Private Aeolian Islands - Volcano Crater Hike From Catania


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Trek to a Vulcano crater and enjoy the view on the Archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, UNESCO World Heritage site. Walk around an active crater emitting volcanic gases. Then immerse yourself in the hot mud and relax on a volcanic black sand beach.
Duration:  10hrs - 12hrs
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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  • A trip to the island of Vulcano is an unforgettable experience. We depart from Catania or Taormina around 6 am. The tour will start with a short hydrofoil cruise from the port of Milazzo.
  • Then we will climb to the top of the crater, smoking with volcanic gases.
  • During the walk of 8 kilometers, we will admire the breathtaking scenery of the surrounding sea with picturesquely situated neighbouring Aeolian Islands.
  • We will learn about amazing stories and myths as well as interesting curiosities in the field of volcanology and geology.
  • After that we will stop for a lunch and try one of the Aeolian culinary specialties – ‘pane cunzato’.
  • Then, we will immerse ourselves in the volcanic mud with beneficial properties and relax on the black sand warm beach.

What's Included

  • Licensed Hiking Guide Service
  • Transfer from your accommodation in Catania or Taormina (Mazzaro’)
  • Hydrofil Ticket
  • Insurance
  • Hiking Poles

Additional Information

  • What to bring: Sport Shoes and high socks, windproof jacket, sweatshirt, swimming suit, towel, sun hat, sun protection, water min. 1,5 Liter
  • The exact pick-up time (6 am) and the nearest pick-up point to your accommodation will be confirmed within 24 hours before the departure.


  • NOTE: This excursion, given the high temperatures in the summer is recommended for people in a state of good physical health. Not adapted for small kids.

Cancellation policy

24 hours’ notice for a full refund.

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Meeting location:  Piazza Stesicoro


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