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Nicolosi: Mount Etna Cable Car Excursion up to 3000 meters

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Experience an excursion up Mount Etna, and take a relaxing cable car trip up to 2500 meters. Continue on foot, admire summit craters and lava flows, and see the Bove Valley from a new perspective.


  • Admiring Summit Craters and Bove Valley
  • Entering a lava channel and admiring the last lava flow
  • Admiring lateral craters, walking on black sand land


A valid alternative to the summit craters is the 3,000 m Etna excursion. You go up by cable car up to 2,500 meters. From here begins the path on foot. It will be possible to observe the summit craters, then we will stop on a lateral crater (barbagallo at about 3000 meters). You will admire the recent lava flows (2021) until you reach the inside of a lava channel. We will visit an effusive vent (2002 eruption) and from here we will descend along the sandbanks to the mound from where we will observe the Bove Valley, admiring, on fine days, a view that sweeps from the Ionian Riviera to the interior of Sicily. Duration 4/5 hours. Departures at 9.30 and 10.30, meeting time 30 minutes before departure (the departure at 10.30 is compatible for those arriving by bus (AST) from Catania). Meeting Point Shelter Alpine Guides Etna Sud, next to the Refuge Sapienza


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