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The medium difficulty route develops in the northern part of the Volcano, starting at an altitude of about 1700 m, at the Rifugio Alpino Salvatore Citelli in Via Mareneve, Sant'Alfio CT (GPS: 37.7651447, 15.0596647) until reaching the ridge of the Bove Valley, extensive depression that occupies most of the eastern flank of the vol- cano, where you can see many lava flows.

Along the way you will encounter lunar landscapes and rich Etnei woods, as well as a 350 m long cave, which can be visited with helmets and torches.
Development around 7 km. Difference in height uphill 643 m.

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• Rifugio Alpino Salvatore Citelli, Via Mareneve, 95010 Sant'Alfio CT, Italy
• Grotta di Serracozzo, Milo, Sicily Italy
• Valle del Bove, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Province of Catania, Italy
• Cratere Centrale dell'Etna, Parco dell'Etna, 95012 Castiglione di Sicilia CT, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great day around and on the famous Etna. Our Guide Simone was very patient, perfect organized and englidh speaking. We had an unforgettable day! Mille grazie :O)))

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ankeoscar
Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

This tour was way more than I imagined as I only had one day in Catania. Simone was extremely professional from beginning to end. Our pick up from Catania was on schedule and the ride up to Etna was very comfortable. Simone is very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jknichols
Reviewed 10 May 2019 via mobile

Simone is an awsome guide ! He knows well his volcano. He gave us a lot of interesting infos, was able to answer all of our questions and even gave us tips about typical sicilian food to try ! He picked us up at the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Maude L
Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

The knowledge and symphaty of Claudio and the beauty of the Etna landscapes made us spent a really beautiful day to remember! Thank you Claudio and etna tribe for this beautiful experience.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lindaadms
Reviewed 24 February 2019

We were picked up from our accommodation in Catania and drove straight to the volcano. We had a stop half way up the mountain for a look at where the lava flowed In 1983. Giuseppe was our driver and guide. He was very friendly and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dave l
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