Taormina Tours – beautiful holiday in Sicily
Perched on a hill overlooking the Ionian Sea (at 205 meters above the sea level), Taormina is a pretty and charming town located on the east cost of Sicily, about halfway between Messina and Catania.
Taormina is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sicily. It is also called “the Pearl of the Mediterranean” because offers visitors breathtaking views of Mount Etna, Europe’s largest and most active volcano, the bay of Giardini Naxos and the coastline of Calabria, the mainland.
Over the years, the town became most popular because has welcomed many famous personalities including Wilhelm II of Germany, the writers Goethe, D. H. Lawrence, Oscar Wilde, Truman Capote and several visits by celebrities of the calibre of Greta Garbo and Elizabeth Taylor.
Taormina Tours – Holiday in Sicily
In May 2017 Taormina hosted the Summit of the Heads of State and of Government of the G7, the group of most industrialized economies, plus the European Union.
Whether you base yourself in Taormina during your holiday on Sicily island or allocate a day in your itinerary to visit this town, here are 3 of our top things to do in Taormina that will fascinate you.
Taormina: top things to do with us
- Taormina walking tour and Greek Theatre visit: our guide will take care of leading you through the most beautiful tiny corners and panoramic streets of the town. After the visit of the famous Ancient Greek Theatre, you will enjoy the view of Palazzo Corvaja, the small Roma theatre of the Odeon, the narrowest street of Taormina Vicolo Stretto, Corso Umberto its main street, and the main square: Piazza IX Aprile. From There, you will enjoy the view of Etna volcano and the coast of Giardini Naxos bay.
- Taormina Boat tour around Isola Bella: our boat tour starts from the beach of Mazzarò (Taormina mare). This beach can be easily reached by the spectacular cable car that departs from Taormina city center. From here, with a confortable and characteristic boat, we will take you to explore the Jonian coast, discover beautiful caves, including the well know “Grotta Azzurra” and the nature reserve around Isolabella, certainly the most beautiful beach in the area.
- Taormina Cooking Class and market tour: you will meet our Chef in a convenient spot near the center of Taormina. After you will go together to the market to pick up all necessary ingredients that will be used for your hands-on cooking class. Then walk to a nearby traditional restaurant in Taormina to begin the next phase of the day: cooking in a professional kitchen following the valuable advices of our professional Chef to successfully create a typical Sicilian menù.
Things to do and Activities in Taormina
This walking tour of Taormina offers the perfect chance to live the atmosphere of this unique city and discover its most compelling sights, including its famous symbol the ancient Greek theatre.
Itinerary: Porta Messina – Greek Theatre – Piazza IX Aprile – Piazza Duomo – Torre dell’Orologio – Porta Catania – Villa Comunale
An authentic and relaxing boat tour to discover one of the most beautiful costal views in Sicily and to visit the bays of Taormina, and the nature reserve of Isolabella.
Itinerary: Bay of Mazzarò – Isolabella – Grotta Azzurra – Capo Taormina – Grotta del Giorno – Bay of Mermaids.
Taormina Cooking Class
A cooking class to learn cooking Sicilian recipes and enjoy the lunch. Buy ingredients at the local market and cook delicius dishes guided by a well known Chef who will show the secrets of Sicilian cuisine.
Itinerary: Meeting Point – Market tour – Cooking lesson – Lunch
Guided Etna Tours in Sicily
You can choose the right guided Etna tour for yourself and your friends or family.