Mount Etna: Summit Crater Trek with Cable Car and 4x4 Option

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Embark on an unforgettable adventure to the rooftop of Europe - Mount Etna, the continent's tallest active volcano. Join a seasoned volcano guide on a unique small-group trekking experience. Venture into the fiery heart of the mountain, navigating through an ancient lava tunnel, and marvel at the breathtaking scenery shaped by centuries of volcanic activity.


Embark on a thrilling adventure to the pinnacle of Europe's highest active volcano, accompanied by a seasoned volcanologist guide. Unravel the breathtaking vistas from the summit craters, venture into a mesmerizing lava tunnel, and explore the awe-inspiring Valle del Bove. Start your journey at the local partner's office, conveniently located opposite the southern Etna cableway station. From there, take a cable car ride to the top, followed by a 4x4 excursion to the Torre del Filosofo area, reaching an altitude of 2850 meters. Commence your trek to the edge of the Bocca Nuova crater, a volcanic wonder that emerged in 1968. As you reach the summit, revel in the 360-degree panoramas, and if the weather permits, feast your eyes on the Aeolian Islands and the vast expanse of northern Sicily. Descend from the summit craters and traverse the craters formed during the 2002 eruption. Next, venture into a captivating lava tunnel and marvel at the natural amphitheater of the Valle del Bove, an imposing caldera stretching 8 kilometers long and 4 kilometers wide. Return to the starting point via 4x4 and cable car, bringing back unforgettable memories of your volcanic adventure.

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