The World’s Most Famous Volcanoes

The World’s Most Famous Volcanoes

If you are an adventurous type of person then you probably want to experience the sight of an erupting volcano. It is a one of a kind experience and not all of us are brave enough to feel it.

If you are, these are the world’s most famous volcanoes you should choose from.

The World’s Most Famous Volcanoes 

1) Vesuvius in Italy

This volcano is the landmark of Naples, Italy because it sits just at its backdrop. This volcano is world famous thanks to the enormous damage and tragedy caused by it in AD 19. Now the affected settlements of Pompeii are under the protection of UNESCO World Heritage Site. This volcano is one of the most popular destinations in Italy and for sure it is a must-visit. It is really a thrilling experience. Make sure to book a volcano tour.


2) Mt Etna in Sicily, Italy

Of course, this active volcano will be on the most famous volcanoes list because it is the most visited one so far thanks to the fact that it can be reached easily. There are many excursions and tours organized here, so you can book your ticket and explore it while learning its history. Here you will make a lifetime of memories. Make sure to book a tour of Mt Etna.


3) Kilauea, Hawaii, USA

This volcano is situated on the Big Island of Hawaii in the USA and is very active! This constant activity means that this volcano is constantly erupting lava and if you are in search of excitement, this is your destination! The thrill is absolutely amazing as well as the sight of it. If you are not that brave to visit it by foot you can do it on a helicopter, either way, it is one very unique opportunity. Make sure to book a tour of the Volcanoes National Park and Kilauea.


4) Eyjafjallajökul in Iceland

This volcano has recently caused local chaos in 2010 and it is probably the scariest one yet. This volcano has people scared on a global level! Not only this volcano but Iceland overall offers an amazing experience, both when exploring the waterfalls or the glaciers so this place should be on your must-visit list. You can book a Thorsmörk & Eyjafjallajökull full-day tour from Reykjavik.


5) Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica

Watching this volcano will seem like an animated movie because the shape, the sightseeing, and the red lava make this volcano the most picturesque of them all. It offers astonishing views and a one of a kind experience. There are also many other things to do and visit when in Costa Rica. You can book a Arenal Volcano Raft and Rappel adventure.


6) Mount Fuji, Japan

This is another very amazing active volcano which is probably the biggest and the highest of them all. The latest when this volcano was active was in 1700 and there are no dangers predicted in near future. However, just the sight of this volcano is scary enough. You can book a day tour to Mount Fuji from Tokyo.


7) Nyiragongo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The last but not least on the world’s most famous volcanoes list is the one in Congo which is more particularly located in the Virunga Park. This park together with the volcano offers an enchanting experience and views. It is a must-visit!