Etna Valle del Bove

TOUR: ETNA VALLE DEL BOVE

- HIGHLIGHTS: 1) NICE WALK THROUGH A VOLCANIC PATH WITH AMAZING VIEWS; 2) MEMORABLE PANORAMA OF THE SUMMIT CRATERS (NOT VISITED) AND ON THE VALLE DEL BOVE, MASSIVE CALDERA UNIQUE IN THE WORLD; 3) VISIT TO FLANK CRATERS AT 2000 METERS OF ALTITUTE WITH STUNNING VOLCANIC LANDSCAPE.


TOUR CAN BE CUSTOMIZED CONSIDERING THE SMALL GROUPS IN THE TOURS OF MAXIMUM 4 PARTICIPANTS.


- TIME: FROM 8.15 TO 14.15 OR FROM 14.30 TO 20.30 (FLEXIBLE TIME CONTACTING US). HALF DAY TOUR.


- DIFFICULTY LEVEL: SIMPLE AND RELAXING TOUR FOR THOSE WHO USUALLY WALK. ALSO SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES, SENIORS WHO ARE USED TO WALK.

Valle del Bove from above
Valle del Bove from above
Eruption taking place inside Valle del Bove 24 dec 2018
Eruption taking place inside Valle del Bove 24 dec 2018
Eruption taking place inside Valle del Bove 24 dec 2018
Eruption taking place inside Valle del Bove 24 dec 2018
Valle del Bove from above left
Valle del Bove from above left
Valle del Bove from above center
Valle del Bove from above center
Valle del Bove from above right
Valle del Bove from above right
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
A visible flank crater
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
A visible flank crater
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
Some hornitos
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
A great view to the summit craters
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
A dry stream on an ancient lava flow
Walk to Valle del Bove
Walk to Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
The summit area
View on Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
The summit area
View on Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
The summit area
View on Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
View on Valle del Bove
Inside Valle del Bove
Inside Valle del Bove
The lavic desert inside the valley
Inside Valle del Bove
Inside Valle del Bove
Wonderful figures given by the fluid lava
Inside Valle del Bove
Inside Valle del Bove
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Example of the wonderful Saponaria Sicula flowering in summer
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
The red flowering of the Rumex plant
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Craters at 2000 meters
Volcanic bomb on the left with the view of a flank crater

VIDEOS OF THE PLACES VISITED

THE UNIQUE VIEW ON THE VALLE DEL BOVE, PLACE OF EXTRAORDINARY BEAUTY

THE IMMENSITY OF LAVA INSIDE VALLE DEL BOVE DIFFICULT TO BE REPRODUCED BY ANY VIDEO

THE ERUPTION STARTING THE 24 DECEMBER 2018 INSIDE THE VALLE DEL BOVE

TOUR INCLUDES:

- Pick up from and drop off at your accommodation and transport free of charge (you do not pay it).

- Walk on an amazing path with memorable volcanic panoramas.

- View unique in the world of the massive caldera of Valle Bove with unforgettable landscape.

- View on the active summit craters (not visited).

- Visit to flank craters at 2000 meters of altitude with spectacular vulcanic landscape.


DESCRIPTION OF THE TOUR:

After the pick up from your accommodation or in a prearranged meeting place, we move to the south side of Etna where we start a relaxing and pleasing walk in one of the most beautiful Etna's volcanic path. We walk through luxuriant pine forests, ancient lava flows, desert expances of volcanic ashes, enjoying at the same time wonderful views. 

At 2000 meters of altitude we reach the edge of the immense caldera of Valle del Bove with a breathtaking view: the steaming summit craters in front of us, vertical volcanic walls over a thousand meters high and billions of cubic meters of lava in a lifeless rock desert, give us a landscape unique in the world.

To round off this amazing tour, there will also visited some flank craters created by an important historical eruption with a memorable volcanic scenery.


Visited places will be presented with explanations, images, videos and historical documents.

WHAT TO BRING AND ADVICES:

- Trekking or at least tennis shoes, pullover, windbreaker, water (at least 1.5 liter per person), something to eat if needed, hat, sun cream, sunglasses. Pullover and light windbreaker can be hired for free.

- Tour has quite simple walks and can be managed in a simple way by those who have inclination to walk. Tour is suitable for children, families, adults who have a good physical shape and desire to explore the volcanic landscape.

- Tour can be customized as the small group of only 4 participants in total.


FOR ANY DOUBT ABOUT EQUIPMENT OR TOUR, DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US. 

PRICES (PER TOUR WITH MAXIMUM 4 PARTICIPANTS - ALL INCLUDED, NO EXTRA COSTS):

- 1 person: 59 €.

- 2 people: 59 € each person.

- 3 people: 55 € each person.

- 4 people: 49 € each person.


Prices are meant for the number of people booked - for example: a booking for 2 people has a cost of 59 € per person, if in the tour there will be 1-2 more people the price is still 59 € per person. 


Prices include all transports for free, local and licensed guide, insurance, trekking poles. If needed, it is possible to hire pullovers and windbreakers for free.



TOUR CAN BE CHANGED OR DELETED DUE TO BAD WEATHER CONDITIONS OR UNPREDICTABLE CIRCUMSTANCES.

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Background photos by Giuseppe