Tour of Mount Etna with food and wine tasting from Catania



One-day group tour of Mount Etna, defined in the fifth century B.C. by poet Pindar as the “column of the sky”. Local residents call this majestic volcano “la Montagna”, while others call it “Mongibello”, from the Latin word “mons” and the Arabic word “gebel”, which means both the “mountain”. The highest active volcano in Europe is really the “Mountain of mountains” with its 3,343 metres in height and its power which finds expression in the fire of the lava and the water of its perennial ice and snow whitening its peaks. Your driver will pick you up in front of the entrance of your hotel in Catania. Once reached Rifugio Sapienza, you may choose whether to hike along the Crateri Silvestri or the many trails of the Etna Park, up to 2.000 metres, with the help of a guide. If you want to buy the "Etna high altitude formula", with the cable car you will reach an altitude of 2.504 metres and then, with 4x4 vehicle, Torre del Filosofo, at an altitude of 2.900 metres. Qualified mountain guides (only in Italian and English language) will help you get closer the volcano to see its powerful eruptions, but always under safe conditions. Back to Rifugio Sapienza, you will be properly equipped to visit a lava cave. Then, to regain strength, you will visit a winery of the volcano, where you will taste typical local specialties, including a glass of spumante, four glasses of wine, a platter of cold meats and cheeses and pates served with locally produced oils. In the afternoon you will get back to Catania after living an incredible adventure.

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- Crateri Silvestri
- Organic farm
- Food and wine tasting

Included in the price:
- Multilingual guide
- Hiking boots, on request
- Cave kit
- Wine tasting and tour of the winery (with a glass of sparkling wine, four glasses of wine, cold cuts and cheeses, pâté and locally produced oils)

Not included in the price:
- Cable car to reach an altitude of 2.500 metres EUR 30 (payable locally)
- Cable car, 4x4 minibus and mountain guides to reach an altitude of 3,000 metres EUR 67 (payable locally)
- Everything not specifically mentioned in the “included in the price” section

Useful information:
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing with a windbreaker and closed shoes for hiking on the volcano.

The tour may be subject to changes or cancellation due to adverse weather conditions that do not depend on the organisation.

Start time


End Time



7 hours


English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian upon request

Meeting point

At your hotel in Catania


7 hours