Mount Etna and Taormina from the harbour of Messina

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Tour Number

Activity Level

314718


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable from 6 years old children

Friendly: Yes.
'You must be able to get in and out of a car'.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

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

Full day tour shore excursion from Messina


Take advantage of your stop in Sicily to see as much as possible in one day.

You will be picked up by an air-conditioned vehicle and your English speaking guide will show you the highest active volcano in Europe and the most beautiful spot in Sicily also called the Pearl of the island, Taormina.

You will be told about history, customs and traditions, flora and fauna, typical food and also the notorius mafia. . . !

Itinerary

We will pass several villages such as Zafferana Etnea and Santa Venerina to get to 2000 meter.
There you can take an easy walk around the Silvestri craters ( it takes about 15 minutes ) or you can have a look at the souvenirs stores or taste the local honey directly from the producers getting over there with their little trucks. In the bars yo can find the typical liquors and they also let you watch a video about the last eruptions. If you have time and interest and the weather conditions allow it, you can take the cable car to go up to 2650 meters.
Then we will go to Taormina to visit its highlights such as the ancient theatre, the cathedral square, the Odeon, the Palace Corvaja.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pedestrian exit of the harbour

End location: The dock

Duration: 7 hours

According to the weather conditions or the volcanic activity on the Mount Etna the tour may not take place on some days.

Transportation

By Car

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal guide
Air-conditioned transportation like car, van
Tour price includes transportation for 6 travellers.
I can customize a transportation upon your enquiries from 7 to 15 charging € 80 on the given rate.
Please inquire before booking if your group is larger than 15.

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fees in the Greek theatre (€ 10 per person)
Required cable car excursion from 2000 mt on the Mount Etna up to 2650 mt. (€ 30 per person)
This can be done according to your interest and to the weather.

Drinks and meals

Included transportation is based on departure from Messina harbour.

Please inquire before booking if you require pick-up from a different location.

Tour price reflects transportation for 6 travellers.

I can customize a transportation ( minibus ) upon your inquiries from 7 to 15 people charging € 70

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

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

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