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Day Trips & Excursions

Taormina to Aeolian Islands, Stromboli and Panarea Day Trip

Explore the volcanic islands of Panarea and Stromboli in the UNESCO-listed Aeolian Archipelago, on a day trip from Taormina. After traveling by motorboat to each island, enjoy free time to swim in their crystalline waters or amble around their villages. Cruise around Stromboli to see the island’s volcano at its bombastic best. A crater called Sciara del Fuoco is easily visible from the water, so look out for its frequent jet-like eruptions lighting up the night sky!
$91
14 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

'The Godfather' Movie Tour from Taormina

Relive your favorite scenes from ‘The Godfather’ on this filming location coach tour from Taormina or Messina province. Although the location of the plot for the movies was Corleone, many scenes throughout the epic trilogy were filmed in the Sicilian villages of Savoca and Forzà d'Agrò, both of which you’ll visit. See Bar Vitelli and other places where some of the most memorable scenes were shot, and enjoy commentary about the movies from a friendly guide. It's a must for Godfather fans!
$40
4 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Messina Shore Excursion: Full-Day Taormina and Castelmola Tour

Travel by air-conditioned bus with a maximum group of 30 passengers for this opportunity to discover and visit Taormina (32 miles (52 km) away from Messina) with its Greek Theater, Corso Umberto, and its exclusive shops and famous bars. You will admire the wonderful landscape and Isola Bella, a nature riserve-Unesco Heritage. The tour also includes a short visit to the picturesque village of Castelmola.Walking in Taormina is over paved and cobblestone surfaces, some of which are sloped. The Greek Theater requires climbing steep uneven stone stairs to enter and numerous steps inside.
$79
6 hours
Shore Excursions

Taormina and Castelmola Tour from Messina

An opportunity to discover and visit Taormina (52 km away from Messina) with its Greek Theater, Corso Umberto and its exclusive shops and famous bars. You will admire the wonderful landscape and Isola Bella, a nature riserve-Unesco Heritage. The tour also includes a short visit to the picturesque village of Castelmola.
$63
6 hours
Kid Friendly

2-Hour Messina Walking Tour

Your 2-hour walking tour starts from Cathedral Square, under the beautiful bell tower which was built in 1933. Other interesting monuments worth of admiration are the Catalan Church, testimony of Arab-Norman style, the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, which is the second one in Southern Italy and the Mount of Mercy in Barroque style. With so many places to visit don't overlook the Sanctuary of Montalto and the Shrine of Christ the King, the Church of Saint Francis, Palace Zanca and the Antiquarium, and the Palace of Culture, dedicated to the famous painter Antonello da Messina.
$22
2 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Taormina to Aeolian Islands, Lipari and Vulcano Full-Day Trip

Discover Lipari and Vulcano, two must-visit islands in the stunning UNESCO-listed Aeolian Archipelago. The chain of tiny islands boasts dramatic volcanic landscapes and Bahamas-esque beaches, surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Spend time at leisure on each island, perhaps exploring Lipari Old Town, relaxing in Vulcano’s legendary mud baths or basking on the beaches under the sizzling sun.
$71
13 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

'Inspector Montalbano' Filming Locations Tour from Taormina

Visit the filming locations of the popular Italian TV series ‘Inspector Montalbano’ (or ‘Commissario Montelbano’ in Italian) on this full-day tour, departing from either Taormina or Messina province. See the real-life settings of the series’ fictional town Vigata, and visit the beautiful Baroque plazas, churches, beaches and buildings of Ragusa Ibla, Punta Secca and Scicli, where some of the most popular episodes were shot. Enjoy commentary about ‘Inspector Montalbano’ from a friendly guide throughout the day.
$59
14 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Messina 3-Hour Segway Tour with Piazza and Messina Duomo

• 3-hour Segway tour lead by an expert local guide • See top Messina attractions including: Piazza Cairoli, Piazza Pugliatti, where Messina’s Court of Justice and University can be found, Piazza Duomo, Fountain of Orion, Church of Santissima Annunziata dei Catalani, monument to Don Juan of Austria, San Francesco d’Assisi church, Montorsoli’s Fountain of Neptune, Catalani Church • Hear tales of colorful history from a knowledgeable guide • Enjoy a Segway sightseeing tour that’s suitable for all fitness levels • Small-group tour with a maximum of eight people ensures a personalized experience
$113
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Wine Tasting and Village Tour from Taormina

An unique expericence only for wine lovers ! Enjoy a relaxing afternoon tour to taste regional Sicilian wine and appreciate the gorgeous scenery of typical sicilian village of Piedimonte Etneo and Linguaglossa, reaching a height of 800 meters above sea level.
$45
6 hours
Shore Excursions

The Godfather and Taormina Tour from Messina

Visit the ancient village of Savoca and seaside beauty of Taormina on a 6-hour tour from Messina. See many of the film locations used in Francis Ford Coppola's classic film, 'The Godfather.' Admire the beautiful Corso Umberto, the main street of Taormina and Isola Bella, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
$79
6 hours