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Scalata al Cratere

Vulcano, isola di Vulcano, Sicily, Italy
+39 339 418 5875
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Dusty climb.

Good shoes, and preferably a walking pole to help climb the rough path. I was not sure-footed... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Gilly12345
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London, United Kingdom
Easy hike, nice views

It takes about 45 minutes to scale the volcano all the way to the top of the crater. It's a... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Tinde_K
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Moscow, Russia
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Vulcano, isola di Vulcano, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Good shoes, and preferably a walking pole to help climb the rough path. I was not sure-footed enough to complete the walk, but enjoyed stunning views and lovely wild flowers even on the lower slpes.

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

It takes about 45 minutes to scale the volcano all the way to the top of the crater. It's a delightful hike during which you'll enjoy the vistas of surrounding islands as they open up before you. And it's THE thing to do whilst on...More

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Really good hike up the volcano. It took about 30mins to get to the crater. Route is clearly mapped and always busy - can't get lost. Views from the top are amazing! Just don't spend too much time near the steaming gaps, stinks of sulphur

1  Thank Dory-the-fish
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

An experience never to forget! About a 50 min. climb each way. The view is incredible and I've seen other volcanos but this one has a special energy. A wonderful atmosphere. Amanda

2  Thank AmandaKat21
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is tempting to go up early afternoon as many of the few shops and restaurants are closed and there is little to do in the small town.. Try to avoid this as the first part of the ascent is on the baking, black, volcanic...More

4  Thank Jimmy K
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed very close to Milazzo and decided to go to Vulcano island one day. The boat trip took 45mins. At the harbor the tourist signs are not straight forward thus we walked on the wrong direction for 1mins before we found the right path....More

2  Thank Kriszta O
Reviewed 18 October 2016

it was a 10min walk from the harbour to the start of the climb. It is very doable for all ages, young and old. it took us 50min to reach the lowest part of the top of the crater where you can whitness a gorgeous...More

3  Thank DianaVanstipelen
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

(Slightly) active vulcano crater easily reachable for most people. Best rounded counter clockwise because then the part with (in principle toxic, but concentration is low) hydrogen sulfide fumes is passed while descending so without heavily breathing. Warm gasses escape from openings in the ground, yellow...More

Thank Ineke_George
Reviewed 15 October 2016

You do not need to go on a tour for this trip. Just get the local hydrofoil that comes here regularly from Lipari or Milazzo ( I stayed on Lipari which is a cute town and a great base for exploring all the islands) Walk...More

3  Thank rebeccadiver
Reviewed 13 October 2016

try and visit when it is cooler. Would be lovely to see the sunset from the top, but would worry about the uneven ground, when walking back down in the dark!

Thank 768lynnek
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