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Taormina and Castelmola Tour from Messina - with unbiased reviews

Taormina and Castelmola Tour from Messina

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See more of Sicily when your cruise ship docks in Messina with a guided tour to Taormina and Castelmola. Benefit from traveling with a local guide with a stop at the village of Castelmola. Get great views of Mt Etna and Isola Bella, and take a guided tour of Taormina’s plazas and historical landmarks, with free time to explore further on your own before returning to Messina.
  • Hear live commentary from your guide
  • Ride in a comfortable air-conditioned bus
  • Visit Corso Umberto and the Greek Theater independently (optional)
  • Pickup and drop-off provided in Messina
Important Information
Departure Point
Messina Cruise Terminal - Terminal Crociere, Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 47, 98122 Messina ME, Italy Via I Settembre, 110, 98122 Messina ME, Italy Port of Giardini Naxos, Via Schisò, 98035 Giardini Naxos ME, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned bus
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Entry/Admission - Castelmola, ME
  • Entry/Admission - Corso Umberto
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Entrance ticket to the Greek Roman theatre
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide
  • Minimum number of 4 people per tour applies. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough total passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund’
  • Infant meals not included
  • Cellular number required
  • Departure times are set according to arrival of cruise ships
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Linda P wrote a review Nov 2019
83 contributions7 helpful votes
First, our guide was Mariarita and she was delightful and well-versed in the area. The tour locations were spectacular. To fully enjoy them, prepare for some significant walking and climbing stairs.
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Date of experience: November 2019
CBS-CHS wrote a review Nov 2019
245 contributions91 helpful votes
Discover Messina has this tour choice planned, paced and priced perfectly. The group is small, the van very comfortable, and the two destinations charming with time enough allowed to explore and enjoy them. Our guide Katya was delightful, knowledgeable, spoke perfect English,
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from discoverME, Owner at Taormina and Castelmola Tour from Messina
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your precious feedback. I am really happy that I was able to share to the fact that I am proud to be part of the team Discover and also to live in this wonderful and magical island. I hope to have the chance, onde day, to show you more of our rich cultural heritage. Warmest regards Katia
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arcfjss wrote a review Nov 2019
92 contributions29 helpful votes
Chiara was a wonderful tour guide. It was a small group in a nice comfortable van. We had time in Castelmola to wander & shop after a walking tour with much interesting history shared. Taormina was delightful and more that 2 hrs to have a leisurely lunch after about a half hr
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Date of experience: November 2019
AlaninMontreal wrote a review Oct 2019
8 contributions7 helpful votes
Brilliant. Views and towns were beautiful and guide was excellent. Great value, enough time to see things and still have time afterwards for Messina.
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Date of experience: October 2019
KennyKowboy wrote a review Oct 2019
23 contributions4 helpful votes
We loved this tour of two phenomenal locations and fabulous scenery in between. Pickup and return to ship went very smoothly. Chiara and her helper (apologies, name has escaped us) were terrific guides, full of life. People on the tour picked up the guides exuberance and
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Date of experience: October 2019
Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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