Circumetnea Railway

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  • Address: Via Caronda, 352 / A - 95128 Catania Province of Catania, Taormina, Italy
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-095541111
  • Ticket Price: 8 EUR
  • Time Required: 07:00 Hrs

Explore Mount Etna and picturesque surroundings on a train ride that circumnavigates the mountain passing through various villages. Take a ride on historic train line that starts from Catania and stops at Riposto. Although not a touristy train, it was originally used by workers to commute between villages. A guided tour with Circumetna will take approximately 3 hours (one-way) and lets visitors explore villages that lie in the lap of Mount Etna and lava formation especially between Adrano and Randazzo.

Circumetnea Railway Travel Tips

  • Train wagons are quite old and not luxurious so do not expect to be taken on a journey around Mount Etna in a superfast train with premium amenities.
  • If you would like to make the most of journey at 6 AM, make sure you reach the station at least by 5:30 AM in order to secure your seat by buying tickets well in time.
  • Not all the tours go all way to Riposto. For any inquiry or detailed information, call at +39-095-541250

Entrance Ticket Details For Circumetnea Railway

  • One way ticket: 8 €
  • Round trip: 12 €

  • Carry some food along if you would like

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  • Circumetnea Railway Address: Via Caronda, 352 / A - 95128 Catania Province of Catania, Taormina, Italy
  • Circumetnea Railway Contact Number: +39-095541111
  • Circumetnea Railway Timing: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Circumetnea Railway Price: 8 EUR
  • Best time to visit Circumetnea Railway(preferred time): 06:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Circumetnea Railway: 07:00 Hrs
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  • 44.69% of people who visit Taormina include Circumetnea Railway in their plan

  • 27.78% of people start their Circumetnea Railway visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 7 Hrs to see Circumetnea Railway

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Circumetnea Railway

People normally club together Mount Etna and Aci Castello while planning their visit to Circumetnea Railway.

People also prefer to end their day with Circumetnea Railway.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Circumetnea Railway Reviews & Ratings

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  • Can you just do a section of the route?

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  • Can you do a small section of the route??

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  • Is the Circumetnea train running on 1st or 2nd October 2022? If so what are the departure times from Riposte please. Many thanks

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  • Does the mount Etna railway runall year?

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  • Szeptember 11-én vasárnap szeretnénk Naxosból Catániába utazni a Circumetnea-val. Ripostoból indulnánk. Vasárnap is jár a vonat? A menetrendből úgy tűnik hogy nem, de ez elég ésszerűtlen lenne. Üdvözlettel

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  • Hallo We like to travel on tuesday 28 juni on the Circumetnea. Is it possible to start at Riposto and end in Catania? Wat time in the morning can we depart from Riposto? Maybe there several optioneel. Friendly greetings Liesbeth Loomans

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  • Hello! I would like to ask if thc circumetnea railway operates and if so , where I can find the timeschedule and book tickets? Thanks in adnance!

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  • Can someone provide the URL for the FCE CircumEtnea narrow-gauge so that we may find the trains' time schedule?

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    • You may check the official website of Circumetnea Railway for the updated timetable. 



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  • Is it possible to see schedule for round trip on the train for June 7, 2019? Also is it possible to purchase tickets on line in advance or must the tickets be purchased at the station? thank you for any information you are able to share.

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    • As you are planning way in advance, you may not find the exact schedule. But, you can check their website and fill up the details like your departure point and travel dates to check the timings. From there, you will also be able to book tickets online. But, try to call on  39 095 541111 before booking the tickets and check if the timetable will remain the same or not after 6 months. 

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