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Sicilian Secrets

Via Vampolieri 8/A, 95022 Aci Catena, Sicily, Italy
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8 Day Secrets of Sicily

This tour company is recommended for travelers who are experienced with Italy or other European... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Donald Z
Great Potential

The Central office administration was rather disorganised - they asked me via the tour guide to pay... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Gregory F
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“secrets tour”(4 reviews)
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Sicilian Secrets Daily proposes daily tours which will give you a real full immersion in Sicily.Thanks to its thematic itinerary, daily tours give at the tourist 2.0, who loves brief trips and long weekends, an intense travel experience only for a...more
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Via Vampolieri 8/A, 95022 Aci Catena, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This tour company is recommended for travelers who are experienced with Italy or other European venues and can make informed choices when offered them. This company's value proposition is reasonable cost, good hotels, and transportation to key sites covering 3/4 of Sicily quite efficiently. Sicilian...More

Thank Donald Z
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Proprieta252, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Sicilian Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, we are pleased to read you've appreciated many aspects of the tour. Your feedback reward us and give the opportunity to improve our products. Thanks again and we hope you will consider again Sicilian Secrets and Dimensione Sicilia for tour next journey to...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The Central office administration was rather disorganised - they asked me via the tour guide to pay the balance even though I had already paid it. They did apologize but I've just received another invoice, a month later, for the deposit - also paid before...More

1  Thank Gregory F
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

the tour was for eight day s and started and ended in Catania, the hotels and meals breakfast and dinner were very good and plenty of food. the places we visited were fantastic. : lots of walking each day and saw a huge amount of...More

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Proprieta252, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Sicilian Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Mike, we are happy to read your nice review about Sicilian Serets tour. Sicilian Secrets and Dimensione Sicilia will wait for another great journey in this beautiful island. Kind Regards

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I did two tours back to back with different companies and Sicilian Secrets was really disappointing. I'll try to highlight issues that were inferior compared to other tours. Each day there were additional fees at every stop that we weren't told about ahead of time-that...More

Thank Michelle W
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Proprieta252, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Sicilian Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Dear Mrs Williams, I'm sorry you've been deceived by the tour! Is is always helpful for us having a feedback about the offered services in order to improve the quality. Though I have to tell you reading your comments we had the impression maybe you...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I did the Sicilian Secrets tour in early Sept and had a great time. Placido was great tour guide and is a passionate Sicilian/Italian. Our tour was English only which was an advantage and Placido's english was very good. The tour was...More

Thank Charlie M
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Proprieta252, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Sicilian Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear Charlie, thanks for your review. Clients' feedbacks are very much appreciate and they help us to improve our products. We hope you will consider Sicilian Secrets and Dimensione Sicilia to organize your next journey in Sicily. Kind regards

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Sicily is beautiful and this trip allowed us to see the highlights. Placido the guide was charming, knowledgeable and did a very good job. We enjoyed the wine tasting, the honey tasting and the cooking demonstration and lunch. The hotels were very comfortable and well...More

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Proprieta252, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Sicilian Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear Alsisi, It was our pleasure to have you as a guest in our tour. We really care about guests’ satisfaction and opinion, regarding the quality of our services. Your review help us maintain and even improve our high standards, so that your next stay...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Everything about Sicily is just amazing; the people, the food, the wine and the cities, towns and villages. Some regions of Italy are very different to each other. Sicily runs to the beat of its own drum and as soon as you realise this fact,...More

Thank William P
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I had the most wonderful time on this amazing tour of Sicilia. Our guide ‘Placido’ was exceptional and worked very hard in almost 40 degree temperatures on most days, speaking in Italian, Spanish and English and ensuring our every need was met. His knowledge and...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

The tour was well organized from the first until the last day. The hotels and the bus were nice and clean, and the food was good. We saw a lot of sights. Sadly, these are all the positive things that come to my mind. Here...More

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Proprieta252, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Sicilian Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Dear Mrs Tamii_frog, we're glad to know you enjoyed both the tour, the food and Sicily with its treasures! We are proud to tell you that all our guides speak a good English (and Placido is one of the best loved by our English speaking...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

First off, I will start off by saying anyone who takes this tour is crazy especially any American. The tour takes you from one cathedral to another with your occasional archaeological site in between. There are occasional beautiful beaches and sites. Visiting MT. Etna which...More

Thank Lorenzo C
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Maria L, Proprietario at Sicilian Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Mr. Lorenzo, we regret you did not appreciate our Sicilian Secrets Tour. Generally entrances in historic buildings are extra and also Sicilian Secrets programs underlines the non included sites. Sicilian Secrets' hotels staff always meet guests' needs: during your stay, the would be also...More

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Generally 40-50 years old
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Response from JudyBa-Aus | Reviewed this property |
We spent overnight in Agrigento after a late afternoon tour of the ruins which took about 2 hours. The hotel was good. We visited the ruins at Selinute first which allowed us about an hour of exploring then had about 1.5 hrs... More
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We were 13 people in a small and very comfortable bus.
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