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Etna on Quad Bike
"You will start the tour from Nicolosi village directly on quad. The excursion will last about 2 hours and 15 minutes and you will explore on quad the fascinating and beautiful land of Etna and you will live unforgettable adventures. You will drive through forests lunar landscapes of lava flows and old craters until you arrive at the site of Silvestri Craters (1986 mamsl). You will go back down from Piano Vetore through an Etna Altomontano track.To drive a quad you only need a common driver's license; the vehicle does not require any special skills and a guide will conduct a short briefing at the beginning of the excursion.""""See a different side of Mt. Etna driving a quad vehicle. This is an excursion through forests
From EUR200.00
 
Day-Tour of Caving on Mount Etna from Catania
"During this excursion you will visit one of the most beautiful and characteristic lava flow caves: the famous Serra Cozza Cave 1 generated by the lava in 1971.Inside the cave you will admire spectacular stalactites blisters and fantastic overlapping lava shelves. This cave in the upstream section is contained in the eruptive crack and has a section with a shape of a keyhole several meters high and no more than 3 meters wide. On the vault you can observe some openings. The downstream section is instead a flow gallery
From EUR100.00
 
Etna and Taormina Tour from Messina
"After approximately a 1 hour and 40 minutes ride you will reach the slopes of Etna the highest volcano of Europe (more than 3.300 mt). During the tour you will pass through the village of Zafferana Etnea that rises up on the southern side of the volcano. From here enjoy the beautiful views of Etna and the wonderful coast below.Then reach the mountain refuge Sapienza at the altitude of 1.900 mt. After a short break visit the famous craters of Silvestri placed in a wonderful typical lunar landscape. These craters were formed after the eruption of 1892. The street Zafferana Etnea leads to the refuge Sapienza
From EUR65.00

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Monteserra Butterfly House / Casa Delle Farfalle

A tropical greenhouse housing a fascinating selection of beautiful butterflies. There is a new dome where research is carried out and a section devoted to the conservation of the butterflies found on...
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Mount Etna Vineyards

Website with excellent information about Siciian wine and olive oil :http://www.vitevino.it/Website for The Sicilian Wine Trail / La Strada del Vino dell'Etna...
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Visit Etnaland Acqua/Theme/Prehistoric Park

Etnaland Acquapark open from 1.7.2014 - 8.9.2014 see webpage:http://www.etnaland.eu/en/PD/8/Info-and-prices.html#apkEtnaland Themepark open from see webpage:...
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Walk up to Crateri Silvestri

A short walk up and around the craters made during the large eruption of 2001. The views can be spectacular on a clear day.As the ground can be cindery and powdery due to the lava 'stones' and ash and...
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Jeep Trip after the Cable Car?

When you pay for the cable car there is the option to add on the jeep trip. If you pay for this too when you reach the top of the cable car you wait for the next jeep to fill up and the driver is then...
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Cable Car to the Next Level?

You book and pay at the Funivia dell'Etna office and catch the next cable car. At the same time decide before you set off if you would like to pay for the jeep to take you further up after the cable...
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Rifugio Sapienza - Etna Sud

Rifugio Sapienza at about 1900 metres above sea level is the highest driveable level on Mount Etna. Here there is parking, a hotel, the cable car to take you higher, the jeep trip to take you higher...
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Walks on Mount Etna

There is a website given below with a list of 11 marked walks (sentieri in Italian) on Mount Etna.I will post more information as I walk them, so far so good.As with any of the walks it is a good idea...
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The top of the Tour (Pt3)

Off the bus the only places you can go are up or down. The terrain is unvarying but there are vistas.This is 2900m so do not run! (The buses go no further up).The time allotted allows for a climb to...
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Ascent of Mt. Etna (Pt2)

Your bus lets you out at a level area with a slight decline. The path is over cool or slightly warm dry lava and ascends at less than 8 degrees for some 500 ft where you can look into the Valle del...
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The present day tourist ascent of Mt. Etna (Pt.1)

Presently there are only 2(?) ways to ascend Mt. Etna. One is to be lodged at the hostel at Refugio Sapienza(el. 1900m)and be young, strong in good climbing condition, properly informed and...
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Flora and Fauna

It is wonderful to see plants and trees and wildlife high on the lava slopes of Mount Etna.There they all are sprouting through the lava, amazing to see.
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p.zza Cantoniera - Etna Sud, 95030
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Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza Etna Sud, Nicolosi Nord
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