This Taormina day trip with lunch is one of the best day trips from Taormina-Giardini Naxos port because not only gives you the opportunity to explore Taormina & Castelmola, but it also includes a local lunch in a typical restaurant.
The Taormina day trip starts with the visit to Castelmola, a tiny medieval village above Taormina. Walking in this little town you can enjoy a beautiful landscape view from a panoramic point overlooking Mount Etna and the magnificent bay of Giardini Naxos. Then we will get to the charming Taormina. Here with a walking tour, we will go along Corso Umberto, the ancient Roman Street Valeria.
You can enjoy typical things to do during the Taormina day trip: a visit through the historic centre with a tour guide or on your own, a visit to the ancient theatre of Taormina (optional), the old churches and monuments, the exclusive boutiques, and then a gourmet visit to the restaurants, the pastries and ice cream shops to taste local products and treats.
This Taormina day trip also includes lunch at the restaurant, to try the specialities of Sicilian cooking. You will be enchanted by Taormina, the charming Pearl of the Mediterranean, which is always able to seduce even the most distracted visitor.
Departure of the Taormina day trip from Giardini Naxos Cruise Port or from Porta Catania (Taormina). On request, departure from your accommodation located in Giardini Naxos and Taormina area.
We will spend about 1 hour to visit this medieval village where you will enjoy Piazza Sant’Antonio, the Cathedral and the Castle, then our tour guide will let you taste the traditional almond wine in a local cafè.
During the Taormina day trip, your guide will lead you on a guided walking tour in the main street Corso Umberto, you will visit Porta Catania and Porta Messina, the Cathedral of Taormina, April IX Square and the clock tower, Corvaja Palace. At the end of the walking tour our tour guide will lead you to the local restaurant in Taormina to enjoy your typical Sicilian meal.
The Taormina day trip will end to the starting point. We share a goodbye, hoping to meet our guests back in Sicily soon
Hotel / B&B
Taormina – Porta Catania
English, Italian, Spanish, French, Romanian
Round trip by A/C van or bus
Live commentary on board
Lunch in a typical restaurant
Treats and bottled water on board of the bus
Discover Messina Travel Assistance
Any Private Expenses
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
What is not specified in “Included in the price”
Sunscreen, light shoes, comfortable and thin clothing, a hat.
If you book this excursion as private for a group of maximum 6 people, you will be comfortably transported by our luxury car. Please, contact us and we will be happy to provide you with further information.
The distance from Giardini Naxos till Taormina is almost 10 km and the duration is almost 20 minutes.
This tour is shared. There is the possibility of purchasing a private tour with the payment of an extra fee.
For further information check the Private Tours page.
No, the entrance ticket and the visit to the Greek-roman theatre is not included in the price of this tour.
The free time included in this tour is almost 2 hours and 30 minutes.
No, the walking tour once in Taormina and Castelmola is not mandatory.