Your private english speaking driver* will be waiting for you in the cruise port of Messina to kick off your private full day tour to Taormina and Castelmola.You will take the highway to Taormina and first visit the village of Castelmola (450 mt.). Amazing landscape and a great view of Mount Etna (3.330 mt. - 11.000 ft. - the highest volcano in Europe), and wonderful landscape of Giardini-Naxos bay. After visiting Castelmola we will then we drive down to Taormina.After Taormina, you will drive back to Messina. Once there you will see the church with bronze statues (King Christ church) andalso a viewpoint, one of the oldest fortress in Messina, from which to see the straight and the port of Messina, and take pictures of it. The tour will end at the cathedral of Messina with its very particular and spectacular astronomical clock (the biggest in the world).*Please take note that the driver is not a licensed tour guide and cannot leave the vehicle unattended.