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Etnatao Etna Excursions

Via Ruggero Settimo 50, 95128 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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An eco-friendly way to discover Etna

We had a wonderful walk around inactive craters of the Etna, with a close-to-nature and an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
valerie w
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Barcelona, Spain
Etnatao Etna Excursions / Catania

Etna, the vulcan still in activity, is a great visit; you make this visit probabely only one time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Excursions On Etna Led By A Naturalistic Guide With A Degree In Geology. Our Proposal Is Focused On Natural Sciences And Inspired By The Principles Of Ecotourism. We Renounce The Use Of Jeeps And Funiculars And Propose Walking Tours In The Most Peaceful And Unspoiled Places Of Mt. Etna Untouched By Mass Tourism.
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Via Ruggero Settimo 50, 95128 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wonderful walk around inactive craters of the Etna, with a close-to-nature and an out-of-mass paths approach. Carmelo gave us plenty of details about the impact of the different eruptions and the way nature rebirths every time, with a touch of poetry and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Etna, the vulcan still in activity, is a great visit; you make this visit probabely only one time in your lifetime, you came on a point who it's so exiting, and than you prefer to return; a great experience, but I don't trust to climb...More

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Etnatao tour with Carmelo beginning of April. We were only 3 people but he took a lot of time to show us different spots and guided a very nice tour. We recommend the tour for outdoor and nature oriented people who want...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you want to feel Etna and know everything about him, this is your tour! You will walk up until his craters and you will know everything about his sourrounding ,his life and what happen there. Carmelo is an excellent guia, who makes you feel...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

I took the Etnatao guided hike that Carmelo offers in August 2017 with a group of five friends. There was also another couple, our same profile. Carmelo was easy to contact via internet and responsive. Before the trip he gave me a great confidence and...More

1  Thank itziarcastello
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

I took the Etnatao guided hike with Carmelo this past August 2017 with a group of five more friends, and it was a fantastic, transformational experience. Carmelo's tour is different from other Etna tours in that it is a very small group (so, more direct...More

1  Thank Daniel B
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

We had a group hike to Etna in July 2017. It was a large group, 20+ people and we all payed attention to what our guides were saying because they were really interesting, and what is most important, really knowledgeable about the Etna area and...More

1  Thank 347lukas
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Getting to the top of one of the worlds most famous volcanoes was something we planned on for some time - we were on a cruise so we did not have a lot of time to dilly dally getting up the mountain and we really...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We went spontaneously for a donkey ride when we came to Etna north side, at Piano Provenzano, two families with 3 teenagers and one 10-year old. It was an amazing experience - the fun of riding these animals, the beauty of the nature we came...More

1  Thank Åsa S
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

A friend and I spent the day with Fabio and Carmelo exploring the north side of Mount Etna. Both Fabio and Carmelo are very knowledgeable about the natural history of the area and were eager to impart their knowledge and answer questions. Very personable and...More

1  Thank gkardon
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Mark B
28 October 2016|
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Response from jeffreysujar | Reviewed this property |
We booked it around one week before the trip and it was fine. We spoke to Carmelo by phone and email and we found a day convenient for both
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Arne S
13 April 2016|
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Response from RicardoIspra | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I would definitely recommend Carmelo. I knows the volcano better than anyone, will take you to less touristic points and his geology/biology knowledge are impressive. His English is quite good too! You can't miss it :)
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