1Learn about Taormina's history and culture from your local guide
2Take in the special Sicilian atmosphere
3Enjoy the beautiful coastal views
Why we chose this tourJoin us for an exhilarating day of discovery with our Insider Taormina City Tour! Once conquered by the Romans, Greeks, Arabs, Byzantines, and Normans, Taormina has a complex and fascinating history. Our expert guide will reveal the local culture, architecture, and political history while captivating you with stories about Sicilian traditions. During this 1.5 hour walking tour, you'll explore the Greek Theater, Palazzo Corvaja, the Odeon, and Old Town Taormina - with its Belvedere Square, Corso Umberto, and iconic skyline views dominated by the mighty Mt. Etna. Then continue on to visit important sites like Palazzo Duchi di Santo Stefano, Porta Catania, Del Carmine Church, and the Duomo Stairs. Your tour will finish in Piazza Duomo - the perfect place to continue your night out!
Our Insider Taormina City Tour is available each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (April-November) – inviting you to discover this charming historical city with an expert native guide. Wander through narrow streets and bustling squares accompanied by a true local, who will introduce you to the essence of Sicilian culture first-hand. You’ll meet your guide at the entrance to the Greek Theater and begin with a visit to this magnificent site. Then head towards Palazzo Corvaja, passing the Odeon along the way. This small Roman theater was built in the 2nd century but only re-discovered in 1892. Learn about the theater’s history as you marvel at it’s ancient remains, then continue onward to the heart of Taormina.
As you arrive in Taormina’s Old Town, you’ll be greeted with vibrant streets lined with lemon and olive groves, and wafting scents of traditional restaurants beckoning you in for a meal. Enjoy the lively music of performers, then stop at Corso Umberto’s Belvedere Square to admire the picturesque views of the Sicilian coast and magnificent Mt. Etna. Finally, carry on to important sites like Palazzo Duchi di Santo Stefano, Porta Catania, Del Carmine Church, and the Duomo Stairs. Finish the day in Piazza Duomo – or, if your night is just getting started, you’re in the perfect place!
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Itinerary - Insider Taormina City Tour
16:30 Pick-up from Taormina
- Meet your local guide at a centralized pick up location
Guided tour of Taormina
- Discover Taormina's rich history and culture with your native guide, visiting the city's highlights and hidden treasures
18:00 Drop-off in Taormina
- The tour will end at Taormina City Center - ideally situated for starting your night out!
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