Escursioni ai crateri dello Stromboli - Excursions to the Stromboli craters

Excursions to the craters (ENG)

Posted in Uncategorized  by admin | February 5th, 2010

Excursions fall into two different categories: choose the one which best suits you…!

Naturalist (400 metres)

  • Lasts 2-4 hours
  • with rest stops every 40 minutes or so
  • Available from March to June and from September to November
  • in groups of at least 10 persons
  • Departs at 08.00 hrs from Piazza San Vincenzo


  • Lasts 5-6 hours
  • with rest stops every 40 minutes or so, and about an hour at the crater
  • Available all year round
  • in groups of at least 15 persons
  • Departure time varies according to the season

How to dress for the excursion

  • Appropriate clothing and equipment
  • hiking boots
  • windbreaker
  • warm jacket
  • fresh T-Shirt
  • water
  • sandwiches
  • fruit and sweets
  • battery powered torch
  • protective helmet

The protective helmet, which is obligatory, is supplied by the guide for the duration of the excursion. Torches are available at the office in Piazza San Vincenzo under the ‘Bar Ingrid’ (via the stairway).