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Address: Contrada Testa dell'Acqua, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0931 184 0776
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Description: HandySicily is a Tour Operator, with many years' experience, set up in...
HandySicily is a Tour Operator, with many years' experience, set up in order to make the tourists discoverthe most beautiful and hidden angles of Sicily. Tour of Sicily and minitour for individuals and groups (themed itineraries and tailor-made) Excursions Guided tours Mercedes car / minibus hire with a driver
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Paolo Mortellaro is an excellent guide!

Paolo Mortellaro was the best guide we could have asked for on our tour. We were with him most of April 17, 2015, and it could not have been better! Seeing Agrigento and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Manitou Beach, Michigan
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Manitou Beach, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Paolo Mortellaro was the best guide we could have asked for on our tour. We were with him most of April 17, 2015, and it could not have been better! Seeing Agrigento and the Roman Villa was so informative and Paolo could tell us anything we wanted to know about the history, etc. He is indeed, an excellent guide, and... More 

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Hilton Head, SC
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Paolo Mortellaro and Paolo Gallo each led us for 3 days. Their English was impeccable, everything was as promised, they were considerate and sensitive to our needs. The car and driving were professional. Their restaurants combined delicious foods with views. Our high expectations were exceeded. The farmhouse food was exceptional, except the meat which was mediocre. It desperately needs a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Paolo was our tour guide for the day, taking us to Agrigento (Valley of the temples) and the Roman Villa. He was kind, courteous, well informed and funny!! He also speaks English very well. We had a fantastic day as a result of his efforts - I would recommend him specifically and Handy Sicily to anyone visiting Sicily!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

With Paolo's help we packed 3000 years of history into a 7 day tour of Sicily. We were able to see and do everything and we never felt rushed. Paolo knows the rhythms of the towns and sites: when to visit, for how long and how much information to provide. He easily altered the days to suit our interests. Also,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I signed up for a 4 days private, guided tour of Sicily with Paolo Mortellaro (Handy Sicily). Paolo is Sicilian and very knowledgeable. My tour covered Agrigento, Donnafugata, Castilla d'Romana, Ragusa, Noto, Modica, & Siracusa. For Agrigento I wanted to see Valley of the Temples, Greek settlement. There were several ruins including a massive temple dedicated to Zeus. We also... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My husband and I decided at the last minute to visit Sicily in January this year. Paolo was recommended to us by friends and available on the dates we had free. We were collected at the airport in Catania and travelled across Sicily with him (he is a great driver) over a period of 7 nights, ending our tour in... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We have just returned from 12 glorious days on Handy Sicily’s “Best of Sicily” tour. We had a fantastic time thanks to expert planning and execution by Handy Sicily’s owner / operator Paolo Mortellaro! The “Best of Sicily” tour covers a large area of Sicily and as such was perfect for seeing all the top Sicily sites, including the best... More 

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Raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Traveling to Sicily was a great opportunity to visit the many historic sights, including many beautiful churches. We were amazed by the many civilizations which were prominent and left evidence of their occupation. Our guide Luca was familar with not only the well known sights but out-of-the-way places which were of great interest. And the food was great with a... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My friends and I recently took the 8 day tour offered by Handy Sicily, and it exceeded our expectations in every way. The countryside was beautiful, the historical sites amazing, the food was beyond delicious, especially those cannolis at the Farmhouse, and the accommodations were very comfortable. Even though all of that was more than we could have hoped for,... More 

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Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Five friends took an 11 day tour of Sicily with Paolo and we were very pleased. He booked us into nice hotels, led us to interesting restaurants, and made sure we saw all the sights. He knows some places such as small private museums that are not in the guidebooks, and he encouraged us to get to acquainted with some... More 

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