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Summit Craters 3300mt:Guide Service+Cable car+jeep(one way)from Rifugio Sapienza
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Summit Craters 3300mt:Guide Service+Cable car+jeep(one way)from Rifugio Sapienza

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Most Mt. Etna excursions stop at the Silvestri Craters on the lava-covered slopes, but with this exclusive tour you can reach the top of Europe’s highest active volcano with a volcanologist guide. Take a cable car and off-road vehicle to Torre del Filosofo and then continue on foot about a mile (2 kilometers) to the summit craters. Learn about the volcano’s history from your guide and enjoy sweeping views over the coastline.
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Ana L wrote a review Oct 2020
Navan, Ireland2,683 contributions1,049 helpful votes
Nice place and gives you nice views over the castle, but at the moment, it seems to be closed. Not sure if because of Covid-19, or something else.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Dan M wrote a review Mar 2020
Tel Aviv, Israel14,341 contributions3,971 helpful votes
Don't expect a huge or amazing piece of architecture, but as almost everywhere in Erice expect beautiful landscapes, which is why you shouldn't miss this it, it would be too bad. You will reach this place by walking the streets of this village and then finally get there, at the end of the village. You can also go straight from the Cable car by taking the southern street boarding the village till its end. You'll reach then 4 nice places: the Gardens of Balio, the Castello del Balio o Pepoli, this Torretta Pepoli and last the Castello di Venere. You'll have the opportunity to admire stunning landscapes spreading maybe up to hundred kilometers around. It is actually really beautiful and probably this should be more the purpose of this trip than visiting the village itself.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Sally62 wrote a review Jan 2020
Northampton, United Kingdom4,583 contributions422 helpful votes
Saw the tower below the castle but didn't visit. It was originally built in late C19th century as a meeting place for men of culture. It was restored in 2014 and the tower is now an observatory and multi-media museum about the history and culture of the area.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Julie M wrote a review Oct 2019
Wellington, New Zealand854 contributions188 helpful votes
Alas, we could not enter. We enjoyed the view and walk to it. Another amazing building feat. Makes the stomach turn over just thinking about construction and finishing the outer walls!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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JGandIG wrote a review Sep 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom254 contributions119 helpful votes
Set below the castle, therefore you don't get 360 views. I wouldn't bother paying €12 pp for the combined ticket for 5 sites in Erice.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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