Discover the volcano
Stromboli Island is famous for the perennial state of activity and the ease with which its volcano can be approached, by scholars and curious. To visit the craters, you can choose a private guide or an organised tour; both departing from Scari and Ginostra. Trekker enthusiastic are welcome to explore the island’s numerous paths; mostly immersed in lush vegetation all year around.
Do not forget to take a MAP and do NOT climb above the 400 m high; for which an authorized guide and specific equipment are mandatory.
Equipment: Ankle boots and a portable torch are compulsory; your guide would provide helmets and protective goggles. Also recommended: “A backpack, a sweatshirt, a windbreaker, a pair of short for the climb, a pair of trousers for the descent, a spare t-shirt and a scarf”. You can rent all required equipment at a reasonable price on the island.
Recommended food and drinks: 2 litres of water, sandwiches, chocolate, dried fruits, fresh fruits, etc.
N.B. The excursion to the craters is at the reach of everyone; yet, due to the steep trails, high summer temperatures and the time required to reach the summit (about 3 hours), optimal physical conditions and suitable equipment are required.
The climb it is NOT recommended to people with heart issues, dizziness, asthma or similar and to children under 10 years of age. Do not hesitate to contact us, we will do our best to meet your needs.