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Close to the Sapienza Lodge, where all the guided tours start, these small craters are a great preview of what you are going to see on Mount Etna, or a nice ending of your excursion. Easy to hike, great also for children, you have a...More
We were lucky - perfect weather and a very good guide who was friendly and very knowledgeable. The drive up seems very good value. Once up and shown around the craters - which are not at the summit - no-one is allowed up there it...More
There is a funicular (ski lift) kind of thing that will take you, for 50 euros, higher up, but I opted to hike down to the lower craters. It is challenging going down (be prepared for dirt in your trainers) but true murder coming back...More
Have hiked St. Helen’s in the US and Mt.Teide including its ‘nostrils’.
This one is the easiest to reach in comparison however most impressive. The view in front of you from up there is the unfolding history of a volcano and the equilibrium of man...More
After our visit on Mt. Etna, we stopped into this Bar/Restaurant to purchase some souvenirs and have a bite to eat with coffee. It was a lovely place in a great location. They also had many bathroom stalls. (Which is a blessing.) They made some...More
We were fortunate to have a clear and gorgeous October day. This was an option on our tour, and most of my fellow travelers opted in. Some had been to Mt. Etna in the past and said this day was so much better. We couldn't...More