GIARDINI NAXOS AND TAORMINA
From 9.00 am to 2.00 pm
On Thursdays and Fridays
Our tour will begin by visitng 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 beautifull Naxos bay, ee will then move towards Taormina, but first we 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 is possible to bathe in these marvellous crystal clear waters.
The last part of the excursion will be dedicated for 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, we 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 among the shops selling handicrafts.
- 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 Taormina
Price per person € 60,00
WEB PRICE € 48,00
The cost includes: Shuttle Bus (return), Multilingual assistance
The cost does not include: Multilingual guide (on request), Optional visit of Greek Theatre € 8,00, Museum of Art and folk traditions € 2,60, All that is not specified under “the cost includes”