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Etnatao Etna Excursions

Via Ruggero Settimo 50, 95128 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 338 219 7869
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A day on Mount Etna like no other!

My intent from the start was not just to see Mount Etna but to experience it on an individual and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
George L
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Boston
Etna experience

Carmelo apart of being an incredible expert of the Etna and the natural environment is a very nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
palomix97
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Madrid, Spain
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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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+39 338 219 7869
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My intent from the start was not just to see Mount Etna but to experience it on an individual and personal basis. I didn't want it to be an ordinary, boilerplate tour. I didn’t want to go to the normal places where throngs of people...More

Thank George L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carmelo apart of being an incredible expert of the Etna and the natural environment is a very nice person, we had a great experience with him and we enjoyed a lot the day. Congratulations.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the excursion I was planning to go on in the afternoon to see the sunset was cancelled due to bad weather I was very lucky enough to be the only person on a tour the following day with Carmelo as my guide. And what...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guided hike brings you in close encounter with nature and helps you understand how the earth must have looked when life started to evolve millions of years ago. After the hike we looked with different eyes at mount Etna. We thoroughly enjoyed this hike,...More

Thank Ignace V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have very good memories of our visit to mount Etna with the guidance of Carmelo, who gave as a lot of insight. We took the time also to buy picnic and have a coffee in Milo. We would strongly recommend!

Thank Pascale M
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Very nice moment shraed with Carmelo ! Enthusiastic guide and respectful of etna environment Here you can find a different visit of etna park Thanks a lot Carmelo

Thank Juju J
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

If you want to experience an unforgettable day on Mt. Etna then look no further - book a trip with Carmelo. As other reviewers have written, he is extraordinary : his knowledge of volcanoes & nature in general is incredible and he speaks excellent English....More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Enzo is an intelligent, intriguing, and experienced guide. From the moment he picked us up personally from our bnb, his patient and beautiful personality charmed and enhanced our tour. As he guided us up to Mt Etna his humor was matched by his intelligence equaled...More

Thank Sarah N
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

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

Thank valerie w
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

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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Mark B
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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
12 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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