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Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We drove up from Taramina in our hire car, simple drive? Haha NO. Driving in Sicily is crazy, there are no rules... so i would no recommend it. That aside. We got the 4x4 up to the top, and it's the best way as walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank The_Australian_Chef
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on Mt Etna once before but many years ago and then it was by four wheel drive up to near the top and then a walk over the lava to gaze down into steaming craters emitting sulphurous odours. Now much lower down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited it today with friends. They have different areas to walk on the mountain. From easy to difficult.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wolf3728
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Close to the Sapienza Lodge, where all the guided tours start, these small craters are a great preview of what you are going to see on Mount Etna, or a nice ending of your excursion. Easy to hike, great also for children, you have a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chocolateaddicted
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We were lucky - perfect weather and a very good guide who was friendly and very knowledgeable. The drive up seems very good value. Once up and shown around the craters - which are not at the summit - no-one is allowed up there it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TJD744
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful half day trip here. The views are breathtaking and our tour guide had so much knowledge. If you can visit then do!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NicDew1
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The place is awesome,it is very unique and very interesting The nature is really amazing The restaurant is very good, food is amazing,specially the pistachio ravioli, the coffee is delicious as well

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Standing so close to a boiling volcano was just amazing. The sound and activity from Etna was an experience I will never forget.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carsten L
Reviewed 1 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 20 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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