Day trip

Full-Day Etna and Taormina Combination Tour

Activity provider: Sicily Grand Tour
Day trip

Full-Day Etna and Taormina Combination Tour

Activity provider: Sicily Grand Tour

From US$ 101.23 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

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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

4.9 /5

based on 100 reviews

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Alessio was funny and really flexible in what we wanted to do and where to pick us up/drop us off. Really great guy! We went to some really cool sites along etna and taormina that were really stunning. The trip was informative and fun! It definitely was the highlight of our italy trip.

February 12, 2023

We had a great day with Allessio. He generously shared his great knowledge of Mount Etna with us. We were also able to taste products from the region: oils, honeys, wines. Delicious! In the afternoon he took us to Taormina, a charming little town where we spent some free time.

November 20, 2022

Alessio was brilliant. He was extremely knowledgeable and made even the car journey interesting. He took us to a few different sites on Etna and into a lava tube. He arranged a nice restaurant for lunch and then took us to Taomina. Got a good couple of hours here which is all you really need. He also does other tours on Sicily so will definitely look him up next time we visit.

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September 20, 2022

Product ID: 98424