From Catania: Giardini Naxos, Taormina, and Castelmola Tour

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Immerse yourself in Sicily's rich history on a captivating guided tour from Catania. Explore the charming ancient towns of Giardini Naxos, Taormina, and Castelmola, each with its own unique charm and character. Take a refreshing break with a swim at the picturesque Isola Bella, a tranquil oasis amidst the island's rugged beauty. As you wander through these ancient settlements, uncover the fascinating Greek roots of Sicily and discover the secrets of its storied past.


Start your adventure with a convenient pickup from your accommodation in Catania, and then set off on a scenic journey to the charming coastal town of Giardini Naxos by minivan. Next, make your way to the picturesque village of Castelmola, famous for its almond wine, nestled on the stunning Ionian coast. The charming town of Taormina is your next stop, where you'll have some free time to explore at your leisure and soak up the breathtaking views of the Messina Gate from Corso Umberto. Wander through the historic town center and discover its iconic landmarks, including the majestic Palazzo Corvaja, the ancient Teatro Antico, and the impressive medieval fortress-turned-cathedral, Cattedrale Fortezza. Take some time to browse the trendy boutiques and local artisan shops. Before making your way back to Catania, stop at the enchanting Isola Bella, a small island connected to the mainland by a narrow strip of sand. Enjoy the stunning vistas of the bay and the dramatic promontories of Capo Sant'Andrea.

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