Hiking and trekking on, full day. It provides for the visit of a lava cave, walk the volcano through a forest of beech trees and the path that leads to the magnificent panorama of the Valle del Bove.
Equipment Recommended: In your backpack: wind jacket, hat, sunscreen and camera. Remember to wear closed shoes (hiking boots or sneakers) and suitable clothing according to weather conditions.
Thanks to this trek will earn a breathtaking view after going through the woods and have discovered an ancient spring!
Accompanying you on this trek we will start the day with ropes, helmets and flashlights to discover like lava flowing build around themselves a lava cave. Our day however, continuing in the open air! We will climb a path though the beech forest slowly discovering a basalt waterfall over 72 meters high! After having trekked we find ourselves higher up, where a centennial beech oversees the Water Rocca, an ancient freshwater spring. Here we can enjoy the panorama featuring a view of the magma wall lined above. Resuming our journey we will observe the vegetation change from the beech to the broom and the talus as the trail you will discover up to the ridge that will give us a view of the Valle del Bove! Our eyes will range from the craters of the volcano to the Ionian Sea!
Breath taken in wonder, we will see the dikes that show the impressive cast of 1991-93 and the impressive scenery of this natural theater by the majestic and superhuman size and, with this incredible example under the eyes we find out together the operation of a volcano. We will return using the same route.
We consume a packed lunch and head back descending for a stretch of the Valle del Bove, among the boulders, and roughness of the dikes and bombs with which the lava has defined the landscape.
Water Rocca is an excursion with a great variety of landscapes, which offers views in all seasons, colours and unforgettable images!