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A beautiful hike in a magical landscape!

My husband and I went on a day-long hike with Mario (and Laetitia came along too on that day... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
New York City, New York
Tiberio Gorge

We did the Gorge visit with the long descent on foot. The views were amazing and our guide very... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Espoo, Finland
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We are two naturalist guides and we organize excursions in the Madonie Natural Park, in Sicily: half-day and full day hikes, hikes for families, excursions to local shepherds, walks with donkey, botanical excursions, etc. All difficulty levels...more
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Contrada Cozzo Sant'Ippolito snc, 90013 Castelbuono, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband and I went on a day-long hike with Mario (and Laetitia came along too on that day). They are both well-educated naturalists, and took us on a most wonderful and informative hike, tailored to our needs as older adults. The weather was a...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We did the Gorge visit with the long descent on foot. The views were amazing and our guide very knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and excellent with the children (age 1, 4, 4 and 7). They even got to pick oranges in an abandoned orchard. When our...More

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NaturExplorerSicily, Proprietario at Nature Explorers Sicily, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you so much for this nice review and say hello to all your fantastic family! Best regards, Mario

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Our Guide Mario’s extensive knowledge of nature and the area was brilliant for making this 3 & 3/4 hour hike so enjoyable. He explained the flora and fauna of the area and we saw beetles rolling dung balls uphill, a snake scampering away, a convoy...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had an amazing morning / afternoon with our guide Mario, who took us for a hike down to the Gole di Tiberio - a beautiful gorge with a river flowing through. Throughout the walk Mario pointed out, named and gave info on hundreds of...More

Thank chloe g
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous time! Mario is a great guy and knows so much about the plants and animals and the geology of the area. He showed is things we would not have seen on our own like fossils from millions of years ago when the...More

Thank blweiner8
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We were guided by Laetitia to meet the pastoralists who still make cheese in the Madonie mountains the way their families have done for five generations. Stunning scenery, and a real sense of privilege to have such an informative and sympathetic introduction to a way...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Taking a Sicilian cooking class was the highlight of our trip. We arrived at the home of Santina and Mimo accompanied by their daughter in law Laetitia who served as translator. We were warmly welcomed into their home where the preparations for a traditional Sunday...More

1  Thank Charlene S
Management response:Responded 30 November 2016

Dear Charlene, it was great for us too to share with you our Sunday meal and a bit of our everyday life. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip around Sicily. Tanti saluti da Castelbuono, Laetitia

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What a surprise! I had a lovely day with the tour guide Laetitsia she was so friendly and full of so much information, a great day spent in the Madonie mountains, I am so happy to have done the tour, I will be back next...More

1  Thank Carmela D
Management response:Responded 18 October 2016

Dear Carmela, it was a real pleasure to spend the day with you and bring you to the places I love. Waiting for you next year! Laetitia

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Mario and Laetitia are really friendly and knowledgeable guides. I would recommend their organisation to everyone interested in walking and discovering the Madonie Natural Park

1  Thank Gianluca D
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had an excellent guided walk with Laetitia, from Nature Explorers Sicily, in the mountains of the Madonie National Park. The walk was just right, lots of great views, just long enough and Laetitia was a top-class guide, highly knowledgeable about the animals, plants and...More

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