After the pick-up at our meeting point or at your hotel, by 4x4 offroad vehicle we will reach the giant caldera "Valle del Bove", theater of recent eruptions. The "Valle del Bove" is one of the most interesting places to visit on Etna. Here we take an easy walk on old lava flow, panoramic view of the active craters of the summit area and the beautiful coast line of Sicily. The visit continues with the exploration of a lava tube, formed by flowing lava which moves beneath the hardened surface of a lava flow, our expert guide will provide all caving equipment needed such as helmets and torches.
Next step, an easy hike on the large eruptive system of multiples craters named Sartorius, eruption dated 1865. This hike allow you to understand the different types of eruptions that can take place on volcano and witness the so called "bottoniera" of 8 linked craters. You can enjoy the magnificent view of the Ionian Sea and Taormina.
During the morning we planned a coffe break in a chalet at the base of the sky resort where you can consume your sandwich. On site is possible to buy sandwiches, drinks, desserts, coffee.
Is the ideal tour to understand the functioning of the volcano by taking an easy hike throughout forests and old desertic lava fields, adventurous enough to guarantee the result of a wonderful day on Europe's highest active volcano.