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Etnalcantara

Piazza XI Febbraio, 95012 Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
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Type: Volcanos
Owner description: This trip is not just for those interested in geology: anyone who loves nature and breathtaking landscapes should join us on this special excursion.... more » Owner description: This trip is not just for those interested in geology: anyone who loves nature and breathtaking landscapes should join us on this special excursion. Our 4X4 vehicles allow us to visit the unspoiled natural beauty that makes Mount Etna so famous, while avoiding the crowds of tourists. Enjoy extraordinary scenery, ancient forests, black lava fields left from previous eruptions, volcanic craters, lava caves and other natural wonders accessible only to those with the right set of tires. « less
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a real 5 star Etna tour experience, Francesco picked us up from our hotel in Catania in a very lovely Land rover discovery ...a wonderful suprise for comfortable travel!! Our guide was very knowledgeable about Etna and the surrounding villages as he has grown up in the area. We were taken along main routes and off road to... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had a very pleasant day outing on the ETNA. We were a group of 6, and our guide was Alfio. He did the whole tour in two languages, without problem. He took us to many different parts of the mountain, taking time to explain the volcanic origins of each part. All in all, it was a very relaxing day,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I would strongly suggest this guided tour with Francesco. Both myself and my wife were guided by Francesco.He is very knowledgeable and very enthusiastic to show every aspect of mt. etna. Our tour guide was brilliant with his fluency in english and ensured that we had a great time.Both myself and my wife were on our honeymoon at the time... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The tour of Mt Etna was one of highlights of our trip to Sicily. Our tour guide Alfio was the biggest part of that wonderful experience! Very friendly and outgoing, he was also exceptionally knowledgeable, courteous and professional! He picked us up at the hotel at exact time the tour was scheduled. His 4WD was very nice and comfortable. He... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We booked a day tour of Mt Etna with 4WD as shore excursion off a cruise. We had a fabulous day with Alfio. We started out doing the normal Etna things and then went to a vineyard for a wine tasting/lunch which was a highlight of the day. After that Alfio took us through his home town where we stopped... More

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Nantucket
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our Etna tour with Francesco as our guide. He was very knowledgeable and was excited to explain the history of this amazing volcano. We drove through lovely wooded areas and explored a cave pocket. He also pointed out different tree and plant species. We were very glad that we did not miss this! Highly recommend

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

This isn’t the cheapest way to see Etna – but it is quite the best. We spent the day travelling in the luxury of a new Range Rover across terrain that just couldn’t be accessed by any other form of transport. Our guide and driver was local, friendly and knowledgeable. The guided walk up some of the many extinct cones... More

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Shropshire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

We went on a half day trip in a Land Rover to Etna in May 2012 with Etnalcantara and it was a superb experience .Our guide Alfio - probably not spelt correctly! - was very informative , helpful and a very good companion for our visit . We were able to experience walking on lava , snow and the mountain... More

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Doha, Qatar
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

My friend and I had booked the 1 day Jeep excursion to Mount Etna which was fabulous. A very big thank you for Francesco our guide who was very knowledgeable, fun and a great driver. It was a great off-road experience!! I highly recommend this day trip if visiting Sicily. Will definitely be back to Sicily again! Sally

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011 via mobile

We booked a day trip with Francesco to see Mount Etna and have lunch at a local vineyard with wine tasting. The day was superb with Francesco being a very knowledgeable and interesting guide. My wife and I, along with our 3 sons (19, 16 and 15) thoroughly enjoyed the day and would highly recommend this.

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