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Mount Etna: Summit Craters Guided Trekking Tour

1. Mount Etna: Summit Craters Guided Trekking Tour

Hike to the top of the highest active volcano in Europe with a volcano guide. Discover views from the summit craters, explore a lava tunnel, and climb above Mt. Etna aboard a cable car up to 8,200 feet (2,500 meters). Meet your guide in the Aitne office in front of the cablecar station of Etna south. Soar over lunar-like landscapes as you reach an altitude of 2900 meters in the Torre del Filosofo area. Observe the Bocca Nuova, a crater that opened in 1968 and is one of the area's most impressive craters. Wander to the top and enjoy 360° views and if the weather allows, see all the way to the Aeolian islands and almost all of northern Sicily. Descend the summit craters and pass through the craters of the 2002 eruption, then walk inside a lava tunnel and admire the volcanic amphitheater of Valle del Bove, a spectacular 8 km long and 4 km wide caldera. Return to the cable car arrival station at the end of the tour, at an altitude of 2500, and go back by cable car to the starting point. 

From Sciacca: Etna with Cable Car Ride and Taormina Visit

2. From Sciacca: Etna with Cable Car Ride and Taormina Visit

You will start the day with our driver who will take you to your destination with attention and professionalism You will arrive at Etna, to be exact at the Sapienza refuge, where you can climb Etna choosing whether to reach the highest destinations with 4x4 and cable car. In the afternoon the driver will take you to visit the splendid Taormina giving you the necessary time to enjoy the city. Finally you will return to Sciacca at the most convenient point for you.

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What people are saying about Etna Cable Car, Catania

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 117 reviews

This is a serious hike and be prepared for adverse weather conditions depending on the time of year. Not a hike for the out of shape or fear of heights. Bring a lunch and water.

Great support staff on the ground, great guide, well organized activity and amazing views!

well organized, luca was a fantastic guide and the tour was just amazing

Giuseppe was great, the trip was very adventurous but we loved it :)

Davide- excellent guide ! a really very special trek !