Excursions Etna North - From Piano Provenzana To 3000 meters and excursion to the "craters of the 2002 eruption"

Piano Provenzana - Linguaglossa (CT)

€ 68 All included

Excursion Etna Nord 3000

Volcanological Observatory 2900 m - Piano delle Concazze

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


The meeting point of the excursion will be in the square of Linguaglossa Etna Nord - Piano Provenzana

Departure times: 10.30 - 13.30 - 16.00

The excursion "ETNA excursion - Volcanological Observatory - Piano delle Concazze" & nbsp; will start from the square of Piano Provenzana (Linguaglossa - Etna Nord), can take place, or by trekking , or using special " 4 × 4 jeep " vehicles that will take us to the PIZZI DENERI Volcanological Observatory, & nbsp; altitude 2900 meters approximately & nbsp; .

The excursion starting from PIANO PROVENZANA, to reach the LUNAR landscape of PIANO delle CONCAZZE, is one of the most fascinating and evocative excursions on Etna. First along the eruptive theater of the 2002 Etna Eruption, one of the most important and destructive eruptions that took place on this side of the Etna Volcano. Eruption that has in fact "destroyed" the tourist resort of Piano Provenzana. Following the Northeast Rift we may encounter eruptive cones of past and recent eruptions one after the other. At an altitude of approximately 2800, then everything will become sublime ... Piano delle Concazze, The planet Moon on Earth.

From Piano delle Concazze it will be possible to observe the eruptive theater of the Eruption of 2014, subsequently, downhill, & nbsp; & nbsp; overlooking the edge of the Valle del LEONE, PIZZI DENERI. & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;

From the VULCANOLOGICAL OBSERVATORY, at PIZZI DENERI, the view will be spectacular !! We could wander at 360 ° with the look, and if the day will allow it we could clearly see the Aeolian islands , the coast of Taormina , the coast of Catania , the coast of the Calabria , and the Stromboli. ,

The CLASSIC TOUR includes the descent by BUS 4x4, with excursion to the   eruptive fracture of "2002".

Type of trekking

  • Type: Ring, same starting and ending point
  • Departure Piano Provenzana (Linguaglossa)
    •  Special BUS  4x4 from 1800 to 2900 meters
    • Begin Trekking (10 minutes)
    • Visit Valle del Bove
    • Visit summit craters
    • Descent in a 4x4 with Special BUS
    • Visit craters in 2002 (15 minute trek)
    • Arrival at Piano Provenzana at an altitude of 1800 meters
  • Difference in height: + 50 meters,
  • Altitude difference downhill: - 50 meters
  • Total distance: 1 km
  • Degree of difficulty: Easy

What's included

  • Certified volcanological or alpine guide
  • Accident insurance
  • Helmet

Mandatory equipment

  • Trekking shoes (possibility to rent)
  • Windbreaker or down jacket (rentable)
  • Water

Recommended equipment

  • Backpack
  • Snak - Packed lunch
  • Trekking poles
  • K-way (waterproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen / cocoa butter

More info

  • Rental of trekking shoes on request (5 euros)
  • Rental of duvets (winter jackets) on request (5 euros)
  • Also suitable for children over 7 years of age.
  • More information? See the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Map North Etna

mappa etna nord
Video Excursion Etna "3000"
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The excursion may undergo variations at the discretion of the Guides or be interrupted if the environmental, atmospheric or volcanic conditions change, such as to compromise the safety of the entire group.
The excursion will take place within the limits set by the ordinances in force.
This itinerary, in relation to the type and altitude, is not suitable for people in a state of good physical health, who do not suffer from particular pathologies (cardiovascular, respiratory or hypertension).
2/3 hours
10:30 - 13:30 - 16:00
about 13:00 - 16:00 - 18:00
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Adults: 68 Euros
Children: 48 Euros
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