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torre del filosofo

Departure at 7:50 am from hotel to Rifugio Sapienza, alt. 1900 mt, the place where the excursion will start from at about 9:00 am. An Alpine Guide will take you first by cable car “Funivia dell'Etna” and then by off road vans until 2900 mt altitude, in the so called area Torre del Filosofo” at the foot of South-East Crater, so close to summit craters.

Guides will take you and visit two craters created by the eruption of 2002/2003, there, in good weather you will enjoy a view that ranges from Jonic Riviera to inner Sicily. Return to starting termnal of cable car. Break for lunch. Return to hotel.

Information and additional costs of the tour

  • Departure: h 07:50 am
  • Return: h 15:00 pm
  • Departure from termnal of Funvia dell'Etna at 1900 mt altitude,
  • Maximum altitude 2900 mt
  • Trek duration: about 45 minutes
  • Etna excursion duration, about 2 and half hour
  • Overall duration:7 hours
  • Diffiiculty: Medium / Easy
  • Packed lunch
  • Transfer from / to hotel as by program
  • Guide: Italian, English, French

Excursion pirce: € 63 per person
Price for Transfer + packed lunch € 77 per person ( mnimum 2 participants)
Price for Transfer + packed lunch € 54 per person ( groups of 3 participants)
Price for Transfer + packed lunch € 42 per person ( groups of 4 participants)
Price for Transfer + packed lunch € 37 per person ( groups from 6 to 8 participants)

Excursion variations: in case of not favorable weather conditions or for any safety reason, guide can choose to modify the itinerary..


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