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Smelly Mud

The sulfur mud pool in Vulcano seem to be one of the main touristic things to do in town... I’m... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JRKSA
,
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
via mobile
Relax

Yesterday I went to the top of Vulcano (400 m) and today I would like to gain benefits from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beppe M
,
Turin, Italy
via mobile
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“your eyes” (8 reviews)
“mud bath” (15 reviews)
“sulfur smell” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sicily, Italy
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"your feet"
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"heated water"
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"pay extra"
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"unique experience"
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"active volcano"
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"skin"
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"bathing"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The sulfur mud pool in Vulcano seem to be one of the main touristic things to do in town... I’m glad that I experienced it, but I kindly offer the following comments and suggestions: - This smells nasty! Our skin stunk for a day afterward....More

Thank JRKSA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I went to the top of Vulcano (400 m) and today I would like to gain benefits from the thermal mud. Hot water, sliding mud, you must pay attention for your eyes.But is very relaxing, for my muscles, for my mind.Random you start and...More

Thank Beppe M
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

There was a small notice about protecting your eyes but nothing about FEET! I went into the little beach with the thermal vents in the water and got scald burns on the soles of my feet - not great as I’m on a walking holiday....More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Terrible, my eyes stung like sulfur was poured into them for two whole days! Surely it takes days away from your life. Mind you there was a tiny sign, but the sign won’t help the tiny sand in your eyes. Quite pleasant to sit in...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

If you are a fan of mud and warm baths, it's definitely worth a visit. At the entrance they offer the opportunity to pay for a shower after the experience - totally recommended, use a lot of shower gel! What I want to stretch out...More

4  Thank taniaoff
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Must be fair, I did not bathe in the foul smelling water, I figured with all of the people rubbing off their dry skin, psoriasis, warts and other nasties, I would pass on this one. If you went in healthy I should think you would...More

Thank MarkfromHaslemere
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

We were on a private boat around italian amalfi coast and on our way to sicily, we decided to visit Vulcano island and it was a great decision. This island is unbelievably stinky, once u get to the shore u feel a strong scent of...More

Thank jupitersun888
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

If a smelly mud is your thing don't give it a miss. Your skin will stink of sulfur for hours reminding you that you just did something very unique. Not sure if anyone is tight or brave enough to pay for the mud bath only...More

Thank GommezA
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

I think you have to visit the Volcanic thermal mud bath if your in Vulcano. It's an interesting experience that only cost 4 euros each. The thermally heated water is quite hot so be ready for that. It stinks, but most of the Island has...More

Thank ElliottCoventry
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Unique experience right by the port. Important to pay extra for a shower afterwards and take a swim afterwards in the very hot sea nearby.

1  Thank 4borris
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Ljane789
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nel periodo in cui sono stato io (luglio) dalle 07,00 alle 19,00
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Mlafranca
July 23, 2015|
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No, just 5 minutes on foot! ;)
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It's really close. By walk just less than 5 minutes.
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