Campsite Etna is a campsite in Nicolosi, Catania, located in a wood.This terraced camp site and camp site with sloping grounds has pitches with shade, pitches without shade and pitches with some shade. It is possible to rent caravans and bungalows.
The following rules apply to pets at (Camping Etna):
- Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
- Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)
The camp site has an outdoor swimming pool.
The camp site also supplies fresh bread.
Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Campsite Etna every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.
Average rating: 6.5
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
Situated in the middle of nowhere under pine trees. In May, with no pool or bar or restaurant open, it seemed a bit expensive. There are no marked pitches, just random un-level ground. However we could just see the top of Etna and the road up from there to Etna is quite spectacular and therefore it is a handy location. Had to pay extra for coin operated hot showers, but had to run across the room to put more in, if a longer shower is needed. Very antiquated facilities.
As motorhome dwellers for a couple of nights we thought the accommodation was adequate. The pitches weren't structured, just a reasonably flat area between a field of trees. It was quiet when we were there. Only two other motor homes; quite a number of tenters.
Showers were one euro and lasted five minutes. Can't remember whether you could have a free cold shower or not.
There is a restaurant, the food is pleasant without being great. Pasta comes aplenty!
The pool looked nice though we didn't really get a chance to use it. It was very clean and inviting though.
We asked about info on etna but all we got back was a guided tour up to etna, and only one at that. We weren't sure whether it was lost in translation or whether they were pushing only certain information as we know there are MANY tours being offered. We also asked about the daily bus service up to etna but didn't get much out of that, once again info about the one tour. In the end we talked to a couple of other people who could speak English and they gave us valuable info. Forget the bus and drive the motorhome up to etna itself! The roads are great and there is a huge parking lot! If we knew that we would have done that instead. You can also find out more about tours etc when you are up there.
Camping there was not bad though, on the contrary it was pleasant. We got to do the walk up Mount Rossi which runs up behind the campsite, and nicolosi itself is not a bad little town. Just wish we knew we could easily drive up to Etna in our motorhome, and also park there!
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-01-2019 till 31-12-2019
- 3 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 150 (45 - 75m2)
- Number of permanent pitches
- Number of accommodation units for hire
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)
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Ground and vegetation
Washing, washing-up, cooking
Food, drink and groceries
Available to hire at the campsite
Sport and games
Situation of campsite
Address & Route
Would you like to book Campsite Etna or request more information? You can do both using the information below.
Via Goethe s.n.
95030 / Nicolosi
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Coordinates: 37°37'23"N 15°0'31"E
A18 from Messina to Catania, at Acireale or Gravina exit (Catania) direction Etna/Nicolosi. Campsite clearly signposted from Nicolosi.
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