Catania Shore excursion from Taormina

Tour Number

Activity Level

314751


Categories

Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), German (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

The black town private tour from Taormina


Let's discover the second largest town in Sicily!

Founded by the Greeks in the 8th century BC on foot of the highest volcano in Europe, Catania is also called the Milan of the South thanks to its bustling economic activity.

Rebuilt after the terrible earthquake of 1693 in baroque style, Catania is also called the black town because of the common use of lava stone as a building material!

Itinerary

From the harbour of Catania, we will make a driving tour of the town through the beautiful Via Etnea, the main ancient street, stopping along the way at the Roman amphitheatre, the medieval Castle Ursino and on the University square. Then we will start our walking tour visiting the most popular baroque palaces and churches, having a look at the principal monasteries road, Via Crociferi and of course the Cathedral and its beautiful square with the famous Elephant Fountain. We don't have to miss the fish market, which takes place every morning but not on Sunday.
Free time for shopping and enjoying a nice " granita " or cannolo di ricotta. . . !

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet up location: Port of call pier: The Driver/Guide will hold a sign with client's name.

Meeting place for travellers: your selected hotel in the area of Taormina or nearby surroundings.

End location: In the same area or hotel where we picked customers up.

Duration: 4 hours

Walking tour according to your needs

Transportation

Viano Mercedes 6 seats for you

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal guide
Air-conditioned transportation like car or van

Tour price reflects included transportation for 6 travellers.
We can customize a transportation upon your enquiries from 7 to 15 people.

Please inquire before booking if your group is larger than 15 people

What’s Extra

Other: Included transportation is based on departure from Giardini Naxos and Taormina area.
Please inquire before booking if you require pick-up from a different location.

Tour price reflects transportation for 6 travellers.

If you have your own vehicle, please inquire for a reduced price

Private tour guide Chiara

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