Hiking Excursion to Etna Volcano 2002 Craters

Book the trekking excursion with volcanological Guide to Mount Etna 2002 craters
Lenght & Duration

5 km | 3 hours


40 €




All year

Etna 2002 craters trekking highlights

The meeting point is at Piano Provenzana, the main tourist area on the north side of Etna, where you will meet your guide.

This hiking excursion  will take you to the 1923 and 2002 craters of Mount Etna, two of the most impressive and recent volcanic features on the north side of the mountain.

You will walk along the lava flows that spilled from these craters, passing through the beautiful beech woods lava fields of Etna, where you can admire the fascinating shapes and colors of the volcanic rock.

Along the way, your volcanological guide will explain the origin and evolution of these craters, the dynamics and effects of the eruptions, and the flora and fauna that inhabit this unique environment.

You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and satisfy your curiosity about the volcano and its phenomena.

The hiking excursion lasts about 3 hours and covers a distance of about 5 km.

The difficulty level is easy-medium, suitable for anyone with a minimum of physical fitness and hiking experience.

Meet the volcanological Guide in Piano Provenzana
Briefing with you Volcanological Guide
Start the hiking excursion and reach the 1923 Bottoniera craters
Hike the 2002 craters
Descent the exciting ash slope and back to Piano Provenzana
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What to bring

All items can be rent or buy on site

Important information

Travelers should have a good physical fitness level.

The tour is absolutely forbidden to pregnant woman’s, people with heart and blood pressure problems, diabetes, asthma, knee or back problems, altitude sickness or other serious medical conditions.

The itinerary may be subject to change depending on local restrictions due the volcanic activity, weather conditions, or other factors that may affect the safety or feasibility of the hike.

Only children from 7 years old can join this tour.

Meeting point
Meeting point in Piano Provenzana on the North side of Mount Etna.
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