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From Catania: Cruise to Taormina via Naxos & Isola Bella
Discover the Sicilian coast on a sailing trip from Aci Trezza in Catania to Taormina. Stop at cultural spots including Naxos, Isola Bella, and the Rodolico shipyard, and enjoy a lunch on the beach.
- Sicilian perfumes will be at your home
- Your eyes and your memory cannot forget
- It is history, food, landscapes, the Sicilian history of over 5000 years
DescriptionFrom the ancient port of Aci Trezza 19 stops with a bathing stop. to Aci Trezza Shipwrights have been shaping wood for thousands of years, creating constructions that still plough our waters today. A true art that combines the skills of a designer, naval engineer, carpenter, joiner but also artist. For five generations, the Rodolico shipyard has been operating in Acitrezza, the holder of this ancient, noble and precious profession 2.Ancient sea village of Capomulini '...she seemed to see Providence again, there towards the Capo dei Mulini, where the sea was smooth and turquoise, and sown with boats, which looked like so many seagulls in the sun.' 3.Lighthouse of Capo Mulini surveyed: 'Fai' 4.Cala Spoto 5.Riviera La Gazzena The Gazzena district is certainly one of the most interesting areas in terms of nature and landscape, representing an uncontaminated oasis despite being set in a highly man-made context. 6.Sentiero di Acque Grandi This is a path that starts in the Santa Caterina district in Acireale (CT), from the small square, with a view of the timpa and the sea, Taormina and Calabria. 7.The Timpa of Acireale The Timpa di Acireale is a protected natural area, a marvellous and imposing rocky escarpment overlooking the sea of Sicily. It is a unique place, offering glimpses of rare beauty and breathtaking views. 8.Sea village of Santa Maria la Scala 9.La Timpa Oriented Nature Reserve 10. Santa Tecla Situated north-east of Acireale, Santa Tecla lies on an evocative lava platform: to the west it clings to the wild and luxuriant Timpa 'Falconiera' with its uncultivated Mediterranean flora (now a protected natural park). 11. Village of Stazzo Stazzo is a characteristic small seaside village on the Ionian coast 12. Pozzillo In Pozzillo there is a spring of slightly alkaline mineral water. 13. Archirafi Tower The ancient defensive tower dates back to the 14th century 14. Riposto The history of Riposto is closely linked to that of Mascali 15. Fondachello Fondachello owes the origin of its name to a small 'fondaco' that served as a resting place for wayfarers along the coastal strip. 16. Cottone promenade 17. the black stones 18. Giardini Naxos In the current location of Giardini-Naxos, near Capo Schisò, in 734 B.C., Chalcidian colonists founded what was long thought to be the first Greek settlement in Sicily. The new colony was given the name Naxos after the island of the same name in the Aegean Sea. Although it remained a modest centre, it retained its symbolic value, as an altar was erected in honour of Apollo Archegetes, and it was the point of departure for Greek ambassadors returning to the motherland. 19.Taormina There are many reports on the origin of Taormina (Tauromenion, Tauromenium, from the ancient Greek toponym Ταυρομένιον), but unfortunately they are uncertain in terms of documentation and reliability. The most accepted hypothesis is that the me
IncludesEntrance ticket to the historic Rodolico shipyard Midday meal on the beach of Naxos Round trip shuttle to Taormina
- Boat tours to Taormina only on Wednesdays and Saturdays Bad weather in Sicily with sea weather: starting with sea force 2/3 and wind force 3/4 the tour is cancelled. In the event of bad weather only the tour and notthe visit to the old shipwrights' yard is reimbursed
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