Taormina & Castelmola Picturesque Tour

$79

per person
Explore the landscape of Sicily on a 7-hour scenic tour of Taormina and Castelmola. Admire breathtaking views of the Ionian coast, wander narrow medieval alleys, and walk in the footsteps of Oscar Wilde. To top this, sip delicious almond wine before you call it a day.
Duration:  6hrs - 7hrs
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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Highlights

  • The walk will start in the historic center of Taormina. From here, through the Saracens’ path, we will begin the hike up to Castelmola. Along a pleasant and suggestive path, we will retrace the history and traditions of those extraordinary places and their inhabitants. Once we reach Castelmola, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, called the terrace on the Ionian coast, we will enter the labyrinthine alleys of the small town.
  • Here we will have the opportunity to make a short stop, enjoy the magnificent views, visit the ruins of the medieval castle, sip a good coffee and almond wine or traditional Sicilian granita in the characteristic Bar Turrisi.
  • We will go down to Taormina from the northern side admiring the scenery stretching out in front of us – the spectacular panorama of the Stretto di Messina (Messina Strait) and the antic Greek Theatre.
  • After that we will walk along the main street of Taormina, getting to know its most important monuments.
  • This is not a typical sightseeing tour. In addition to the historical part, we will also learn about the naturalistic aspects of the territory.

What's Included

  • Licensed hiking guide service
  • Transfer from your accommodation in Catania
  • Insurance
  • Hiking Poles

Additional Information

  • Bring sport shoes, comfortable clothing, a windproof jacket, sun hat, water.
  • The exact pick-up time (8:30 - 9:00 am) and the nearest pick-up point to your accommodation will be confirmed within 24 hours before the departure.

Rules

NOTE: This excursion, given the high temperatures in the summer is recommend fo people in a state of good physical health. Not adapted for small kids.

Cancellation policy

24 hours’ notice for a full refund.

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Location

Meeting location:  Piazza Stesicoro

$79

per person

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