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Via Pendio del Gelso 10, 80070 Barano d'Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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Fantastic!

We had a personal tour of the island, we did a wonderful breathtaking walk, and the kids loved it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GSPeroni
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Brisbane, Australia
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Best Vespa Tour = fall in ❤️ w/Ischia

We had the Best Vespa & Guide (Foraday aka Platypus tours) who is from the island & spoke all... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
marydann
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Manhattan Beach, California
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Dynamic team of skilled youth in different disciplines who have combined their skills and professionalisms to enrich your stay information and knowledge.
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“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“cookery class” (3 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (2 reviews)
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Via Pendio del Gelso 10, 80070 Barano d'Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a personal tour of the island, we did a wonderful breathtaking walk, and the kids loved it. Alessandro was fantastic with the children, educating them, and they enjoyed the walk with no worries. Cooking class was fantastic and the food just wonderful! Ischia...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We had the Best Vespa & Guide (Foraday aka Platypus tours) who is from the island & spoke all languages. So fun, loved by so many as they waved to him around the island, {smart}informative (marine biologist & horticulturist). Allessandro ( guide & owner) was...More

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VFortuna, Marketing Manager at Platypus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks Mary. We are very glad you appreciated the beauty of our wonderful island. We hope you come back soon to try other experiences with us :) A big hug.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We could not have found a more excellent tour guide than Allessandro Matera of Platypus Tours! His knowledge of the Giarini La Mortella (famous garden on Ischia) was outstanding and his presentation more than any of us expected. We arranged to hire him as our...More

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VFortuna, Marketing Manager at Platypus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gail, thanks for your beautiful words. So, the recommendation of your travel agent was right and we are happy to hear that. We hope to see you again soon. A big hug.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We did the cookery day today and it was absolutely FANTASTIC! Our guide Titie was great, so friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The family are so welcoming and generous. We didn't want to leave. We had the best pasta ever, melanzane, fruit from their garden and...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We made some beautiful Italian food, our guide, family and food were amazing! Such a great day! Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We are a family of 5 (3 children ages 21, 18 and 14) This was one of the best activities we did in Italy! Lilliana and Antonio were such gracious hosts! Titi, who was our translator/guide was excellent and spoke perfect English. Lilliana taught us...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

I just wanted to echo the comments made about Platypus and Alessandro in particular. He took us on a walking tour to the peak and all around. He was interesting, knowledgeable and likeable. Cannot recommend him highly enough. Simon and Fiona Jersey

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I just returned from Italy and wanted to say one of the highlights of my 2 week vacation was the cooking class arranged by Platypus Itinerary. The Platypus driver pick us up at hotel and drove us to Bunopane , which means good bread. We...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Platypus arranged a cooking lesson for our 12 family members and friends at the home of the owner's parents. I cannot begin to praise this evening enough for the hospitality and warmth shown by the owner, his parents, and his aunt. We learned to cook...More

Thank Douglas M
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Platypus Tours organised a private cookery class for me and my two teenage daughters. We had the most heavenly 3 hours as guests of Lilliana and Nino, cooking in their outside kitchen, visiting their kitchen garden and tasting wines from the cellar. We learnt how...More

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