The summit craters represent the area of the volcanic activity where there is a persistant fumaroles activity, are the site of explosive events of various types as: strombolian activities, foutauns of lava, phreatic activities that continually change the morphology of the vulcano.
All costs are to be intended per person, with departure from Catania. The package is available from 1 January to 31 December.
The cost includes: Return Transfer service from your hotel and Naturalist guide.
Once at Sapienza refuge (2000mt) the tour includes one of the following options:
*Additional charge to pay at the cable car ticket office:
If you have any queries, questions or need clarification about some aspects of the tour program outlined above, please try read the section EXCURSIONS in our F.A.Q.s page, before booking. Booking terms and Condition – Cancellation Policy, click here
Additional charge will be applied to pick-ups & drop-offs from some locations outside Catania shown below (the list of locations is not exhaustive). The cost of the additional is to be shared by the number of paying passengers picked up from a given location.
TAORMINA = + € 100
SIGONELLA & MOTTA SANT’ANASTASIA: + € 30
COSTA SARACENA: + € 80
RIPOSTO, GIARRE & MASCALI: + € 50
LINGUAGLOSSA: + € 60
The activities outlined above are intended for Excursions in Sicily members only. However, because the cost of the tour includes, in addition to the insurance quota, even the membership fee, the Excursions in Sicily membership is automatically acquired.
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Departure time: 8:30 am
Duration: 5-6 hours
Pick-Up & Drop-Off: Included in the price (with some exceptions; read our FAQs)
Refreshments: Yes (free tasting of local Etna produce)
Difficulty level: Easy
Activities carried out by: Car 4×4 Vehicle (6/8 people + Guide) & Brief walks and/or trekking