Morning trekking guided tour of Mt. Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe and the beating heart of this island.
The Etna volcano is one of the most popular destinations for trekking enthusiasts. In this excursion to the summit craters, you will be accompanied by expert hiking guides along the route in complete safety.
The tour includes ascending along the slopes of the volcano to observe the various lava fronts and continuing on foot in this park made of lunar landscapes but also of lush forests, in a set of breathtaking views.
During this excursion to Etna, you’ll hike among the ancient craters and new flows and explore the volcanic caves, while the guides tell of the mysterious volcanic phenomena of this volcano among the highest in Europe. It is a very easy hike suitable for the whole family, including young children and seniors.
During the bus transfer to the Rifugio Sapienza, bar and shopping area at an altitude of 2500 meters, you will be able to admire the incredible lunar landscapes of the Etna park. From the terrace of the refuge you’ll have a breathtaking view of much of eastern Sicily.
This tour is available in two versions:
- Trekking around the Silvestri Craters – 2100 meters
- Ascent by cable car & 4×4 bus with Alpine guide – 2900 meters
- Pick-up & Drop-off at pre-determined meeting point within Catania city limits
- Rifugio Sapienza
- Silvestri Craters (option 1)
- Ascent by cable car & 4×4 bus with Alpine guide – 2900 meters (option 2)
Easter, April 21 2019
Easter Monday, April 22 2019
Every Thursday from July 1 through September 30
MEETING POINTS/DEPARTURE TIMES
|NH Parco degli Aragonesi
Piazza Giovanni XXIII
Piazza Duomo Acireale
Zafferana Donna Peppina
OPTION 1 € 35,00/person
OPTION 2: € 92,00/person
Check out this same tour at sunset!