Adventure

Catania: Sartorius Mountains Guided Trek

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

Catania: Sartorius Mountains Guided Trek

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

From US$ 47.92 per person

Venture along the paths of the Sartorius Mountains and experience the power of Mount Etna on this guided trek through nature. Admire the surrounding landscape from 6 observation points.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the beauty of Mount Etna
  • Explore the nature and landscape of Monti Sartorius
  • Encounter the area's flora and fauna
Full description

Pack your backpack and embark on an adventurous trek to discover the Sartorius Mountains and Mount Etna. Follow alongside your guide on a 4-kilometer route with both geographical and botanical highlights. 

Start your adventure at the beginning of the trekking route, then follow the path that winds in a ring starting from the forestry barrier located at an altitude of 1,660 meters above sea level for about 4 kilometers.

Take in the surrounding landscape of the Sartorius Mountains and encounter clearings rich in endemic species, including grasses, fragrant bushes, colorful flowers, and more. Spot volcanic bombs (masses of molten rock) and woodland formations dominated by birch trees.

Continuing along the path, admire the Monte Frumento delle Concazze, which sits at 2,151 meters above sea level and represents one of the largest adventitious cones on Etna. Finish the trek back at the starting point.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Trekking poles (on request)

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    Meet at Rifugio Citelli.

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    Product ID: 407770