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Crateri Silvestri

Piazza Silvestri SNC, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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Piazza Silvestri SNC, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a funicular (ski lift) kind of thing that will take you, for 50 euros, higher up, but I opted to hike down to the lower craters. It is challenging going down (be prepared for dirt in your trainers) but true murder coming back...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have hiked St. Helen’s in the US and Mt.Teide including its ‘nostrils’. This one is the easiest to reach in comparison however most impressive. The view in front of you from up there is the unfolding history of a volcano and the equilibrium of man...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

After our visit on Mt. Etna, we stopped into this Bar/Restaurant to purchase some souvenirs and have a bite to eat with coffee. It was a lovely place in a great location. They also had many bathroom stalls. (Which is a blessing.) They made some...More

1  Thank Marianne P
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were fortunate to have a clear and gorgeous October day. This was an option on our tour, and most of my fellow travelers opted in. Some had been to Mt. Etna in the past and said this day was so much better. We couldn't...More

1  Thank Schellyrae
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This is where Mather nature shows her power.. You can tell how strong and powerful is our earth.. A place similar to an empty planet where space and time are different.. Definitely to be seen

1  Thank jollyjoshua
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I came here as part of a Celebrity Cruises ground excursion and it was by far the highlight of my trip. There's a large parking lot nearby, along with café and souvenir shops, but the craters themselves are located a little ways away. The hike...More

1  Thank CarrotMiku
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is the most visited place on the Mount Etna volcano. It is at the top of rather road. There is a restaurant, bar, souvenir shop and restrooms. Parking can be a problem when it is crowded. You are very close to some smaller craters...More

Thank Terry S
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is the easiest crater to get around. Quite approachable, with no steep paths, near the parking. Views from the top of it are great, and on a clear day you can easily see the sea. Great place to start exploring Etna craters and enjoying...More

1  Thank Aleksandar S
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

First of all, take on good shoes and warmer clothes. We drove ourselves to crateri silvestri. In front of the restaurant you can park the car for free. Its most of the time really windy here, so take something warm with you. We didnt took...More

1  Thank JM2144553
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Having taken a coach up the winding roads of Etna and left the wife in the café, I made my way up to the crater. The ash and pumice made it hard going but then the wind started gusting so much, people were falling over....More

1  Thank Bob C
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