Taormina and Etna Volcano Lunch&WineTasting from Messina or Catania Port ShorExc

Enjoy this unforgettable Shore Excursion and make memories of the landmarks.
A day exploring the landscapes and artistic small towns that Oriental Sicily can offer:
• Taormina town with shopping and exploring time.
• Lunch & Wine Tasting at the slope of the Etna Volcano

Included:
– Winery visit, Wine Tasting guided tour, Lunch

Upgradable with licensed local tour guide in Taormina in Private Allinclusive Tour option.
Pick up and drop off will be at your ship.
Private or Shared Tour available options.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Cruise Port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Messina, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Enjoy this unforgettable Shore Excursion and make memories of the landmarks.
A day exploring the landscapes and artistic small towns that Oriental Sicily can offer:
• Taormina town with shopping and exploring time.
• Lunch & Wine Tasting at the slope of the Etna Volcano

Included:
– Winery visit, Wine Tasting guided tour, Lunch

Upgradable with licensed local tour guide in Taormina in Private Allinclusive Tour option.
Pick up and drop off will be at your ship.
Private or Shared Tour available options.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Cruise Port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Stop At: Taormina, Taormina, Province of Messina, Sicily

You will enjoy famous Taormina town.
Shopping Time and Time to explore on your own or if you wish, you have the option to include a private licensed guide for an additional fee (on Private Allinclusive Tour option).
Idyllicly perched on a rocky promontory high above the sea, Taormina has been the most popular tourist destination in Sicily for a couple of hundreds of years, ever since it became an integral part of the Grand Tour. Beautifully restored mediaeval buildings, breathtaking views around every corner and a giddy network of winding streets strewn with shops, bars and restaurants make for a perfect holiday spot.
Taormina’s past is Sicily’s history in a microcosm: Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Swabians, the French and the Spanish all came, saw, conquered and left.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ancient Theatre of Taormina, Via del Teatro Greco, 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily Italy

Antico Teatro Greco di Taormina (Skip-The-Line Tickets included in Private Allinclusive Tour option).
You can go inside on your own or if you wish, you have the option to include a private licensed guide for an additional fee (on Private tour option).
The most important and best-preserved ancient monument in Taormina is the theater.
It was built in a wonderful panoramic point, from which you can admire the bulk of Etna and the Ionian Sea.
On some steps is engraved the name of Philistis, the wife of Hieron II, the tyrant of Syracuse who most likely in the third century BC. he had the Taormina theater built.
The building was rebuilt in Roman times and more precisely in the 2nd century AD.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mount Etna, 95030 Catania, Sicily Italy

Lunch and Wine Tasting (both included):
In a local restaurant/winery on the slope of the Etna Volcano. All guests visiting the winery are welcome to stay for an “Italian style” tasting, held on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Duration: 2 hours

Sample Menu

• handmade pasta – Mamma Carla will sit with you and start the hands-on work with a wonderful handmade pasta! Drink and breath the pleasure of an “Italiano” lunch.