Taormina, Italy
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Discover one of Sicily’s most renowned natural wonders on this full-day day tour of Alcantara Gorge from Messina. Trek through the gorge, past dramatic cliffs and waterfalls; dive in to swim in a natural lake; then visit the lively town of Taormina. Hotel or port pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Full-day Alcantara Gorge tour from Messina
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the gorge on a thrilling hike
  • Cool off with a swim in a natural lake
  • Explore the mountain town of Taormina
  • Choice of departure times throughout the day
  • Easy level hike: suitable for participants of average fitness
  • Great-value tour includes hotel or pickup and round-trip transport
After being picked up from your Messina hotel or cruise port in time for an 8.30am, 10.30am, or 12.30pm departure (depending on option selected), set out on the around 1-hour journey to the Alcantara Gorge.
On arrival, follow your guide on a leisurely hike along part of the gorge, following forest tracks and rocky trails, and wading through low passages of the Alcantara River (waterproof clothing is available to hire if necessary). Along the way, stop to admire the scenery, looking up at the steep canyon walls and passing numerous lakes, waterfalls, and unique rock formations. After working up a sweat, cool off with a swim in a natural lake.
On the way back, pay a visit to the mountain village of Taormina, where you’ll have time to grab lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant, browse the shops, or enjoy the views from the mountaintop.
Back in Messina, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel or cruise port around 3.30pm, 5.30pm, or 7.30pm (depending on departure time).
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