Excursions & Tours

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Exclusive Taormina and Messina

Price: $92.00
Embrace Sicily's unique natural and man-made beauty on this orientation tour of Taormina and Messina.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes

4.5 Stars95 Reviews
Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural
Food/Beverage: Not Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes

Best of Taormina

Price: $109.00   Sale Price: $87.00   Save: $22.00
See the best of Taormina on this self-guided tour.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

5 Stars10 Reviews
Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Highlights of Taormina and Castelmola

Price: $130.00   Sale Price: $104.00   Save: $26.00
Take in the sights on this exclusive small group tour of Taormina and Castelmola that lets you set your own itinerary.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

5 Stars12 Reviews
Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Castelmola and Taormina

Price: $86.00
Spend the day discovering Castelmola and Taormina, two breathtaking ancient villages nestled in the mountainous Sicilian coast where spectacular views take the word scenic to a entirely new place.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 6 Hours

4.5 Stars18 Reviews
Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Not Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 6 Hours

Castelmola and Taormina with Theatre

Price: $109.00
Examine a 3rd century Greco-Roman theater, the world's biggest astronomical clock and more on this day trip to the medieval villages of Castelmola and Taormina. Plus, you will also have time to explore the historical port of Messina.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

5 Stars6 Reviews
Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Not Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Etna Wine Experience

Price: $149.00
Stand at the edge of Crater Silvestri and learn the secrets of Sicilian wine making with this fun day trip to Mount Etna.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Beverage, Snack Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

5 Stars1 Review
Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Beverage, Snack Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Messina Walking Tour

Price: $35.00
Embark on a walking tour to visit one of the most ancient cities of Sicily. During this walking tour of Messina you will see the main sites including the Catalani Church, Palace Zanca and the largest astronomical clock in the world.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours

4.5 Stars7 Reviews
Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Not Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 2 Hours

Mt Etna and Taormina

Price: $132.00
Explore the base of Mount Etna and walk the streets of the ancient village of Taormina, an ancient Sicilian village with a Grecian surprise.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

4.5 Stars6 Reviews
Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Not Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Taormina and Isola Bella

Price: $125.00
Spend the day exploring the charming seaside town of Taormina and the nearby small island of Isola Bella. Window shop along the Corso Umberto, take photos of the Greek-Roman theatre and much more.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

5 Stars1 Review
Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Food/Beverage: Not Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Taormina and Savoca with The Godfather

Price: $99.00
Calling all Godfather fans: Visit a variety of the beloved movie's filming locations with this cultural tour of Savoca. You will also visit the beautiful medieval village of Taormina.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 6 Hours

5 Stars2 Reviews
Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Not Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 6 Hours

Taste of Taormina

Price: $149.00
Craft your very own Italian pizza with locally sourced ingredients under the careful direction of one Taormina's renowned Porta Messina chefs. You will also walk along Corso Umberto while you learn about the city's past and enjoy its beautiful views.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Cuisine, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Lunch Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Cuisine, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Lunch Included
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Biking on Mt. Etna

Price: $135.00
This fun, outdoor adventure is perfect for nature enthusiasts who are looking to test their skills with an exhilarating bike ride on the highest active volcano in Europe. Are you ready for the thrill of a lifetime?

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage (Tpical Sicilian product and water.)

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 6 Hours 30 Minutes

Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage (Tpical Sicilian product and water.)
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 6 Hours 30 Minutes

Castelmola and Etna Winery

Price: $139.00
Take a scenic drive along the picturesque Ionian coast while your guide introduces you to the history of Sicily before you reach Castelmola. Visit this small, charming village before continuing to a local winery.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snacks, Beverages (Salami, olives, cheese, bruschetta, pasta, dessert; wine: three types of wine from the local winery. Cannoli tasting.)

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Snacks, Beverages (Salami, olives, cheese, bruschetta, pasta, dessert; wine: three types of wine from the local winery. Cannoli tasting.)
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

City Sightseeing Messina Hop On Hop Off (Blue and Red Line)

Price: $29.00
This day long Hop On, Hop Off tour is the perfect introduction to Messina, commonly referred to as the Door of Sicily. With 2 bus circuits and 15 stops, this is the best way to see this amazing city!

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 24 Hours

Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Easy
Excursion Duration: 24 Hours

City Sightseeing Messina Hop On Hop Off (Blue Line)

Price: $19.00
See Messina your way with this day long Hop On, Hop Off tour. Your journey will take you from Piazza Duomo to the outskirts of the city with 9 stops including Sacrario de Crista Re on the ruins of the Castle of Matagrifone and its panoramic views of the Strait.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 24 Hours

Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Easy
Excursion Duration: 24 Hours

City Sightseeing Messina Hop On Hop Off (Red Line)

Price: $20.00
Spend the day exploring the city of Messina with this Hop On, Hop Off tour. Your route will take you from Piazza Duomo to the Museum, Lake Ganzirri and Point Sicily.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 24 Hours

Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Easy
Excursion Duration: 24 Hours

Taormina and Etna with The Gold of the Gods

Price: $120.00
Sicily is known for sights and flavors, experience them all with this wonderful chance to indulge in visiting the spectacular Taormina, the imposing Mt. Etna and then the charming quaintness of a local farm to partake in the tastes of Italy.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snacks, Beverages

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Snacks, Beverages
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Taormina and the Blue Grotto

Price: $159.00
Take advantage of your stop while in Sicily to make guided visits to two of the most famous sites of the island, Taormina and Naxos Bay with the Blue Grotto.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Snacks, Beverage (Typical Sicilian products in Taormina. Fruit tasting on the boat and water.)

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Excursion Size: Standard
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic, Water/Beach
Food/Beverage: Snacks, Beverage (Typical Sicilian products in Taormina. Fruit tasting on the boat and water.)
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Taormina and Winery Adventure

Price: $165.00
Discover Sicily when arriving to Messina as you will travel from the port to Taormina to discover this magical place with a guided walking tour. Roundout your day with a stop to the imposing Mt. Etna and taste the bounty of the region and her wines.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snacks, Beverages (Salami, olives, cheese, bruschetta, pasta, dessert; wine: three types of wine from the local winery.)

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Excursion Size: Small
Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic
Food/Beverage: Snacks, Beverages (Salami, olives, cheese, bruschetta, pasta, dessert; wine: three types of wine from the local winery.)
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 Hours

Private Land of the Godfather

Price: Starting at $115.00/person
Sicily's unparalleled beauty, as featured in The Godfather film series, comes alive during this scenic tour of Savoca and Forza d'Agro.

Shore Excursion Size: Small, Private

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: Snack

Activity Level: Difficult

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes

5 Stars1 Review
Excursion Size: Small, Private
Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural
Food/Beverage: Snack
Activity Level: Difficult
Excursion Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes

Private Ruins of Tindari and the Black Madonna

Price: Starting at $110.00/person
Experience the dramatic scenery of Sicily's Northern coast on this half day tour to visit the ruins of Tindari and the Black Madonna.

Shore Excursion Size: Small, Private

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Excursion Size: Private
Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Private Taormina and Castelmola

Price: Starting at $78.00/person
Enjoy the panoramic views of the Gulf on Naxos on this private tour of Taormina and Castelmola.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

4 Stars2 Reviews
Excursion Size: Private
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Private Taormina and Mount Etna

Price: Starting at $170.00/person
Embrace Sicily's unique natural and man-made beauty during this full-day visit to Taormina and Mount Etna.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 8 Hours 30 Mintues

Excursion Size: Private
Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 8 Hours 30 Mintues

Private Mount Etna and Wine Tasting

Price: Starting at $201.00/person
Enjoy the magnitude and beauty of one of the world's most renowned active volcanoes and sample local wines during this memorable visit to Mount Etna.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: Wine and Snacks

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 7 hours

Excursion Size: Private
Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural
Food/Beverage: Wine and Snacks
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 7 hours

Private Mount Etna Drive

Price: Starting at $175.00/person
Explore one of the world's most renowned active volcanoes during this memorable visit to Mount Etna.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 5 Hours

Excursion Size: Private
Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 5 Hours

Private Panoramic Messina

Price: Starting at $102.00/person
See the highlights of Messina and visit the Museum on this half day tour.

Shore Excursion Size: Small, Private

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

5 Stars1 Review
Excursion Size: Private
Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Easy
Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Private Taormina On Your Own

Price: Starting at $74.00/person
Enjoy private transportation to Taormina for a half day of self-guided sightseeing.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

5 Stars1 Review
Excursion Size: Private
Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic
Food/Beverage: None
Activity Level: Moderate
Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Messina Shore Excursions in Sicily, Italy

Serving as the capital of the Italian province sharing the same name on the northeast corner of the island of Sicily, Messina's rocky past has brought about an interesting environment for travelers to visit. Blending old architecture with modern construction, Messina is undoubtedly an intriguing destination to explore. While exploring Italian island beauty on our Sicily tours, discover the legendary Mount Etna, an active volcano with mythical and historical significance. Sample exquisite wine while leisurely strolling along the grounds of a rich Italian winery, or travel to Taormina and other small surrounding towns that attest to the utter brilliance of Sicily and Italian culture.