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Sicily's greatest natural attraction is also its highest mountain: Mount Etna, at 10,990 feet, is the most active volcano in Europe and the oldest recorded active volcano in the world.
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Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

I got to 10,000ft above sea level and the wind chill was bad but it was an experience I'm glad I did and will never forget.The cable car ride in wind was memorable. I can recommend this tour.

Thank David M
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is well worth a visit, good shoes and a jacket needed even if the weathers gorgeous when to go. Also just pick a clear day it was very misty when we went so could not appreciate the fantastic views. Small restaurant with slow service...More

Thank Uggbugg
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I have never been so close to a acctiv volcano, it was very overwhelming! The lava track ... breathtaking!! It is a very interesting experience! It takes a few hours to get there but worth it! As a metter of fact the Etna erupted while...More

Thank ella_manta
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The whole point for us to go to Sicily, was Mount Etna. We decided to do a Helicopter trip and contacted Etna Excursions online before we left UK. They did explain all was weather dependant...And luckily it was clear for us. We were picked up...More

1  Thank DebbieBLENCOWE
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My goal was to climb all three of Sicily's volcanos. However, I could only climb one on this trip. Having driven in southern Sicily's hill towns we decided that we had enough of driving and decided to take a small group tour. We researched the...More

3  Thank Rasputin21
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

A sight you will never forget! Great hike part of the way. 360 degree view. Flowers grow out of the lava! Bring a warm jacket and shoes with traction.

Thank Gourmetgerry
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Here's how we did it - good experience. 1. Drove and parked near funicular. 2. You must buy a parking ticket at the booth to stick in the window. The last-chance toilette is there. 3. Bought a ticket for the funicular, the off-road trucks -...More

2  Thank Pam H
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I hadn't intended to go any further than the cable car start point, but was persuaded to take the cable car 4wheel drive vehicle and guide. Despite being seriously underdressed, it was amazing. I can't overstate the need for the proper clothing; boots, gloves, good...More

2  Thank eileen m
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had a guided tour on the flank of Mt. Etna, which was spewing a good deal of smoke while we were there. Hiked to the spot of a major eruption occurred in 1669 and viewed the huge lava field that resulted from the eruption....More

Thank ChuckP440
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Pay for your parking. Theres a couple of craters that you can walk up, then either take the cable car or bus, wee took the cable car at 30 euros each, if you plan to walk its a good old way. Once off the cable...More

1  Thank murph4748
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Response from Gio H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we booked our excursion all the way to the top at the little booth next to building where you can but the parking tickets, Pietro de la Rosa. With them and actually most (if not all) of them offer free hiking boots... More
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Response from sirilf2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The companie we used its called SabbiaLavica. We had the guide Nunzo Ferrari as our guide, and he had a translater that speaks english and deutsch, if you need that. The price was 360 euros for a family at four, usually... More
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Response from Andy1803 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, of course. You can drive easily from Catania to Piano Bottara, on the south side of the volcano or to piano Provenzana on the north side. If you need, you can rent a car at the airport or in the downtown. In summer... More