Excursion to the highest viewpoint on Mount Etna
After a pleasant ride in our comfortable vehicles, passing the small towns of Pedara and Nicolosi and cold lava fields formed over the years, you will reach the “Rifugio Sapienza Etna”
. Here the Emotion Etna 3000
By cable car
you will reach an altitude of 2500 m and will eventually get up to 2900 m by special unimog vehicles
. The area you will find yourself in now, is called “Torre del Filosofo” at the foot of the main crater. From here you will have a stunning view over the Mediterranean, if weather permitting.
A competent guide will accompany you during a approx. 40 minutes tour, visiting the hot smoking craters, born after the 2002-2003 eruption. Back at Rifugio Sapienza, you’ll have a traditional Sicilian lunch. Afterwards the tour ends with the visit of a real lava cave equipped with helmets and torches.
- Tours are easy and accessible to everyone.
- We recommend sturdy shoes, adequate clothes according to the weather, a bottle of water and DO NOT FORGET YOUR CAMERA, of course!
- On request we can provide child safety seat or booster seat (free)
- In the area range of Catania pick up and drop-off at your hotel, camping, pension, rented house, railway station, port, etc. is included. Possibility to meet at the highway exit (in case you travel with your own car)
- Including 1 small bottle of water per person, and if scheduled: equipment such as trekking poles, helmet and flashlight
- Inclusive of cable car and special jeep
- Including visit of a lava cave
- Rental of trekking shoes on request. € 5,00