Visit Sicily’s famously fiery volcano, the magnificent Mount Etna, on a day trip from Taormina. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mount Etna is Europe’s tallest active volcano, and views from it over Parco dell Etna (the national park) are breathtaking. Explore the foothills around the base station on a 3-hour independent hike, or upgrade to include transport to Mount Etna’s upper area (at around 3000 meters) and an escorted walking tour of the upper crater.
• 8 hours
Leave Taormina and ride around Mount Etna by 1950s-era train on the Circumetnea Railway! This exciting day trip also includes trips to the rock pools and canyons of Alcantara Gorges (entrance own expense) and the foothills of Sicily’s vivacious volcano. If you want to see Mount Etna’s smouldering upper carters, upgrade to include transport and a walking tour of the craters. Note that from November 1 to March 31, the tour does not include the train ride nor the optional upgrade to the upper areas.
• 10 hours
Watch the sun set from the summit of Mount Etna on an evening tour from Taormina! After exploring the area around the fiery volcano at approximately 9,843 feet (3,000 meters) on a walking tour, gaze out over the Sicilian hills as the sun goes down. Before returning to Taormina, stop at a traditional restaurant in the volcano’s foothills for dinner and drinks at your own expense.
• 8 hours
An opportunity to discover and visit Taormina (52 km away from Messina) with its Greek Theater, Corso Umberto and its exclusive shops and famous bars. You will admire the wonderful landscape and Isola Bella, a nature riserve-Unesco Heritage. The tour also includes a short visit to the picturesque village of Castelmola.
• 6 hours
Explore the chic coastal town of Taormina by self-balancing electric Segway! The 3-hour tour takes in all the sights around its oldest neighborhood, Borgo Medievale, passing attractions like Piazza del Duomo with its eye-catching Baroque fountain, and Teatro Greco – a well-preserved Ancient Greek amphitheater. Cool down in the shade of Villa Comunale and find the best vantage points for views of Mount Etna.
• 3 hours
Combine free time in the foothills of Mount Etna with a visit to Alcantara Gorges and the medieval town of Randazzo! After leaving Taormina, explore the rock pools of beautiful Alcantara Gorges (own expense), and then visit Basilica di Santa Maria in Randazzo. In the afternoon, succumb to the allure of Mount Etna and explore the hiking trails around the volcano’s northern refuge at leisure. Upgrade to visit Mount Etna’s upper areas and take a walking tour of the craters.
• 8 hours
Enjoy breathtaking views in a private helicopter flight over Etna and the city of Taormina. Departing from Castiglione di Sicilia, at the feet of Etna Volcano, you will lead directly to the main craters. You will admire the highest active volcano in Europe from an incomparable point of view. If you wish, your tour may continue over the city of Taormina and its ancient Greek theater.
• 20 minutes
Explore the quaint, Sicilian town of Taormina, overlooking the Ionian Sea, on this 4-hour tour. Visit famous sites like the Greek theater, the Cathedral, Mount Etna, and Giardini Naxos bay, then return to Messina for a tour of the city.
• 4 hours
Get up close and personal with Sicily’s most famous volcano on this six-hour, small group tour. Set off from Taormina — hotel pickups and drop-offs in the vicinity are included upon request — and arrive at Mount Etna, where you’ll spend the day walking through craters, exploring lava caves, and learning about the volcano’s past eruptions at 2000 meters of altitude. Afterwards, travel to a local chalet where you will be provided with a snack, complemented by wine, cake and an almond wine taster for dessert.
• 6 hours
Live this amazing adventure visiting the main national park of Sicily Gole Alcantara, followed by walking tour in famous resort Giardini Naxos and food & wine tasting! This tour is private, made exclusively for your party. Minimum participants is 2 people.
• 5 hours