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“Great experience!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wild Wide Sicily

Wild Wide Sicily
Via Ferrara 20, 95014 Giarre, Sicily, Italy
+(39) 346 6895529
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Giarre
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Antwerp, Belgium
1 review
“Great experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Our guide (David) was an vulcanologist-geologist who was fluent in English and French. Hence we got a lot of information about the recent eruptions on etna and the geological environment. It is an honest price that you pay: the guide drove us around for five hours, during which he constantly provided up-to-date informtion about the scenery. Additionally we received a very nice meal during the trip. All in all this was a great experience.

Visited July 2013
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Taunusstein, Germany
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“Great tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The guide picked us up at the hotel and we had a great 5 hours tour including nice local lunch.
He explained us everything about Etna and answered all questions. Also our questions about Sicily.
It was a great day with lot’s of things to do and to see. Take a bag with you to pick up Etna stones and rocks as souvenirs.

Visited May 2013
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“Knowledgeable guide, fantastic experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

David our guide was really knowledgeable about everything Sicilian, not just Etna - he showed us all the lava flows, knew all the dates & what happened, how it affected the locals and the island as a whole.
I've never been to Etna before & was really impressed because there's no way you would be able to work out which lava flows happened at which time without an expert guide which David clearly is.
He explained about tectonic plates & how their movement affects the island. I asked him loads of questions & he answered every one. He really does know Etna! He told us about local flora & fauna on Etna & knew all the plants I asked about.
Also, on the trip up there I asked him lots about Sicily & Sicilian life & he was happy to tell me about the Sicilian lifestyle. It was on the whole probably the best excursion we went on over the fortnight & I would recommend David to anyone visiting the area.

Visited May 2013
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