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, continue in the open air! We will climb in fact a path in beech forest slowly discovering a basalt waterfall over 72 meters high! After having skirted the 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!
Taken my breath in wonder, we will see the dikes, 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, find out together the operation of a volcano. The return will take place via the same route.
We consume a packed lunch and head back descending for a stretch of the Valle del Bove, among the boulders, the 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, colors and unforgettable images!