Etna excursion (half day)

Escursione Etna

Complete excursion in Jeep and trekking to visit craters, cave fractures and the last eruption.

We organize a half-day tour to visit the most important, active and interesting areas of Etna.

We leave from your hotel or from our meeting point with our 4 × 4 vehicle, authorized, in the north-east direction, after a couple of km we will stop inside the National Park accessible with authorized guide since there are about 45 side craters.

After a walk of about 40 minutes we will visit 5 side craters, one of which is still open and you can see the real size of a crater.

In this area we will observe all types of lava, minerals, volcanic desert and pioneer plants of our volcano.

The hike

After visiting the craters at high altitude with our jeep we will make 2 km off-road to discover the last big eruption on the north side; finally on the east side we will visit helmets and lamps provided by us with small craters inside, an expansion chamber and a 26 km fracture that divides Etna into 2 parts, it moves 14 millimeters a year.

The visit will be carried out in areas of volcanological and scientific interest with a qualified guide.

EXCURSION DURATION from 9.00 to 13.30
DEPARTURE FROM For those who stay in a receptive structure located in the countries of Etna or in the coastal area, the meeting point is the structure itself.

Otherwise at the Tenuta San Michele Agriturismo (Via zafferana 13, Santa Venerina) where Etna Tour Excursion guests can take advantage of free private parking, toilets and, for those who want, on return can take advantage of an excellent restaurant and Etna DOC wine tasting.

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Shoes Jackets

Excursion also suitable for families with children.

Etna Excursion: For those who stay in a structure near Zafferana Etna, the meeting point is the structure itself
Otherwise at the Tenuta San Michele Agriturismo (Via zafferana 13, Santa Venerina) where Etna Tour Excursion guests can take advantage of free private parking, toilets and, for those who want, on return can take advantage of an excellent restaurant and Etna DOC wine tasting.