Excursion - Etna 2000 Sunset Plus

Half Day

70EUR

Discover our Etna excursions.

On board of our jeep we arrive at the village of Trecastagni and along the road, visiting the old chestnuts forest of Tarderia, we stop at the ancient lava flow of 1792 to give you a detailed explanation of the volcanoes in particular of Mount Etna. After that we continue to Monte Pomiciaro, to discovery a wonderful viewpoint of the Valle del Bove. Again by our jeep we proceed in direction of the Lava tube. Equipped with helmets and flashlights we walk inside a beautiful lava tube (it is a cave). We continue to the Silvestri’s Craters and Rifugio Sapienza (2000m a.s.l) before we stop on the lava sand, to observe the last manifestation of vegetables as the “Astracalus” and the “Saponaria” (succulents) and have a walk on the most recently lava ashes.
Visit and trekking around the Silvestri’s Craters (formed in 1889). Breathtaking scenary of Catania and his gulf. Trekking duration: about 40mins, medium/easy difficulty. Here you could use the bars, toilets and poke around the souvenirs shops. Relax in refreshment area in a pine forest and here you can taste our Sicilian appetizer with homemade bread and Etna wines (red or white).
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Prices

Pick-up from the village of Trecastagni, price per person:
  • from € 70, minimum three people.
Kids under 12 years € 10 less.

Price on demand for big groups.

Pick-up from Catania on demand.

N.B .: The price includes the insurance for each participant.

Info tour

Route: Valle del Bove - Lava Tube - Silvestri Craters

Time: 15:00 - 20:00

Difficulty: Easy

Useful info

People: Specialized and passionate guides (geologist and naturists).
Languages: Italian and English (on demand Spanish and French)
Requirements: Advise against they are not in good health in special way with cardio-respiratory problems
Variations: in not good weather condition or not favourable organization the guide could choice to change something on the itinerary

Required equipment

  • Trekking shoes (sneakers in Summer time)

  • Clothing according to the season and the temperature range of 15° C.

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