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Half Day Etna Sunset Excursion

Etna Sunset Experience, one of the most captivating summer tours, invites you to explore beautiful and fascinating locations on Etna. Revel in the fresh evening air and stunning sunset colours as we traverse Etna Park by minivan or jeep. Departing from Catania, the tour includes short walks to appreciate the park’s naturalistic wonders.

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2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Meeting in Catania

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

Scenic Drive and Introduction

Begin a comfortable 1-hour drive towards the volcano area, enjoying 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.

Tasting Sicilian Delicacies

Our first stop will be a charming local agritourism venue, providing the perfect backdrop to taste some Sicilian delicacies.

Delight your taste buds with local flavours while soaking in the stunning natural surroundings.

Valle del Bove Visit

Admire the majestic Valle del Bove, a vast natural amphitheatre on the eastern flank of the volcano.

Gain insights into the history and evolution of Mount Etna, learning about the geological forces that shaped this impressive landscape.

Easy Hike and Geological Wonders

Embark on a leisurely yet informative hike (approximately 1 hour) to explore the old, extinct craters at an altitude of 2000 metres.

Admire breathtaking views of the Ionian Coast, stretching from Taormina to Syracuse.

Dive into the geological history of the area, encountering ancient and recent flows of solidified lava and various forms of pyroclastic material.

Pause at key points along the hike to discover and discuss different examples of endemic flora unique to the region.

Learn about the myths, scientific research on the volcano, and the local approach to living on the foot of the volcano.

Admire the beautiful colours of the sunset and evening atmosphere with much fewer crowds than in the morning.

Relax and Return to Catania

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

Arrive back in Catania around 20:00 – 20:30 pm, concluding the half-day evening 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.