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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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95031 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

I didn't know that the craters on Mt. Etna (about 7) are very open and no safety railings or fences. I had a Viator hiking tour....on the most recent crater. I wasn't ready for the cold but especially the strong wind. Some gusts nearly pushed...More

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Reviewed yesterday

is a must see place..for any kind of trips..breathtaking place..cant describe the excellent experience

Thank Fredi C
Reviewed yesterday

When you are on the car from Catania to Siracusa, you can see Monte Etna at least one hour just near you. You don't know how big it is, but it seems following you for an hour drive. It is worth to be on the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is stunning. From when you drive all the way up towards the volcano you can see the plumes of smoke coming out. We did a sunset guided tour which was very good and reasonably price. It does get a bit cold up there...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went up Mt. Etna in a stormy,rainy and misty day.We were'nt able to enjoy the views but nevertheless,i was impressed by the combination of volcanic ash end the changing colors of the leaves. A Hot soup helped us to defrost our frozen bodies

Thank dyonai
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our tour group were in 4-wheel vehicles with a local naturalists/guide. He explained the different type of volcanic mountains, then specifically about Mt Etna. We drove first to the town of Milo, then up to about 5000 to walk toward the Sartonius Mounts, a series...More

Thank showmemo61
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved touring Mount Etna. I went in October, so the leaves were turning and the combination of the volcanic ash and the eye-popping orange leaves were beautiful and unique-- I've never seen anything like it. PLEASE visit this beautiful natural wonder!

Thank annabob91
Reviewed 1 week ago

This mountain rises to a peak of 3300 metres and is stunning to view, it has snow on the top in early November when Catania is still 20 degrees. Truly beautiful, nature at its best. NOT to be missed.

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to time restraint I only saw Etna from a distance. It looks grand and dominates the area. Looked stunning ad sun was going down when on drive from Taormina.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a half day tour and the hike. The experience was unforgettable indeed. Must do for anyone visiting Catania

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pawe_z395
16 November 2018|
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Response from showmemo61 | Reviewed this property |
We were on a guided tour and they made all the arrangements.
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pawe_z395
16 November 2018|
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Response from Animo_et_Fide | Reviewed this property |
Please escuse my polish but i will try to answer: Cześć {Hi} tam wzięliśmy podróż z naszym w ucieczce TUI rep.There było wiele firm w Katanii oferujących oferty chociaż więc powinieneś być w stanie zarezerwować cały... More
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Andrew V
4 October 2018|
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Response from Oral A | Reviewed this property |
We drove up to the cable car station at Etna south, therefore, sorry I can not make any suggestions. However, I read the answers of other travelers for the last 12 hours which provide sufficient guidance by tour or bus.
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