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Gruppo Guide Alpine Etna Sud - Day Excursions

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 43, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 791 4755
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Not good value

At 63€ per person it's a rip off. Cable car and 4x4 truck to 2900m starting at 2000m. You also have... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Rome, Italy
via mobile
If you want to do the summit choose someone else

We wanted to do the summit and got the information from Gruppo... that it was not possible that day... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Sebastian B
via mobile
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  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
23 Oct 2016
“Not good value”
16 Oct 2016
“If you want to do the summit choose someone else”
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 43, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 791 4755
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

At 63€ per person it's a rip off. Cable car and 4x4 truck to 2900m starting at 2000m. You also have no weather warning before going up and you could end up in a gale. A walk at the craters near the car park are...More

Thank stromtrooper
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to do the summit and got the information from Gruppo... that it was not possible that day due to conditions. So we took the standard tour/walk at 2900 m (cableway, bus, guide (which was from Gruppo...)) for 63 EUR. At 2900 m we...More

Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting Sicily we of course had to visit the top of the Etna. And we had an amazing experience. Some more background. There are many possibilities and we had difficulties to find the right one. From the south side you can take the cable way...More

Thank PBTN
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Having heard good things about them from various sources, I struggled on emails and on phone, to get some very basic questions answered. At the end of it, I was given an impression that I could show up at their office at Rifugio Sapienza after...More

4  Thank carpe_diem_179
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

I am usually not so much into mass tourism things. Still, I highly recommend the excursion as a cool adventure. Expect up to 40 people in your group and be sure you can manage a moderate hike of 6 hours. Bring food and water. The...More

1  Thank Christoph R
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Took the whole family all the way up to the top of Mount Etna. Then a Guide took us all around the top of the Volcano. My Grandchildren will remember this forever.

1  Thank ChesterWindsor
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The only way to arrive until the top crater in safety with experts guides. I suggest to check the weather forecast to be sure that the excursion starts.

1  Thank GabrieleAmato
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

We went to the information center today for a guided tour with this agency. My husband spoke to the only guide available there. He felt more disturbing him than anything else. The guide was very arrogant, actually impolite, asking us to come back on the...More

4  Thank kizkouz
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I do not like to write bad reviews. This is the first bad review I have ever written! :) I was not very impressed with our tour guide today. The cable car was 27 euros which we had no problem with but we decided to...More

4  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This excursion was the best of my holidays in Sicily (i'm talking seriously!) The price is high by it's still in the average for that kind of excursion and it's extremely worth it. I'm sure that what made this experience so good was the guides,...More

Thank Elvira1987
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Bonjour Mon épouse et moi-même visiterons la Sicile en novembre prochain...L'Etna fait partie des choses que nous voulons absolument voir, mais je vois sur Internet une série de guides qui proposent tous des trecks qui ont l'air géniaux...comment choisir "la bonne compagnie" ? Nous souhaiterions voir les cratères sommitaux si possible..je lis aussi de tout sur les tarifs : faut-il compter 85€/pers pour le "all-in" (funiculaire + montée en 4x4 + guide qui nous amène marcher jusqu'en haut), ou est-ce 85€ juste pour le guide, auxquels il faut ajouter le funiculaire et le 4x4 ? Faut-il d'office réserver ou est-ce que le(s) guide(s) est(sont) facilement disponible(s) ? Quel est le lieu de RDV ? Merci pour vos réponse !
23 May 2016|
Response from Andrea N | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour, et nous nous excusons pour la réponse tardive. Avec le coût de 85 € vous avez le billet de remontée et de jeeps, et la direction de l'équipement (bottes, veste, sac à dos), le lieu de rencontre est le Baita guides... More
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Bonjour, Est ce que le 28 mars les excursions à l'etna sont ouvertes et donc possibles. Peut-on louer chaussures, chaussette, gants, manteaux et chaussures. A quels prix ? Merci de vos réponses
1 March 2015|
Response from Andrea N | Reviewed this property |
Le escursioni per quella data sono aperte (ve ne sono di diversi tipi....), nell'area del rifugio Sapienza è possibile noleggiare attrezzature
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