Mt. Etna Summit: Official box-office for Ascent to the Top

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Thursday 18 April
Mt. Etna Summit: Official box-office for Ascent to the Top


  • Official box office: Get your ticket to the summit of Mount Etna in advance
  • Discover sweeping views and lush nature while spending an active day outdoors
  • Hike around massive, old craters located at 1,900- to 2,850-meter altitudes
  • Reach 2,850 meters with the help of authorized mountain or vulcanologist guides
  • Admire the summit craters and Bove Valley from the Pizzi Deneri observatory


Reach 2,850 meters on a guided adventure to the summit of Mt. Etna in Catania. Ride on a thrilling 4x4 bus and spend some time hiking around the craters with an authorized mountain or vulcanologist guide. See the Umberto and Margherita Craters and visit the Pizzi Deneri volcanological observatory. After meeting in Piano Provenzana on the north side of Etna, the trip to the summit area begins. The excursion starts from 1,800 meters and continues along a panoramic road that will allow you to reach an altitude of 2,850 meters. Trekk around the craters known as Umberto and Margherita, two huge craters located at an altitude of about 2,380 meters. Feel all the strength of nature that creates and destroys. Continue to the Pizzi Deneri volcanological observatory at an altitude of 2,850 meters for more trekking. From here, there is the chance to observe the summit craters that dominate the majestic Bove Valley at a safe distance. The last stop will be the eruption site, dated back to October 27, 2002, with its characteristic button-shaped craters at an altitude of about 1,900 meters. The circular path will allow you to walk along the edges of the craters and admire the morphology called Bottoniera.


Authorized mountain or volcanological guide Round-trip 4x4 bus transportation

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  • This tour will be canceled if it snows.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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