For more than 20 years we have been guiding enthusiasts from all over the world to Etna.

We are a group of mountaineering and volcanology guides based in Nicolosi, a small tourist town just a few kilometers from Etna. Our tours on Etna take place mainly on the southern and northern slopes of the volcano, allowing you to discover the various and multifaceted aspects of Europe’s highest active volcano.

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The aim of Etna Touring is to provide services aimed at the tourist development of the area, based on the fundamental assumption that the area possesses a cultural, historical and environmental heritage of particular importance, of which Etna is the supporting element that has allowed the development of the enormous potential of the area in question.

Etna Touring has been operating in the area for several years and is made up of local people and mountaineering and volcanology guides who are driven by a great spirit and love for this wonderful land, rich in resources, and for this volcano, which has no equal in the world.

Il Team

Pietro La Rosa

Volcanological guide

Pietro La Rosa, volcanological guide, member of the Regional College of Mountain and Volcanological Guides of the Region of Sicily, was born and lives in Nicolosi, a village on the slopes of Mount Etna. He deeply loves Etna and his work, which he carries out with professionalism and competence. Passionate about mountaineering expeditions, member of the association Etna in the World, in 2009 and 2014 he made climbs to these volcanoes considered the highest in the world, in Chile (Ojos del Salado volcano) and Ecuador (Cotopaxi and Chimborazo volcanoes).

Claudia Mazzaglia

Coordinator

Claudia Mazzaglia, was born and lives in Nicolosi, a village at an altitude of 700 meters, called the gateway to Etna because of its proximity to the volcano. Daughter of Alfio Mazzaglia, one of the volcano’s most historic and renowned guides, she has been visiting and climbing Etna with her father since she was a child and has been deeply touched by its charm. She coordinates and organizes all office activities.