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Etnatao Etna Excursions
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Eco-friendly excursions on Etna led by a naturalistic guide with a degree in geology. Our proposal is focused on natural sciences and inspired by the principles of Ecotourism. We renounce the use of jeeps and funiculars and propose walking tours in...more
Via Ruggero Settimo 50, 95128 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 338 219 7869
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect environment, to enjoy an exciting journey, in the company of a friend who shared with us, his enormous knowledge in vulcanology, botany, geology .... In addition to instilling his love for nature. Absolutely recommendable and inprescindible. Thank you Carmelo for those hours.

Thank Rafael H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a wondeful experience at the Etna! Carmelo is a perfect guide with lot of experience and geological knowledge ! It was a pleasure to do the hiking tour with him! No commercial but a awesome naturetour ! Thanks so much Carmelo for the...More

Thank AnnaL8687
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Carmelo is a very knowledgeable and friendly guide who adapted the tour according to the groups' interests. We learned a lot about Etna, volcanism and the flora and fauna in the area. We definitely recommend the tour for travellers who are interested in responsibly exploring...More

Thank Gabriel T
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Carmelo is really passionate about geology and volcanos. During the visit he provided us with many details about the history, biology and environment of the Etna and surrounding areas. It was an ecologic tour so, it had little impact in the volcano ecosystem in comparison...More

Thank Albert J
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We spent a fabulous day on Mount Etna with Carmelo. The forecast was for heavy rain in the afternoon - which we did later see - so Carmelo tailored the day to ensure that we could complete the main hiking part in the morning before...More

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We are a catalan family that normally scores the activities in our holidays. In our travel to Sicilia the ecovisit to Etna with Camelo get the maximum rate. It was easy to contract, no massive paths, clear and engaged explanations. The tour is about vulcanos,...More

Thank jordi t
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

As a Tripadvisor I cannot express my opinion in my language the Catalan will do it in English. My wife, Yolanda, and me, we visit the Etna Valley with Carmelo and Fabbio of Etnatao. The experience was a total immersion for the different eruptions in...More

Thank Josep I
Reviewed July 21, 2018

My intent from the start was not just to see Mount Etna but to experience it on an individual and personal basis. I didn't want it to be an ordinary, boilerplate tour. I didn’t want to go to the normal places where throngs of people...More

Thank George L
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Carmelo apart of being an incredible expert of the Etna and the natural environment is a very nice person, we had a great experience with him and we enjoyed a lot the day. Congratulations.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

As the excursion I was planning to go on in the afternoon to see the sunset was cancelled due to bad weather I was very lucky enough to be the only person on a tour the following day with Carmelo as my guide. And what...More

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Mark B
October 27, 2016|
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Response from jeffreysujar | Reviewed this property |
We booked it around one week before the trip and it was fine. We spoke to Carmelo by phone and email and we found a day convenient for both
Arne S
April 12, 2016|
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Response from RicardoIspra | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I would definitely recommend Carmelo. I knows the volcano better than anyone, will take you to less touristic points and his geology/biology knowledge are impressive. His English is quite good too! You can't miss it :)