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Etna Eruption Live Tour

Experience the natural power of Europe’s largest active volcano

A thrilling adventure! To see explosions and lava fountains and to hear the thunder from the centre of the earth is not only to see Etna with your eyes, but to experience it with your whole body! Coming face to face with the forces of nature* is a primal experience that gets under your skin and you never forget for the rest of your life.

*At a safe distance approved by the competent authorities.

Price on demand

Itinerary of the "Etna Eruption Live Tour"

MEET AND GO!

We meet at Etna north, south, east or west, or if you like we can pick you up from the hotel. The main thing is that the adventure begins!

One hour before sunset we meet at the starting point so that we have time to do the hike in daylight, look around and discover the wonders of Etna.
(If you are missing some of the recommended equipment, let us know in time and we will equip you).

We begin to discover the volcano. Etna covers 1250 square kilometres of volcanic soil and these are not all the same; on our tour we can marvel at enormous differences. Whether we are walking through a hundred-year-old forest, crossing a lava flow a few months old or walking through a channel of volcanic ash as fine as powder, the change of scenery on Europe’s largest active volcano is incredibly vast and simply amazes everyone.

DURING THE TWILIGHT

Etna, the eruptions and generally all natural phenomena are a constant surprise. So I can’t tell you exactly what will happen, but we will probably go our way – with a hum, an explosion and a column of ash in the background – and thus already get a small foretaste of what we will later enjoy to the full.

Once we reach the vantage point, we make ourselves comfortable and enjoy the show – each in our own way. We settle down to admire the natural spectacle that has been repeated for millennia.
There will be those who pull out tons of photo equipment, those who have something to munch on, or those who snuggle up in a blanket. And who knows, maybe you’ll be lucky and we’ll have brought a bottle of wine to empty in front of one of the most intoxicating spectacles nature can offer.

Important information about the tour

MEETING POINT

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

  • If possible, closed trekking or running shoes
  • Clothing appropriate to the weather and altitude, in layers: during the winter season snow clothing incl. Gloves and hat; in summer windbreaker, cap, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • 1 l water per person
  • Dinner
  • Camera

SERVICES INCLUDED

  • Insurance during the entire tour
  • Authorised English-speaking guide (tour guide, AIGAE excursion guides, with BLSD certificate)
  • Equipment: trekking poles, windbreakers, backpacks, helmets, lamps and hiking shoes (please let us know your shoe size when booking)

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED

  • Everything that is not listed under “Services included”.

SERVICES ON REQUEST

  • Pick-up from hotel or other meeting point (price by arrangement).
  • Child seats
  • Trekking shoe rental

IMPORTANT MESSAGES

  • Please inform us in advance of any special circumstances: health problems, allergies, heart disease, blood pressure problems, limited mobility, disability. We will find the best solution for you for an unforgettable day on Etna.
  • We do not recommend activities at this height for women from the third month of pregnancy onwards.
  • Changes may occur or the tour may be cancelled if the guide deems it necessary if weather or volcanic conditions threaten the safety of the group.
  • Of course, all our staff are fully vaccinated for your and our protection.
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