Etna and the central crater
DISCOVERING “ETNA” THE EUROPEAN HIGHEST VOLCANO
A few kilometers from the beautiful city of Catania in Sicily, stands the highest volcano in Europe, still active today.
Have you ever seen Sicily from an altitude of 3328 meters? An experience to live and fully enjoy while walking on the edge of the highest volcano in Europe. Etna Cratere Centrale, involves the ascent to the summit craters of the volcano. We will reach 2900 meters of height comfortably seated and then face a challenging trek on lava deserts that will take us to the edge of the central crater to admire all the grandeur of the volcano. This tour includes the use of cable car, Jeep and volcanological/alpine guide included in the participation fee.
Il cratere centraleEXCURSION COST: € 135,00 (per person)
DURATION OF THE TOUR: Full day
DEPARTURE TIME: 9,00 (the timetable may vary by a maximum of 30 minutes)
RETURN TIME: 17,00/18,00
SUITABLE: For all age groups
WALKING ROUTE: Maximum 5 km
DIFFICULTY: HARD (Routes with gradients)
TRANSPORT: Jeep 4X4, car or minivan – Cable car
RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: Jacket, hat, hiking shoes, gloves, bandana and water.
If required, it will be possible to rent trekking shoes.
The use of hiking shoes is mandatory for this type of excursion.
Discounts: 50% Children under 12 years old
Registration fee for the host association
Transfer from/to meeting point
Transfer from/to Catania train station (if required and to be agreed)
Brunch with typical products (only for clients of Siracusa Travel)
Torch and speleological helmet where required
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
Transfer from/to the city outside Catania (ask in chat for more info).
CUSTOMIZED AND PRIZENT TOURS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
DEPARTURE WITH 2 PEOPLE MINIMUM
For information and / or reservations you can contact us via chat or call +39 3339458579
MEETING POINT: Piazza G. Matteotti – Viagrande (Catania)