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“Wonderful Experience”

Etna Experience Excursions
Ranked #1 of 17 Food & Drink in Catania
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are in love with the volcano Etna! But, differently, we offer excursions more informal and engaging with outstanding itineraries.Our guides, professional and adept, will lead you to the discovery of the volcanological and ethnographic aspects of Etna, as well as its flora and fauna. A picnic of Sicilian flavors for a festive break accompanied by good local wine will also enable you to remember this day not just as a simple excursion but also as an experience brightened by colors and emotions. The collected feedback from all the B&Bs and Hotels have left us able to individualize suggestions, itineraries and qualified people able to transform the excursions around the volcano into an authentic experience.
Graz, Austria
1 review
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“Wonderful Experience”
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Our guide Emanuele was most informative and entertaining. We visited Etna, a lava tube cave and Alcantara River. Everything was explained very well. The food and wine for the picknick were very delicious. We enjoyed the trip very much and recommend it for a visit to Sicily/Catania.

Visited August 2014
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Vulvanology in a day”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Had a great visit to Etna with Danilo and Emanuele who are graduate Volcano students and were so full of enthusiasm and knowledge about their subject. A traditional Sicilian lunch with wine was included and I would certainly do this again. Definitely the high point of our two weeks in Sicily.
I should say that our excursion was quite physical - a fair bit of walking uphill and the rides round Etna at high speeds in Land Rovers were not for the faint hearted. However our hosts took the trouble to ask (and remember) our names and involved us in an ongoing conversation about their first love - lady Etna. Don't miss this!

Visited August 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“Unforgettable experience”
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

If you go to Sicily, climbing Etna should be on your must do list. We did the sunset experience, which included a guides tour of craters, visiting a cave, a lovely meal with wine, and watching the exploding volcano from the distance. amazing! Our guide Paolo was a natural born storyteller and a really friendly and funny company. I would do it again!

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Chester
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Outstanding”
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

Our guide Tony was so knowledgeable, his enthusiasm for the history, geology, flora, fauna and wildlife of Etna and surrounding was astounding. Tony had prepared a traditional Sicilian lunch with wine :-) he included the whole group in conversation. We even met the King of Etna...so cute?
After lunch we visited the underground caves and the day ended with a visit to the Alcantra Gorge. It was an experience to cherish, very good value, highly recommended. It made our holiday!!!

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Weaverville, North Carolina
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243 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Walk in a Volcano !!”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This is an amazing tour and once in a life experience. If you have never seen a volcanic site, this is a must-do. It is so barren for so high up the mountain slopes that you get a sense of the force. And to learn and see that there are hundreds of eruption sites was very educational.

Visited September 2013
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