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Full-Day Etna and Taormina Combination Tour

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86 reviews

Full-Day Etna and Taormina Combination Tour

Activity provider: Sicily Grand Tour
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From US$ 95.09 per person

Visit 2 of eastern Sicily's top attractions in a single day. Explore Mount Etna, Europe's highest volcano and Taormina, Pearl of the Mediterranean.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian
Pickup included
Your hotel in Catania, or Catania territory
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Explore the surface of the most active volcano in Europe
  • Enjoy a tour through magical landscapes
  • Discover the art and history of the Pearl of the Mediterranean
Full description
At a height of 3,320 meters above sea level and a diameter of over 40 kilometers, Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe. Explore the volcano and the town of Taormina on a full-day tour. Visit Monti Rossi, responsible for the major eruption in 1669, and see a lava stone quarry. Take a short, moderate hike at Crateri Silvestri (2,000 meters above sea level). Put on a helmet and grab a flashlight to explore a lava tube. Stop at a 1992 eruption, taste local products and visit the village of Zafferana for lunch. Enjoy a walking tour along Taormina’s narrow streets, and see the Greek theater, the cathedral, the botanical garden and more.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transfers by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Gas
  • Parking fees
  • Tolls
  • Archaeological park/museums tour guides are not included
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals
  • Tickets
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Dress code: casual with comfortable shoes
  • Entrance fees: Greek theater tickets not included
  • Minimum required number of participants: 1
  • Activities are subject to cancelation due to weather conditions
  • Please note that discounts are available for groups
  • Please note that visit of Taormina is on your own
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 86 reviews

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Alessio picked us up from the hotel in a comfortable van. We headed to Mount Etna to explore the craters and a lava tube. After lunch it was on to Taormina to explore on our own. Alessio even helped arrange transportation to the airport the next day. We would definitely recommend him!

January 16, 2022

this was an incredible tour! Alessio was a well-informed, extremely polite, and made the trip exciting and also educational. I learned a lot about both Mt. Etna and the town of Taormina, while also seeing craters, cool caves, and beautiful views of Isola Bella and the town of Taormina. I HIGHLY recommend this tour and thank you Alessio for the wonderful day. It made my trip.

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December 6, 2021


the trip was amazing. I traveled alone, and was well taken care of by both the guide and the others in the group, who otherwise was a fantastic family of 7 from Romania. The trip to Etna was super, we got lots of exciting and informative information on the way there with several small stops to look at the scenery and places where the lava has taken both houses and roads. the guide was alive, full of information, nice and helpful, we stopped and ate lunch at a great place, everything was great. Taormina- Lovely I really recommend this tour and this guide, one I will certainly use again.

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June 22, 2019

Product ID: 98424