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Sicily Sensations

95018, Riposto, Sicily, Italy
+39 349 441 6655
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A Grand Day Out

Our guide, Paul, was very friendly and extremely knowledgable about the volcano and its history... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Ian69Loughborough
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Loughborough
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Great hike on Etna!

We had a wonderful day with Paolo and Emanuela. Nice small group - plenty of personal interaction... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
SeattleKayaker
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Seattle, Washington
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Excursions on Etna and Sicily Sicily Sensations will take you to discover the aromas, colors and flavors of Mount Etna and Sicily between sea and mountains, olive trees and vineyards, lemons and gorse on a journey to conquer the real Sicilian traditions.
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“b b” (2 reviews)
“hiking tour” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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95018, Riposto, Sicily, Italy
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+39 349 441 6655
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Our guide, Paul, was very friendly and extremely knowledgable about the volcano and its history. Despite the weather being wet and very windy we had a great day. The included lunch was basic but very tasty and plentiful, reflecting local flavours. I would recommend this...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had a wonderful day with Paolo and Emanuela. Nice small group - plenty of personal interaction. Hiked to the stunning Valley del Bove - Paolo helped us time it right so we saw the amazing valley before clouds rolled in. Hiked down a fantastical...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We booked the tour through our B&B in Riposto. We were collected by Carlo from our B&B and with 3 cars went on the trip. The combination of exploring Etna by foot, been taking to different locations by car worked really well. All 3 guides...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We booked a half a day tour with Sicily sensation with a family of 7 adults and 1 baby of 1,5 year The hiking tour around the Etna , cave and lunch was great But the transportation was beyond any limit We were packed up...More

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Isatrov87, Direttore at Sicily Sensations, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

We would like to thank you for the feedback, we are very sorry to learn from your comment that you did not enjoy the experience and that you even felt in danger. It was very surprising to read this, because when we took you back...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We booked the Etna and Alcantara trip as it offered a variety of attractions. We were picked up at our apartment by Paolo who speaks excellent English. There was a young couple already in the vehicle and as we drove up to Etna, we were...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with Paulo and Carlo yesterday. Great proper hike up to the Valley of the Bove and great explanations all the way. So different from a normal trip out. It was only later in the day we met up with the...More

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Paolo and Carlo gave us a fantastic tour of Etna. They were fun and super informative about Etna's history. The trek is perfect for families and the group is never big. There's some surprises along the way and the lunch in the countryside is an...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Paolo, our guide, was fantastic. He knew so much about the geology and cultural history of the region and the science of different kinds of volcanos. His enthusiasm for the subject and pride in his work were infectious. We saw amazing (other wordly really) sites,...More

Thank Anne B
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Great tour with lots of interesting sights and scenaries. We had a lot of fun with the guide who was very knowledgeable of the area, and got to see many different areas of Etna and the surroundings. Launch was really great and authentic. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

A great and informative half day tour took us a 2-3h trek appart from the main routs to the miraculous Valle del Bove, to a cave and finally a surprize meal with tipical Sicilian specialities - Paolo and Gloria spoke French and English and where...More

Thank Roger Z
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