BOOK YOUR EXCURSION WITH THE ENABLED ETNA GUIDES

Recommended trekking up to the Summit Craters of Etna Volcano

 

ATTENTION: ALL EXCURSIONS ARE CARRIED OUT IN RESPECT OF THE VOLCANIC RISK LEVELS

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 WINTER SNOWSHOE TRIP


DURATION
3 H
DIFFICULTY
PLACE
PIANO PROVENZANA - ETNA NORTH

DESCRIPTION : The snowshoe hike in the magical path that leads to the craters of 2002, starting from Piano Provenzana, starts from an altitude of 1800 m. and goes up to an altitude of 2200 m.t. This excursion has a maximum duration of 3 hours, with a total height difference of 400 meters, for a 5 km route (round trip).

CLOTHING RECOMMENDED IN LAYERS: Thermal shirt, fleece/down jacket, windbreaker (preferably wearing a ski suit), gloves and hat.

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT:  Trekking shoes (possibility to rent on site) or après-ski.

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1. ETNA NORTH VOLCANOLOGICAL EXCURSION| Visit to the craters of the rift (the wilder side)


DURATION
4,5 H
DIFFICULTY
PLACE
PIANO PROVENZANA ETNA NORD

DESCRIPTION: Departures scheduled from Piano Provenzana at 8:00 am. Ascent planned with the help of special 4x4 vehicles along the panoramic road that leads to an altitude of 2800 meters, the starting point of the path that will allow you to reach the panoramic point of Pizzi Deneri. Then we will move with the vehicle to the starting point of the trek to visit the most majestic craters of the north-east rift. Return on foot to Piano Provenzana.

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT: Backpack, high trekking shoes, layered clothing, windproof jacket, long pants, trekking poles, hat and gloves (especially in autumn and spring) + PACKED LUNCH

2. EXCURSION TO THE TOP CRATERS FROM PIANO PROVENZANA BY OFF-ROAD TRANSPORT (one way) + return on foot


DURATION
5/6 H
DIFFICULTY
PLACE
PIANO PROVENZANA ETNA NORD

DESCRIPTION: Departures scheduled from Piano Provenzana at 8:00 am. Ascent planned with the help of special 4x4 vehicles along the panoramic road leading to an altitude of 2825m, the starting point of the path that will allow you to reach the majestic Central Crater of Etna at an altitude of 3300m. After visiting the summit of the volcano, the descent is planned on foot inside the channels of sand and volcanic slag up to Piano Provenzana 1800mt.

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT: Backpack, high trekking shoes, layered clothing, windproof jacket, long pants, trekking poles, hat and gloves (especially in spring and autumn) + PACKED LUNCH.

3. TREKKING SUMMIT CRATERS | ETNA SOUTH


DURATION
5 H
DIFFICULTY
PLACE
FUNIVIA DELL'ETNA - RIFUGIO SAPIENZA - ETNA SUD

DESCRIPTION: Departure from Rifugio Sapienza - Etna South - We'll take the cable-car until the 2500 mt, then the jeep 4x4 (a one way ticket) until the place called Torre del Filosofo 2900 mt. From here we'll start our trekking until the Central Crater of Mount Etna 3300 mt above the sea level ( for the final ascent there are about 3 km ), then all the descent is on foot until 2500 mt, from there we'll take the cable-car until the place of departure.

 

RECOMMENDED OUTFIT AND EQUIPMENT:  backpack, high trekking shoes, layered clothing, k-way (rain jacket), windbreaker, long pants (recommended), trekking poles, hat and gloves (if autumn or spring) - PACKED LUCH.

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4. TREKKING CRATERS OF 2002, HORNITOS, FRACTURES OF 1911 AND 1923


DURATION
3 H
DIFFICULTY
PLACE
PIANO PROVENZANA ETNA NORD

DESCRIPTION : Departure from 1800 mt, we'll go through an easy mountain trail until the most important craters formed during the eruption of October - December 2002 and the hornitos (small oven) generated during the eruption of 1923 when the lava streams reached even the village of Linguaglossa.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW : The entire excursion is on foot.

RECOMMENDED OUTFIT AND EQUIPMENT : Trekking shoes, k-way (rainproof jacket),wind jacket, hat, (gloves according to the season) trekking sticks.

 

 

5.EXCURSION SUNSET AT AN ALTITUDE 3000 M.T.


DURATION
4 H
DIFFICULTY
PLACE
PIANO PROVENZANA - Etna Nord

DESCRIPTION: Scheduled departure from Piano Provenzana Etna Nord at 17:30 (variable time), with special 4x4 vehicles up to an altitude of 2825 meters, where after a short trek, we will reach the panoramic point of Punta Lucia, a suitable place to admire the spectacle of the Sicily, the Aeolian Islands and the active volcano craters surrounded by sunset lights. The return to Piano Provenzana will follow with the vehicles.

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT: Trekking shoes, windbreaker, gloves, hat (especially because you are standing still waiting for the sunset) and trekking poles.

6. TREKKING SERRACOZZO CAVE AND VALLE DEL BOVE


DURATION
4 H
DIFFICULTY
PLACE
RIFUGIO CITELLI

DESCRIPTION : Departure from Rifugio Citelli 1700 mt, uphill trail through the woods,until the Belvedere di Serra delle Concazze, where there is a possibility to admire the Valle del Bove and a great view of the summint craters from 2200 mt above the sea level. During our walk, we'll visit an amazing cave called : Grotta di Serracozzo.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW : The entire excursion is on foot.

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT : Trekking shoes, k-way (rain proof jacket),wind jacket, hat, gloves (according to the season) trekking sticks and front lamp.

7.TREKKING CROSSING OF ETNA FROM SOUTH TO NORTH


DURATION
8 H
DIFFICULTY
EXPERIENCED HIKERS
PLACE
RIFUGIO SAPIENZA - ETNA SUD

DESCRIPTION : Scheduled departure from the Sapienza Nicolosi / Etna-Sud Refuge 1900 meters, ascent by cable car up to an altitude of 2500 meters (ON REQUEST aboard special 4x4 jeeps in the direction of Torre del Filosofo 2900 meters). We continue on foot to the summit of the volcano at an altitude of 3300 mt. Then begins the long descent of the northern slope of Etna, passing near Volcanological Observatory and finally along the majestic canyons consist of volcanic ash and slag until the tourist resort of Etna Nord Piano Provenzana- to a final altitude of 1,800 meters .

 

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT : Layered clothing (short-sleeved shirt - thermal shirt or long sleeve) -> (varies according to the season). Windbreaker or down jacket - gloves and hat (especially in autumn and spring) - long pants - trekking shoes - 1L bottle of water per person - trekking poles PACKED LUCH.

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