Get a taste of Sicily with this private tour to Mt. Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano. Leave the driving to your private guide and take in the scenery as you drive through mountain villages, stopping at a local honey farm. Visit the famous Silvestri Craters and an Etna winery for lunch and a tasting of both red and white Sicilian wines. This tour can be customized, including the addition of a cable car ascent to 3000 meters up the volcano.
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.
Sicily is home to some of the most spectacular Greek and Roman archaeological sites in Italy, but visiting on your own means navigating the island’s confusing rural roads. With this tour, reach Villa Romana Del Casale in Piazza Armerina and the Valley of Temples in Agrigento with a private driver for a stress-free jaunt through ancient history, taking in these remarkable ruins at your own pace.
Sicily’s romantic atmosphere and unconventional history has seduced visitors for millennia, but they're easy to miss in the bustle of modern travel. This private walking tour immerses you in rustic hill towns and the history of the Sicilian Mafia—including visits to filming sites of The Godfather movie—and the anti-Mafia fight. Upgrade to end your tour with food and wine tastings or a traditional fish dinner at a local restaurant.
The Gole Alcantara is one of Sicily’s most popular attractions, and often has the crowds to match. On this private half-day tour, let a local guide help you sidestep the tourists and show you the park’s caverns and rock formations, gardens, and best swimming places. Later, explore the seaside town of Giardini Naxos on foot. Finish the tour with food and wine tasting at a local wine bar.
Mt. Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe and home to fertile vineyards and farms. With this tour, avoid the stress of navigating the winding roads on the mountain on your own and instead visit the dramatic Silvestri Craters and a farm on the slopes of Mt. Etna with a driver. End your experience with a tasting and lunch at a local winery at the foot of the mountain.
Learn to cook traditional Sicilian pasta and cannoli with an expert local chef in romantic ancient villa. Sip DOC wine and taste hand-made bruschetta as you get to know your chef and decide what type of paste to make. Lean local secrets to making perfect fresh pasta and authentic cannoli, and then celebrate your hard work by enjoying your hand-made meal on an outdoor terrace accompanied by Sicilian DOC wines.
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.
Immerse yourself in the culture and natural landscape of Sicily on a private day trip with round–trip transport from Taormina. In addition to navigating for you, your guide provides little–known facts and anecdotes about Sicily's history often unheard by visitors. Stops on the itinerary include food and wine tastings at a Mt. Etna honey farm, a natural reserve in Alcantara, and a Godfather–themed tour of Savoca.
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.
Ascending the southern slope of Mount Etna, we will cross the lava flow of 1983 and 2002, and see up close its destructive effects. We will reach an altitude of 2.000 meters, where you can visit the Silvestri Craters originated from the eruption of 1892. Here you will walk on the edge of the craters, admiring the breathtaking landscape. On the way back, we will stop in a Honey Farm where you can learn the procedures for production of organic honey and taste varieties of honey and many other typical products like extra virgin olive oil, wine, Sicilian pesto etc. In Taormina, you will walk through the town enjoying the beauty of the historical center and the city's main attractions (Greek Theater, Cathedral, Belvedere Square). Afterwords, we will visit the characteristic medieval village of Castelmola with its Cathedral and the main square with its wonderful view on Mount Etna. An almost compulsory stop is Turrisi Coffee Shop, where it is possible to taste a special almond wine.
In 2015 UNESCO declared the itinerary "Palermo Arab Norman and the Cathedrals of Cefalù and Monreale" a World Heritage Site.
The wealth of this island is also due to the peoples who invaded it and left their inheritances as well as, after the storms, corals and starfishes remain on the shore. With this tour, UNESCO celebrates in particular the legacy of two civilizations - that of the Arabs and that of the Normans, a people of warriors from Scandinavia with influences from Romanesque and Byzantine art - that have deposited in Sicily unparalleled architectural and artistic treasures.
We will accompany you to the discovery of these and many other treasures which make our land unique and unmatched with the comfort and safety of our vehicles truly conducted by our reliable and professional drivers.
The small villages around Etna and the Taormina coastline are best experienced intimately and at a relaxed pace, so skip the hassle and crowds of group tours on this private guided tour. Reach the summit of Mount Etna and, after taking in the views, descend to the Mediterranean Sea for a boat tour along the coast with a traditional Sicilian lunch and wines on board.
Discover the unique wines of Sicily’s Mt Etna DOC with a full-day tasting tour led by a sommelier guide. Visit three wineries on the slopes of the active volcano, where you can admire terraced vineyards and learn about historic and modern production methods. Use your taste buds to truly appreciate Etna’s distinctive terroir with samples of several varietals at each stop, and cap off the day with a gourmet lunch in the garden of a family-run estate.
Visitors flock to Sicily to sample its coveted cuisine, but few participate in learning its secrets. This private cooking lesson will immerse you in the local culinary tradition with a professional chef who will help you create a full-course meal and dessert. You’ll sunbathe, swim, and sample wine beforehand, and finish the class by enjoying the fruits of your labor on the restaurant terrace.
Spend a glorious day at sea exploring the bays of Taormina on this private sailing tour, including lunch. Get some instruction in sailing from your captain. Go swimming, enjoy the scenery, and dine on fresh fish for lunch.
Experience a side of Italy rarely available to visitors on a private tour of a 200–year–old farmhouse with round–trip transport from Taormina. In addition to pointing out the best views of Mt. Etna, your guide tells little–known stories about Sicily’s history and culture as you explore. Afterwards, sit down for a meal prepared with organic local ingredients, including homemade bread and regional wine.
Soar above the sputtering crater of Europe’s largest active volcano on a private 20-minute helicopter tour of Mt Etna. Get an unforgettable aerial perspective of Sicily’s famous natural attraction, including ancient lava fields and evidence from the recent 2002 eruption. It’s the best way to admire the volcano’s majesty, as well as the dramatic coastline of Taormina and the surrounding landscape of vineyards and citrus groves.
Syracuse, Ortygia, and Noto are three of Sicily’s most alluring towns, but the island’s slow public transportation makes visiting all three in one day virtually impossible. Skip the hassle and delays of the train and bus with this private tour from Taormina that includes round-trip transportation. Take in the ancient ruins and Ortygia historic district in Syracuse before continuing on to Noto to admire its lavish baroque architecture.
Experience the rugged, romantic beauty of Sicily’s eastern coastline with a private, 4-hour sailing excursion from Taormina. Let a professional skipper handle the navigation while you relax and soak up views of Mt Etna, Isloa Bella and coastal grottoes, bays and sea cliffs as they are bathed in the golden light of sunset. Go for a swim or learn basic sailing techniques if you like, and enjoy an onboard seafood appetizer with wine as the sun dips below the horizon.
This is a private tour that will take you to one of the most charming towns of Sicily. You will experience art, history, architecture, sea and the delicious food and wines of the region. An expert private driver (and guide if you wish) will pick you up at yur hotel in the Taormina area so you will spend a fun and relaxing day under the Sicilian sun. Please note that your private driver will be at your complete disposal so you are free to customize the itinerary in the area as much as you like
Explore the quaint, Sicilian town of Taormina, overlooking the Ionian Sea, on this private tour. Visit famous sites like the Greek theater and the Cathedral. Admire the view on Mount Etna and Giardini Naxos bay.
Enjoy a boat excursion that fascinating you with the caves around Isola Bella.
Enjoy a private guided tour of Taormina and its beautiful promenade and Ancient Greek Theater. With this tour, you will also have the chance to visit Castelmola, an hidden gem only 10 minutes away from Taormina. A walking tour is the ideal way to discover Castelmola and enjoy its medieval narrow streets.