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Etna Touring

Nicolosi centro Via Roma n. 1 | Punto di ritrovo e partenza escursioni: Etna Sud, quota 1.900 metri, presso La Cantoniera, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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It is bigger than you think!

Quite a trip and an excellent review. Its a beautiful drive up to the base where the gondolas are... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
patentpubs
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Bella Etna!

I had the pleasure to trek with "Etna Touring" this October, and I can only recommend them further... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
nadiabarlo
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Fribourg, Switzerland
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Excursions and trekking on the Etna, the hightest active volcano in Europe, with volcanologic and alpine guides.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Nicolosi centro Via Roma n. 1 | Punto di ritrovo e partenza escursioni: Etna Sud, quota 1.900 metri, presso La Cantoniera, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Quite a trip and an excellent review. Its a beautiful drive up to the base where the gondolas are. From the top of the gondolas we took the jeep up to the top and had an awesome tour guide who explained the history and temperament...More

Thank patentpubs
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I had the pleasure to trek with "Etna Touring" this October, and I can only recommend them further! When we first got to the meeting point, I regretted not listening to my mom and thus not bringing along enough warm clothes. Because, let's not forget,...More

2  Thank nadiabarlo
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Upsides: very good organization, equipment included, multilingual staff, very friendly guides (the glass of wine at the summit is the cherry on the cake) Downside: quite large groupsMore

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EtnaTouring, Proprietario at Etna Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Customers, a dutiful clarification: on Saturday 4th November 2017, the groups were composed of 33 participants and there were 2 volcanological guides + 2 closing escorts, so we have to disprove your negative note! Thank you, however, for taking the time to write us...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was my second visit to Etna, and upon the recommendation of my B&B host decided to hike to the summit with Etna Touring. She had been under the impression that the group size would be limited, which unfortunately it wasn't. Upon arrival to the...More

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EtnaTouring, Proprietario at Etna Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Customers, for correctness and transparency we must write some necessary clarifications: 1. That day, like all other days, our groups have always been composed, as per regulation, by 20 people for each guide and we have always had the closing guide/escort of the group....More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Relaxed, well-informed, carful guidance. Really nice people, you can feel that they love and respect the Etna. Suitable for hikers with a at least some mountain experience. You’ll be on the top of Etna and you shouldn’t be afraid of some sulfur gases. Great tour,...More

Thank Ekkehard B
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EtnaTouring, Proprietario at Etna Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Customers, thanks for the time that you have devoted to write us and for your positive comments that make us happy to our job. We love and we respect Mount Etna... we live here, we work here and we make it know and to...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable experience to summit Etna, smell the sulphur fumes, feel the hot steam on warm lava rocks as you sit for lunch Clouds beneath you - etna subcraters puff out steam Hard walk up the slope - even harder sliding down lava sand Pietro very...More

1  Thank Aruni S
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Hike to the Etna's central crater is one of the best things you can do in Sicily and Etna Touring offers excellent service on the way. Our group had two guides: Pietro who led the group at the front and Mario who stayed at the...More

Thank odusia
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice guy Pietro La Rosa. He offers a new way to discover Etna. Agency found a good b&b and restaurant in Nicolosi.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The Etna Touring guide (Lucca) was very knowledgeable and brought the Etna story to life during this walk to the crater. The walk was strenuous but well paced with plenty of short stops for information and a chance look at the views. Whilst it involves...More

Thank Andy L
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is just to say thankyou to Etna Touring and guide Pietro La Rosa for taking me up to the summit area twice during the week 3/7 to 10/7/2017! It's astonishing how lava retains heat - when we stopped for lunch on the 5th near...More

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