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Gruppo Guide Alpine Etna Sud - Day Excursions

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 43, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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Visit to Mount Etna - Daniela & Claudia

Strongly recommend it! Although the weather wasn't really very welcoming and we lacked in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
danielacb74
via mobile
Smart Peppe and Nino:-).

Do not hestitate-go to the top. Quite heavy, but worth that-nice views, funny, but verry... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Asta B
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Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 43, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Strongly recommend it! Although the weather wasn't really very welcoming and we lacked in visibility, we had a great guide - Nino - who managed to show us some impressive craters, hot spots inside the mountain and an amazing view of the valley and the...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Do not hestitate-go to the top. Quite heavy, but worth that-nice views, funny, but verry professional quides. Peppe made my day:-))

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Gruppo Guide Al... E, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Gruppo Guide Alpine Etna Sud - Day Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Grazie! / Thank you for your lovely review.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing excursion! Thank you! Guide Pepe can talk about etna for hours, very interesting and professional. Advice: be careful, when we were going on public bus (Ast company). In the bus a guy dont remeber his name trying to sell you excursion to the top...More

2  Thank Александр К
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Gruppo Guide Al... E, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Gruppo Guide Alpine Etna Sud - Day Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your visit! Unfortunately, there are many unauthorized guides. Be careful! Grazie per averci preferito! Purtroppo ci sono molte Guide non Autorizzate

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome visit to Central Crater with excellent guide Peppe Kona. He knows everything about Etna. Highly recommended!

2  Thank Michele K
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We did the Vallée del bove Excursion (Cable car + hiking). The overall experience was wonderful and our guide, Paride, was very good. There is no way we could have understood and seen as much if we had hiked on our own on the Etna....More

Thank Caroline C
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The east side of sicilia It was one of the greatest trips I've ever done. Thanks to Mr. Paride, his group and friends, best guide and new friend on sicila. The tours were well prepared, and the guide knows all about etna and most interesting...More

Thank Stefan N
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

There are numerous reasons to visit Sicily, but the main attraction is of course the active volcano Etna. The easiest way to visit as close as you can get to the craters is by taking the funivia from the refugio sapienza to an altitude of...More

3  Thank daniel525626
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

At 63€ per person it's a rip off. Cable car and 4x4 truck to 2900m starting at 2000m. You also have no weather warning before going up and you could end up in a gale. A walk at the craters near the car park are...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to do the summit and got the information from Gruppo... that it was not possible that day due to conditions. So we took the standard tour/walk at 2900 m (cableway, bus, guide (which was from Gruppo...)) for 63 EUR. At 2900 m we...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting Sicily we of course had to visit the top of the Etna. And we had an amazing experience. Some more background. There are many possibilities and we had difficulties to find the right one. From the south side you can take the cable way...More

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Response from Gruppo Guide Al... E | Property representative |
Just a few weeks..... the on-line booking system will be active. Now, we will see you in the - Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza - Cottage of the Guides Etna Nord - every morning before 09:00. No reservation is required, hello... More
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