Excursion Etna high altitude at sunset

Walk along the slopes of the Etna volcano

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From Catania: 01/04 to 07/09 - Every

Our guide will pick you up from your accommodation. 

Before arriving on Etna, you will stop at an organic farm where you will sample honey, wine, oil and other typical products.
You will then visit a lava cave using helmets and lamps.
Then you will head to Rifugio Sapienza where you will take the cable car and reach the altitude of 2500 meters. You will continue from here with 4x4 minibus and reach Torre del Filosofo at 2900 meters. You will find yourself in front of an amazing panorama suspended on the sea, where it will be possible to admire part of the active area of Etna, composed by the Central Crater and the South-East one together with the ancient lava flows that identify the landscape of Etna. With the Alpine Guides, and in total safety, you will finally enjoy a wonderful breath-taking sunset.

You will return to Rifugio Sapienza by 4x4 minibus and cable car.

Return to the hotel.


Recommended equipment

Windbreaker / Tennis shoes / Water.


Tours suitable for the whole family, including children under 12 and seniors.


Nature tours, suitable for those who want to be in close contact with the environment.


Tours that include trekking routes, of easy, medium, or difficult difficulty.

Tour program (about 6 hours)

  • 1


    At the chosen accommodation or meeting place

  • 2

    To the Volcano

    After crossing the border of the city you will start the ascent towards Etna, crossing some of the characteristic Etnean villages.

  • 3


    Taste of organic and local products

  • 4

    Lava cave

    Visit of a lava flow cave

  • 5

    Ascent to 2.900 m

    After the arrival at Etna Sud station (Rifugio Sapienza), you will board the cable car that will take you up to 2.500mt. After you will continue on special 4x4 vehicles until you reach 2.900mt. Finally, you will enjoy your sunset on Etna.

  • 6


    The tour will end at the pick-up location.

With departure from Catania

Date Price Web Price*
From 01/04 to 07/09 121.00 € : 12+
95.00 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.
113 € : 12+
90 € : 3-12 years n.i.
20.00 € : 0-3 years n.i.

The price includes

Shuttle bus (return) / Multilingual tourist guide / Trekking shoes (on request) / Cable car and 4x4 minibus / Alinist guide (from 2500 mt, only in italian or english) / The kit for visiting the Cave / Sampling.

The price does not include

All that is not specified under “the cost includes”.

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