We start walking on the third day, the easiest section of the whole trekking: 20 km with a regular ascending path until mount Palestro, walking over the "altomontana" track.
to keep walking on the . The landscape changes continuosly, showing and on the same area. Close to we see an old lava flow that created (green spots surrounded by lava), then we reach , reserved to equipped speleologists. We also find some unexpected , I thought they were only in the Sartorius mounts area.
We quickly go beyondand , then we look for the last time at the before we go inside , really close to our goal: , a building usually not available to hikers that forest rangers kindly opened for us.
The path was really easy, compared to the first two days. We can have some rest before the final ascending to mount Etna central craters.