Explore two of Italy's greatest archeological sites on this exciting guided tour of the Valley of the Temples and Villa Romana del Casale. Leave Taormina with a local guide and be prepared to get very acquainted with Ancient Greek statuary and architecture, as well as, as centuries-old monuments from the Roman Empire. See the amazing collection of mosaics and even an ancient hunting lodge.
Leaving the port we will reach the charming town of Savoca. Savoca is not a tourist town, it is a simple every day "local" town set on the hillside of the foothills of the S. Peloritiani. This is where Al Pacino and Cast shot the GodFather Film. Following their footsteps and visiting the places that were so often shown throughout the movie will bring back many memories. While in town "a must" is the stop for a Lemon Granita at the famous bar "VITELLI" on the corner of the town, one of Coppola's favorite spots, and seen many times throughout the film. From Savoca we will visit Forza d'Agrò which is without a doubt one of the best examples of a typical village of the Province of Messina which still conserves its medieval street layout and on all sides of the town you have the most incredible views. Here we have tradition, culture, history, art all awaiting you. After this two traditional towns you will visit Taormina.
Take a tour of three southeastern Sicilian cities on this private tour with hotel or port pick up. See ancient Greek and Roman ruins at the Neopolis Archeological Park in Syracuse; stroll through the small streets of the island of Ortigia and shop for Sicilian products; and discover the UNESCO-listed baroque architecture of Noto, including its magnificent cathedral.
The historic towns of Taormina and Castelmola are two of the most scenic in eastern Sicily, and with this tour you can visit both without the hassle of public transportation or the stress of navigating the island’s twisting roads. Take in the highlights of Taormina at your own pace and relax over lunch, then head to Castelmola to enjoy the sweeping views over the coastline from its medieval center.
Explore the UNESCO-listed Baroque jewels of Ragusa and Modica on a day trip from Syracuse. Travel through the scenic Val di Noto to tour the two pretty towns known for their Sicilian Baroque architecture. Enjoy a light lunch based on traditional Sicilian food.
Private tour of Eastern Sicily with personal driver for 7 days for visit of the Taormina, Syracuse, Ragusa, Modica, Scicli, Agrigento and Etna vulcan with wine tour in winery with lunch and wine tasting Etna wine. This excursion is customised using a driver. A driver is a chauffeur specialized in driving you around, he is able to provide basic historical information, he can show you the main highlights, is knowledgeable and he has an umbrella of information. The driver will take care to give adequate time at all stops and to accommodate special requests when possible, to ensure that your experience in Sicily will be both memorable and enjoyable. The driver is not a Licensed Tour Guide and cannot take you inside monuments. In case you need a Licensed Local Guide you must pay a surcharge and we will arrange for Licensed Guide to meet you directly on the spot.
• Exclusive Private Excursions (customizable) • Starting from Taormina (or Catania on demand) • Led by a private LOCAL GUIDE for flexibility and personalized attention• Comfortable transport from your hotel by Luxury Mercedes Minivan • ETNA, SYRACUSE, ORTYGIA, CASTELMOLASicily is full of archaeological wonders, splendid Baroque towns and ancient traditions. Its variety of excellent wines, ancient cellars and vineyards, Sicilian olive oil in addition to typical dishes and traditional foods makes this destination a special place. The central position of the island in the Mediterranean has for centuries made it the ideal place for the integration of Mediterranean culture.
Enjoy the beauties of the most beautiful coast of Sicily, visiting 4 amazing sites: Taormina, Giardini Naxos, Isolabella and Castelmola, with a special stop to visit the unique sanctuary of the Rock Madonna with its breathtaking views.
Wend your way through Taormina—and even venture to other nearby locations in the picturesque, Sicilian countryside—on this flexible, hop-on hop-off bus tour. Because your tickets are valid for 24 hours, you have the flexibility to board and disembark where and when you wish. Once on board, you’ll motor along the waterfront, will see the city’s famed Piazza Sant'Antonio Castelmola, will glimpse the Alcantara Gorges, and more. As you go, learn more about the landmarks courtesy of the included headsets.
Avoid the big crowy bus and save hours with van transportation to Mt. Etna and Taormina. This tour has not more than 19 persons and the time to reach the destinations takes shorther time than the 30/40 persons bus.Explore some exint craters and lava fields at 9.000 fts altitude.Free moreover offer 2 hrs of time in Taormina to sightsee, shop, and taste our famous cakes, like cannoli or granita. Enjoy the stunning view over the coastline and the Isola Bella marine nature reserve (Unesco heritage).
This tour gives you the opportunity to visit Taormina (the ancjent greek colony founded in the 5th century b.C.) with its Greek Theater, Corso Umberto (the pedestrian path) and its exclusive shops and delicious cake shops. You will enjoy the spectacular landscapes and the famous reserve called Isola Bella, a marine nature riserve, that's an Unesco Heritage patrimony. The tour also includes the visit of the medieval, picturesque village of Castelmola and a quick panoramic tour of the town the tour begins.
Francis Ford Coppola filmed parts of The Godfather in small villages on the eastern side of Sicily, places difficult to reach without a car. This tour allows admirers of the movie to visit them without a sweat. Get picked up at the port in Giardini Naxos and driven to villages that were stands-in for the partly real, partly fictional Corleone. As a bonus, stop at Taormina for views of Etna and shopping before heading back to the port.
Discover the charms of Sicily on this 5-day Exclusive Tour led by a LOCAL GUIDE for flexibility and personalized attention.• Private transport from your hotels by Top Class Mercedes Minivan • Taste local Wines, Organic Olives and Olive Oil • Guided tours inside archeological areas and towns • May start from Taormina or Catania according to your needs• Customizable Itineraries (please inquire before booking)• TAORMINA - ETNA - SYRACUSE - ORTIGIA - PIAZZA ARMERINA - AGRIGENTO - SELINUNTE - PALERMO - ERICE - SEGESTA. • Optional Tours (Erice & Segesta Tour, Cefalù Tour) to extend the tour up to 7 days.Visiting Sicily is exciting and enriches the soul. Its traditions and customs, its rarities and uses, and the places of its myths never fail to fascinate and enrapture each and every traveler. The central position of the island in the Mediterranean has for centuries made it the ideal place for the integration of Mediterranean culture.
Visit Taormina, Castelmola and Giardini Naxos on this amazing tour from Messina-Catania-Syracuse-Giardini Naxos-Milazzo. Spend 1 hrs to visit the village of Castelmola, enjoy the view of the surrounding Sicilian coast and landscapes of Giardini Naxos, dominated by the volcano Etna. In Taormina do not miss the view of the marine protected reserve of Isola Bella, walk inside the Greek Theater and the amazing Corso Umberto, a beautiful pedestrian path. Take a look at the local shops or taste local pastries and enjoy the stunning spots of the Pearl of the Ionian sea.Before we take our clients back on board or theres final destination we moreover offer a quick panoramic tour of the town from where the tour starts.PICK UP AND DROP OFF INSIDE THE PIER, RIGHT WHERE THE SHIP DOCKS OR ANY OTHER PLACE THE CLIENTS WISH
Enjoy the beauties of the most beautiful coast of Sicily, visiting 3 amazing sites: Taormina, Giardini Naxos and Isolabella, with a special stop to taste the famous sicilian Arancini, the rice ball well know to be the most delicious street food in Sicily. At the end of the tour we moreover offer a quick city tour of the town your ship docks.
This private tour is a new way of experiencing Sicily, a jorney that combines emotions, experiences and lifestyle, surrounded by the discreet luxury. By private sailing boat with an expert crew and the exclusive on boat services you will enjoy the sea with refined elegance, sailing across the blu waters around Sicily. This trip will be full of great details and unforgettable experience. Let your imagination run wild as you sail through a sea full of history and myth. The boat is equipped with 1 DBL master bedroom and 2 DBL rooms at the stern, living room, chart and map room, dinning area, TV, stereo, air conditioning and big table. The kitchen offers 4 burners, electric oven, microwave, refrigerator, icebox, double sink.Not included: The transfer from your hotel to the Riposto and back. We will organize it additionally.Food & drinks on the boat instead of breakfasts, lunch in the 1st day and the dinner in the 2nd day. You can send the list of products and we will buy it for you.
Idyllicly perched on a rocky promontory high above the sea, Taormina has been the most popular tourist destination on Sicily for a couple of hundred of years. Beautifully restored mediaeval buildings, breathtaking views around the corner. The ancient theater is without question the most important feature in Taormina, because of its natural setting, with splendid view toward the Calabrian coast, the Ionian coast of Sicily and the spectacular cone of Etna. While in Sicily, Francis Coppola filmed his masterpiece "The Godfather"? If youve seen the movie, you´ll recognize Bar Vitelli, in the tiny village of Savoca, at first glance: it is exactly the same as it was on the silver screen.
The province of Agrigento is one of the most beautiful in Sicily. This beautiful province stretches between ancient ruins and baroque architecture, crystal-clear beaches and wonderful islands, clear waters and lush waters. The ideal place where it is combined with the search for art, culture and history, absolute relaxation under the hot sun.
Experience this part of Sicily and discover a fragile world that thrives on and is threatened by its surroundings. Mt. Etna, where the legend says the god of fire Hephaestus has its forges, is a spectacular active volcano that offers a mixed panorama, made of lunar deserts of black lava and lush vineyards where the local DOC wine is produced.Taormina, perched on the side of the mountain and very close to the volcano, is a famous resort town where the second largest Roman theatre in Sicily is located. This incredible example of Roman architecture is still used today and several performances throughout the year are hosted there.
Mount Etna is the second largest active volcano in the world. The volcano sits at the boundary of the African plate subducting underneath the Eurasian plate, combined with sitting underneath a hotspot or crustal break means the volcano has a frequent eruptive history
We will take you along an unusual itinerary, outside the traditional tourist routes, to discover places and landscapes unknown to most. First the discovery of the delightful medieval center of Enna and its marvelous views over the surrounding hills that can be enjoyed from the top of its 900 meters. A dive into history and archaeology will follow at the archaeological park of Morgantina and its archaeological museum. To finish with the discovery of Caltagirone, whose baroque influences do not end with the many decorations that enrich churches and buildings in the historic center, but also in the decorations of the much-known and sought-after local ceramics, of which you will learn about the techniques and secrets of processing at a local laboratory.