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S. Tagliavia & C.

Private Tour to Taormina, the pearl of the Ionian Sea

a cruise excursion in Messina

Duration: 4 hours
Languages: EN, FR, IT, ES, DE
  • Local prices from local partners
  • Timely return to your cruise ship
  • Cruise friendly cancellation policy

On this private tour you will visit the beautiful Taormina, also referred to as the pearl of the Ionian Sea. For many it’s one of most wonderful places in Sicily. Enjoy this little town full of hidden corners, historical sites and winding streets with Mount Etna and the bay of Naxos on the background.

This private tour starts at the cruise port of Messina where the guide will welcome you in Sicily.

After meeting your Guide at the pier along the ship, you board your deluxe Motor coach or Minivan with driver. You will follow the highway along the Ionian coast and proceed up to Monte Tauro where Taormina was founded by a group of refugees from Naxos, which was destroyed in 358 BC by Dionysius, tyrant of Syracuse.

The coach will leave you at the parking lot and then you will go up to Taormina by elevator. After a 15 minutes’ walk through the main street of Taormina you will reach the Ancient Greek-Roman Theatre. It’s one of the most beautiful sites in the world, with its well preserved stones and stage and the snow-covered Mount Etna on the background.

You proceed with a walking tour in the delightful little town full of hidden corners, atmosphere and colors.

You have time at leisure for shopping along the main street full of boutiques and local handicraft stores.

After taking the elevators back to the parking lot, you board your coach and return to the cruise port of Messina.

Why this excursion?

  • Have the opportunity to see one of the most enchanting ancient remains in the world
  • Enjoy the knowledge of a licensed Guide
  • Our 75 years experience and reliability on the territory
  • Excellent value for money

Important remarks

Included

  • Ac deluxe Motorcoach or Minivan with driver
  • Parking fees
  • Knowledgeable licensed Guide

Not included

  • Entrance fees at the Greek Theatre (€10 per person). 

Start location

This private tour starts at the cruise port of Messina where the guide will welcome you in Sicily

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