Posted on 27/01/2021
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Etna Excursion: 3-hour Etna Sunset Tour

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Overview

Enjoy a breathtaking sunset Etna Excursion of the famed volcano and explore the last volcanic eruptions and craters. Listen to your guide and learn all about the geological history of the area and how the volcano has shaped the communities around it.

◾ See the impressive Etna Volcano landscape
◾ Trek on natural paths in Etna park and enjoy impressive views
◾ Admire a breathtaking sunset from an advantage point on Mount Etna

About this experience

DURATION: 3 hours
STARTING TIMES: 5.00 pm
MEETING POINT: At designated meeting point on Etna
HIKING DISTANCE: 5 km
LANGUAGE/S: English, Italian
OPEN SEASON: April to September
WHO CAN COME: Etna excursion is suitable for anyone able to walk a small distance

Description - What to expect

Your Etna excursion starts from a designated meeting point on Etna.
This is an easy hike designed to introduce you to the lunar-like landscape of Mount Etna. You will be hiking on the southern part of Etna volcano starting at an altitude of about 1700 m, at the Hotel Villa Dorata in Contrada Serra la Nave, Ragalna CT, and continue at a relaxed pace for about 5 km until you get to a point with breathtaking views.

From this advantageous point marvel at the stunning sunset. During your Etna excursion take the opportunity to learn all about the geological history of this sleeping giant and how the eruptions have affected the communities and the life on the island.

What is included

✔ Multilingual local guide
✔ Return transfer to the mountain

Duration of activity

3 hours

Bring with you

Please bring your comfortable walking shoes, a hat, and a bottle of water

Where we will meet

Hotel Villa Dorata in Contrada Serra la Nave, Ragalna (CT)

Language/s

  • English
  • Italian

Cutoff time before activity

  • 14 hours

Opening seasons

from 1st April to 7th September - Every Monday / Wednesday / Friday

Prepare for the experience - Important information

◾ Departure and arrival times are subject to change for up to a maximum of 30 minutes, even without prior notice, for technical reasons, traffic, or other causes beyond our control
◾ In case of changes in time and/or itinerary for circumstances beyond our control, no refund is given

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Customers must keep their distance in vehicles, as established by Italian law
◾ All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
◾ Vehicles are equipped with alcohol-based hand sanitizer
◾ Use of individual safety devices (mask/face-covering clothes) is mandatory during the transfer