Tours to Italy's volcanoes: Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei, Etna, Vulcano, Lipari, Stromboli


(15-days study & walking tour from Vesuvius to Etna)
Volcanoes of Italy - the Grand Tour: explore the active volcanic regions of Southern Italy
Duration: 15 days (14 nights) Tour type: Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - nature & culture - archaeology Difficulty Easy-Moderate
Price p.p.: 3590 €  ? 
Dates:
11-25 Oct 2019
Southern Italy is the birthplace of the relatively young science of volcanology and a place where volcanoes are deeply rooted in history and culture. Guided by our volcanologist expert of Southern Italy you will visit Vesuvius and the Phlegrean fields as well as Pompeii and Herculaneum, the Eolian Islands of Stromboli, Vulcano and Lipari and thoroughly explore Mt Etna. Easy to moderate hikes and excursions by land and see bring you face to face with Europe's most fascinating volcanoes! ...more info

Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy): From Stromboli to Etna
(9-days walking & study tour to Stromboli, Lipari, Vulcano and Etna with a volcanologist)
Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna
Duration: 9 days / 8 nights Tour type: Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture Difficulty Easy-Moderate
Price p.p.: 2580 €  ? 
Dates:
16-24 Apr 2019
4-12 May 2019
11-19 May 2019
Together with one of our expert volcanologists you will discover some of Italy's most famous and active volcanoes: Mt Etna on Sicily and the Aeolian Islands of Vulcano, Lipari and Stromboli. This itinerary combines exciting hikes, interesting excursions and island relaxation with excellent Mediterranean food and charming accommodation. ...more info

Etna volcano (Sicily): Etna Discovery
(8-days hiking & study tour on Mt. Etna volcano, Italy)
Europe's Largest Volcano - 8-days hiking tour on Etna volcano, Italy
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights Tour type: Trekking: active volcanoes - nature & culture Difficulty Moderate-Challenging
Price p.p.: 2100 €  ? 
Dates:
25 May - 1 Jun 2019
The contrast between the sea and the fiery top of Etna could not be bigger: during this tour, entirely dedicated to Etna, you will get to know the different sides of the universe that is Etna volcano, Europe's largest and most active volcano: Etna's ancient pillow lavas at the spectacular "Cyclopes Coast", deep gaping craters, lava deserts, lush mountain forests, lava caves, the beautiful Alcantara gorge, scenic Taormina and medieval villages and - hopefully - lots of lava await you. You will cross Etna from south to north and get to know both the southern, eastern, northern and western sides of this fascinating volcano, each totally different in character.
In case of an eruption, the program will be adapted to prioritize accessing the activity if possible and conditions allowing. ...more info

Etna volcano (Sicily): Etna in Winter
(Winter trekking, skiing and snow-shoe excursions for small groups or individuals)
Etna in wtinter: excursions on ski or snow shoes
Duration: 4-7 hours Tour type: 1-day tours: adventure - active volcanoes Difficulty Moderate-Challenging
Price p.p.: see details
Dates:
Custom and group dates

Enjoy the experience of climbing and skiing a snow-clad active volcano!
For those who are prepared, we offer guided skiing or snow-shoe excursions of varying difficulty. The reward is a wonderful experience to be on an active volcano while being active yourself. ...more info

Etna volcano (Sicily): Etna Trekking Tour
(private and group tours to Etna volcano with a mountain guide)
Private day tours on Etna volcano
Duration: 4-7 hours Tour type: 1-day tours: active volcanoes Difficulty Custom (variable)
Price p.p.: from 95 EUR p. p.
Dates:
Custom and group dates

NEW: group tours to the summit craters each Mon, Wed, Fri: [online booking]
NEW: small group tour to summit crater 25 May 2018 with accompanying volcanologist
Enjoy Europe's most active volcano with one of our expert mountain guides!
Join us on a private or group tour to Etna's majestic summit reaching more than 3300 m a.s.l.
Stand on the roof of the Mediterranean and enjoy a breathtaking view around. To peer into the abysses of Europe's largest active volcano's craters is an experience of a lifetime.
In addition to our group tours and individual private day tours, we also offer special tailor made itineraries to suit your travel needs and satisfy your whishes, including accommodation of all categories and private transfers, all backed up with expert knowledge from local specialists and fully certified volcanological and alpine guides.
Depending on the chosen itinerary, these tours require moderate to excellent physical condition, adequate clothing and take between 5 and 7 hours total duration.

Note:
Access to the summit area and the craters may be restricted at any time due to the frequently changing eruptive conditions. ...more info

Eolian Islands (Sicily): Stromboli Trekking
(group and private tours to watch Stromboli volcano)
Climbs to Stromboli volcano
Duration: 5-7 hours (afternoon / evening) Tour type: 1-day tours: active volcanoes Difficulty Moderate
Price p.p.: from 40 EUR p.p.
Dates:
Custom and group dates
Any day between 15 Mar - 1 Nov
NEW: 22 May 2018: group tour to the summit craters along Sciara del Fuoco route with accompanying volcanologist
Climbing Stromboli volcano can be an extremely rewarding experience. Famous for its regular fireworks since Ancient times, Stromboli is one of the very few volcanoes in the world that is in near-constant activity. It offers visitors a relatively easy access to a vantage point where its fireworks can be observed from very close range in reasonable safety.
In addition, the island of Stromboli with its particularly addictive charm is always worth a visit. Surrounded by sea, magnificient black-sand beaches, a tranquil setting (no cars), beautiful white houses with lush gardens, it provides a perfect surrounding for a relaxing holiday. ...more info

Group tour dates:

DatesPrice p.p.TourDifficulty
2019:
April
Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 16-24 Apr 20192580 €  ? Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)(Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture)
MayMountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 4-12 May 20192580 €  ? Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)(Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture)
Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 11-19 May 20192580 €  ? Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)(Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture)
Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 18-26 May 20192580 €  ? Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)(Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture)
Europe's Largest Volcano - 8-days hiking tour on Etna volcano, Italy 25 May - 1 Jun 20192100 €  ?  Etna volcano (Sicily)(Trekking: active volcanoes - nature & culture)
JuneMountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 8-16 Jun 2019 2580 €  ? Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)(Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture)
OctoberMountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 5-13 Oct 20192580 €  ? Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)(Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture)
Volcanoes of Italy - the Grand Tour: explore the active volcanic regions of Southern Italy 11-25 Oct 20193590 €  ? Southern Italy(Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - nature & culture - archaeology)
Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 12-20 Oct 20192580 €  ? Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)(Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture)
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