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  2. Province of Catania
  3. Catania
  4. Giardini Naxos

Giardini Naxos, Taormina and Castelmola 5-Hour Tour

Product ID: 135450
Visit the ancient towns of Giardini Naxos and Taormina on a 5-hour bus tour from Catania. Swim in the Ionian Sea at Isola Bella, learn more about the Greek history of Sicily and more.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish, French, German

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel or B&B in Catania.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the old fishing town of Giardini Naxos
  • Swim in the Ionian Sea at the nature reserve of Isola Bella
  • Visit the almond wine village of Castelmola
  • Discover the historic monuments of Taormina
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your accommodation in Catania, and then travel by bus to the seaside resort of Giardini Naxos. Continue to the beautiful almond wine village of Castelmola on the Ionian coast.

Visit the nature reserve on the small island of Isola Bella, connected to the mainland by a thin strip of sand. Get stunning views of the bay and promontories of Capo Sant’Andrea, and cool down with a swim in the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea.

Move on to the pretty resort town of Taormina and get a stunning view of the Messina Gate from the Corso Umberto on arrival. See the important monuments of the historic town center, including the Palazzo Corvaja, Teatro Antico and medieval Cattedrale Fortezza. Get some time to browse the boutique stores and handicraft shops before the return trip to Catania.
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by bus
  • Multilingual assistance
What’s Not Included
  • Multilingual guide (available on request)
  • Optional visit to the Greek theater (€10.00)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 29 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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We had great fun.

We shared this experience with the guide Simone, an intelligent boy who was able to explain very well what we went to visit. He didn't just do his job, on the contrary he was very friendly and made us live this tour as if we were among friends. I recommend it to many, unforgettable places.

October 12, 2019

Great tour !

With my 11 month old baby and my nonna , our driver picked us up at our hotel . Was helpful and understood everything that comes with baby traveling lol. We were 6 guests - anything we asked we got answered. Spoke great English & Italian. He was able to share to everyone what we were all asking. We had a beautiful time at Isola Bella ( bring saddles or shoes . There is no sand but beautiful rock beach. Catelmola was small but my favorite with all the ins and outs- up few stairs and down inside the town. Gives you a wonderful piece of culture. Taomina nice too. Lots of stores so bring money to spend! Our guide knew a great stand in restaurant. We had 1.5 hours and it literally flew by. We took our time not keeping track. Recommendation : have a quick bite to eat or snack & walk straight to the Greek theater ( if you like history) then work yourself back up. People playing Italian music amazing. 5 Star Tour worth it!! Taking another a day tour with them in 2 days. Arrivederci!

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June 5, 2018

Brilliant trip. Loved it. Thank you

October 28, 2019

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