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Tarnav Minicrociere Isole Eolie

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Day tour to Lipari and Vulcano

Having spent a week touring Sicily sites by bus this was a nice alternative on a "day off". We... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Mona N
Koege, Denmark
Better than expected and very careful of customer safety.

We did the Vulcano, Panarea and Stromboli trip on the 16th. It was pretty full. They had a good... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
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A wide choice of itineraries enable you to discover the most interesting places of the Aeolian Islands. With our modern and comfortable ships, you can visit the most fascinating places you can only reach by sea. Choose your Daily Minicruise and...more
Via dei Mille 17, 98057 Milazzo, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 922 3617
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading all the negative reviews about pretty much every company that does tours to Stromboli I decided to go with the cheapest option, Tarnav. I set my expectations low and hoped for the best as I boarded the boat. There were two vessels leaving...More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This was a awful and expensive experience. All the negative reviews are right. Don’t be tempted! Boat is OVERCROWDED TO THE MAX very poor outside space. Lots of people didn’t have a seat and spent ages wondering around the boat aimlessly. It was really uncomfortable....More

Thank Becaman
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Having spent a week touring Sicily sites by bus this was a nice alternative on a "day off". We were picked at hotel stops and taken to a harbour on the north coast. The Italian guide filled in facts along the route in 4 different...More

Thank Mona N
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We took the Tarnav tour to Strmboli and Panarea on a beautful April day. The ship is well built for its purpose. On Panarea I highly recommend to go to the prehistoric site. As it s a 40 min walk eac way and you have...More

1  Thank mulibenzvi
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We were at the cruise to Panera and Stromboli, the stops at the harbors were to long but the end of the day was the biggest disappointment after all the people waited to see the show of the mountain after dark nothing happened and suddenly...More

Thank yobar41
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We did the Vulcano, Panarea and Stromboli trip on the 16th. It was pretty full. They had a good system with wristbands and a board telling you when the next pick up / departure was. We didn't know we would be on one ship (some...More

1  Thank verneEngland
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We took recently two of the tours advertized by TARNAV - first Panarea and Stromboli and next day Lipari and Volcano. The first tour srtarts at 11am and ends around 10 pm. It has to be on the west-side of Stromboli after sundown to let...More

Thank julo972
Reviewed 12 September 2017

PROS + courteous staff at reservations office + sailors and captain going the extra mile to help out when needed + timely departures + On-board guide giving information on the islands CONS - Overcrowded vessel - heavily propped towards industrializing the tourism niece in the...More

Thank creml001
Reviewed 21 August 2017

3 weeks ago my husband and I used this company to visit the Aeolian islands of Lipari and Volcano. Due to depart at 9am, we joined other people to board, it was a bit of a scramble, we all wanted the best seats!!! If you...More

Thank CDH1963
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The Aeolian islands are lovely. What spoils it is the number of companies dropping off tourists continually. Panarea is probably worth a visit but we were not given enough time to explore. Same with Stromboli. The harbours of Panarea and Stromboli are the nautical equivalent...More

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Kristina W
18 January 2017|
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Response from lynda3491 | Reviewed this property |
The boat trip itself is quite good. It's the food that is a big disappointment. So get a good breakfast and pack enough to eat on board say a few sandwitches and a drink then you can eat later on stromboli reasonably... More