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Taormina Blue Grotto boat tour is the perfect experience to enjoy a panoramic visit of the coast and of the town of Taormina. First, you will be charmed by the rock formations that give shapes to beautiful caves, such as the Lovers’ Cave and the famous Taormina Blue Grotto, a renowned spot for snorkelling and scuba dives in the area. The clear blue water gives you the opportunity to jump in for a nice swim and the wonderful rocky islet of Isola Bella. After having savoured a Sicilian treat and a sip of wine on the boat, in less than half an hour, we will reach the lovely town of Taormina to visit the Greek Theatre Taormina and experience the mood of the dolce vita.
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We believe the boundaries are made to be broken and we have the desire to lead all our guests to the discovery of our destinations.
Our minivan enabled for people with special needs, equipped with a lifting platform will facilitate the visit of important landmarks enjoying wonderful landscapes and views, and learning about their past.
Discover Messina Sicily thinks that your time is valuable. Our attentive staff is here to help and guide you at any moment and through all the stages of your experience in Sicily: before, during, and after your journey, hoping to see you back in our land in the near future.
With us, local and professional tour guides you will be able to experience and understand Sicily from a different perspective, with small-medium groups of visitors and getting answers and curiosities that only an insider can provide. So, what to expect from this experience?
The Taormina Blue Grotto boat tour starts from Messina Cruise Port or from Travel Agency Discover Messina Sicily, located in the city centre. On request, a departure from your accommodation located in Messina area.
After a journey of about one hour by van, you will reach the first destination of this day trip, which is the port of Giardini Naxos, not far from Taormina. Here you will embark on a sightseeing boat starting a lovely tour of the coastline of Taormina and its natural beauty, made by crystal water and particular rock formations. The highlights of this tour are Taormina Blue Grotto and the amazing Isola Bella, a rocky islet connected to the beach by a tiny sand line which thanks to its lush vegetation is a nature reserve for marine birds. After a refreshing swim near Isola Bella and a tasting, you will be back to the port of Giardini Naxos and you will be ready to visit Taormina.
In less than 20 minutes you will arrive in the beautiful Taormina, where you will visit the Greek Roman Theatre. Then explore Taormina in free time, walk along Corso Umberto or “eat local” at one of the many typical and cozy restaurants of the pedestrian area. Your tour guide will be happy to suggest to you the best spots where to try the famous Sicilian food as arancino, cannolo, and a fresh granita, or the most interesting historical attractions of Taormina,the ancient churches, the panoramic point or the peaceful public garden.
The Taormina Blue Grotto boat tour will end at the starting point. We share a goodbye, hoping to meet our guests back in Sicily soon
To live in the best way possible your experience in Sicily purchase the DISCOVER MESSINA SICILY kit. Besides the gadgets, you will have also our backpack for your tour and also a hat that will protect you from the sun.
Book now and you will receive it at the moment of your tour departure.
The tour by boat has a duration of almost 2 hours.
Yes, you can swim during a shortstop that the boat will do during the tour.
No, there are no changing rooms available. We suggest you bring light clothes that you can wear above your swimsuit.
No, the lunch is not included in the price of the tour. There is included only tasting on the board of the boat.
No, once in Taormina you will be able to visit the city on your own under the tour guide indications.