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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A proper hike 3 hours up less than 2 down but seeing a volcano erupt before your eyes is well worth it

Thank princessjoanie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! This is a great excursion and special activity to do if you have a certain level of fitness and no knee problems! I was the oldest and the least fit in our group but still managed to reach the top of the volcano with...More

1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous to hike up this active volcanoe and see it blowing lava. Strenuous walk of 2 1/2 hours up and 1 1/4 hours down A guide is compulsory past a certain point. We hired boots sox helmets and headlamps. Wouldn’t recommend this walk to anyone...More

Thank W J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the chance to visit this gorgeous island during an afternoon in July and we can't get enough! Renting some electrical bikes, we had a tour of the city, passing through the black Beach and some pretty stone bays. After that, we visited the...More

Thank Sara_Veneziano
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trek from the village is challenging and takes around 3 hours. You then have an hour or so at the top to watch the very regular small eruptions from the crater - it is an amazing site and so worth the effort. another 2...More

1  Thank Christine1309
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well worth the 3 hour slow walk up. extradordinary to see a volcano erupt. I would definatlry recommend seeing this in real life.

1  Thank Jig P
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Stromboli worths the visits. You can see the fire every 15 minutes and from time to time it erupts out of the crater. From the sea it’s a great view and you can have a 3-4 hours trekking (easy to be organized with local guides)...More

2  Thank stefano s
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Was excited to visit. The welcome was great and lots of good places to eat drink and be merry. Boat trip to see volcanic eruptions was amazing. My partner made it up to the volcano itself. Experience of a life time. Recommended

2  Thank MartynLewis
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I really wanted to summit an active volcano, so we booked two nights in Stromboli near the end of our three weeks in southern Italy. That would allow for both a night boat ride and a night ascent. Or so I hoped. The ferry arrived...More

2  Thank Mei-Mei K
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Perfect watching in the night. Better go there from Lipari island. much easier from there. Also good from yacht

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July 13, 2018|
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Response from holidayneeded72 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I preferred wearing boots for on the way down which is thick ash. It is dusty but it won't wreck clothing or anything - just dusty. You have to dig your heels in when going down and ash does/will flow up over the top of... More
July 2, 2018|
Response from ginsengNewYork | Reviewed this property |
Difficult to answer you: we decided to stay on Stromboli island to climb on the volcano and be sure to witness the explosions! It was a good idea as the top of the volcano is sometimes cloudy. I highly recommend doing... More
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June 2, 2018|
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Response from Greg548 | Reviewed this property |
The volcano is constantly active! There are eruptions every 5-15 minutes. Some a larger and some are smaller, but most are quite visible and very audible! You need to be quite fortunate to get good visibility if you climb... More