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Etnalcantara

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Address: Piazza XI Febbraio, 95012, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 00393479401100
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This trip is not just for those interested in geology: anyone who loves...

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.

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Maybe better tourguides exist but we found an excellent one so we missed nothing

A sunny but very windy thus cold day on top of the Etna. The day started at 09.30 and ended 17.00 hrs and in between we had a very nice,knowledgeable in every aspect and good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2016
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Koersel, Belgium
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Koersel, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

A sunny but very windy thus cold day on top of the Etna. The day started at 09.30 and ended 17.00 hrs and in between we had a very nice,knowledgeable in every aspect and good driver named Francesco. he showed us all the nice spots including the river canyon and told us many., many things about the Etna, Sicily and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Having planned our Sicilian trip well in advance I overlooked booking our Etna/Alcantra Gorge tour with another operator who is No 1 on Tripadvisor. Needless to say they and several others were already booked. Our hotel receptionist did a great job in arranging this booking with Etnalcantra. Our guide was Francesco who was very good up until lunch but fell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour operator. I was travelling solo and was picked up by a great tour guide named Francesco who was not only very professional and knowledgeable about the volcano, its surrounding areas and vegetation but he went beyond of being accommodating and I could not have expected a better guide or excursion. The tour was a good mix... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Our family of four took a private 4x4 tour of Mt. Etna on a cruise port stop in Giardini Naxos in August. We were picked up at 1000 (earliest tender arrival for our ship) and made our initial stop in Linguaglossa for excellent cappucino and cannolli. At Mt. Etna, our excellent guide explained features of a number of different eruptions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We did a full 4 x 4 day. Collection from our hotel at 9 am & dropped off at 6. Great suggestion of lunch at the gambino winery. Great communication by email from the guys and a lovely guide who spoke great English. Thanks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I've never experienced such an incredible tour with such incredible guide like Alfio and Mirco! They were so much fun and knowledgeable! The scenery was amazing! The hike was a bot challenging sometimes but they said "piano piano" so we could breath and walk nicely 😆! We got the full day tour and Alfio and Mirco have good english (with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Really good tour with a very knowledgeable guide, Alfio, who knew a significant amount about volcanology and local history. He also took us to bonus sites after the mountain tour was finished. Highly, highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

We would strongly recommend you take a tour of Etna with this company. Our guide Alfio was incredibly knowledgeable, kind, attentive and great fun to be with. We had a brilliant day learning about and and experiencing Etna's beauty thanks in no small measure to our superb guide, 10 out of 5!

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Mellieha, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Waterfalls coming straight off mount Etna! Water very cold but the scenes are just perfect. A must for every traveller!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

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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