This Taormina tour from Catania is available for those who are traveling on a cruise ship docking at the cruise port. If you are looking for some of our day trips from Catania to explore the surroundings, this is an option that includes in the price a visit to a well-preserved testimony of the Greek presence in Sicily, immersed in the cultural heritage of two famous tourist attractions of the eastern part of the island.
The first destination of our Taormina tour from Catania will be the medieval village of Castelmola, where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of Taormina overhead, the bay of Naxos, and Mount Etna. Then, it’s time to be fascinated by a walking tour of Taormina along Corso Umberto, the pretty and pedestrian main street, to discover with your knowledgeable local guide the oldest churches and monuments.
Here you will find also exclusive fashion shops, craft stores, and high-quality restaurants specializing in Sicilian cookery. Among the best attractions to visit, the Greek-Roman Theatre of Taormina is the crown jewel of the city. This is an unmissable destination in order to make your day Taormina tour from Catania a unique experience.
This incredible frame, dating back to the 3rd century BC, is the location of many events every year, also the G7 Summit was set there in May 2017.
Departure from Catania Cruise Port or from Catania Airport “Fontanarossa”. On request, a departure from your accommodation located in Catania area
We will spend about 1 hour visiting 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 a guided walking tour of Taormina 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, and the Greek-roman theatre.
At the end of the walking tour of Taormina, you will have enough free time to visit the exclusive shops or to have lunch.
The Taormina tour from Catania will end at the starting point. We share a goodbye, hoping to meet our guests back in Sicily soon
English, Italian, Spanish, Romanian
Round trip by A/C van or bus
Ticket the to Greek-Roman Theatre
Live commentary on board
Treats and bottled water on board of the bus
Discover Messina Travel Assistance
Food and drinks
Any Private Expenses
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
What is not being specified in “Included in the price”
Sunscreen, light shoes, comfortable and thin clothing, and 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 Catania till Taormina is almost 55 km and the duration is almost 45-50 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.
Yes, the entrance ticket and the visit to the Greek-roman theatre is 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.