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Via Monte Etna 154, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1  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
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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
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
7  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
Thank Julia P
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Etna surely is one of the most interesting place to see in Sicily. I decided to do an excursion with my family. But it was difficult booking the excursion without a guide, so we were helped by Sicilying, an online Tour Operator that is placed...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Roberta B
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

For about 6€ you can park your car all day at the bodem of the cableway. There’s also a toilet next to the carpark but you’ll have to pay and it’s very dirty. Go to the toilet on the top of the cableway instead, that...More

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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