Hiking activity

The hiking activity is regulated by an ordinance of the Mayor of Lipari. The climb to the crater of the Fossa while is not particularly difficult but the trip can be tiring due to the slope and the heat; for this must be addressed only in good physical condition.

During the summer the hike should be avoided during the hottest hours, being the path completely exposed to the sun. To undertake this excursion it is necessary to be equipped with water, clothing and appropriate shoes. It 'also forbidden to move away from the paths, remove rocks, minerals and protected species of flora. It is advisable, before embarking on the trip, inquire by visiting the Information Centre of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology-INGV.

The paper trail created by the Department of Civil Protection in collaboration with the INGV and local authorities is also available on the website.