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Etna Morning Trip
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Etna Morning Trip

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Mt. Etna can get quite warm during the summer months, so beat the heat on this morning hiking tour of Europe’s tallest active volcano. Follow a guide to visit old craters, spot lava flows, and explore a lava cave by headlamp. This trip is perfect for hikers of all abilities, and allows you to see Mt. Etna from many different angles. Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a seamless experience.
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The_Courier wrote a review Oct 2020
Salisbury, United Kingdom52 contributions15 helpful votes
Quite a hike up a lot of steps but the views are great. Not suitable for less able bodied travellers.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Ana L wrote a review Oct 2020
Navan, Ireland2,609 contributions825 helpful votes
We were very lucky that it was open when we visited. This is a nice little chapel carved on the rock. Views from the terrace are quite nice.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Sally62 wrote a review Aug 2020
Northampton, United Kingdom4,551 contributions350 helpful votes
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We were staying in a hotel which was a short walk away but it would definitely be worth either walking up the winding staircase from the town itself or you could catch a bus as there is a stop nearby - it's the bus to Castelmola. It is a steep climb though so don't walk up in the middle of the day in the height of summer and make sure you have some water and a sun hat with you - thankfully we were just walking down afterwards. The tiny church was built into the rock around 1600 and there was a hermitage attached which is now abandoned - it doesn't look like much from the outside but it is beautiful inside. There is a small terrace in front of the church with amazing views over Taormina and the bay towards Giardini Naxos. I've based the length of the visit on the walk to get there as well.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Ger C wrote a review Aug 2020
Dublin44 contributions10 helpful votes
I walked up the steps which at midday was a bit of a work out. The sights on the way up were superb as was a lovely little church built into the rocks at the top. Very peaceful and we'll worth the effort. Felt I'd earned my lunch.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Richard K wrote a review Aug 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1,309 contributions259 helpful votes
A high effort and high reward climb. Beautiful views with a particularly nice ending in a peaceful and spiritual place. I hope it stays that way
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Date of experience: August 2020
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