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From Catania: Day Trip to Giardini Naxos and Taormina

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Explore the beauty of the east coast of Sicily on a guided tour. Visit the Isola Bella Natural Reserve and explore the coastal towns of Giardini Naxos, Castelmola, and Taormina.

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  • Feel the fresh sea air blowing along the beautiful promenade of Giardini Naxos
  • Admire the crystal clear blue sea water in the natural reserve of Isola Bella
  • Experience the characteristic streets and panoramic views from Castelmola
  • Discover the ancient town of Taormina and its main street Corso Umberto
  • Relish in the breathtaking views near the Ancient Roman Arch in Castelmola


Discover some of Sicily’s most stunning villages: Giardini Naxos, Castelmola, and Taormina. Travel along the island’s eastern coast, and visit the scenic Isola Bella and taking in the spectacular vistas of Castelmola and Taormina. Start the tour by visiting the seaside town of Giardini Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily and an ancient fishing village. Take the opportunity to enjoy walking along its beautiful promenade.  Next, take a short break to enjoy the Isola Bella Natural Reserve, considered the pearl of the Ionian Sea for its wild beauty. The high walls around Cape St. Andrew protect this famous bay and are home to the Blue Grotto and Cape Taormina.  From Isola Bella continue your tour to scenic Castelmola and walk through the characteristic streets of this ancient town, admiring the ruins of its Norman walls. Once there, discover Piazza Duomo, with its Mother Church, rebuilt between 1934 and 1935 and dedicated to St. Nicholas of Bari. After that, gaze upon the Sicilian landscape and Mediterranean sea through the Ancient Roman Arch. Finally, visit picturesque Taormina overlooking the sea. Wander along Corso Umberto and observe its most important monuments like the Ancient Theatre, Palazzo Corvaja, and the Clock Tower. Wrap up by indulging in some shopping in the fashionable characteristic craft shops of the city.


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  • For the this experience the Pick-up service is available at your accommodation facility in Catania (please specify, when booking, where the pick-up will take place) The pick-up service could be delayed by 15-30 minutes, depending on the customer's location

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