Etna Eruption Tour
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Etna Eruption

Amazing sunset tour during the eruption, ascent with 4x4 vehicles up to an altitude of 2850 meters near the Volcanological Observatory. Stop until darkness to enjoy the Strombolian activity of the south-east crater.

  • Because you will experience the show of an eruption at high altitude
  • Amazing landscapes and sea views
  • Modern 4x4 vehicles with air conditioning
  • Lead by guides and authorized and skilled team
  • Visit of the Volcanological Observatory of Pizzi Deneri;
  • Insurence
Included
  • Guide
  • Insurance
  • Ascent and Discent with 4x4 vehicles
 
Not included
  • Lunch 
  • Snacks and drinks
Duration2 Hours 30 Minutes
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Important information

To confirm your booking you will pay a deposit. You will pay the rest on place the day of excursion. You can get a refund of the deposit canceling up to 24 hours before the excursion.

Venue

Piano Provenzana
Piano Provenzana, Via Provenzana, Linguaglossa, CT, Italia
Parking for a fee (3€ Full day)

Offered by

The Island of Wonders, Escursioni in Sicilia
- Linguaglossa
(423)

Further information

There are few times when Etna offers the opportunity to admire all its power and its primordial charm, and this is the perfect time to take this extraordinary, unique, exceptional opportunity. The area where the current Strombolian activity is taking place, is perfect to give everyone a chance to see this pure manifestation of the power of nature.

The excursion starts in the afternoon and goes on until sunset, the best time to look the explosions inside the crater, and the magma sliding down from its base.

We will meet at the Etna Nord station (6:00pm); from here, after an opening briefing, you get on board special latest generation 4x4 vehicles (30 seats), to face the ascent from 1,800 meters up to 2,850 meters above see level. We are in Piano delle Concazze between the Volcanological Observatory, the Valle del Leone and the majestic summit craters, surrounded by a lunar landscape of black volcanic ash and pyroclastic debris. This is the point from which we will enjoy the show of the South-East crater. Waiting for the dark the guide will give insight about eruption and the surrounding landscape. Just the sun goes down, the darkness will color the explosions and lava by its typical fiery red color, while the roar of the volcano will awaken in you a sense of fear and grandeur. Around 8.30pm we get back on board the vehicles to face the descent. Expert drivers will take you back to the departure station. Expected return 9:00pm.

GOOD TO KNOW

This excursion takes place under the monitoring of the Volcanological Institute and the Civil Protection, the two bodies that deal with the assessment of volcanic risk. None of these activities are carried out without the authorization of these entities that ensure a safe activity and under constant monitoring.

€10.00 €75.00
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