Mount Etna, Catania
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Address: Catania, Sicily, Italy
Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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Mount Etna is an active volcano which is currently the tallest in Europe, standing high at 3,329 meters. It is also one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The volcano is spread over an area of 1,190 sq km, with a circumference of 140km at the base. It was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in June 2013. It has also been declared as a Decade Volcano by the United Nations.
Activities like hiking, mountain biking are available, a visit to Mount Etna is a must-take trip from Catania.
Mount Etna Information
- Group tours and guided tours are arranged from Catania to the mountain.
- Restaurants and eateries are available on the way, but it is best to pack your lunch.
Mount Etna Ticket Prices
- Cable car ride costs 35 Euros.
Mount Etna Opening and Closing Hours
- Open 24 hours, but visit the place as early as possible to enjoy this nature’s bounty.
How To reach Mount Etna by Public Transport
- Rented car
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Whether you are in Sicily or planing to visit it, this year or next year, summer or winter, please include Mount Etna in your itinerary! Explore the dramatic landscape of this volcano and it's neighboring town of Taormina and set on the stunning coastline of Sicily! You don't need to book any tour guide trip! With just a car and little road planning (google maps) you can do this by yourself enjoying your time and no rushing. On the Mount you can go up by cable car which take you through the most steep part or you can walk up by yourself (depending on how fit your feel). Cable car coast €30 per person for about 10-15min and ones your are up you can decide if you want to take a huge (personal opinion) jeep/bus (another €30)to the top or just walk up. My advice is if you are physically capable of walking by yourself just do it! You don't need to be extremely fit or training for 6 months before going there. Is not easy for everyone but slowly walking up is what you need and the view is amazing, the landscape give your the feeling like you are on different planet and there's nothing like it!!!
Truly incredible experience. Hard to describe how dramatic the volcano, the landscape, the view is. Must see.
If you are in Northern Sicily, visiting the Etna volcano is a great one-day trip experience. You can trek, you can take a tour with a jeep, you can just drive up and look around. If you plan on trekking, always use a local guide !
Not to be missed. A day tour with a guide is a must when visiting Sicily. Their expertise and volcano knowledge and the breathtaking views make it an amazing experience
Great hike. Landscapes are out of this world
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