Visit Mount Etna: What to Know Before You Go
Mount Etna has become an almost obligatory tourist stop among the various historical and cultural attractions in Sicily. The mountain offers many different possibilities as there are numerous agencies that offer activities on the volcano: from tour operators with their all-inclusive packages to local agencies where you can book on time. It is also possible to visit Mount Etna independently, but the advantages of a guided excursion are very numerous.
Go-Etna offers organized excursions with professional guides in language. The paths studied by the Go-Etna team will allow you to explore the wonders of Etna, its lava caves, its volcanic craters discovering the mysteries and the curiosities of the highest active volcano in Europe.
Mount Etna Excursions
Etna Jeep Tour
We do daily Mount Etna Tours up the Volcano, partially on off-road tracks, through lava flows, the admiring spectacular landscapes, visiting some of the most beautiful sites on Etna and crossing the land with our off-road vehicles.
Etna Cable car Tour
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.
Etna Shore Excursion for cruise ship passengers
For guests, who arrive at the port of Catania by cruise ship, we recommend to take our Etna half-day shore excursion. Don’t miss this opportunity and make the most of your stay in Sicily visiting the spectacular scenery of an active volcano. Also available from Messina
Excursion to Syracuse, Noto and Vendicari
Enjoy the visit of Syracuse, Noto and the nature reserve of Vendicari accompanied by one of our English-speaking drivers. Syracuse, one of the most popular and important cities of the ancient history and Noto, one of the late baroque towns of the Val di Noto.
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The recommended clothing to visit the Etna
The recommended clothing to visit the Etna varies according to the season. In the winter months, from December to March, heavy clothing is recommended, with jackets, gloves, hats and scarves. During the summer or spring season you can opt for comfortable sportswear, trousers and knitwear. Better always bring a jacket and sneakers.
Etna has an average temperature of 10 degrees Celsius. July is the hottest month, with an average temperature of 22 degrees Celsius, while in January and winter months temperatures can drop below freezing.
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