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Departure from Syracuse to Etna half-day excursion with minivan

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Etna half-day excursion

Starting from Syracuse, it is possible to reach one of the natural wonders of Sicily for a half-day excursion: Etna.

The half-day excursions to Etna allow you to discover one of the most active volcanoes in the world and the largest in Europe. The Etna Park was the first to be established in Sicily with a Decree of the President of the Region in March 1987.

The Etna Park has an extension of 59 thousand hectares and was established in order to best protect the extraordinary landscape that surrounds the volcano and for the eco-friendly promotion of local communities.

Leaving for a tour to Etna you can let yourself be enchanted by the craters, caves and paths that characterize the volcano in the company of a multilingual expert guide who can tell you about and provide you with information they will allow you to fully exploit this experience.

Etna half-day excursion

The best way to reach the summit craters of Etna is via the cable car and a path on foot that allows you to reach a panoramic point that turns its gaze towards the Mediterranean.

The walk on Etna is the ideal solution for discovering the Caldera where a large depression of the volcano is visible which crosses the oldest areas and where the lava flows enter the sandy channel. p>

With its over 3326 meters of height and its eruptions: a tour on Etna is a unique experience that allows you to enjoy an incomparable and non-replicable naturalistic spectacle.

Discovering the history of Etna

With a half-day excursion to Etna thanks to an expert guide, it is possible to discover the main features of the volcano. The history of its eruptions, both the oldest and the most recent ones. A visit to the volcanic caves allows you to discover the secrets that have been kept within them for centuries. By reaching the eastern side it is possible to discover the other side of the volcano and reach one of the most panoramic points of this natural wonder.

How to participate in a hike on Mount Etna?

The half-day excursion to Etna is recommended for adults but also for teenagers and children over six years of age. In fact, it is not recommended for younger children to reach high altitudes. The important thing is to be ready for a nice walk to fully enjoy the nature trail.

To participate it is necessary to dress appropriately with non-slippery shoes, a hat and a jacket, and possibly long trousers. The jacket can also be used during the summer, in fact, at high altitudes the temperatures are harsh even when it’s warmer.

Itineraries designed to give you a unique experience

The itinerary of the half-day Etna tour is designed to give you the opportunity to have an unforgettable experience. From the departure from Syracuse to the arrival at the volcano, everything is studied in detail thanks to the attention and professionalism of the experts who organize the excursion.

With the support of a guide throughout the trip, you will always have an expert available to listen to or ask questions to best satisfy your curiosities about the volcano and its naturalistic peculiarities.< /p>

Half-day on Etna: why choose this tour?

Half a day on Etna is an experience to do when you are in Sicily. In fact, you absolutely cannot miss one of the main attractions of the area and also one of the most peculiar in all of Europe and not just in Italy.

Visiting Etna is an unrepeatable adventure that takes you both to discover the volcano and the surrounding nature and above all inside some of its most beautiful caves. As a couple, alone or with your family, you will be able to carry the memory of this excursion on one of the most important active volcanoes in Europe with you forever.


The photographs within this hike/article, were not taken during one of our hikes, but are used for informational purposes only