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Grazie Gianfranco

Gianfranco is a perfect guide with all the knowledge your curiosity will crave for. And he is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wibke J
Mountain top adventure

Brilliant day out. Good guide on coach. Cable car ride and the All Terrain vehicle ride at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SuesieK
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Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gianfranco is a perfect guide with all the knowledge your curiosity will crave for. And he is extremely friendly and funny. We did the Etna tour with him and went up to the 2002 crater and walked through the chara (black lava stone landscapes) and...More

Thank Wibke J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant day out. Good guide on coach. Cable car ride and the All Terrain vehicle ride at the top amazing. I would recommend this to anyone. It felt like a real adventure. Just make sure you wear really warm clothes, including gloves. Jackets and boots...More

Thank SuesieK
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had a fantastic time with Gianfranco and his Land Rover on this in-depth and personal discovery of the Etna's uncrowded northern slopes. Experiencing the natural forces and vistas of the vulcano – including visits to the diversely shaped lava fields, historical fault lines and side...More

Thank Valentin B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Gian Franco was an excellent tour guide - knowledgeable and passionate. The tour of Etna and wine tasting was one of the highlights of our 10 days in Sicily. Thank you!

Thank Lauren S
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We took this tour a few days ago and we had a wonderful time climbing thru the paths around the volcanoe. Gianfranco is very knowledgeable and warm. He really cares that you are enjoying and understanding the history of this unbelievable area in Sicily. Thank...More

Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Planning on visiting Etna? Etna Wild is the place to go! We did the Tour Etna summit craters wich takes you to the crater of the 2001 eruption. Gianfranco who was born in a village on the slopes of Etna is a great guy and...More

1  Thank Hoetpoef
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We had a brilliant day with Gianfranco. He was so informative and passionate about Etna, and also he was a really nice guy. We learnt so much about the volcano and got up and close to the craters. Can highly recommend.

Thank imperats5
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome! Loved it : ) Recommended to everyone Jan Franco is an expert, he was born on the etna! Well informed Great day out XxxxxxxxxxxxX

Thank Adam P
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful introduction to the powerful and special nature of Mt. Etna. Led by a passionate and informative guide Gianfranco Vasta, we were picked up at our hotel in Taormina and with a small group we explored lava flows and walked and climbed this magestic...More

1  Thank Paul P
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Having travelled to the foothill villages of Mt Etna before I thought I knew it a little, but this tour with the ever friendly Gianfranco was jaw-dropping and fascinating in equal measure and has completely changed my understanding of the volcano. Being a native of...More

1  Thank nicholas28902
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