Crossing of Etna

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  • About 6/7 hours
  • Difficulty: ★★★★★

Crossing of Etna

Using cable car and Jeep, you arrive at 2900 meters of altitude. From here, walking through the recent lava fields formed by the south-east crater, we will go up to the summit craters, between the Central crater (Voragine) and North-East crater. We descends along the northeast slope from Piano delle Concazze to Rocca della Valle and finish at the Citelli Refuge.

Fantastic View


The necessary equipment is provided by the guides (jacket, socks, shoes, helmets).


Avoid using contact lenses

…don’t forget to bring with you:

Your lunch

cappello e guanti

Gloves and hat

K-way (waterproof jacket)

Long pants

Sun glasses



08:30 Appointment at the Guide Shelter
09:00 Departure
13:00 Lunch break
13:30 Departure second part of the tour
16:00 Arrival on the north side
17:00 Arrival at the Guide Shelter

* All times may change due to unforeseen events.

This excursion is not suitable:

to pregnant women who have overcome the third month of pregnancy, to people suffering from particular pathologies such as cardio vascular disorders, respiratory disorders (asthma), severe hypertension and anxiety.

Important notice

Thanks from the Group of Alpine and Volcanological guides Etna South (Soc.Coop) for your interest.

WARNING: Due to the particular environmental conditions in which we operate, we reserve the right to cancel or interrupt the excursion services in cases of bad wheather and volcanic risk. The guides therefore consider themselves exempt from any liability for direct or indirect damages that may derive from cancellation or interruption of services for reasons beyond their control.

Reservation request

For reservations, in December, January and February, contact by email or telephone number.

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