Highlights of Taormina and Castelmola

Highlights of Taormina and Castelmola
Excursion Highlights:
  • Combine modern and historic in Taormina, a top-rated resort town on the island of Sicily
  • Enjoy unparalleled flexibility and freedom on this tour, with ample time for individual exploration and sightseeing
  • Visit the awe-inspiring Teatro Greco, a 3rd-century theater, or admire the ornate 17th-century fountain at Piazza del Duomo
  • Ascend into the mountains of Castelmola, offering sweeping vistas of Mt. Etna and the Gulf of Naxos
  • Revel in the luxury of small-group travel, ensuring a personalized experience
Price: $99.00
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 5-minute walk from the cruise ship pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress Casual seasonal clothing. Walking shoes, hat, camera.
Restrictions Must be able to get in/out of vehicle. Not wheelchair accessible.

Highlights of Sicily Tour (Taormina and Castelmola)

Relaxation is the name of the game on this highlights of Sicily tour, where you'll be transported and given a unique experience with as much flexibility and free time as you want.

Head to the charming town of Taormina, tucked onto a mountainside on the east coast of Sicily. Modern meets historical in Taormina, a chic, tourist-friendly resort town that also features medieval and ancient sites.

On this flexible tour in Sicily, you get to explore on your own. Many guests choose to visit the Teatro Greco, ruins of a theatre built in the 3rd century BC, or head to Piazza del Duomo, which features a medieval Cathedral with an ornate fountain built in the 17th century.

You might also enjoy Castelmola for a tour into the mountains where you will find sweeping views of rumbling Mt. Etna and the stunning blue of the Gulf of Naxos. This Taormina and Castelmola tour departs from the Messina cruise ship terminal upon your ship's arrival. Enjoy this half day tour with a small group and a truly individualized sightseeing experience.

This tour from Messina is available year round. Check the weather and dress for comfort on this tour. Light layers are suggested, and comfortable walking shoes are a must. Tickets for this tour do not include food, beverages, or entrance fees to museums or attractions. Snacks, however, will be available for purchase. Please note: this tour is not wheelchair accessible.