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The Walking tour of Taormina Sicily & Greek Theatre is available for those guests who are staying in Catania or 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 a Sicily shore tour 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.
Our first-day tour destination is 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 Sicily along Corso Umberto, the pretty and pedestrian main street, to discover the oldest churches and monuments. Here you will find also exclusive fashion shops, craft stores, and high-quality restaurants specialized in Sicilian cookery. Among the best attractions to visit, the Greek-roman theater of Taormina is the crown jewel of the city. This is an unmissable destination in order to make your day in Taormina 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.
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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?
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 Sicily 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 of Taormina. At the end of the guided visit, you will have enough free time to visit the exclusive shops or to have lunch.
The Sicily shore 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 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.
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