Etna 2800

Etna 2800 is aimed at those who want to reach the highest altitudes of the volcano. The program foresees the departure from the village of Milo with a comfortable 9-seater minibus, to the ski resort of Piano Provenzana. From here we will continue with 4×4 vehicles in the direction of the Volcanological Observatory at an altitude of 2800 metres. During the transfer to the pre-sommital areas, stops will be manages by an expert volcanological guide. The duration of the activity is about 2 hours and 30 minutes. Once back in Piano Provenzana, we will stop for a picnic. In the afternoon, are planned a visit to a volcanic cave, as well as a few stops to discover the most hidden and unusual corners of the volcano. Return to Milo in the mid-afternoon.

The package includes: Transfer service, nature guide service, 4×4 service, volcanological guide service.

The package does not include: Pic nic or lunch at the refuge.

 

Informations and suggestions

  • It is important to have hiking boots or at most sturdy trainers, a rucksack, a kway and a change of clothes.
  • Dress in layers also in summer.
  • It is possible to have the same type of service on request, but at sunset.
  • Excursions to the summit craters are currently prohibited due to persistent volcanic activity.  They will be reopened when safety conditions permit.
  • Hiking shoes can be rented on request.
Program and times may vary due to adverse conditions or force majeure

Anti-CoVID-19 Measures

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Face masks required for guides in public and private areas

Face masks required for travelers in public and private areas

We have implemented the following COVID-19 Hygiene and Distancing Measures for your well-being

Etna 2800

Etna (Mungibeddu or ‘a Muntagna in Sicilian) is a volcanic complex that originated in the Quaternary period and is the highest active volcano in Europe. Its frequent eruptions over the course of history have sometimes profoundly altered the surrounding landscape, on several occasions threatening the populations that have settled around it over the millennia, making it one of the most active volcanoes in the world and one of the most studied. On 21 June 2013, the XXXVII session of the UNESCO Committee included Mount Etna in the list of World Heritage Sites.

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