GIARDINI NAXOS, TAORMINA AND CASTELMOLA

TOUR FROM CATANIA

Multilingual Guide

5 Hrs

A/C Coach

Highlights

 

 

Giardini Naxos, Taormina and Castelmola City Tour:

  • Pick up and Drop Off

  • Visit of the fishing town of Giardini Naxos

  • Stop at the nature reserve“Isola Bella” , possibility to bathe in the cristal clear waters

  • Visit of Castelmola

  • Visit of Taormina
Pick up & Drop off
Multilingual guide

Summary


Visit the fishing town of Giardini Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily, founded in 734 b.C., and stop at the wonderful “Isola Bella”, a Wildlife Reserve; Discover Castelmola and then visit the picturesque town of Taormina.

What You Can Expect


 

The tour will begin by visiting the fishing town of Giardini Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily, founded in 734 b.C.

After driving along the seafront and enjoying the beautiful Naxos bay, you will head for Castelmola, but first you will stop at the wonderful “Isola Bella”, a Wildlife Reserve considered the “pearl of the Ionian” for its natural beauty, connected to the mainland by a thin strip of sand. From here it is possible to admire the bay, and the promontories of Capo S. Andrea, that hosts the renowned Grotta Azzurra (The Blue Cave), and of Capo Taormina. It may be possible to bathe in these marvellous crystal clear waters.

In Castelmola you will walk along the characteristics streets of the town, and stop to see the ruins of the imposing Norman walls and the main square (Duomo) with the Mother Church, rebuilt between 1934 and 1935 on the existing cathedral and dedicated to St. Nicholas of Bari.

The last part of the excursion will be dedicated to visiting the picturesque town of Taormina.

Along the main road of this town, Corso Umberto, with the Messina Gate below and the  Catania Gate on the mountain side, you will admire the most important monuments: Palazzo Corvaja (The Corvaja Palace) (Museum of Arts and Folk Traditions*), the Teatro Antico* (The Old Theatre), Piazza IX Aprile, the Torre dell’orologio (The Clock Tower), the Cattedrale Fortezza (The Fortress Cathedral), the Badia Vecchia (The Old Abbey), and the Palazzo Duca di Santo Stefano (The Duke of Saint Stephen Palace), and much more. It will also be possible to go shopping in the exclusive shops which alternate with workshops.

When


English, German, Spanish, French and Italian on Monday and Friday at 8:30am;

Departure point


Pick up from your Hotel in the centre of Catania.

 

Please specify your Hotel in the booking notes, this is very important.

Additional info

 

  • Suggested Equipment: Comfortable shoes, hat, sunglasses, bathing suit and towel;

 

  • Take some water with you;

 

  • Remember to indicate in your booking notes your Hotel for pick up;

 

  • No refund will be accepted for no shows or late arrivals.

Voucher info


You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity

Local operator information


Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind

Cancellation Policy


If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee

Schedule and Pricing


Giardini Naxos, Taormina and Castelmola City Tour from Catania is available on Monday and Friday in English, German, Spanish, French and Italian;

 

Prices:

 

Adult (12-99)        € 60,00

 

Child (3-11)          € 42,00

 

 

Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible – we 100% guarantee it –

Optional

 

Authorized tourist guide in Taormina (on request);

Optional visit of Greek Theatre € 10,00;

Museum of Art and folk traditions € 2,60.

GIARDINI NAXOS, TAORMINA AND CASTELMOLA CITY TOUR

Sicily City Tour

The tour will begin by visiting the fishing town of Giardini Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily, founded in 734 b.C.

After driving along the seafront and enjoying the beautiful Naxos bay, you will head for Castelmola, but first you will stop at the wonderful “Isola Bella”, a Wildlife Reserve considered the “pearl of the Ionian” for its natural beauty, connected to the mainland by a thin strip of sand. From here it is possible to admire the bay, and the promontories of Capo S. Andrea, that hosts the renowned Grotta Azzurra (The Blue Cave), and of Capo Taormina. It may be possible to bathe in these marvellous crystal clear waters.

In Castelmola you will walk along the characteristics streets of the town, and stop to see the ruins of the imposing Norman walls and the main square (Duomo) with the Mother Church, rebuilt between 1934 and 1935 on the existing cathedral and dedicated to St. Nicholas of Bari.

The last part of the excursion will be dedicated to visiting the picturesque town of Taormina.

Along the main road of this town, Corso Umberto, with the Messina Gate below and the  Catania Gate on the mountain side, you will admire the most important monuments: Palazzo Corvaja (The Corvaja Palace) (Museum of Arts and Folk Traditions*), the Teatro Antico* (The Old Theatre), Piazza IX Aprile, the Torre dell’orologio (The Clock Tower), the Cattedrale Fortezza (The Fortress Cathedral), the Badia Vecchia (The Old Abbey), and the Palazzo Duca di Santo Stefano (The Duke of Saint Stephen Palace), and much more. It will also be possible to go shopping in the exclusive shops which alternate with workshops.

When:

English, German, Spanish, French and Italian on Monday and Friday at 8:30am;

  • Pick up & Drop off
  • Multilingual guide

Additional info:

 

  • Suggested Equipment: Comfortable shoes, hat, sunglasses, bathing suit and towel;

 

  • Take some water with you;

 

  • Remember to indicate in your booking notes your Hotel for pick up;

 

  • No refund will be accepted for no shows or late arrivals.

Departure point


Pick up from your Hotel in the centre of Catania.

 

Please specify your Hotel in the booking notes, this is very important.

Local operator information


Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind

Cancellation Policy


If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee

Schedule and Pricing


Giardini Naxos, Taormina and Castelmola City Tour from Catania is available on Monday and Friday in English, German, Spanish, French and Italian;

 

Prices:

 

Adult (12-99)        € 60,00

 

Child (3-11)          € 42,00

 

 

Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible – we 100% guarantee it –

Optional


 

Authorized tourist guide in Taormina (on request);

Optional visit of Greek Theatre € 10,00;

Museum of Art and folk traditions € 2,60.