Our trails: choose what to see
Please note that tours in the active areas of the volcano always present a percentage of unavoidable risk
Francesco Ciancitto is the person in charge of the Vulcanological guides group of Etna Republic whom have established their base point at the historical Case Santa Barbara, located at about 1800m of altitude in the heart of Piano Vetore, at the foot of Etna's summit craters. The guides are qualified and regularly enrolled to the Collegio Regionale delle Guide Alpine e Vulcanologiche della Sicilia, the only professional figures recognized by the Italian authorities for guiding groups in ascents and tours on volcanoes (Law January 2, 1989, n.6 and subsequent Regional Law n.28 of 06/04/1996).
Below you can find a selection of recommended tours. The guides are available to take care of any requests and tailor the most suitable route to your needs, from large ascents to family tours.