Mount Etna is in Mount Etna, a scenic area that's popular for being remote and family-friendly. Unique for its small-town feel, this locale has plenty of options for restaurants and wine. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the mountains, countryside, and island views. Book a hotel in the area, and use it as your home base for getting to Mount Etna and seeing everything in and around Bronte.
More to see near Mount Etna
In addition to visiting Mount Etna in Mount Etna, consider some of the other local activities and attractions. There's plenty to do in the area, such as skiing, swimming, and being pampered at a spa. Some top local attractions include the monuments, historic landmarks, and theme park.
Head up the mountain to Piano Provenzana Ski Resort or Etna Cable Car. Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Marina di Cottone Beach, San Marco Beach, and Recanati Beach. Etna Park Visitor Center, Adrano Public Park, or Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Il Picciolo Golf Club, Torre del Grifo Village, and Porto dell' Etna are other spots for some local fun.
At Paolo Vagliasindi Archaeological Museum, Civic Museum of Natural Sciences, and Museum of the Sicilian Cart, you'll learn about local culture. Royal Capizzi College Library, Church of the Sacred Heart, and Church of Santa Maria are well-known local landmarks.
Bring the family to EtnAvventura, Adventure Park Etna, and Butterfly House. Some of the area's most popular sights are Mount Etna, Cathedral of Acireale, and Norman Castle. Silvestri Craters, Church of Santa Nicola, and San Giorgio Monastery will also leave an impression.
Getting to Mount Etna
Hop aboard a plane to get to Mount Etna. The Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa) airport is 21.6 miles (34.7 km) from Mount Etna. Reggio di Calabria (REG-Strait of Messina) is the next closest airport, 43.4 miles (69.8 km) away. You can get off at Randazzo Station if you decide to take the train.