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“Nice view”
Review of Monte Etna

Monte Etna
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Etna at Sunset Half-Day Tour from Taormina
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Small-Group Mount Etna Sunset Walking Tour
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Small Group Tour: Etna wine and Alcantara from Taormina
Ranked #1 of 173 things to do in Catania
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Owner description: Sicily's greatest natural attraction is also its highest mountain: Mount Etna, at 10,990 feet, is the most active volcano in Europe and the oldest recorded active volcano in the world.
Bergen, Norway
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Nice view”
Reviewed 14 February 2012

The open trail takes you to a viewing point, a nice hike up to a crater that will leave you covered in black dust from head to toe (comes off quickly when going for a swim afterwards). Or you do as the annoying hords of lazy tourist: go by noisy, speedy trucks. For a closer look at the vulcanoe, you need a registered guide. Good idea to check prizes and book in advance.

Visited September 2011
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Attard, Malta
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“beautiful”
Reviewed 13 February 2012

unfortunately it snowed too much for us to go right up

Visited February 2012
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Bethlehem PA
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“Shoeshoe up Mt Etna. A volcanic experience.”
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Booked with EtnaExperience. com, full-day excursion.
Drove near top, hiked with snowshoes almost to the peak. You must be in GOOD shape to do this excursion. Lunch included,
spelunking inside a lava cave is just as exciting as climbing the mountain. The absolute highlight of my trip, and well worth the $100 a day.

Visited December 2011
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Windhoek, Namibia
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“interesting!”
Reviewed 5 February 2012

Allow half day for the tour. Don't go by yourself by bus, take a guided tour. It's very interesting and you won't get tired.
If you're not into geology and history, it won't be very interesting for you.

Visited January 2012
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Beijing
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“wow”
Reviewed 1 February 2012

We were impressed with this tour. We were picked up at the hotel and then brought there (we used a tour company called Etna geo walks or Etna geo tours, or something like that...) We paid 110 Eur and had a private tour with a geologist, who occured to be a very professional tour leader as well.

Visited December 2011
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