Super Marathon Volcan Etna Sicile

Saturday 10 June 2023, from 0 to 3000 meters above sea level

It is the foot race with the highest vertical drop in the world, 3000 meters over 43 km. The departure is from Fiumefreddo beach.
The arrival is in Pizzi de Neri, where the building of the Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology of Catania is located, at the base of the North-East crater, the summit area of Etna.
 

Highlights
  • It is the running competition with the highest vertical drop in the world over 43km.
  • The departure is from Fiumefreddo beach.
  • Arrival at the base of the summit of Etna, the North East crater.
This tour includes
  • 3000 meters in altitude, 43 km.

Formules

1) Trekking on Etna with a guide, to follow the athletes during the race.
On the day of the race, our guides will be at your disposal to accompany you on the hiking trails of the Etna volcano.
The departure of the Etna tour with a guide will be from Piano Provenzana, on the north side of the volcano.
If you want to follow the athletes during the race, discover the side craters and the lava flows of Etna, this excursion is for you.
It is an easy hike, about 4 km with 200 meters of elevation gain, the duration will be about 2 hours.
You will see craters from the 2002-2003 eruption.
Breathtaking views await you.
The volcanological guide (from the Regional College of Alpine Guides of Sicily), will describe the landscapes of the volcano, the eruptive history and the characteristics of Etna.
The price is 50€ per person.
Groups will consist of a maximum of 20 participants.
Maximum altitude 2200 meters.
Advance booking is mandatory at least 1 week in advance.

 

2) Etna tour by helicopter during the super marathon.
The helicopter flight starts from the coast of the Ionian Sea, flying over the routes of the "Etna 0-3000" race.
You will see the summit craters of Etna and complete a full tour of the volcano in approximately 20 minutes.
You will see by helicopter the top of Etna, the side craters and the famous "Valle del Bove" which runs along the eastern side of Etna.
Reservations are required at least 1 week in advance.
Flight may be affected by weather conditions and volcanic activity.
These natural events can change the flight plan.
The pilot chooses the best route accordingly.
The fares for the helicopter flight to Etna are €280 per person for a group flight, €1,200 in total for a private flight.

 

3) Other visits and services.
We offer transfer services for all your trips to Sicily, excursions to Etna and tours of Sicily with a guide, and discover our island with our guided tours.

Formule recommandée

Etna tour by helicopter during the super marathon.
The helicopter flight starts from the coast of the Ionian Sea, flying over the routes of the "Etna 0-3000" race.
You will see the summit craters of Etna and complete a full tour of the volcano in approximately 20 minutes.
You will see by helicopter the top of Etna, the side craters and the famous "Valle del Bove" which runs along the eastern side of Etna.
Reservations are required at least 1 week in advance.
Flight may be affected by weather conditions and volcanic activity.
These natural events can change the flight plan. The pilot chooses the best route accordingly.
The fares for the helicopter flight to Etna are €280 per person for a group flight, €1,200 in total for a private flight.
 

Videos of the excursion

Activities during the Etna 0-3000 races

Registration is open for the Etna Super Marathon 0-3000 (Saturday 10 June 2023), so hurry up and register, because it is a limited-numbered race! Don't miss this great opportunity, click on the link. Register now.

You arrive in Sicily for the race, you need transfers, accommodation and you want to know what to see in Sicily. We have selected the right excursions and services for your stay on the Etna volcano. Companions can follow the athletes during the race, on part of the route, visit the craters of the 2002 eruption or fly over the area by helicopter and also see the top of Etna.

 

Etna Super Marathon 0-3000

Saturday 10 June 2023. The Etna Trail A.S.D. based in Linguaglossa, affiliated to ACSI 8870 organizes, in collaboration with the regional committee of ACSI, the "Super Marathon of Etna from zero to 3000 m on the Etna volcano". It is a mixed road/off-road race (ACSI-FIDAL agreement).

 

Etna Trail Friendly Company.

"Azienda Amica Etna Trail" is an ambitious project developed by Etna Trail asd, with the aim of associating the economic, entrepreneurial, tourist and accommodation activities of the northern slope of Etna, with initiatives aimed at supporting sports tourism linked to the use of the 'Etna, through the promotion and organization of events linked to the Trail (running and walking on paths with significant slopes). Contact us for more information, we will be happy to meet you. Our team is at your disposal and will accompany you to make your stay in Sicily an unforgettable experience.

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