Difference in height: 100 m
Maximum height: 2000 m
Length: 1-2 km
Duration of journey: 1-2 hours
Suggested season: Late spring - Summer
Technical equipment : Not required
"I had heard about the stupendous iridescence of the aurora upon the Ionian Sea, when you contemplate it from Etna's summit...The earthly and marine vastness revealed to our sight stretched as far as Africa, clearly visible, and Greece, as far as you could have guessed. It was one of the supreme moments of my life. Nothing was missing, not the golden fringe of a cloud, nor the eagles..."
Adapted from "Adriano's Memories", Marguerite Yourcenar.