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Etnatao Etna Excursions

Via Ruggero Settimo 50, 95128 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Very nice moment shraed with Carmelo ! Enthusiastic guide and respectful of etna environment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Juju J
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Toulouse, France
The very best Etna trip

If you want to experience an unforgettable day on Mt. Etna then look no further - book a trip with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ykemichelle
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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 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks 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

Thank valerie w
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Reviewed 8 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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Reviewed 3 May 2018

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

Thank Martina O
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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

3  Thank Ángela A
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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 28 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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Mark B
27 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
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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