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Address: Sicily, Italy
Activities: Hiking, Mountaineering, Group tours/bus tour
Description: Sicily's greatest natural attraction is also its highest mountain: Mount...
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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Volcano Trek with Roberto

Brilliant day out around Etna with Roberto from Volcano Trek. He managed to cater for those of us who already knew something about volcanoes and those of us whose knowledge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Brilliant day out around Etna with Roberto from Volcano Trek. He managed to cater for those of us who already knew something about volcanoes and those of us whose knowledge extended as far as a project at primary school. We drove through the heady scent of broom to explore quarries and caves and examine indigenous plants on the lava shale.... More 

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Rzeszow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

worth seeing, especially after Vesuvio... Even if you don't have clear weather-don't hesitate, for us- it wasn't a waste of money.... although we were thinking a lot... Anyway,please,if you have a cgance to change the english speaking group, don't go with a bus tour guide named Isabelle- bth... is she a French??? She seems to be friendly, but overall she... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Climbed to the summit with Enta Touring. Cable car then bus then by foot to the top. It took 7 hours all in. Quite hard climb by hiking standards but a doddle for experienced climbers. Views and the rumbling crater worth the effort.

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Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We did everything on our own. Drove to the parking lot by car, took the cable car and the Mercedes-Unimog 4-wheel to the top. The costs per person apprx. 65,-- Euros. You need a ticket for the parking lot, just go to one of the souvenir-shops, they sell them. You should wear a warm jacket und good shoes, because the... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

long drive to get there and unfortunately it decided to rain - in July in Sicily. Thankfully we had a window of opportunity to up the cable car (expensive 30 euros per person) but never saw the summit. Would have been able if sky was clear. Saw in on another day though with it's steaming top. Lots of minor craters... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We thought this is only to be seen in the movies like Lord of the rings or some fantasy of that kind. Etna is everything but the fantasy, when you get there you realise the beauty of that kind cannot be presented in the movies like it is in the real life! Must visit in Sicily! If you leave and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Firstly we arrived as part of a cosmos tour, you arrive in the car park, and to go to the volcano you must get the cable car up, which cost 31euro per person, then if you wish to continue to the craters by jeep it's another 31euro per person, so for two people it cost us 124 euro for the... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Get yourself a tour up Mt Etna but make sure it goes to the top or prebook one of the excursions that go from the welcome center. The views are amazing. Wish I had more time there to take the donkey ride to the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It was so cool to walk on the cooled lava. Also scary to know it is still an active volcano. You can the prior devastation on the drive up/down. Very windy, sooooo worth it!

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Mount Etna, a must see if you are traveling to Sicily. Largest living Volcano in Europe. Scenery is magical...

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Address: Sicily, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania

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