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Mount Etna Day Trip from Taormina

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    What to Expect
    Hop aboard your coach in central Taormina and travel one hour inland to Mount Etna. Set in the middle of a national park, the notoriously active volcano dominates the surrounding landscape.

    Step out at Rifugio Sapienza, the volcano’s base station. Your host will point you in the direction of the impressive Monti Silvestri Craters before you take off exploring the foothills at your own speed. Discover the myriad hiking trails along the way and soak up incredible views from all over the national park. When you’ve worked up an appetite, head to Rifugio Sapienza’s restaurant (own expense), located conveniently nearby.

    Alternatively, upgrade your experience with a guided trip to the volcano’s upper crater. Travel up by cable car and then by jeep to the crater zones at roughly 9,800 feet (3,000 meters). Led by licensed guides from the Italian Alpine Club, admire the craters and take in panoramic views.

    Your tour will conclude with transportation back to Taormina.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Via Luigi Pirandello, 36c, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional multilingual guide
    • Entry/Admission - Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Wind jackets and boots rental
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Warm clothes and comfortable shoes are recommended
    • Please contact the supplier to reconfirm the excursion at least the day before and to get more information about the closest pick-up point
    • The high-altitude ascents are not indicated for heart passengers, asthmatics and pregnant women.
    • Please note that for your safety, all excursions to Etna do not reach the edge of the main craters and customers are always kept on a safety zone.
    • This tour is operated in English, German, Italian. All 3 languages will be spoken during the tour.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We debated along with many others on our trip whether we should visit Mount Etna as the cost which varied between €45 -€65 Euros seemed steep ,but we decided to go.We travelled to the cable car station via coach where some stayed.We paid €30 and caught the cable car up to the
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    Response from Traveler57455648382, Guest Relations Manager at Mount Etna Day Trip from Taormina
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear customer, what a great review! Full of tips and useful imformation that will help other travellers to organize themselves. Thank you so much for sharing! See you next time in Sicily. Guest Relations Manager SAT Group
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    Well organised full day tour from Taormina. 2 different buses for various languages! Elisabet and driver were great. Do include the cable car, where you will be met by incredibly hard working Etna Guides. Fantastic landscape - like the moon ... Etna gave us smoke plumes too!
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    Response from Traveler57455648382, Guest Relations Manager at Mount Etna Day Trip from Taormina
    Responded 5 weeks ago
    Hello, you gave us the perfect feedback. We are super happy about it! Thanks for sharing, Guest Relations Manager SAT Group
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    The guide on the coach from Taomina was fantastic and very informative. The whole trip was well organised and ran well. However it was a blizzard when we got to the top so the guide at the top didn't tell us very much as it was freezing. Well worth doing though. A great
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    Response from Traveler57455648382, Guest Relations Manager at Mount Etna Day Trip from Taormina
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hi Ginette W, what a pity, we are missing one point because it was freezing on the top of Etna! By the way, it is necessary to bring warm clothes as it can be really cold and windy at 3000 meters. Thanks for sharing the tip. Warm regards, Guest Relations Manager SAT Group
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    We had a wonderful, albeit a long day. Went to Sicily by catamaran from Malta. Tour bus took us first to Toarmina for a couple of hrs. The ride up the mountain was a bit daunting but the driver was very skilled. The shopping in the little town was a lovely experience. Outdoor
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    We booked a day trip to Mount Etna from the shop in Taormina. The rep. said that the coach could pick us up from Giardini Naxos, which was even better. On collection we were welcomed by the Guide and led to our seats. Once everybody was on board, the Guide (who was impressively
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