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Etna trekking

Small group day trip with departure from Syracuse

Etna tour with transfer from Syracuse

Discover Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe, with our weekly trekking tour. This is a small-group hiking tour to discover Etna's nature park, ancient craters and lava caves. Transfer from Syracuse included.


  • Small group tour, max 15 participants
  • Nature trekking on Mt. Etna, a walk of 2-3 hours, lead by an experienced guide
  • Visit an ancient lava cave
  • Weekly tour: every Wednesday (summer 2018)
  • Free time for lunch
The group tour takes place every week from July to September. During the rest of the year it's possible to contact us and book a private tour.




- Duration: 7-8 hours (including transfer)
- Participants: max 15 (the tour takes place with min. 6 adults
- Days: every Wednesday. Departure at 8.30 for guests with transfer option

a) Full-day Etna tour with transfer from/to Syracuse included by minivan/bus. Local guide for Etna hiking tour. Total duration: 7-8 hours. Rate € 69 p.p. (reduction 3-12 years: € 50);
b) Only nature trekking without transport, with meeting point on place. Duration about 4h30m. Rate: € 30 p.p. (reduction 3-12 years: € 20);

Overview: This full-day tour is the best option to discover Europe's highest active volcano. This is not the typical large group excursion with explanation in 3-4 languages on board. This is a small group tour with max 15 participants (but often only 7-8 guests). Our guide will give you information on board but will also lead a hiking once you arrive on the volcano. You will discover one of the many hiking routes on Mt. Etna. A walk of about 3 hours to visit ancient exctinct craters, the lava sand and the woods on the mountain. The guide chooses the best route for the group. The height of the hiking is at 1700-2000 m. Our guide will also inform you, in English and Italian language about the geology and nature of the Etna. After the trekking you will have a break for free lunch and then you will visit an ancient lava cave. The total duration, including the transfer from/to Syracuse is about 7-8 hours.

Information and Booking

For further information and booking contact us by mail or phone or use the online booking.

We need following data for booking:

  • Requested day for the excursion (only on Wednesdays)
  • Names and age of the participants
  • Choosen option (with or without transfer
  • Number of participants
  • Mobile phone number
  • Required language for the tour
Depending the tour and the season a deposit and/or advanced payment can be required. For further information contact us at:

For information and Booking:

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