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clock-o8 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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commentOffered in: English

Overview

Make the most of a hassle-free journey from Palermo to Taormina with this private transfer and tour service. Meet your driver at your Palermo hotel, and relax on the journey, enjoying stops to visit two of Sicily’s historical, UNESCO-listed sites.  First, visit the Valley of the Temples at the Ancient Greek town of Agrigento. Then, admire a vibrant collection of age-old mosaics at Villa Romana del Casale, a hunting lodge near Piazza Armerina. Learn about each place as you explore, and then finish with a drop-off in Taormina.
  • Private transfer from Palermo to Taormina, including stopovers at Villa Romana del Casale and Agrigento
  • Pause to visit two UNESCO-listed historical sights while on route
  • View ancient Greek temples and monuments at the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento
  • Gaze at the astonishing mosaics that adorn Villa Romana del Casale
  • Door-to-door service with a private driver
Skip the stress of finding a taxi or sharing a shuttle between Palermo and Taormina. Simply enter your details when you book, pay in advance, and then show your voucher to your driver at your Palermo hotel. 

Travel in a spacious vehicle, and admire the views of the Sicilian landscape as you travel toward the town of Agrigento. The Ancient Greek city is home to UNESCO-listed archaeological digs, known as the Valley of the Temples. Pay your entrance fee, and then head down the main route of Via Sacra to walk amid ruined temples from the town’s heyday. Have you camera ready for the Temple of Concordia; it’s one of the site’s 5th-century highlights.

Return to your private vehicle to travel onward to Piazza Armerina, the town that’s home to Villa Romana del Casale. Pay your admission fee, and step inside where an impressive portfolio of mosaics await. Admire the captivating Bikini Girls mosaic, and enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant, if you wish.

Leave the villa in the afternoon, and travel eastward to Taormina. Your tour-come-transfer service finishes with a drop-off at your Taormina hotel.

Please note: the visits to the Valley of the Temples and Villa Romana del Casale are not guided. If you want to arrange a guided tour of the sites, contact the local supplier in advance of travel and pay a surcharge direct. The contact details are shown on your booking voucher.

Reviews

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M
, Dec 2018

Francesco excellent driver and very informative. It is a long day but well worth the stops along the way. Thank you again Francesco you were great and we enjoyed your company. Bruce and Margaret Kirk

S
, Aug 2018

This was perfect, Josie was so knowledgeable, and great company for a full day of travel. The car was spacious and comfortable for the full day.

M
, Dec 2017

We went on this tour as part of our honeymoon and were incredibly glad and grateful that we did. It was one of the top highlights of our 3 week trip. Worth every penny, not a single regret. :

S
, Dec 2017

We had to travel from Palermo to Taormina and decided this was preferable over renting a car and dealing with all of the details. Our driver with a small minivan met us at our hotel in Palermo and we spent the day sightseeing in Agrigento and Villa Romana del Casale before arriving in Taormina. It was relaxing, we were able to set our own schedule and could stop where ever we wished for coffee, lunch, restroom breaks, even a bit of shopping. Very pleasant day. Thank you

K
, Nov 2017

Just a great way to see more of Sicily with a knowledgeable, friendly guide.

g
, Oct 2017

Great driver friendly, but not intrusive. He allowed plenty of time at Agrigento and Villa Romana, and recommended an excellent spot for lunch.

J
, Aug 2017

Our guide Josefina was gracious and helpful from start to finish. She recommended a lovely place for lunch and we felt in safe and capable hands for the whole day. Our Italian was minimal but Josefina's English was very good, and she gave us extra information about the sites we visited.

T
, Jun 2017

Mind you! this is a long drive and a hardcore tour! not for the faint hearted! its good if you got places on the tick list then this is great as you got two out of the way then! I left at 8.30 and arrived at 5. They are quite long walks but not too complicated so wear good shoes!

K
, Jan 2017

We were picked up by Vincenzo who gave us a wonderful trip to Taormina. Very knowledgeable. Our stops were amazing. They both was so worth the trip. Highly recommend. Not to be missed!

D
, Jul 2016

This tour was amazing!


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