Shore Excursion From Messina To Mount Etna And Taormina

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 8 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Port of Messina
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Visit Mount Etna and the picturesque town of Taormina in one day on this 7-hour tour. See the amazing views of the volcano and its surrounding natural park before continuing on to Taormina. Stop at a famous local winery along the way and even enjoy some free time for shopping.

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

After departing from Messina, you will travel to Mount Etna, the highest and most active volcano in Europe, along a scenic drive along the Sicilian coast. From the volcano, you will have marvelous views of the surrounding natural park and the lava field left by the last eruption. You can even ascend the mountain by cable car. After leaving Mount Etna, travel towards Taormina and take time out to visit one of the famous wine companies of the region and taste some of their fantastic wines and local delicacies.

Also along the way, you will pass through the town of Giarre and stop at Crateri Silvestri, a strange lunar landscape, perfect for a photo stop.

Upon reaching the picturesque town of Taormina, you will visit the historical city center. You can enjoy a delicious lunch at a local, outdoor caf (at own expense). Then, you will see the famous ancient theatre, before continuing on to a beautiful vista overlooking the Bay of Naxos and Mount Etna. Then visit the Palazzo corvaja and the Corso umberto. Before returning to the Port of Messina, you will have an opportunity to do some shopping and to visit the Cathedral and historic center.

Your driver will then return you to the Port of Messina at approximately 5pm.

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Children must be accompanied by an adults

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Dress code is smart casual

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible

A maximum of 6 people per booking