EASSS 2016 Tour

Half day day jeep excursion to discover the secrets of Mt. Etna. You will climb up the ancient lava flows, walk on the edge of an extinct crater and along the path that leads to the magnificent panorama of the Valle del Bove. You will complete your experience on the Volcano exploring a lava cave. Activities full of entertainment, knowledge and nature to guarantee fun to the whole family!

Difficulty: Easy


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Your experience to discover Mt. Etna starts in the morning when we pick you up at your accommodation and it will carry on from the slopes of the volcano, crossing old villages full of history and traditions. Along natural paths through the woods in the Etna Park area, the volcano gradually manifests its power changing the surroundings.

During the excursion we will walk on the edge of extinct craters to better understand the structure of the volcano and the eruption lifecycle. We will explore a cave shaped by an old lava flow safely equipped with ropes, flashlights and helmets. Aboard of our jeep we will climb up old lava flows in order to reach the magnificent site of the Valle del Bove to enjoy an amazing panorama!

We will continue discovering unique landscapes such us lava flows, the Dagala which is a piece of land surrounded by lava and exploring the major eruption of 2002. Every day is different on Mt. Etna... colors, perfumes, flora and fauna completely change with the seasons offering unforgettable scenarios.

07/27/2016

Itinerary:

Ore 13.30 Start from Cittadella universitaria
Ore 14.45 Walk on "Valle del Bove" (30' approx.)
Ore 15.30 Walk on Piano Provenzana (90' approx.)
Ore 17.15 Break rifugio and discover lava tunnel (45' approx.)
Ore 18.00 Visit of "Dagala" of 2002 (30' approx.)
Ore 19.00 Break dinner at refuge
Ore 20.30 Return to the meeting point

Please remember to wear closed and comfortable shoes and bring with you a jacket.