TAORMINA: SICILY SHORE EXCURSIONS
Price: 29 EUR from Messina / 33 EUR from Catania
Duration: 4 hours
Level Activity: Low
Messina or Catania
Greek Theatre: 8,00 EUR per person
0 - 18 year and over 65: free entrance
18 - 24 years: reduced 4 EUR
It is essential to present a photo ID
What's eating: Pasta with pistachio nut: tuna and sword fish: Arancini, fried rice balls filled with meat; Cannoli fried sweets
Souvenir:Caltagirone pottery or other handcraft. Other typical products of this area is the "Vino alle mandorle", a dry white wine made from mixing alcohol with bitter almonds and other essences.
Code Dress:Please note the Dress Code recommended to enter any church. No shorts, bare shoulders or miniskirts. This applies to both men and women. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
SHORE EXCURSION IN SICILY: TAORMINA
We will leave the port of Messina pr Catania to start our shore excursion in the city of Taormina, having e a panoramic tour of about an hour before we reach our destination. Once we arrive in Taormina , we will leave our bus to begin a walking tour through the streets of the city. We will start with the visit of the Greek Theater , where we can admire the ruins of the ancient theater with Mount Etna in the background, then we will admire from outside the Palazzo Corvaja , thus leading to the Cathedral, that we will visit it inside.
Then we will continue our shore excursion having a walk along Corso Umberto, the main street of Taormina, characterized by a succession of shops, fashion boutiques and souvenir shops, delis and cafes,. More than being only an elegant shopping street , the course is full of architectural and artistic dating back to different eras.
After the guided tour, we will enjoy some free time to have a coffee in one of the bars that you can find on the typical terraces, or to do some shopping . This shore excursion in Taormina will allow you to discover the charm and atmosphere of this medieval town : its palaces, squares, stairways and alleys.
Finally we will return by bus to the port for the bording.
*Shore excursions could be subject to variations due to external causes as Cruise Companies politics, weather conditions, duration of the stay of the ship in the port, legal demonstrations