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Mount Etna Summit Craters 3,000m Altitude Guided Excursion

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Come and discover with us the largest volcano in Europe up to 3000 meters The ETNA craters 3000 meters excursion is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating and most spectacular excursion

Highlights

  • Travel with a certified volcanological guide by cable car and on foot
  • Trekk to the eruption spot that spewed lava only 20 years ago
  • Visit the Barbagallo Craters, formed during the eruption in 2002
  • Trekk to the Belvedere valle del Bove, a lookout of the majestic mountain
  • Continue to the Cisternazza crater before heading back to the cable car

Description

Depart from the Sapienza Refuge square in Nicolosi. Take advantage of the Etna cableway, which will take you from an altitude of 1,900 meters up to 2,500 meters, where you'll begin your trek. The first stop bill be a crater that formed from a recent eruption in 2001. See the Escrivà Crater with your volcanological guide, who will be with you through the entire tour to explain the geogoraphy. Reach the base of the Barbagallo craters as you continue north. Once at the bottom, visit the effusive mouths and the respective 'hot point' before entering the lava flow channel. Continue to the most recent lava flows from 2021 before taking a break. Continue climbing towards the Barbagallo Craters, formed in the autumn of 2002. Take a tour of the craters before going down inside them. Next, descend towards the Belvedere della Valle del Bove, a place where you can admire the majestic beauty of the great depression, after visiting the craters located at an altitude of 2920 meters. Continue in the direction of the Cisternazza crater before returning to the Etna cable car arrival station. The more fit will be able to continue the descent on foot to Rifugio Sapienza (1,900 m down).

Includes

Certified volcanological or alpine guide Helmet

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