Taormina and Castelmola

The tour will show you all the beauty of the Pearl of the Ionian Sea

Tour Info

Duration About 5 hours
Departure Time Suggested at 9:00 am or 3:00 pm

Tour Description

The tour begins at the hotel were you will be pick up and be met by the driver and will drive and guide you through the tour. We proceed to Castelmola, passing Taormina, this will let you admire the inner coast. Once we arrive at Castelmola you will find yourself incanted of the spectacular view of the view of the bay of Naxos and Taormina. We then explore the town and the famous ancient castle of Castemola and surroundings. There you can taste the famous almond wine and other local products. We then return down to Taormina and visit the center, important monuments, in particular the Greek Theatre (Teatro Greco), there you can ask for a guide who is specialize in the history of the famous theatre. Then return along the famous Corso Umberto, it is a excellent place to visit shops and boutiques where you find the lastest fashion collections. It is a charming old town with narrow streets, terraces, breathtaking sights and its beautiful architecture full of history. The views that open are the most valued sightseeing in all over Europe, where you see Etna and the crystal clear sea of Giardini and Isola Bella. Taormina goes back to the 8th century BC .It is a city that has been accomplished during different centuries by Sicels, Greeks, Romans, Saracens, French, Spanish and Bourbons. You can admire Palazzo Corvagia built in the 14th century famous for the  different architectural styles, Arab, Gothic and Norman, also visit the Public Gardens, with its wide variety of plants, from the most mundane to the exotic. Also visit Piazza IX Aprile, the Odean Theatre. The Palace of the Duke of S. Stefano. You also can visit various churches and  the Cathedral. You can also decide to have lunch, offering a vast selection of restaurants which cater all, or taste a variety of local products like icecream and  typical pastries with coffee. We then make our return back to the hotel.