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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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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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank RRk11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Etna is a must seen in catania. We been for one day tour with turistic city bus 35€ per person. It was cold on a bus so its good to take jackets. Bus drives up to 2000 m so we went walking around volcano. There...More

Thank RobertoDonadoni
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and took a local tour with about 15 interesting people from all different parts of world. The cost was $25 euro's per person.

Thank paranko2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Going to Etna vulcan has been a fantastic excursion. The landscape is amazing and the contrast of black hearth with autumn colours is very pitturesque.

Thank foodaddicted74
Reviewed 5 days ago

What else can I add to this? Must go if you are in Sicily. Whether you just visit the area around the cable car station, take the cable car or hike all the way up, the views are fantastic. The only I'd add here that...More

1  Thank HT1024
Reviewed 5 days ago

As we were with a small kid we've got just to the point where (a bit pricey) cable car leaves for the very top of a volcano. Even so, the views and atmosphere were breathtaking - all those different shades and shapes of black, brown,...More

Thank Žilvinas M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Traveled by bus to top of volcano on a foggy day. Even with fog we could walk to the edge of the volcano. Wonderful experience, no fear even with a little steam coming from the crater

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Andrew V
5 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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Naama M
31 August 2018|
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Response from Deb B | Reviewed this property |
You can still see the old lava flows coming down Etna. You can also see the large crater and walk up on top. Very cool!!
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