Please note the following offers and tours are no longer available. We're working on new offers so stay tuned! And continue reading our articles for amazing destination ideas.

Home » Private Guided Tour of Etna

etna-private-guided-tour-cataniaA private, guided tour in an off-road vehicle or minivan to Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe and the beating heart of this island.

Expert hiking guides will accompany you along the route in complete safety. You’ll climb along the slopes of the volcano observing the different lava fronts, and you’ll walk in this park made of lunar landscapes but also of lush forests, in a set of breathtaking views. While trekking between the ancient craters and the new flows, you’ll explore volcanic caves while the guides tell of the mysterious volcanic phenomena of Etna.

To complete the experience, you’ll have the opportunity to taste typical local products including honey, aromatic oils, and wines.

You can choose from two different options:


VIP Etna by day: tour lasting about 5 hours (tasting included) departure in the morning

VIP Etna at sunset: tour lasting about 5 hours (tasting included), to enjoy Etna’s sunset


  • maximum of 6 people
  • Departs at 8:30am
  • Lasts 5 hours
  • Available every day


  • Pick-up & Drop-off within Catania city limits
  • Welcome kit
  • Stroll past ancient lava flows
  • Reach the Rifugio Sapienza or Rifugio Citelli
  • Trekking around the Silvestri Craters or Sartorius Craters
  • Exploration of a lava flow cave with helmets and flashlights
  • Valle del Bove dell’Etna
  • Wine/local products tasting included

Price: 440 euro/vehicle


 Tour Dates                                                        VIP Etna by day and sunset tours

Tours available throughout the year upon request

Subject to vehicle availability


MEETING POINT   VIP Etna by Day VIP Etna at sunset
via Giuseppe Garibaldi 39, Catania 08:30 about 5 hours prior to sunset, determined at reservation 
Possibility to depart from hotel within Catania city limits if agreed upon in advance To be determined at time of reservation about 5 hours prior to sunset, determined at reservation