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Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group

Via Maurolico 2, 98055, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 981 3086
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Great punctuality, no English speaking staff

Massimo was recommended by our hotel on Lipari for the day tour Panarea and Stromboli hike to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salmylou
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
via mobile
Day trip to Panerea and Stromboli

The boat was nice and small but despite various guidebooks recommendations to use them for English... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DG5028
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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“at noon” (3 reviews)
“day tour” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Via Maurolico 2, 98055, Sicily, Italy
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+39 090 981 3086
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"stromboli"
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"great trip"
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"great service"
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"hike"
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"malvasia"
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"summit"
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"fumaroles"
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"bay"
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"crew"
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"swim"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Massimo was recommended by our hotel on Lipari for the day tour Panarea and Stromboli hike to summit. What we liked was their punctuality, departure at noon was in fact departure at noon. The boat was very nice too. Nice inside and on deck seats,...More

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massimoLipari, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Salve, grazie per averci recensito ,si la puntualita' è una caratteristica che ci contraddistingue,abbiamo 2 belle barche che utilizziamo per...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat was nice and small but despite various guidebooks recommendations to use them for English speaking visitors the crew did not speak any English, gave no details of where we were or what we could see. They missed out one of the stops advertised...More

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massimoLipari, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Salve, premesso che nessuna barca che fa escursioni alle isole Eolie fa sosta nel villaggio di Ginostra,in quanto trattasi di...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The company were simple and easy to book with and the excursion as described. They were organised and we enjoyed our trip to Stromboli. They were also accomodating to my girlfriend who did not want to do the climbing part of the excursion. The only...More

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massimoLipari, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018
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Grazie per averci recensito ,siamo contenti che vi siete trovati bene con noi, per quanto concerne i bambini invece è...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Did the hike to the summit of Stromboli from our base in Lipari using Da Massimo as the tour agent and consequently Magmatrek for the guided hike. Worked out really well for us, especially the ascent with Magmatrek. The trip to Stromboli from Lipari was...More

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massimoLipari, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017
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Grazie per averci recensito,contenti di avervi lasciato un buon ricordo. Saluti Massimo

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We booked the day tour of panarea and Stromboli climb. The boat was great and comfortable. The group not too large. We could really feel though the guide of the boat was not super friendly and inpatient, taking us through the motions like cattle. I...More

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massimoLipari, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017
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Grazie per averci recensito,ci dispiace che qualcosa non sia andata bene,pero' quando si partecipa alla scalata sul cratere di Stromboli...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I took the Salina Lipari excursion in August with my teens and I would highly recommend it. The scenery was magnificent. All the others on our trip were Italians of all ages and it was a fun, lively group. The tone was set by our...More

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massimoLipari, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017
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Siamo contenti di avervi lasciato un buon ricordo di noi,si avete ragione il giro di Lipari e Salina è molto...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We booked a hike up Stromboli with Magmatrek and they recommend Da Massimo for the transfers to and from Lipari. We left the wharf about midday and had a lovely trip to Panerea where we swam off the boat in a little bay. We then...More

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massimo1423, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017
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Grazie tanto per averci recensito. Saluti Massimo

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I book a boat from them 1 week in advance. But it turned out that they REQUIRED ME TO FIND ANOTHER PASSENGERS otherwise I will pay for 120 Euro extra gas. It was so crazy that I refused to take their boat. The husband called...More

1  Thank zixiao y
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massimo1423, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016
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Avete pure il coraggio di scrivere una recensione negativa PAZZESCO,mi avete riservato un gommone tramite email tempo prima,il giorno dell'affitto...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We booked two tours with Dolce Vita: the Lipari - Salina day tour; and the Panarea - Stromboli climb-the-crater tour. We enjoyed them both. The english of Dolce Vita's staff is limited. We found some very helpful fellow travellers who were able to translate some...More

1  Thank Retro92
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massimo1423, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016
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Grazie per le belle parole che ci avete dedicato,sopratutto per l'attenta descrizione nei minimi dettagli dei servizi che avete effettuato...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I booked the 'Vulcano tour complete' on the basis of the superlatives in their brochure and a Lonely Planet write-up. On the day I was advised that they could not take the small boat due to the conditions - notwithstanding that I saw another of...More

1  Thank Peter D
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massimo1423, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Da Massimo Dolce Vita Group, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2016
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O negativa o positiva siamo contenti quando la gente descrive la propra esperienza con noi,pero' è giusto descrivere le cose...More

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