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Excursion Etna 3000 meter - Bove Valley

The excursion to the Barbagallo Craters (eruption craters of 2002) is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating and disturbing eruptions on the Southern Slope of Etna. Both from a landscape and educational point of view, it will leave an indelible memory of this excursion on the Etna Volcano.

Come and discover with us the largest volcano in Europe at 3000 meters

The excursion ETNA craters 3000 meters is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating and most spectacular excursion that only the Etna Volcano will leave you in your mind for a lifetime.

The excursion to the ETNA Craters 3000 mt starts from the square of the Rifugio Sapienza (Nicolosi) , slope Etna South of Etna.

During the excursion you will be accompanied exclusively by: ALPINE GUIDES and VOLCANOLOGICAL GUIDES


The excursion meeting point is located in front of the ticket office of the Etna cableway. Nicolosi Etna Sud - Rifugio Sapienza

The excursion "Excursion to Etna Craters 3000 mt" will start from the square of Rifugio Sapienza (Nicolosi - Etna Sud), first using the Etna cableway , which from altitude 1900 meters will lead us to an altitude of 2500 meters.
Once we reach 2500 meters, the trek will start in the north-east direction and in a few minutes we will reach the Crater Escrivà (formed in the 2001 eruption).

Continuing north we will reach the base of the craters of the Barbagallo craters. Once we reach the base we will first visit the effusive mouths and the respective “Hot Point” and then go inside the respective lava flow channel .

The excursion continues towards the last flow of July 27, 2019. After the visit of the flow that still today the internal part is hot, a small break is made (break).

After the break we continue to climb towards the two craters formed in the autumn of 2002 called Craters Barbagallo . Once we reach the top of the craters, we will go around the two craters and then go down inside it.

After visiting the craters located at an altitude of 2920 meters, the highest point of the excursion descends towards the Belvedere del Valle del Bove , a place that allows you to admire the majestic beauty of the great depression.

Afterwards the excursion continues in the direction of the crater called Cisternazza , and then returns to the arrival station of the cable car of Etna at an altitude of 2500 m.


Duration: 5/6
€ 85 for person
  The price includes the cost of the cable car and Jeep
  Rates are ALL-Inclusive