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Sat Group is the only one in Sicily acting as transportation company, as well as Destination Management Company and travel agency IATA member, specialized in supporting the incoming tourist flow. With over 30000 passengers per year, Sat Group offers...more
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Corso Umberto 73, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24653
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 22, 2009

Firstly, let me say that I did a lot of research on visiting Mt Etna on my own (I was staying in Taormina as solo traveller) which would have been my preferred method as I dont enjoy group excursions - I like my freedom when...More

20  Thank YasmineinSydney
Freetraveller39, Director of Sales at SAT Group Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2010

Dear YasmineinSydney, we are posting our response only now and we are sorry for that, nevertheless we are pleased to read your detailed and precise diary of our “Etna Round Alcantara” tour which is one of the most traditional tour of our program and was...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 18, 2016

So 90 euros each! pick up at 9.am on a coach we were told the trip would have a maximum of 70 people on the boat. when we arrived at the boat. there were 2 other coaches and several mini vans I would say there...More

11  Thank Mint61
Freetraveller39, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SAT Group Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2016

Dear Trevorqt, we are sorry that your comment on the excursion to Panarea & Stromboli has not been given during or right after the experience. In fact, if you, at the moment of the cruise, had the feeling that it was not worthed, you were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this class to learn how to make pizza. We spent the first 1 1/2 hours having coffee and then making macaroni which is not what we wanted to do. Then we mixed up some pizza dough but this wasn't used to make...More

1  Thank Donna G
Freetraveller39, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SAT Group Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Donna G, we are so sorry to read your review about the Pizza Making Class. We are actually very surprised since it is the first unsatisfactory review we have received considering that this season we have organized over a 1000 Pizza Making Classes. Regarding...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such history! What magnificent structures! I don't think I have to visit Greece after seeing all the Greek artifacts in Sicily. Amazing! So glad we got to visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice tour but don’t go when it rains. The bus leaks from several spots. You need a rain coat inside. 😅 Bus driver and guide were friendly. However, they could not solve the issue.More

Thank monique v
Freetraveller39, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SAT Group Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Monique v, we are so sorry about the leaking caused from an anomalous rain. The weather alert caused many problems. We have solved the infiltration immediately after. We hope you can come back with the sun shining. All the best, Guest Relations Manager SAT...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

We booked two tours through SAT while we were in Taormina. Frederico was incredibly helpful and supportive in providing guidance and accommodating our needs. The opportunity to be on Mount Etna was amazing. Our guide was knowledgeable and answered questions. I highly recommend SAT and...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Excelent tour in Lipari & Vulcano, our Guide Alessandra was realy nice.... our recomandation for this tour . Thank’s a lot Alessandra

Thank GabriellaL804
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The guide was good, all the arrangements worked well. Mount Etna is well worth the trip. We were blessed with good weather. The walks around the lower craters are very well guided. The funicula is an experience on its own

Thank Julia B
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Such a fun day out in Taormina town. We met the warm and friendly Dominic, who first took us to the local market to buy the fresh ingredients for the recipes. We then went to his family restaurant, where we made pasta from scratch, and...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

We had a long bus trip from and then back to Taormina , bus was comfortable, tour guide on bus efficient, friendly and informative. The valley of the temples and the view from there was breath takingly beautiful. Only down side was that the local...More

1  Thank Doris W
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I was disappointed that there less 'hands on' preparation of the food that we ate. We were only a group of four - all of whom had a good basic knowledge and interest in cooking. Most of the ingredients that we used to 'assemble' the...More

1  Thank Dewi R
Freetraveller39, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SAT Group Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Dewi R, thank you for your beautiful review, although you would have liked more "hands on", that sounds weird to us as this class is only "hands on". Warm regards, Guest Relations Manager SAT Group

Reviewed October 4, 2018

The trip to Etna was very interesting. Good info from the guide and a good day out. Above all though I was very impressed by the service from SAT. I left my shoes on the bus and phone lost property next day. Not only did...More

1  Thank Mikeymike2
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July 8, 2018|
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Response from Freetraveller39 | Property representative |
Hello Richard, thank you for your kind request. Regarding your schedule and considering the distances we can suggest two different options: 1) Etna and Taormina, so you will have time enough to visit both destinations. 2... More
Sandra Y
May 23, 2017|
Response from Freetraveller39 | Property representative |
Hello Zumiedd, thank you for your kind request. Basing on the period of your visit, we recommend Etna Round Alcantara with departure at 7am on Friday which includes Alcantara Gorges, Circumetnea train and Etna reaching the... More
AnneMarie P
March 22, 2017|
Response from Freetraveller39 | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your kind request. We inform you that all our tours to the cities of art such as Palermo & Cefalù, Siracusa, Noto, Agrigento & Piazza Armerina will pass by the Catania highway exit. You just need to... More