Rising out of the Silician landscape in Southern Italy, Mount Etna is known by the locals as Mongibello, the beautiful mountain. It is an active stratovolcano and at 3,326 meters it’s also the highest volcano in Europe. Climbing to the summit is the experience of a lifetime.
South to north traverse of Mount Etna and the summit craters in Sicily
Summit the south side of Mount Etna on a trek from Philosopher’s Tower
Trekking to the Mount Etna lava tubes in Sicily: Grotta dei Lamponi & Grotta del Gelo
Trek to the Mount Etna summit craters via the north side from Piano Provenzana
Trek to the “Grotta di Serracozzo” cave on Mount Etna from Rifugio Citelli (Half-day)
What should I know about Mountain Climbing Mount Etna?
Mount Etna has two routes to the summit, the south side and the north side. The south side is the most popular and also the easier of the two routes. It can be reached in part by cable car. On the north side, the routes are more advanced. You can also climb nearby Stromboli if you’re looking for an extra challenge. There are some sections of Mount Etna that you are not permitted to go to without a certified guide.
Why should I choose Mount Etna for my Mountain Climbing adventure?
What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Mount Etna?
Mount Etna has cold winters with averages at around -5°C and warm summers with averages at around 22.7°C. It also gets significant rainfall year round.
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How can I get to Mount Etna?
Fly to Sicily's Catania Airport then transfer in bus or car to Mount Etna.
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When is the best time to travel to Mount Etna for Mountain Climbing?
March through September. However June, July and August can get extremely busy.
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