Castelmola and Taormina with Theatre

Castelmola and Taormina with Theatre
Price: $109.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion SizeStandard
Shore Excursion TypeCultural, Active, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration7 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
Shore Excursion Leaves FromThe Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage ProvidedNot Included
Recommended DressWe recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and sensible flat-soled walking shoes. You may wish to bring sunscreen, sunglasses and hat.
RestrictionsGuests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour can accommodate a collapsible wheelchair, but guests will have to walk short distances and it is suggested they be accompanied for assistance. As this is a walking tour, guests with any mobility issues should reconsider this excursion.
Tour Details

Castelmola and Taormina with Theatre

The excitement starts the moment you step onto an air-conditioned, comfortable coach for a relaxing ride out to Castelmola, complete with stunning views.

Once in Castelmola the majestic panorama continues as you look out over the beautiful bay of Giardini-Naxos and see Mount Etna ever-present in the distance. See the 19th century Porta Messina gateway, then walk along the ancient Roman street Via Valeria, which today makes up part of the famed Corso Umberto.

It is here that you will see ancient and modern worlds collide as you meander past historic monuments, antique churches, boutique shops and exclusive restaurants. Pop into one of the pastry and ice cream shops for a taste of typical Sicilian sweets, then make your way to down the hill to Taormina with its impressive Greco-Roman theater.

Once back in Messina, head to the heart of the old city to see Messina Cathedral, which contains the world's largest astronomical clock in its bell tower. In Cathedral Square you will also find the Church of the Catalans with its 12th and 13th century Arab-Norman art. While here, be sure to visit the terrace between the Shrine of Christ the King and the Sanctuary of Montalto for unforgettable panoramic views of the Strait of Messina.

Spend the day in the remarkable villages of Castelmola, Taormina and Messina by signing up for this fun full-day tour today.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Active, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
7 Hours
Activity Level
Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and sensible flat-soled walking shoes. You may wish to bring sunscreen, sunglasses and hat.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour can accommodate a collapsible wheelchair, but guests will have to walk short distances and it is suggested they be accompanied for assistance. As this is a walking tour, guests with any mobility issues should reconsider this excursion.
5 Stars5.0 / 5  |  6 ReviewsReview This Tour
Very informative tour
January 10, 2020
Our guides were professional and personable. Would do a tour with them again.
Reviewer: Jerry Colotti
5 Stars
Amazing tour
January 06, 2020
The tour had unbelievable sights, we are so glad we could experience all the sights. Our tour guide was amazing and had lots of information to share.
Reviewer: David Lewin
5 Stars
Great Messina shore excursion
December 24, 2019
Our guide was informative and pleasant. The two towns were fun to visit and the tour guide planned plenty of time to walk around on our own. Her comments were very useful, especially on where to find a good local lunch and what to order.
Reviewer: Dwayne Sigler
5 Stars
Amazing sights!
August 31, 2019
This tour was excellent. We saw everything as stated. The tour guide always made sure we were together and explained everything we needed and wanted to know.
Reviewer: Marianna Grieco
5 Stars
Top points
July 20, 2019
Beautiful views, town and amazing history. Loved it. Kids were able to easily keep up.
Reviewer: Marilette
5 Stars
GREAT TOUR COMPANY
November 22, 2018
We took several tours on this two week trip. This company was hands down the best. Highly recommend this tour and any tour with this company
Reviewer: Darin Biamonte
5 Stars