Mount Etna

Yea, there’s lots of, you know, climbing up uber-dangerous volcanoes in Italy. Still, Etna is a must-see in Sicily. It’s the peak that defines the topography of the island, clocking up a whopping 3,350 meters as it soars from the coast. To feel its power, pull on the boots and hit the trails. They all start around Rifugio Sapienza at some 2,500 meters. Alternatively, a panoramic cable car can whisk you to nearly 3,000 meters from there. Getting close to the summit means enlisting the help of a pro guide – this is an active volcano, remember?

Mount Etna is one of the world’s most active volcanoes and the number one attraction in Sicily. Join one of the many Mount Etna tours that offer easy access via a cable car and a small bus to the summit from where you can wander on your own and admire the sheer beauty of this place.

Although you certainly wouldn’t want to be anywhere near it to experience the height of its orangey-red color, Mt. Etna still makes our list for being pretty freakin’ badass. One of the best things to do in Sicily, this active stratovolcano is the highest in Europe. For the past 500,000 years, it has soared above the city of Catania. The mountain is no stranger to lava flows, but luckily, they’ve always cooled down and solidified before getting a chance to reach civilization.

Mount Etna is one of the world’s most active volcanoes and the number one attraction in Sicily. Join one of the many Mount Etna tours that offer easy access via a cable car and a small bus to the summit from where you can wander on your own and admire the sheer beauty of this place.

Yea, there’s lots of, you know, climbing up uber-dangerous volcanoes in Italy. Still, Etna is a must-see on Sicily. It’s the peak that defines the topography of the island, clocking up a whopping 3,350 meters as it soars from the coast. To feel its power, pull on the boots and hit the trails. They all start around Rifugio Sapienza at some 2,500 meters. Alternatively, a panoramic cable car can whisk you to nearly 3,000 meters from there. Getting close to the summit means enlisting the help of a pro guide – this is an active volcano, remember?

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