To explore the Etna Caves to discover wonderful landscapes within the innards of the volcano.
The Etna Speleological Tour is a unique opportunity to admire the fascinating physical and geological characteristics of the volcanic caves. The adventure place that you will experience with this excursion is the Three Levels cave, one of the longest lava cave on Mount Etna .
This very particular lava cave is located at an altitude of 1630 meters in the Casa del Vescovo area, in the territory of Zafferana Etnea (CT).
The name of the Three Levels cave was chosen since, near the main entrance, there are three different overlapping levels. The lava cave originated from the lava flow of the eruption of 1792-93.
With this Etna tour you will experience the thrill of exploring the meanders of Mt. Etna along some of the lava channels of the most active volcano in Europe.
Like many other Etna caves, the Three Levels cave can only be visited accompanied by guides and equipped with speleo equipment.
By taking part in this excursion you will be able to enter the lava cave with our expert guides and by wearing the appropriate equipment that we will provide ( Helmets, caving lights, bodysuits, ropes) you will explore these geological wonders as a true speleologist.
You will visit is the so-called “middle-lower section”, about 300m long.
The width and height of this portion is of comfortable progression, however, about sixty meters from the entrance you may have to crawl for a few meters on lava clinkers.
However, this effort is soon repaid by the amazing view that this place is be able to offer you: an imposing natural masterpiece made of galleries with stalactites, shelves of solidified lava and breathtaking Canyon.
For the entire duration of this Etna caving tour , you will be guided by speleo-canyoning guides who will fascinate you by telling you about the mysterious volcanic phenomena in an unforgettable natural setting that only the Etna caves with their lava environments can create.
During the tour there will be a stop at a certified farm where you will be offered a tasting of honeys and typical products.