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The Etna trekking tour is one of the most immersive among our Sicily day tours, and surely one of the best Mount Etna excursions from Messina, starting from the cruise port or the city center. The day tour will let you discover one of the landmarks of tourism in Sicily and the landscape of one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the island. With more than 3300 mt, it is the highest active volcano in Europe. Its shape always changes because of the volcanic activity, and one of the possibilities to explore it, it is of course this Etna trekking tour. The way from Messina to Mount Etna gives you the opportunity to explore the Sicilian landscape, and on Mount Etna peaks you will start the experience with an expert Mount Etna guide, following trials through the lush vegetation, learning about the lava flows of the past volcanic activity and taking beautiful photos. You will find yourself on the highest point of Sicily, which is the ultimate spot where to admire an incomparable view. The Etna volcano excursions always give you the possibility to enjoy its power, and to be rewarded with a tasting of delicious and locally produced Sicilian food. At the end of the day you may be tired but surely happy and satisfied with the best Etna tour, we promise!
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We believe the boundaries are made to be broken and we have the desire to lead all our guest to the discovery of our destinations.
Our minivan enabled for people with special needs, equipped with a lifting platform will facilitate the visit of important landmarks enjoying wonderful landscapes and views and learning about their past.
Discover Messina Sicily thinks that your time is valuable. Our attentive staff is here to help and guide you at any moment and through all the stages of your experience in Sicily: before, during and after your journey, hoping to see you back in our land in the near future.
With us, local and professional tour guides you will be able to experience and understand Sicily from a different perspective, with small-medium groups of visitors and getting answers and curiosities that only an insider can provide. So, what to expect from this experience?
The Etna trekking tour start with the pick-up from Messina Cruise Port or from Travel Agency Discover Messina Sicily, located in the city center. On request, departure from your accommodation located in Messina area.
On your way from Messina to Mount Etna the tour guide will provide information about the history of Sicily and of the city of Messina. During the journey along the motorway you will enjoy the opportunity to admire the Ionian coast, citrus trees, and the typical Sicilian vegetation. After a journey of about one hour we will arrive to Piano Provenzana, starting point of the Etna volcano excursion.
The Etna trekking tour starts at 1900 mt above sea level where with an expert Mount Etna guide we will walk trials and paths. After having spent 3 hours exploring lava flows and the incredible lunar landscape, the Etna volcano excursion will end at the Chalet “Clan dei ragazzi”, where you will have a taste of the delicious Sicilian food, such as arancini, cheese, salami and Etna wine, all of them locally produced.
The Etna trekking tour will end to the cruise port of Messina or to the starting point. We share a goodbye, hoping to meet our guests back in Sicily soon.
To live in the best way possible your experience in Sicily purchase the DISCOVER MESSINA SICILY kit. Beside the gadgets you will have also our backpack for your tour and also a hat that will protect you from the sun.
Book now and you will receive it at the moment of your tour departure.
The distance between Messina and Mt Etna is 75 km and the driving time is almost 80 minutes.
This tour is shared. There is the possibility of purchasing a private tour with the payment of an extra fee.
For further information check the Private Tours page.
The free time included in this tour is almost 1 hour.
Yes. This tour includes food and wine
The trekking tour has a duration of almost 3 hours.
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