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For all the adventurers in search of new sensations, Etna is the place to be. How to climb on Etna? What does it feel to hike on the volcano? with our article, we will give you all details on the experience of the Mount Etna.

Excursion Day of Etna: live a unique experience

Are you fascinated by escape? In search of your next destination? Succumb to the beauty of a volcano in eruption. Etna, the higher volcano of Europe, fascinates so much as it makes your dream fulfilled. You can see it from the wide of Sicily. Its Atmosphere full of mystery attract all worldwide adventurers because of its beauty.

The beauty of hiking on the Etna

The landscape of Etna is characterized by its variety. The discovery of the famous volcano makes you feel all kind of temperatures with drastical different landscapes, according to the level of advance during your climb. 

The most impressive is the hike on the mountain with a vehicle, as a 4x4: it is like a trip on the moon.  

The arrival is about 2000 meters height, and there you can find the territory of the volcano. You can enjoy a magical view on the Sicilian-base and also toward the Mediterranean Sea, at this level of height, Mount Etna offers you a unique panorama of the cities nearby: such as Catania, Giardini-Naxos and Taormina

A big dark desert area, under a sky tormented by the smoke, makes you feel that you are on another planet. The descent of the volcano is also very impressive. Indeed, you can admire an infinite succession of dunes. The North of the hillside, on the contrary, it offers you one of the greenest landscape of Sicily. This ambivalence in the landscape is an unforgettable memory.

Visit Etna to exceed itself

The hikes on the Mount Etna are considered as being very physical. Its summit peaks at more than 3330 meters height. Thus, it is better to have the heart hung on to face the importance made uneven of the volcano. 

The ascent of Etna is a great trial of strength for all the adventurers. To push back the limits of your physical form, in one of the most beautiful frames of Europe, it is possible to make treks on Etna. Most of these hikes begin at more than 2920 meters height. Their routes are varied and invite you in the journey and in the discovery of the most beautiful resources of the Earth. 

However, the walkers ready to rise the challenge will have to get ready for the strong More than an excursion, the trekking of Etna is an adventure. It makes each of its visitors travel in a landscape deserving the novel Travel in the center of the Earth of Jules Verne. The meet with Etna can sometimes be explosive. It happens that the volcano produces glowing clouds, so throwing a cloud of smoke in dozens of meters over the main crater. Some have sometimes even the opportunity to attend very closely lava flows.  

Because of the dangers of the site, we cannot walk everywhere. Routes are marked out and it is compulsory to be accompanied by a guide volcanologist to reach there. 

Etna3340 offer you a large choice of excursions for having an unforgettable experience so don't hesitate to contact us for any information and booking your trip.

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The best time to visit Sicily is from May to June or September to October. Summer high temperatures will make hiking Mount Etna much harder than usual. Whatever season and excursion in Sicily you choose, Etna is an amazing natural wonder offering a great variety of emotions.

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