Guided tour

Stromboli: Sunset Trekking at Sciara Del Fuoco

Stromboli: Sunset Trekking at Sciara Del Fuoco

From US$ 26.26 per person

Set off on a guided sunset hike on the Stromboli volcano. Discover a small island of fire in the large blue sea, and enjoy fantastic views of the beautiful surrounding landscape.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided tour to ''Sciara del Fuoco''
  • Relish in the passion and experience of your guides
  • Enjoy a Strombolian activity with a professional guide
Full description

Embark on a guided hiking trip and witness Stromboli Island at sunset. Marvel at the breathtaking island views, the Mediterranean Sea, and Mount Stromboli, and watch the active volcano light up the night sky.

 

Meet your guide and set off from Piazza San Vincenzo before sunset. After a safety briefing, start your hike from a nature trail that leads 400 meters up the volcano. Soak up the dramatic views of the summit craters and Sciara del Fuoco from a viewpoint.

 

During the trek, take breaks to take in the views and even visit the old island cemetery. Cross the Mediterranean shrubs, accompanied by the constant view of the Strombolicchio sea cliffs.

 

On arrival at Sciara del Fuoco, marvel at the sunset that colors the Aeolian archipelago red and witness the volcanic eruptions lighting up the night sky. Then, make your way downhill in the dark, equipped with torches, and return to the starting point.

Includes
  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Stromboli visit

    • Stromboli Volcano visit

  • Who you’ll be with
    • Live tour guide: English, French, Italian

  • Transport
    • No transport is included on this activity

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

  • Equipment
    • Helmet

    • Flashlight

Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with vertigo
  • People with respiratory issues

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet at Ashara's Information Desk.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Windbreaker
  • Hat
  • Snacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Packed lunch
  • Gloves
  • Long pants
  • Socks
  • Clothes that can get dirty
  • Quick-dry clothing

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Baby strollers
  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  • The sunset trekking tour returns late in the evening, which means that you will need to stay on Stromboli Island overnight as there are no return boats late in the evening
  • Please bring an extra t-shirt, pullover, and anorak (k-way), backpack (10-20 liters), water (at least 1.5 liters)
  • At the discretion of the guide, the excursions may undergo variations or be interrupted if weather conditions, environmental causes, or possible volcanic risk represent any source of danger
  • The guide is entitled to stop the excursion for any reason that could compromise the safety and therefore the physical integrity of an individual or of the entire group
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 366 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Great experience with great guides, we ate at the top of the volcano and we could see several lava outpourings it was really great. Contrary to what we had read the climb was very pleasant and not as complicated as we thought anyone can go. I highly recommend an experience not to be missed if you are visiting Stromboli.

August 18, 2022

La montée n’est pas facile : il fait très chaud, 82% d’humidité de l’air… le coucher de soleil est superbe et les éruptions dans la nuit éblouissantes ! Mais elles se méritent ! Ne pas hésiter à emporter beaucoup d’eau… la descente à la frontale est très poussiéreuse… il vaut mieux être devant…

August 13, 2022

Very nice but also extremely strenuous hike to the 400 m high vantage point at the beginning of August. If you are not fit enough, no problem, there is a second, very good vantage point at 290 m altitude, which you can easily reach. This does not affect the view of the Stromboli. The guides take the fitness of the participants into account and explain the geology of the volcanoes at different points.

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August 11, 2022

Product ID: 227827