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Taormina and Castelmola Scenic Guided Tour from Catania

This distinctive tour provides an alternative perspective, inviting you to uncover the hidden beauty of Taormina and Castelmola in ways seldom explored. Immerse yourself in a sensory journey through the scents and vibrant colours of the Mediterranean scrub, while capturing panoramic views of Etna, the Alcantara valley, the Strait of Messina, and the rugged Peloritan landscape. Explore both towns and their key monuments alongside a licensed and knowledgeable tourist guide.

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8:00 am – 8:30 am: Meeting in Catania or Taormina

Meet your guide at your accommodation or the designated meeting point in Catania or Taormina

Scenic Drive and Introduction

Enjoy a comfortable drive to Castelmola.

Engage in a friendly and informative chat with your guide, gaining insights into the day’s itinerary.

Visit Castelmola

Explore Castelmola, one of Italy’s most beautiful villages, for approximately 1 hour.

Visit panoramic spots, narrow streets, and the mediaeval castle ruins.

Enjoy a short stop to savour coffee, almond wine, or traditional Sicilian granita at the characteristic bar.

Easy Hike Down to Taormina

Descend on foot to Taormina through the Saracens’ path for approximately 40 minutes.

Retrace the history and traditions of the extraordinary places along a pleasant and suggestive trail.

Learn about the naturalistic aspects of the territory.

Guided Tour of Taormina (1.5 hours)

Walk along the main street of Taormina with a knowledgeable local licensed tourist guide.

Discover the most important monuments and landmarks.

Free Time in Taormina

Enjoy 1.5 hours for lunch or a self-guided exploration of Taormina.

Relax and Return to Catania

Wind down during the return journey, arriving back in Catania around 3:30 pm, concluding the tour.

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Meeting point

Share your accommodation address with us for an easy pick-up! We’ll either collect you from your place or set up a nearby meeting point. If you’re travelling from outside Catania, we’ve got comfortable meeting options for you to begin a hassle-free experience.

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Cancellation policy

You can cancel your reservation for any reason up to 48 hours before the beginning of the tour and receive a full deposit refund.