Etna, the gifts of a wise mother


  • Departure at 8.45 am, followed by breakfast with some local products.
  • The path, after a couple of kilometers, will take us to the exact point where the 1971 lava came out from.
  • After a strenuous climb, characterized by the presence of forests of Birch Aetnensis and expanses of Saponaria and Astragalus, we will finally reach a ridge. This point overlooks the largest open-air geological museum in Europe: the Valle del Bove.
  • The descent, along the same path, will take us to one of the most beautiful and famous lava caves of Etna formed about 50 years ago.
  • Finally, we will head towards the Grotta dei Ladroni, an ancient snowfield considered for many years a hiding place for brigands.

€ 75

pp (minimum 2)

* In case of a different pick-up from the meeting point, the transport will be charged.

Price includes

  • Certified guide
  • Liability insurance
  • Breakfast
  • Trekking poles
  • Helmets and lights



📍 Piazza Lavinaio, 95025 Aci Sant’Antonio (CT)


Distance 5 km
Duration 5 h
Difference in height 350m
Difficulty E – moderate
Type of itinerary Round-trip


  • Backpack (20 – 30 L)
  • Comfy trousers
  • Trekking shoes
  • Jacket
  • K-way or poncho
  • Hat
  • 1.5 L of water
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Snack

*The equipment may be changing depending on the season and forecast. The guide will inform accordingly

*The guide can decide anytime to exclude from the excursion anyone who is not properly equipped


  • Individual (<65 yo)
  • Couple
  • Families (>12 yo)
  • Small group


➤If one of more of the partecipants suffer from any patologies, let the guide know in advance!!

➤In case of bad weather conditions, Etna eruptions or ash falling, the guide can decide anytime to change the agreed itinerary.

Daniele Corso
Trekking | Excursions | Experiences

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