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Everyday – suited also for children – 

Prices: 75€ per adult – 57€ per child under 12

The price included: ticket for the 4×4 jeep (round-trip) Licensed Volcanological Guide

For info – call our number: +393455741330 or send us an email to: [email protected]

Description

Departures planned everyday from Piano Provenzana at 18:30 with off-road vehicles till a height of 2965 mt, where – between the lava flows of the North-East Crater – we will start a little trekking till the reaching of Punta Lucia, a place where You can live the magic and the emotion of the sunset with the magnificent panorama of the Sicily, of the Aeolian Islands and of the constantly active craters behind us. The trip back is planned by walk (just over a mile) till the starting point of the 4×4 jeep to go back to Piano Provenzana.

  • The visibility could change according to the weather conditions.

Schedule

Meeting planned at Guide Vulcanologiche Etna Nord office at Piano Provenzana ,18:00.

Departure from Piano Provenzana, 1800 mt, with 4×4 jeeps.

Start of the trekking trail till Punta Lucia.

Sunset view.

Trekking downhill till the starting point.

Minimum altitude of the start of the trekking: 2965 mt – maximum altitude reached: 3039 mt.

Total climb uphill: 74 mt (it may vary) – Total climb downhill: 74 mt (it may vary).

Total time: 2:30/3 hours

Total kilometres: 2,4 (round-trip)

Difficulty: T (Touristic)

Mandatory equipment:

  • Layered outfit (short sleeved t-shirt, long sleeved thermal t-shirt – fleece sweatshirt or sweatshirt)- (it may vary according to the season)
  • Trekking shoes Windbreaker or quilted jacket (it may vary according to the season)
  • Water – minimum 1,5 L

Possibility of renting shoes/jackets on site

Recommended equipment:

  • Snack
  • Trekking sticks
  • K-way (rainproof jacket)
  • Backpack 25/30 L
  • Hat and gloves (it may vary according to the season)
  • Long pants

Warnings:

  • Trekking doesn’t require great preparations on a physical level; it results to be easy and missing of steps extremely difficult. You must be, in any case, careful, since it is volcanic soil, often inconsistent and unstable.
  • The trekking is not recommended for those who practice little motor activity. 
  • The excursion could be subjected to variations at the discretion of the Guides, or it could be interrupted in case of changes of the environmental, climatic or volcanic conditions, so as to undermine the safety of the entire group.
  • The total time of the trekking trail will depends on the general pace.
  • The excursion will be carried out according to the limits laid down by the ordinance in force. 
  •  The route is suitable also for children over 6 years old.
  •  This type of itinerary, in relation to the type, is suited to people in good physical health, not suffering from particular disease (cardio-vascular ones, breathing ones, or hypertension). 
  • Pregnant women who have passed the third month of pregnancy are not allowed to take part to any excursion activity.
  • For the success of the excursion and for its correct carrying out, it’s good to know perfectly your health conditions and, if necessary, let the Guide know about them, in order to reduce the occurrence of any problem and to avoid any risks.

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Address:
Via Provenzana, 35, Ufficio Guide Vulcanologiche Etna Nord, 95015 Linguaglossa CT
Tel: +39 3455741330

 

© Guide Vulcanologiche Etna Nord – Legge 22 aprile 1941, n. 633
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Our group is composed of Guides belonging to the Regional College of Alpine and Volcanological Guides of Sicily, the Italian law provides that these professional figures are the only ones qualified to lead groups in active volcanoes’ areas and throughout the island territory

(Framework Law of 2 January 1989, n° 6 and Regional Law of 6 April 1996).

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