Enjoy a full-day tour from Catania to discover three remarkable Sicilian locations and learn more about their importance!
Begin your experience visiting the seaside village of Giardini Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily founded in 734 BC. After enjoying a pleasant stroll along the town's promenade, you will head towards Castelmola. Along the way, stop at the Isola Bella Nature Reserve, considered the 'pearl of the Ionian' for its wild beauty. From here, you will admire the spectacular view of the bay that houses the famous Blue Grotto and Cape Taormina, protected by the high walls of Cape St. Andrew's promontories,
In Castelmola, you will admire the ruins of the Norman walls and Piazza Duomo where you'll see the church, rebuilt between 1934 and 1935 on the existing cathedral, and dedicated to St. Nicholas of Bari. Lastly, reach Taormina where you'll enjoy free time discovering Corso Umberto's exclusive shops and characteristic craft stores. Admire some of the city's most iconic sites, like Palazzo Corvaja, the Greek Theater, Badia Vecchia and Palazzo Duchi di Santo Stefano.