Guided tour

Stromboli: Sunset Trekking at Sciara Del Fuoco

Stromboli: Sunset Trekking at Sciara Del Fuoco

From US$ 28.32 per person

Take an unforgettable 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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  • 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
Start your guided hiking adventure from the information desk of Piazza San Vincenzo. Depart 2 hours before sunset to admire the spectacular beauty along the side of the "Sciara del Fuoco." After a short briefing, hike to the highest observation point, at an altitude of 400m above sea level, reachable only accompanied by qualified volcanological guides. During the first 2 hours of trekking take 2 or 3 intermediate breaks to enjoy the view and, if you prefer, have the opportunity to capture the natural beauty of this wonderful landscape. Visit the old island cemetery and cross the typical Mediterranean bush. Upon reaching "Sciara del Fuoco", admire the spectacular "Strombolian" activity typical of the volcano. Finally, return to the starting point by crossing the typical Strombolian reed beds and the old mule track leading up to the crater.
  • Trekking boots
  • Trekking pole
  • Headlamp flashlight
  • Rock helmet
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Ashara's Information Desk.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Snacks
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sun hat
  • Daypack

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Open-toed shoes
  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • The excursion lasts about 5 hours in total
  •  Please bring an extra t-shirt, long trousers (recommended), pullover and anorak (k-way), backpack (10-20 liters), gloves and hat (recommended), water (at least 1.5 liters), a snack, and a packed lunch
  • Please be aware of your health condition, especially in cases of heart problems, asthma, and dizziness
  • 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

4.6 /5

based on 185 reviews

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The tour is great, the guide does not speak English ... It was all in French. We did not go up to the second viewpoint because one person in the group was injured, I think they should have split up and the group that was trained for it together with one of the guides should have gone up.

September 22, 2021

Es ist eine tolle Wanderung durch die Vulkan-Natur von Stromboli mit guten Erklärungen durch den Guide. Für sportliche Leute mittel bis wenig anstrengend. Oben auf 400m ist es windig, daher ist ein T-Shirt zum Wechseln und eine Jacke oder ein Fleece-Shirt zu empfehlen. Toller Blick auf die Feuerrutsche im Sonnenuntergang und den nun feurig in ausbrechenden Vulkan (ca. alle 15-20 Minuten). Sehr beeindruckend. So auch der Abstieg mit Stirnlampen. Unsere Gruppe war sehr flott unterwegs und nach knapp 5h zurück im sehr beschaulichen Stromboli-Ort. Hier bleibt die Zeit ein wenig stehen. Sehr zu empfehlen.

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September 10, 2021

This was a really spectacular hike! We walked about 1h30-1h45min up to Sciara del Fuoco. Stayed there for an hour to watch the “natural fireworks” and then walked about 1h15min down. It was quite a dynamic hike but fine if you are an active person. Take plenty of water and a sweater for the top.

September 24, 2020

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