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Funivia dell'Etna

Via Monte Etna 154, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
095-91-41-42
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Average experience with no added value

The cable car service does what it says on the label: it ferries you from the Rifugio Sapienza via... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin M
Expensive

All in all, a ticket from Rifugio Sapienza on the chair lift, as well as the 4WD with a guide works... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mitch29685
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Royston, United Kingdom
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“cable car” (45 reviews)
“the bus” (8 reviews)
“mount etna” (10 reviews)
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Via Monte Etna 154, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cable car service does what it says on the label: it ferries you from the Rifugio Sapienza via a number of vehicles (cable car, bus, snow-cat) so that you can have a slightly closer look at the top crater (NB you cannot go right...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All in all, a ticket from Rifugio Sapienza on the chair lift, as well as the 4WD with a guide works out at €63. However, if you are even vaguely interested in experiencing Etna, you had to suck it up and do it. We loved...More

Thank mitch29685
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We (myself and my two teenagers) just visited Mount Etna and thought it worth narrating our experience as, while there are a _lot_ of reviews here, none of them quite gave the information we needed. 1. You can drive to Refugio Sapienza and park for...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the cable car , the bus later and the guide who explain in good English the Etna volcano was very good .The guide took his time to explain in details the functioning of the volcano and especially the last eruption in April . The trip...More

Thank ghorayeb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm very glad that we went up Etna - Europe's 4th highest peak. Having stayed at Taormina and watched the view constantly change, you just have to get up a little closer to this brooding giant. We drove up to Rifugio Sapienza, the base station...More

Thank UrsaMinorDwarf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is the only company that would let you climb the Etna volcano without letting you sweat. But the price is high (63€ per person). Price include: cableway from 1,900m (where the parking is) up to 2,500m + bus from 2,500m to 2,900m + guided tour...More

1  Thank bertolugo
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I agree that Etna is a unique and charming place but I believe this does not imply that in order to visit it you need to pay a minimum of 60 euros per person. Let me explain: i went to the summit, where the wire...More

1  Thank giulonragu
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Etna as part of an organised tour and had the choice of using the cable cars or doing a hike. We chose the cable cars and we're glad we did. The experience was excellent and in view the only way to get...More

Thank TAF11
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had our own car and were staying at a hotel near the bottom of the cable car. If you too are in this situation there are various things worth knowing. We turned up at opening time thinking we'd beat the tours, don't bother, it's...More

Thank redforpluck
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Mount Etna is one of the most impressing places I have been to. The continuousy changing and smoking landscape is fascinating. I took the ful tour, so cble car, four wheel bus and walk. I would certainly recommend it: the view of the top is...More

1  Thank MD76_ASD
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Emanuel M
23 March 2017|
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Response from Ariana C | Reviewed this property |
there are busses that take u there. o was in winter it was leaving only in the morning around 8 am and returing evening 4:30
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Evelyn A
17 October 2016|
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Response from Ivan L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, through the Etna Nord center at Piano Provenzana.
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Tiffany D
28 June 2016|
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Response from Rasputin21 | Reviewed this property |
The tours run each day. It is via a cable car so it runs as long as the weather holds. If there are eruptions and high winds then it is unlikely that the cable car will run. The overland part will also be dependent on the... More
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