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Stinky Mud = Silky Smooth Skin

When you first arrive on Vulcano by ferry you notice the sulfur smell of the geothermal activity of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Cous Cous J
via mobile
Smelly Mud

The sulfur mud pool in Vulcano seem to be one of the main touristic things to do in town... I’m... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
JRKSA
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
via mobile
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  • Excellent36%
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  • Poor5%
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“your eyes” (10 reviews)
“mud bath” (15 reviews)
“sulfur smell” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When you first arrive on Vulcano by ferry you notice the sulfur smell of the geothermal activity of the island, but after a few minutes you don't notice it. A short walk from the port is the mudbath area. It is €3 per person to...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

The sulfur mud pool in Vulcano seem to be one of the main touristic things to do in town... I’m glad that I experienced it, but I kindly offer the following comments and suggestions: - This smells nasty! Our skin stunk for a day afterward....More

Thank JRKSA
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday I went to the top of Vulcano (400 m) and today I would like to gain benefits from the thermal mud. Hot water, sliding mud, you must pay attention for your eyes.But is very relaxing, for my muscles, for my mind.Random you start and...More

Thank Beppe M
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

There was a small notice about protecting your eyes but nothing about FEET! I went into the little beach with the thermal vents in the water and got scald burns on the soles of my feet - not great as I’m on a walking holiday....More

1  Thank Eniloracyak
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Terrible, my eyes stung like sulfur was poured into them for two whole days! Surely it takes days away from your life. Mind you there was a tiny sign, but the sign won’t help the tiny sand in your eyes. Quite pleasant to sit in...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

If you are a fan of mud and warm baths, it's definitely worth a visit. At the entrance they offer the opportunity to pay for a shower after the experience - totally recommended, use a lot of shower gel! What I want to stretch out...More

4  Thank taniaoff
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Must be fair, I did not bathe in the foul smelling water, I figured with all of the people rubbing off their dry skin, psoriasis, warts and other nasties, I would pass on this one. If you went in healthy I should think you would...More

1  Thank MarkfromHaslemere
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

We were on a private boat around italian amalfi coast and on our way to sicily, we decided to visit Vulcano island and it was a great decision. This island is unbelievably stinky, once u get to the shore u feel a strong scent of...More

Thank jupitersun888
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

If a smelly mud is your thing don't give it a miss. Your skin will stink of sulfur for hours reminding you that you just did something very unique. Not sure if anyone is tight or brave enough to pay for the mud bath only...More

Thank GommezA
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

I think you have to visit the Volcanic thermal mud bath if your in Vulcano. It's an interesting experience that only cost 4 euros each. The thermally heated water is quite hot so be ready for that. It stinks, but most of the Island has...More

Thank ElliottCoventry
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nel periodo in cui sono stato io (luglio) dalle 07,00 alle 19,00
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No, just 5 minutes on foot! ;)
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It's really close. By walk just less than 5 minutes.
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