Italy

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


Vesuvius seen from the ruins of Pompei
Vesuvius seen from the ruins of Pompei
Italy is the birthplace of modern volcanology. Volcanic activity from Vesuvius, the Campi Flegrei, Etna, and the Eolian Islands has been documented since ancient times and has fascinated people throughout the centuries. Vesuvius, the volcano that destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79 A.D. later became home to the first volcano observatory, from where the science of volcanology started to evolve.
Etna on Sicily is not one of the most active volcanoes in the world, but also one of the most complex and interesting ones. Nearby Stromboli with its frequent fireworks on the tiny island with the same name is one of the few volcanoes in the world that show near-persistent activity, so characteristic that it gave its name to "strombolian" activity.
Neighboring Vulcano volcano was believed to be the home of the God of Fire and named after it.
Concentrated in a small area, Italy's volcanoes display an impressive diversity and have the privilege to be both spectacularly beautiful in themselves, but also being located in magnificent places full of culture and Mediterranean beauty.
Dates Tour / Difficulty Price per person Difficulty
Oct Volcanoes of Italy - the Grand Tour: explore the active volcanic regions of Southern Italy 7-21 Oct 2022
Naples, Eolian Islands, Etna (Italy)
Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - nature & culture - archaeology
3590 € $£¥
May 2023 Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 6-14 May 2023
Sicily and Eolian Islands (Italy)
Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture
2950 € $£¥
Sep Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna 30 Sep - 8 Oct 2023
Sicily and Eolian Islands (Italy)
Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - geology & volcanism - nature & culture
2950 € $£¥
Oct Volcanoes of Italy - the Grand Tour: explore the active volcanic regions of Southern Italy 6-20 Oct 2023
Naples, Eolian Islands, Etna (Italy)
Walking & study tour: active volcanoes - nature & culture - archaeology
3890 € $£¥
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Volcanoes of Italy - the Grand Tour

Naples, Eolian Islands, Etna (Italy)
15-days study & walking tour from Vesuvius to Etna
7-21 Oct 2022
6-20 Oct 2023
Difficulty
Price 3590 € $£¥

From Stromboli to Etna

Sicily and Eolian Islands (Italy)
9-day walking & study tour to Stromboli, Lipari, Vulcano and Etna with our expert volcanologist
6-14 May 2023
30 Sep - 8 Oct 2023
Difficulty
Price 2950 € $£¥

Etna Discovery

Etna volcano (Italy)
8-days hiking & study tour on Mt. Etna volcano, Italy
no scheduled dates at present
Difficulty
Price 2480 € $£¥
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