Slopes: Etna South – East / North- East.
Duration: from 9.00 a.m to 6.00 p.m.
Maximum altitude: 2000 meters.
Difficulty level: easy.
First stop: Hike to the Valle of the Bove
The Valle of the Bove is a large valley from the collapsing of the eruptive centers predecessors of M. Etna.
Second stop: Lava cave
After a panoramic stop. Visit of the lava cave, naturally originated by lava flows. Here we have the chance to discover some very particular phenomena.
Third stop: Lunch with typical Sicilian food.
Fourth stop: Sartorius craters
We head towards the north slope. Here we will visit the Sartorius craters, an enchanting place not to miss.
Final stop: Cave of the thief
A lava cave formed by a prehistoric lava flow, it was used in the thirteenth century as “neviera” to store ice and snow.
The price includes:
-Transfer to and from the hotel in Giarre/Riposto and neighboring areas and from meeting point of Giarre-Riposto.
-Helmet and torch to visit the cave.
-Equipment, if requested upon booking.
The price does not include:
-Anything that is not specified in “the price includes”.
-The excursion takes place in Italian, English and Spanish. Upon request and availability in French and German.
-We do not recommend these excursions to those who are not in good health, especially for those suffering from cardio-respiratory diseases.
-Our guides can, at their discretion, change one or more stops of the excursion and/or opt for a different slope of mount Etna. Any motor and/or physical problems of any entity must be communicated to our staff before booking the excursion.
-All tours do not include the climb up to the summit craters.
-Please wear hiking shoes or tennis shoes, bring water, hat and jacket.
-The price includes the membership fee.
-Pick up from other areas could be subject to an additional fee. For more info’s please contact our staff.
Price per person: € 79.00