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Reviewed yesterday

We used this cable car to go up from the car park up to last building up the south side of Etna. The ride is over 15 minutes and the view is fantastic.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jesfal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a ride up Mount Etna with its highest volcano in Europe, and saw a lava tunnel. It was a nice experience, but in Hawaii, I went on a helicopter ride about 40-meters above flowing red-hot molten-rock lava that was so hot, I could feel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
58  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 21 January 2019

After driving more than an hour from Taormina to visit the Etna, we get to the Funivia dell'Etna, Stazione partenza. First, there's no explanation whatsoever on the 2 lengths of the cable car, you just get to the cashier, they unpleasantly ask for 30 EUR...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank jpverni
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The film could be instructive, educational. It is a shame that UNESCO's natural attraction is represented by film without point, without story.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Road42232189137
Reviewed 4 November 2018

If you need to take the cable car up to Etna, then you've got no choice, a bit dated, some doors doesn't shut properly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael N
Reviewed 29 October 2018

It was like walking on the moon, once we got up above the clouds and began to walk on the edges of the craters of this active volcano. The cable car ride up and then another rugged bus ride even higher up, were exciting and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marg N
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Many people were walking up and the funivia is really good and well worth the money. Service stopped a couple of times but no problem and appears quite safe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TJD744
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Arrive early, preferably before 9. Be prepared to pay a lot of money (300 euro for a family of 5 with 1 under 12 = child). Go when the weather is good, we had a perfect clearvday making it well worthwhile. Wrap up warm as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JamesLumley2013
Reviewed 18 October 2018

while it is a little high-priced at about €63-€69 per person total. it is worth the value for a once in a life-time experience. We drove there and here is the break down: 1. You can drive to Refugio Sapienza and park for €3.5 for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
11  Thank TraumaMD911
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Brilliant. We got there in time for the first trip up and went in the 4x4 trucks to meet our guide. Unmissable views.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Deon N
5 October 2018|
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Response from DEFE7275 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would say 3 hours
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Jadranka C
7 August 2018|
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Can’t recall but as a family of 4 with children if the same age we spent 179€
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