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Excursion from Catania to Taormina, Giardini Naxos and Castelmola

Departure from Catania
Not Rated

Duration

5 hours

Tour Type

Sea and nature

Reservation

Necessary

Languages

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Overview

This tour suitable for the whole family to discover the history and culture of Sicily. The beauty of Taormina with its view of Etna, the highest volcano in Europe, the sea and the beach of Giardini Naxos and the village of Castelmola with its extraordinary panorama of Taormina and the whole coast of the Ionian Sea with the view of the Strait of Messina. An unmissable excursion to make your Sicilian holiday unforgettable.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Free pick-up at the accommodation
  • Visit of Giardini Naxos
  • Stop at the Isola Bella Nature Reserve
  • Visit of Castelmola
  • Visit of Taormina

Itinerary

Visit of Giardini Naxos
Visit of Giardini Naxos

We will come to pick you up directly at the hotel or at the facility where you stay and together we will go to visit the seaside village of Giardini Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily. We will walk along the promenade that runs along the wonderful bay of Naxos and we will make a short stop in the enchanting Natural Reserve of Isola Bella, connected to the mainland by a thin strip of sand. From this splendid island it is possible to admire the bay with the promontories of Capo S. Andrea, which houses the renowned Blue Grotto, and Capo Taormina.

Visit of Castelmola
Visit of Castelmola

At the end of the visit to Giardini Naxos, we will go to Castelmola and walk along the characteristic streets of the town. In Castelmola we will visit the ruins of the imposing Norman walls and from Piazza Duomo, where the Mother Church is located, we will see the most beautiful panorama of the east coast of Sicily.

Visit of Taormina
Visit of Taormina

The excursion will end with a visit to the beautiful Taormina. We will walk along Corso Umberto, delimited downstream by Porta Messina and upstream from Porta Catania, and we will admire the most important monuments of this magnificent village: Palazzo Corvaja, Greek-Roman Theater, Piazza IX Aprile, the Clock Tower, the Cathedral (Cathedral Fortress), the Badia Vecchia, the Palazzo Duca di Santo Stefano and much more. During the visit of Taormina it will be possible to go shopping in the exclusive shops that alternate with characteristic artisan shops.

Included/Excluded

  • Shuttle bus
  • Multilingual escort
  • Everything that does not appear under the item INCLUDED

Tour's Location

Departure from Catania
from €65,00

Organized by

lara

Member Since 2020

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