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MOUNT ETNA 4WD TOUR
Difficulty: Easy | Trek distance: 3 km (2.5 mi) | Max. elevation: 1.900 m (6300 ft) | Elevation gain&loss : +/- 100 m (328 ft)
Half-day visit of Mount Etna
Enjoy a sensational easy hike along extinct craters that leads to the secrets of
volcano Etna and an unforgettable vista of the ionian coast.
This Etna half day tour is a perfect solution to unveil all the beauty behind this
active volcano and a great option for the whole family. On this tour you will explore
one of the most unique area of Sicily. This adventure begins in the morning and it
lasts 4-5 hour with focus on main attractions. We aim on your experience making it
both as personal and enjoyable as possible.
Etna Tour highlights
An easy walk visiting some extinct craters
Visit to a lava tube cave
Visit Etna with a 4WD drive to enjoy the best sightseeing
Valle del Bove
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On this tour you will explore one of the most unique area of Sicily. This popular adventure begins in the
morning, visiting and discovering amazingly beautiful sites along the way. All in the comfort of a full 4WD
The guide will meet and greet you at the meeting point or, if you choose the pickup service, at your
accommodation before leading the way across the old villages full of history and tradition.
Along the way up to Mount Etna we will make few stops allowing you to appreciate this unique place,
while listening to the tales of your guide. Hiking or climbing knowledge are not required; it’s not a steep
uphill walk, but the surface is uneven in places.
The path will be approximately 3.5 km (2 miles), a visit suitable for children and kids of all age. The walk
usually takes around 1 hour but the guide will adapt the walk to your pace. Your guide will be with you at
all times during the walk explaining and caring of all of you.
During your Etna experience, you will also be taken on a lava tube cave exploration, which is easily
accessible, in the winter time a lot of ice forms in the forward section of the cave and almost every stone
is coated with a thin crust of ice, which makes it even nicer, the guide will help you to put on a helmet and
he will give you a torch.
Fun for the whole family!
Hiking boots, hiking pant, fleece, warm /
breathable / waterproof hiking jacket,
gloves, hat, scarf / bandana, sunglasses,