic vegetation of etna, and traverse contrasting volcanic landscapes, from lush forests to lunar-like areas.

As we approach the final leg of the trail, breathtaking landscapes will reward the efforts of the hike.

Relax and Return to Catania

Wind down and relax as you make your way back to the starting point.

Arrive back in catania around 2:00 – 2:30 pm, concluding the half-day trekking 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.