Etna Sunset Excursion - Sunset on the summit craters of Etna from North Etna

Piano Provenzana - Linguaglossa (CT)

From: € 75 Euro

Excursion Etna Nord Sunset

The sunset excursion on the Etna Volcano is one of the most fascinating and suggestive excursions to admire the sunset from an altitude of 2900 m. s.l.m.

The excursion to SUNSET ON THE SUMMIT CRATERS (within the allowed quotas) starts from Piano Provenzana - Etna Nord (Linguaglossa ) , north side of Etna.

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

Description:

The meeting point of the excursion is located at the ticket office of & nbsp; Etna cableway at 5.30 pm Piano Provenzana Etna Nord - Linguaglossa

On board special 4x4 vehicles, in about 15 minutes, we will reach about 2000 altitude, in trekking (10 minutes) we will take us to the Craters of the 2002 eruption. Eruption that has profoundly changed the morphologically North side of Etna. Duration of the visit 25/30 minutes.

Restart for the Summit heights. Short visit to the Craters of 1809. Arrival at the Volcanological Observatory of Pizzi Deneri, Trekking (10 minutes) to the top of Pizzi Deneri approx. 2820.

The view will be "breathtaking" !! We could range to 360 ° with our eyes, & nbsp; (yes, 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. ,
Last but not least we will observe the South-East Crater formed starting from the year 1971 which is one of the most active craters of Etna and the majestic Valley del Bove and Valle del Leone.

At the end of the sunset, the descent will begin to return to Piano Provenzana.

Type of trekking

  • Type: Ring, same starting and ending point
  • Departure Rifugio Sapienza
    • Jeep 4x4 from 1800 to 2100 meters
    • Visit craters in 2002 (15 minute trek)
    • Climb in a 4x4 Jeep up to an altitude of 2900m
    • Begin Treeking (10 minutes)
    • Visit Valle del Bove
    • Expect sunset
    • Descent in a 4x4 jeep
    • Arrival at Piano Provenzana at an altitude of 1800 meters
  • Departure: Piano Provenzana
  • 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.
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Read carefully
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).
Duration
3/4 hours
Starting
about 17:00
Arrival
about 21:00 pm
Difficulty
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Price
Adults: 75 Euros
Children: 55 Euros
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