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Mount Etna Half-day
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Private Tour: Etna and Sapienza Refuge

Exclusive tour of Etna with dedicated driver and pick-up included.
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • ITA - EN
  • Min: 1 Person
Offers details

Spend a whole day on Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe, passing the traditional foothill towns of Trecastagni, Pedara and Nicolosi. From a high altitude, you will enjoy unique surroundings and a charming atmosphere.
Day Programme
8.30: Pick-up from your accommodation in Catania or neighbouring municipalities.
9.30: Arrival at Trecastagni and visit to the San Nicolò church and panoramic terrace.
10.15: Arrival in Pedara and visit to the Santa Caterina church.
11.00: Arrival in Nicolosi and the chance to visit the Peasant's Museum.
12.00: Departure for the Sapienza Refuge at 1,920 m above sea level and visit to the house surrounded by lava. Visits to the Silvestri craters and the eruption fracture of 2001. If you want, you can use the Etna cablecar (at an extra cost) to reach 2,540 m asl.
14.00: Departure and return to your accommodation for approximately 15.30.

This tour is private and will take place with a private Italian speaking driver, who will be keen to satisfy your every need. The driver, due to Italian law, cannot accompany you to the monuments, but will give you directions. The car is exclusive: you will not share a car with other people.
Extra: at the time of booking you can choose to book a return ticket on the Etna cablecar that will take you up to 2,540m asl or a tour which includes cablecar and jeep, taking you up to 2,920m asl.
Departure: 8:30, Return: 15:30. Pick-up included from your accommodation in Catania and neighbouring municipalities.
The tour will be carried out in a car that can host up to 4 passengers.
Car model: Dacia Lodgy


Private tour of Etna. Dedicated driver. Car for your exclusive use. Pick-up from your accommodation in Catania and neighbouring municipalities. Return to your accommodation.

Not included

Cablecar ticket (€30).
Peasant Museum ticket in Nicolosi (€2).
Tourist guide.
Everything else that is not specified in the "included".


Adequate shoes for trekking.

How to reach us

Free pick-up from your accommodation in Catania and neighbouring municipalities.

Booking terms and conditions

To make a reservation payment of the full 100% is required.

Terms of use

In the case of adverse weather conditions which do not allow for the carrying out of the tour, you will be able to arrange another date directly with the organiser. If another date is not possible, you will be reimbursed the amount already paid.

Cancellation policy

- If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 30% cancellation fee.
- If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee.

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