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 Full Day Taormina and Castelmola Tour with Messina Shore Excursion

Full Day Taormina and Castelmola Tour with Messina Shore Excursion

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While your ship is in Messina, see more of Sicily on a half-day trip to Taormina. Take a guided tour of this historical city, including a stroll along Corso Umberto, once an ancient Roman street, and a visit to the Greco-Roman Theater. Plus, sample Sicilian delicacies, admire views of Mt. Etna and Giardini-Naxos bay from Castelmola, and on return to Messina, check out this ancient port’s highlights. Port and Taormina pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.07
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$95.07
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Taormina and Castelmola Tour from Messina

Taormina and Castelmola Tour from Messina

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Visit Taormina and Castelmola on this tour from Messina. During a quick stop in the village of Castelmola, admire a view of the surrounding Sicilian landscape, including Mt Etna. Then head to Taormina to see sights like Isola Bella and the Greek Theatre. Browse local shops or bars, if you wish, and take a walk along Corso Umberto.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.79
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$74.79
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2-Hour Messina Walking Tour

2-Hour Messina Walking Tour

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Explore the historic city of Messina on a walking tour with a local guide that’s a great overview and orientation for first-time visitors. Learn about Sicily’s Arab-Norman heritage as you make your way from Cathedral Square to a series of churches, landmarks, and artwork, and hear stories from Messina’s fascinating past. Multiple departures are available throughout the day.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.70
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$31.70
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Etna Offroad excursion

Etna Offroad excursion

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Discover the famous Alcantara Gorges, the natural canyon with high walls of columnar basalt protected by the Alcantara River Park Authority. The tour on our off-road vehicles will continue on Etna where ancient craters, eruptive vents and breathtaking views await you!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.28
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$127.28

Quad excursion from Montalbano Elicona to the Argimusco Plateau

Quad excursion from Montalbano Elicona to the Argimusco Plateau

A path in the forest of rare beauty with unique observation points that range from the Tyrrhenian Sea to Etna, the highest highest volcanological complex in Europe.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.13
per group
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$190.13
per group

Private 6-Hour Tour of Three Etna Wineries with Tasting

Private 6-Hour Tour of Three Etna Wineries with Tasting

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Discover three different Sicilian wineries as you sample tasty regional reds, whites, and rosés. Driving in an air-conditioned car, cruise past picturesque villages, fruit orchards, and lava-made churches as you explore the fascinating region of Etna, known for its volcanic terroirs. Sip samples of the volcano-infused drink in family-run wineries, munching on local gastronomic delicacies, from cheeses to salami.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$181.67
Price varies by group size
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$181.67
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Taormina Shore Excursion from Messina

Taormina Shore Excursion from Messina

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Make the most of your shore excursion with this 4-hour tour of the historic seaside resort of Taormina from Messina. See the beautiful cathedral and spectacular Greek Theater. Enjoy views over the Ionian Sea and Giardini Naxos Bay. Admire Mt. Etna looming over everything. Get a brief tour of Messina before returning to port.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.73
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$69.73

Private Tour of Taormina and Castelmola with Optional Food and Wine Tasting

Private Tour of Taormina and Castelmola with Optional Food and Wine Tasting

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Soak up the atmosphere of some of the most popular Sicilian resorts on this private tour. See the top sites in Taormina, Castelmola, and Giardini Naxos where you will explore the Corso Umberto, the Greek and Odeon theaters, lovely historic palazzos St. Catherina Church, and the Duomo. Gain a deeper understanding of the beautiful island and its history as you spend approximately five hours touring and learning with your guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$211.69
Price varies by group size
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$211.69
Price varies by group size
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"Night excursion to Argimusco illuminated by the Moon" Montalbano Elicona

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This night hike is very fascinating because the fortresses, illuminated by the light of the moon, take on an even more magical and mysterious appearance. The Argimusco plateau is a unique place, able to give the visitor a sense of peace and tranquility that will leave him wanting to return several times to contemplate the beauty of the landscape. It is also low light pollution, so the sky is particularly starry.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.20
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$40.20

Private Day Tour of Gole Alcantara with Food and Wine Tasting in Giardini Naxos

Private Day Tour of Gole Alcantara with Food and Wine Tasting in Giardini Naxos

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The Gole Alcantara is one of Sicily’s most popular attractions, and often has the crowds to match. On this private half-day tour, let a local guide help you sidestep the tourists and show you the park’s caverns and rock formations, gardens, and best swimming places. Later, explore the seaside town of Giardini Naxos on foot. Finish the tour with food and wine tasting at a local wine bar.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$186.64
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$186.64
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Taormina and Castelmola from Messina Small Group Tour

Taormina and Castelmola from Messina Small Group Tour

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Make the most of your time in Sicily on this immersive, small-group shore excursion. Over the course of just half a day, you’ll venture to Taormina (and will discover top landmarks like its Greek amphitheater), will visit the hilltop village of Castelmola (renowned for its impeccable scenery), and will finish with a walking tour of Messina’s historical city center. Port pickup and drop-off, and round-trip minivan transit, make logistics seamless and stress-free.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.38
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$86.38

Name your recipe: food market tour and workshop with a Cesarina in Messina

Name your recipe: food market tour and workshop with a Cesarina in Messina

Have you ever been to a local market and traditional food shop in Italy, full of ingredients you'd love to experiment with?This is your chance to visit a market with a local expert, choose your most inspiring ingredients, and create and name your very own two recipes.  Go food shopping with your Cesarina and choose 3-5 staple ingredients that capture your imagination before immersing yourself in a private cooking class at their home. With their expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make your own two Italian creations. Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 1000+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$191.55
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$191.55

The Godfather Movie Tour from Messina

The Godfather Movie Tour from Messina

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Experience the ultimate 'Godfather' film-buff's dream come true with a private 'Godfather' movie tour from Messina. Visit the town of Savoca to see the 1971 filming location for the wedding, as well as the bar where Michael Corleone asked for Apollonia's hand. Continue to Forza d'Agrò to see the square that served as the main square of Corleone during the Francis Ford Coppola movie. Head for Taormina to enjoy some sightseeing and shopping before returning to Messina.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.07
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$95.07

Horseback Riding Private Tour in Sicilian Countryside and Traditional Lunch at Farmhouse on Etna Slope

Horseback Riding Private Tour in Sicilian Countryside and Traditional Lunch at Farmhouse on Etna Slope

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Experience life in the Sicilian Countryside with a private tour of a working farm founded in the 1800s. See picturesque vineyards, olive and citrus groves, and farm animals, then learn to ride a horse with a professional instructor. Finish the tour with a traditional Sicilian lunch made with fresh, local products and sample locally produced wines from Etna vineyards.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$262.49
Price varies by group size
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$262.49
Price varies by group size
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Savoca, the most beautiful village in Italy

Savoca, the most beautiful village in Italy

A few kilometers from Taormina, perched on a rocky hill, surrounded by citrus groves, vineyards and olive groves, lies the town of Savoca, a small medieval village that in 2008 was included among the most beautiful villages in Italy. Here the time seems to have stopped, one almost has the feeling of having been catapulted in the past, about 50 years ago, when the cars still didn't circulate and life ran slowly and harmoniously. A walk along the semi-deserted streets of the historic center, surrounded by ancient buildings, opens the door to panoramas that cannot leave you indifferent. city of art, perhaps little known, which however owes its fame to the famous film "Il Padrino" by Francis Ford Coppola
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$215.48
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$215.48

Tour to Etna Volcano and Taormina from Messina

Tour to Etna Volcano and Taormina from Messina

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Visit two of Sicily’s most popular destinations without thinking about driving and parking on this guided tour from Messina. You’ll get driven almost all of the way up Mount Etna, stop for views, and then take an excursion the rest of the way to the summit if you choose. Next, explore Taormina, where you’ll shop near Corso Umberto I (own expense) and see the Greek Theater (Teatro Greco). Plus, finish this tour with a cannoli tasting for an extra treat.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.76
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$126.76

Private Dining Experience at a local's Home in Messina

Private Dining Experience at a local's Home in Messina

Escape the tourist track and embark on an exclusive, private dining experience in a real-life local home. Taste hard-to-find, home-cooked delicacies, passed down in family cookbooks over generations. Dinners or lunches include four gourmet courses, plus a selection of regional red and white wines. You’ll also have a chance to watch a cooking demonstration to learn time-tested cooking secrets.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.05
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$105.05

Private Tour to Taormina and Castelmola from Messina

Private Tour to Taormina and Castelmola from Messina

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Explore the beautiful seaside resort towns of Taormina and Castelmola with a private tour from Messina. See Taormina's ancient Greek Theater overlooking the beach. Gaze at the gorgeous Giardini Naxos Bay to understand why this area has been a popular resort for a very long time. Continue to nearby Castelmola to browse its small boutiques before returning back to Messina.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$209.15
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$209.15

Godfather Private Tour from Messina: Savoca and Forza D'Agro with options of Food, Wine tasting and Dinner

Godfather Private Tour from Messina: Savoca and Forza D'Agro with options of Food, Wine tasting and Dinner

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Immerse yourself in The Godfather on a private tour with stops at the movie’s iconic film locations, from the Church of Santa Lucia to Bar Vitelli. In addition to navigating for you, your guide provides refreshments, entrance fees when necessary, and a wealth of stories often unheard by visitors. Upgrade to include lunch and/or dinner at a classic Sicilian seafood restaurant.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$154.48
Price varies by group size
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$154.48
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Messina and Taormina City Tour from Messina

Messina and Taormina City Tour from Messina

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Take advantage of your cruise stop in Messina to explore the seaside resort town of Taormina and the highlights of Messina in this half-day tour. Visit the sunny beaches or charming shopping streets of Taormina before marveling at its ancient Greek Theater. Stop at the Messina Cathedral and a particularly stunning viewpoint over the port city. Immerse yourself in two beautiful Sicilian towns in one combination tour.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.39
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$82.39

Private tour from Messina: Etna Volcano and Winery Visit with Food and Wine Tasting

Private tour from Messina: Etna Volcano and Winery Visit with Food and Wine Tasting

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Explore Mt. Etna without the hassle of navigating on a private tour with round–trip transport from your Messina port or accommodations. Going with a guide ensures you see the best views of the Sicilian countryside, as well as visit secluded natural locations often missed by visitors. Enjoy a meal prepared with locally–sourced ingredients with wine pairings at a Messina vineyard to round out your authentic Italian experience.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$258.29
Price varies by group size
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$258.29
Price varies by group size
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Private tour from Messina to Etna Volcano with an option of Food and Wine tasting

Private tour from Messina to Etna Volcano with an option of Food and Wine tasting

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Travel from your port or hotel through the Sicilian countryside to Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano. Admire the orchards of olive, lemon, orange, and almond trees along the way. Taste local wines and honey, visit natural areas around the crater, and enjoy free time to shop for lava souvenirs. End the day at a winery with views of the Ionian Sea, indulging in local foods like charcuterie, mushrooms, olives, and fresh bread.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$208.86
Price varies by group size
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$208.86
Price varies by group size

Savoca, the art of steel and sculpture

Savoca, the art of steel and sculpture

A few kilometers from Taormina, perched on a rocky hill, surrounded by citrus groves, vineyards and olive groves, lies the town of Savoca, a small medieval village that in 2008 was included among the most beautiful villages in Italy. Here the time seems to have stopped, one almost has the feeling of having been catapulted in the past, about 50 years ago, when the cars still didn't circulate and life ran slowly and harmoniously. A walk along the semi-deserted streets of the historic center, surrounded by ancient buildings, opens the door to panoramas that cannot leave you indifferent. city of art, perhaps little known, which however owes its fame to the famous film "Il Padrino" by Francis Ford Coppola Extra services An experience in the experience thanks to the group the "Paths of the Donkey" that will make you enjoy the medieval village with an even more naturalistic exception. Following the slow and sure pace of these docile animals.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$296.29
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$296.29

Private transfer service from Messina Cruise Port to TAORMINA or vice versa

Private transfer service from Messina Cruise Port to TAORMINA or vice versa

We are serious and reliable limousine and transfer service company located in Sicily.  Our drivers are professionals who know the area where they work and speak English and French fluently. The vehicles used are tested, serviced and insured to the highest standards. We offer a private and comfortable transfer service from Messina cruise port or city center to Taormina.  The driver will wait for you as soon as you disembark from the ship with a sign with your name or they can me in any address in Messina or Taormina Journey to Taormina (or back to Messina) take about 1 hour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$210.92
per group
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$210.92
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