Pizzo Deneri

Pizzo Deneri

This route follows the track made by the minibuses going up to the summit craters. The start point is in Piano Provenzana and the arrival point is the volcanological observatory just before the summit craters, at the altitude of 2.900 m.
From here, you can enjoy a wonderful view over the Ionian and Tyrrhenian coast, which goes from the Strait of Messina to the Aeolian Islands and from the Peloritan mountains to the Nebrodi mountains.

Route Pizzo Deneri

Data sheet

  • Travel time: almost 3 ½ hours
  • Overall length: 2,5 km
  • Difference in altitude: 1100 m
  • Difficulty: 5/10
  • Start point GPS coordinate: 37.797525, 15.039309
  • Arrival point GPS coordinate: 37.765825, 15.016730
  • Elements of naturalistic interest: pine woods, button craters, lava fields from 2002, beech woods, refuge Timparossa, panoramic views over the Ionian coast, the Strait of Messina, the Aeolian Islands and the Peloritan mountains.