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Excursion from Catania to Etna Top 3345

Departure from Catania
Not Rated

Duration

6 hours

Tour Type

Sea and nature

Reservation

Necessary

Languages

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Overview

To minimize the risks associated with volcanic excursions and substantially save time and money, it is essential to be supported by a team that knows the region perfectly. Let us be the guide who will take care of every single important organizational detail of your visit and which will allow you to make this tour a truly unforgettable adventure.

Our professional guides will take you to the best places at the best times, to witness the best panoramas, choosing the safest routes and sharing their deep knowledge of Etna, its history and its geology.

We organize tours in order to guarantee comfort and safety. Each member of our team is perfectly trained to react professionally and provide you with adequate help during any situation during the excursion.

We will take care of every detail of your adventure so that you can focus on yourself and on the feelings generated by the experience lived on the highest volcano in Europe.

In addition to our passion for the area, we organize our excursions in a professional and safe way, while trying to offer you maximum comfort. Our exceptional guides will accompany you during the entire excursion, taking care of all the organizational issues and sharing their know-how, their knowledge and their experiences along the way with you.

During your excursion on Etna you can admire splendid landscapes made of ancient craters, lava flows, almost lunar territory.

The excursion takes place, favorable weather and volcano conditions.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Departure from Nicolosi's Cantoniera restaurant at 9:30 am
  • Ascent by cable car up to an altitude of 2500 meters
  • Ascent with 4 x 4 minibus up to Torre del Filosofo at an altitude of 2900 meters
  • Hiking to the Summit Craters at an altitude of 3345 meters
  • Visit to the Bove valley
  • Return to Nicolosi's Cantoniera restaurant

Itinerary

Departure
Departure

We will come to pick you up directly at the hotel or at the facility where you stay and together we will go to the Sapienza Refuge on the southern slope of Etna. We will make stops on the way to admire the most beautiful things of the volcano that perhaps you don't even expect to find. We will introduce you to the history of the volcano, its territory and we will see together the latest eruptions and the ancient Silvestri Craters of Etna.

Sapienza refuge
Sapienza refuge

Once at the Sapienza refuge, at almost 2000 meters above sea level, with the cable cars of the Etna cableway we will go up to 2500 meters above sea level. From there with 4x4 off-road buses we will move towards 2900 meters to the Philosopher's Tower from where, accompanied by expert alpine / volcanological guides, we will continue up to an altitude of 3,300 meters.

Visita di una grotta vulcanica
Visita di una grotta vulcanica

From the roof of the highest volcano in Europe you can admire the active craters of Etna and their spectacular majesty (Bocca Nuova, Voragine, Southeast Crater and Northeast Crater). During the descent on foot we will visit the places and craters protagonists of the most recent eruptions of Etna. At an altitude of 2,500 meters, we will resume the cable car service to return to the starting point.

Included/Excluded

  • Cableway
  • Minibus 4 x 4
  • Expert alpine / Volcanological guides
  • Trekking shoes (on request)
  • Everything that does not appear under the item INCLUDED

Tour's Location

Departure from Catania
from €125,00

Organized by

lara

Member Since 2020

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