Sicily: Etna Volcano & Taormina Tour

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Embark on an unforgettable adventure to the southern island of Sicily, where the majestic Mt. Etna, Europe's tallest active volcano, awaits. This thrilling tour begins in the vibrant city of Palermo, taking you on a journey to the picturesque town of Taormina, nestled in the shadows of this ancient volcanic giant.


Embark on an unforgettable adventure to the majestic Mount Etna, Europe's tallest active volcano, and the charming town of Taormina, nestled on the slopes of Mount Tauro. This guided tour offers a mix of structured exploration and free time to discover the region's hidden gems. Meet your guide and fellow travelers in Palermo, then set off towards Mount Etna. Upon arrival, enjoy ample time to explore the Silvestri Craters and other attractions at your own pace. Experience the thrill of conquering Mount Etna in two different ways: • Take the cable car to 2,500 meters: Ride the Funivia dell'Etna to Montagnola, where you can stroll around, hike, or unwind with a drink at the panoramic bar. This option requires an additional payment of approximately €30 per person, payable on the spot. • Reach the summit from 2,500 meters: From Montagnola, board the UNI-MOG mini-coach with a licensed Etna guide and ascend to 2,800 meters. Then, hike to the 2,920-meter mark. This option requires an additional payment of approximately €60 per person, payable on the spot. Later, journey to the picturesque town of Taormina, where you'll have free time to wander at your own pace. Explore the ancient Greek-Roman Theater, marvel at the breathtaking views of Etna and Taormina Bay, and soak up the local atmosphere. Finally, return to Palermo, where your tour concludes.

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