Taormina & Castelmola

Alfredo TrimarchiArt and Museums, Castelmola, Castelmola, History and Culture, Messina, Taormina

Tour Taormina & Castelmola

  • Taormina
  • Taormina
  • Taormina
  • Taormina

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The first stop of our Sicily tour is Castelmola, one of the most beautiful villages of Italy. On arrival we will wind up in its panoramic square, located at 550 meters above sea level, where we will be surprised by the view, on one side, of the first greek colony in Sicily, the marvellous Giardini Naxos bay that, if today it attracts thousands of visitors thanks to its beautiful scenery, in the past tempted many invaders that were controlled by its castle and we will remember their feats; on the other, we will have a panorama on Mount Etna that, with its 3,330 feet in the air, is the highest active volcano in Europe.

We will enter in the village through its old gateway, followed by its typical alleys, to discover the history of this enchanting place, breathing the unpolluted air of a place in which time seems to have stopped in the past. So, we will reach the Cathedral, the churches of San Michele and San Giorgio and finally sip the typical almond wine in the bizarre setting of bar Turrisi.

The charm of these places inspired love stories like that one of the English novel “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” by D.H. Lawrence, set between Castelmola and Taormina.

Just in Taormina we will continue our fantastic tour, where we will be fascinated by a completely different atmosphere in respect of that one of the previous stop, and we will leave enchanted by an explosion of colours, sounds and flavours typical of Sicily.

What to do in Taormina? Surely the Taormina walking tour with us, Sicily tour guides of Discover Messina Sicily that, in love with our wonderful island, we will show you what to see in Taormina remembering you that this excursion is one of the best guided tours of Sicily! We will go for a pleasant stroll in Corso Umberto, a boulevard between the two ancient gates of Taormina, the Catania and Messina gates. Here, you can find the amazing greek theatre, churches, ancient buildings and exclusive boutiques, as well as great views to take fantastic photos! Moreover, the smells of the Taormina’s cooking will make an impact on you, and you certainly will want to taste our restaurants. We are sure that you will not be disappointed by the flavours of our land.

Taormina Castelmola tour will be an unforgettable and multi-sensory experience, live it with us!

Please note:
For those who leave from Messina at the end of the tour there will be a short visit of the historic centre of the city: the square of the cathedral with the biggest astronomical clock in the world, the church of the Catalans which is an extraordinary example of Arab -Norman art and the panoramic terrace between the Shrine of Christ the King and the Sanctuary of Montalto where you can admire the Strait of Messina.

What to bring:
Identity card, camera and video camera. Cash and credit card, sunglasses and sunscreen.

What to wear:
It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes, a hat and light and comfortable clothes.


Terms of purchase
Booking with payment by bank trasfer, paypal, credit card or cash on the same day of the tour.

Cancellation Policy
Discover Messina reserves the right to cancel the tour, not later than seven days before the chosen date, only in case of failure to achieve a number of 4 participants. In that case we will refund the complete amount within 48 hours from the notification of cancellation communicated by e- mail.
In case of annulment of the excursion by the customer not later than 48 hours previous to the chosen date for the tour the entire amount will be refunded. If the tour will be annulled 48 hours before the date of the excursion to the customer it will be deducted 30% of the amount.

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Planning Details

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  • Service active all year
  • 6 Hours
  • Start point: Discover Messina Office or the Port Terminal
  • End point: Returns to original departure location.
Included in the price
  • Transport by air-conditioned bus
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Live commentary on board
  • Discover Messina Travel insurance
  • Liability Insurance
Excluded from the price
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Tips and personal extra
  • What is not being specified in “Included in the price”
Additional information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers.
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide.
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if the minimum number of passengers is not reached (4 people) to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Meals and drinks not included.
  • Cellular number required.

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