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Highlights of Taormina
Messina Shore Trips - Highlights of Taormina


 



This 4 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Pick up from your Hotel or the Port of Messina
  • Private Licensed English Speaking Guide
  • Round Trip Transportation in Private Vehicle
  • Walking Tour
  • Included Interior Visits- Taormina Greek Theater

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Tour Number:
IMESS-05

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2 People - $386 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $310 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $236 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $194 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $178 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $156 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $237 Per Person (Private Tour)
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TOUR DESCRIPTION
 
Type: Antiquities, Culture, Walking
Length: 4 Hours
Walking: Difficult (steps)
Mobility: Folding wheelchair OK, some sites may be inaccessible (advance notice required)
Guide: Licensed Guide
Language: English

Messina Shore Excursion - This is the most popular tour for visitors who only have a short amount of time available. You enjoy a walking tour of the resort town of Taormina and its famous Greek-Roman Theater. A small amount of free time is also included.

After meeting your guide in Messina you drive along the eastern edge of Sicily, with the sea on one side of you and Mt. Etna looming on the other, until you reach Taormina. The town is located on a hill overlooking the sea and boasts some of the best Sicilian scenery. The city was colonized by the Greeks in 403 BC and became a federated city of the Roman Empire in 34 BC. Today it is one the most chic resorts in Sicily.

Your first stop is the gorgeous Greek-Roman amphitheater, the second largest in Sicily. It was originally built by the Greeks and then renewed later by the Romans. Today it still boasts near perfect acoustics and is the setting for music, film and dance festivals.

Next you drive into the town where you enjoy a short amount of free time to explore some of the chic shops or relax in one of the caf╠ęs before returning to Messina.


If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Messina tours and Messina Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Messina tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing - The shore excursion times are approximate based on your interests and traffic conditions.
  • Coastal drive to Taormina- 50 Minutes
  • Taormina Walking - 2 Hours
  • Free Time - 20 Minutes
  • Transfer to Messina pier - 50 Minutes