Meet your professional local guide at the centrally located point at the historic center of Taormina (meeting point will be shown on your voucher) and start your small-group sunset promenade, or like Italians say paseggiata. You will walk the main street of Taormina Corso Umberto - vibrant and lively, but still relaxed and romantic when the sun goes down. You will walk from the ancient historic gates of Porta Messina to Porta Catania and see such important monuments like Palazzo Corvaja, the 2nd century Roman theatre Odeon, ancient Roman Naumachia, old churches of San Pancrazio, Santa Caterina, San Giuseppe, and other. You will stop to admire a spectacular view of Etna Volcano and Ionian Coastline opening from the terrace of the Piazza IX Aprile, then continue to Piazza Duomo to see the main cathedral of Taormina and the symbol of the town ancient fountain holding a centaur with a female head. From your friendly licensed local guide who is truly in love with his mother town, you will hear about the history and interesting facts of Taormina, learn about the influence of the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and Spaniards presented on each step, each stone and in everyday life of the town in its architecture, culture, cuisine, language, and even Sicilian set of mind. You will feel the unique atmosphere of Taormina at sunset, when its charming streets are lit with romantic lights, the air is full of beautiful scents of citrus and fresh seafood, and local musicians perform live on the streets and squares.
You will end your sunset tour on the terrace of one of the best restaurants of Taormina with a glass of Aperol Spritz or wine accompanied with light appetizers, admiring the incredible view of Mount Etna and illuminated Ionian coastline.