Mount Etna Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Etna Tour: If you think you have seen all of Mount Etna, you haven’t seen anything until you have seen the view from the sky. After exploring the side slopes of Mount Etna you will see the heart of the volcano – the smoky main crater on the top with the black and yellow landscape and the grey ash clouds.
- Fly over the top of Etna by helicopter
- The best view of the active craters of Etna
- Enjoy an exclusive private flight
After your pick-up in Catania or Taormina we will drive directly to the helicopter airfield near Taormina (pickup service on request) and we will start with this aerial and unique tour of Mount Etna by hopping in the helicopter and ascending into the sky above the volcano.
This kind of sightseeing tour allow you to see Mount Etna from a perspective of wonder and awe. Always accompanied by a competent English speaking guide, you will have the best viewpoint on one of the most active volcanos on earth for 25 min.
You will see the spectacular landscape with its 100 side craters, the old and new lava flows around the Mount Etna, special places like the Valle del Bove and you will see the beautiful Sicilian coastline with its turquoise clear sea. During the flight your guide will explain you the specifics about this volcano, the landscape and the history.
If you think you have seen all of Mount Etna, you haven’t seen anything until you have seen the view from the sky. After exploring the side slopes of Mount Etna you will see the heart of the volcano – the smoky main crater on the top with the black and yellow landscape and the grey ash clouds. After this impressive experience we will enjoy the fly back to the helicopter airfield.
25 minutes Helicopter flight
Helicopter Etna and Taormina Tour
You want to explore more than just Mount Etna? As an alternative option you have the possibility so visit the romantic Sicilian City of Taormina with a breathtaking view over the famous ancient Greek-Roman theatre and the amazing “Isola Bella”.
35 minutes Helicopter flight
Aeolian Islands Helicopter Tour
Another option for a helicopter flight is a journey to the Aeolian Islands of Sicily: A Paradise of Sea and Volcanoes. You will see one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the Tyrrhenian Sea with a view over the active volcano Stromboli and the main island Lipari.
90 minutes Helicopter flight
On request it is possible to combine the helicopter tour with a visit to a vineyard, tasting of Etna wines and typical Sicilian lunch (The wine cellar will be reached by minivan or limo after the helicopter tour)
- Type of Excursion: 25,35 or 90 minutes Helicopter flight
- Difficulty: Easy
- Accessibility: Tours are easy and suitable for everyone.
- ON REQUEST – Guide: An English-speaking guide will explain you the most interesting phenomena of the eruptive volcano and will inform you about plants and animals.
- Etna Helicopter Tours from Catania / Etna Helicopter Tours from Taormina
ON REQUEST – Pickup service: In the area around Taormina and Catania the pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, holiday cottage, railway station, port, etc.
- Availability: We are open all year, except: 25.12 and 01.01
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Prices & BookingNo hidden fees - All inclusive
Special Cancellation policy (Detailed in the offer)
On request, with a supplement, it is possible to request pick-up service also outside of Catania / Taormina, for example: Syracuse, Noto, Messina, etc.
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Etna Cable car Tour
Duration: 8 hours
Visiting the hot smoking craters, which were born after the 2002-2003 eruption. Back at Rifugio Sapienza, you’ll have a traditional Sicilian lunch. Afterwards the tour ends with an exploration of a real lava cave equipped with helmets and torches.