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Cooking class in Taormina With Chef Massimo

Cooking class in Taormina With Chef Massimo

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The best way to connect with any local culture is through food, and nowhere is this more true than Sicily. With this cooking class, shop for ingredients at the market in Taormina like a local before learning how to prepare a variety of traditional Sicilian dishes with Chef Massimo in his restaurant kitchen. Enjoy the fruits of our labors over lunch afterwards, served with two local wines.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$117.23
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$117.23

Mount Etna Nature and Flavors Half-Day Tour from Taormina

Mount Etna Nature and Flavors Half-Day Tour from Taormina

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Spend a day discovering Europe’s highest active volcano and lava caves on this Mt. Etna tour. As you travel from Taormina or Giardini Naxos, learn all about the infamous Sicilian volcano from a guide. Then, leave the vehicle to trek along the trails of Parco dell’Etna, and visit an intriguing lava cave back at ground level. On your return to Catania, you have time for one last stop at an organic farm where samples of wine and honey await.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.45
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$81.45
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Mount Etna Half-Day Tour - Small Groups From Taormina

Mount Etna Half-Day Tour - Small Groups From Taormina

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Trek around Mount Etna on this tour with a small group and an expert trekking guide. Set off from Taormina to spend the day learning about the volcano's history, exploring craters and lava caves. Stop at a local chalet for an included snack and wine. Hotel or port pickup and drop-off can be arranged on request.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.91
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$83.91
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Godfather vs Mafia Tour & Sicilian Light Lunch (small group & Licensed Guide)

Godfather vs Mafia Tour & Sicilian Light Lunch (small group & Licensed Guide)

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Compare the unforgettable storyline of "The Godfather" saga with real-life Mafia history during this in-depth guided tour of two Sicilian villages. See filming locations, like the church where Micheal Corleone married his young bride, Apollonia. You’ll also hear true stories from Sicilian Mafia clans and learn about their grip on southern Italy. The small-group tour is limited to eight and concludes with a tasty pasta buffet at a typical trattoria.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$117.23
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$117.23
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Etna Countryside Food and Wine Lovers Tour (Small Group & Licensed Guide)

Etna Countryside Food and Wine Lovers Tour (Small Group & Licensed Guide)

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Indulge your love of food and wine on this all-day tour of the Etna countryside. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about the region’s history and culture from a local guide as you cruise through scenic Sicilian villages. Stop at a family-run winery, a picturesque farmhouse with delicious food, and a pastry bar. Enjoy wine tastings and samples of local cheeses, salumi, and pastas included in the tour price.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$146.85
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$146.85
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Private Day Tour of Gole Alcantara with Food and Wine Tasting in Giardini Naxos

Private Day Tour of Gole Alcantara with Food and Wine Tasting in Giardini Naxos

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The Gole Alcantara is one of Sicily’s most popular attractions, and often has the crowds to match. On this private half-day tour, let a local guide help you sidestep the tourists and show you the park’s caverns and rock formations, gardens, and best swimming places. Later, explore the seaside town of Giardini Naxos on foot. Finish the tour with food and wine tasting at a local wine bar.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$186.37
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$186.37
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Private Taormina Walking Tour and Wine Tasting

Private Taormina Walking Tour and Wine Tasting

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Discover Taormina’s historic secrets and modern delights on a 3-hour walking tour of highlights like Palazzo Corvaja, Santa Caterina church and Vicolo Stretto — the narrowest street in town. Gain skip-the-line entry to the ancient Greek theater, which boasts magnificent views of Mt Etna and Giardini Naxos. In the main square of Piazza IX Aprile, rest your feet and refresh with a tasting of unique Mt Etna DOC wines and savory local products at an enoteca.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$197.45
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$197.45
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Etna at Sunset Half-Day Tour from Taormina

Etna at Sunset Half-Day Tour from Taormina

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The volcanic landscapes around Mt. Etna are widely considered among the most fascinating in Italy, but they’re not always easy to explore without a guide. This adventurous half-day bus and hiking tour from Taormina includes food-tastings in Zafferana Etnea and a visit to the Parco dell’Etna. Delve into a lava cave with a guide, follow winding trails to the Rifugio Sapienza at 6,200 feet (1,900 meters) above sea level, and watch the sunset over the Silvestri craters.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.45
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$81.45
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Private Cooking Class in Taormina: Pasta from Scratch and Cannoli

Private Cooking Class in Taormina: Pasta from Scratch and Cannoli

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Learn to cook traditional Sicilian pasta and cannoli with an expert local chef in romantic ancient villa. Sip DOC wine and taste hand-made bruschetta as you get to know your chef and decide what type of paste to make. Lean local secrets to making perfect fresh pasta and authentic cannoli, and then celebrate your hard work by enjoying your hand-made meal on an outdoor terrace accompanied by Sicilian DOC wines.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$146.85
Price varies by group size
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$146.85
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Elite Etna Morning From Taormina

Elite Etna Morning From Taormina

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Get off the beaten path on this half-day adventure tour to Mt. Etna, Europe’s tallest volcano. Trek alongside ancient lava flows as you explore crater-filled lunar landscapes with your guide. Helmets and flashlights will be provided to venture deeper into the caves. Tours end with a tasty sampling of local wine, honey, and olive oil.
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  • 5 hours
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$83.38
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$83.38

Mount Etna Tour at Sunset - Small Groups from Taormina

Mount Etna Tour at Sunset - Small Groups from Taormina

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Explore the unique landscape of an enormous volcano at with this 6-hour small-group sunset walking tour of Mt Etna from Taormina. Hike through the forest to see extinct craters and other evidence of past eruptions. Visit one of the most dramatic of the mountain's lava caves. Enjoy a light meal with wine made on Mt Etna and watch the sun go down.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.32
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$91.32
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Private Sailing Sunset Excursion with Aperitivo on board from Taormina

Private Sailing Sunset Excursion with Aperitivo on board from Taormina

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Experience the rugged, romantic beauty of Sicily’s eastern coastline with a private, 4-hour sailing excursion from Taormina. Let a professional skipper handle the navigation while you relax and soak up views of Mt Etna, Isloa Bella and coastal grottoes, bays and sea cliffs as they are bathed in the golden light of sunset. Go for a swim or learn basic sailing techniques if you like, and enjoy an onboard seafood appetizer with wine as the sun dips below the horizon.
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  • 5 hours
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$937.87
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$937.87
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The Godfather Movie Tour from Giardini Naxos - Small Group Tour

The Godfather Movie Tour from Giardini Naxos - Small Group Tour

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Francis Ford Coppola filmed parts of The Godfather in small villages on the eastern side of Sicily, places difficult to reach without a car. This tour allows admirers of the movie to visit them without a sweat. Get picked up at the port in Giardini Naxos and driven to villages that were stands-in for the partly real, partly fictional Corleone. As a bonus, stop at Taormina for views of Etna and shopping before heading back to the port.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.07
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$100.07

Private Isola Bella Fishing Tour from Taormina

Private Isola Bella Fishing Tour from Taormina

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Take part in an age-old Sicilian tradition with a fishing trip off the shores of Taormina’s idyllic Isola Bella nature reserve. Admire the coastline’s bays, grottoes and sea cliffs while traveling aboard a traditional wooden fishing boat, and get tips and techniques from your local fisherman guide. After reeling in some local swimmers, enjoy a waterfront lunch featuring your fresh catch of the day expertly prepared by a chef. Tour size is limited for a more intimate small-group experience.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$493.62
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$493.62
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Tour the Set of The Godfather

Tour the Set of The Godfather

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Step into the Sicilian world of The Godfather with this half-day coach tour of the filming sites from Francis Coppola’s Italian-American gangster epic. Visiting the villages of Savoca and Forza d’Agro that were used to recreate old-world Corleone, the experience hits all the iconic film spots; Sit in Vito Corleone’s chair in Bar Vitelli and see the church where Michael wed Apollonia as you learn about the Corleone clan. The tour includes transport from hotels in Taormina, Giardini Naxos, and Letojanni for a convenient day out.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.89
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$46.89

Etna Morning private car and guide from Taormina

Etna Morning private car and guide from Taormina

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• Pick-up and drop-off in your accomodation in Taormina PRIVATE CAR WITH GUIDE  • Welcome Kit • Stroll past ancient lava flows • Reach the Rifugio Sapienza or Rifugio Citelli • Trekking around the Silvestri Craters or Sartorius Craters • Explore a lava flow cave with helmets and lamps • Savor the tasting of typical Etnei products LASTS ABOUT 5 HOURS
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$650.38
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$650.38
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Sicily's Volcanoes Helicopter Tour from Taormina

Sicily's Volcanoes Helicopter Tour from Taormina

See all three of Sicily’s active volcanoes from the air on a thrilling, 100-minute helicopter tour. Take in spectacular aerial views of mighty Mt Etna — the largest active volcano in Europe — and then soar above the UNESCO-listed Aeolian Islands, home to sputtering Stromboli and Vulcano. Learn about the ancient, seismic history of the volcanic archipelago while taking in an unforgettable, bird’s-eye perspective of the dramatic Sicilian landscape.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$6,676.17
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$6,676.17
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Goodfather Tour With Tasting Of True Sicilian Cannolo From Messina And Catania

Goodfather Tour With Tasting Of True Sicilian Cannolo From Messina And Catania

The tour will allow you to visit Savoca, Taormina and Messina without time limits you will decide the stops with your driver or hostess who will accompany you giving information on board the means of transport, plus at the end of the tour you can enjoy in a famous Pasticceria di Messina the real Sicilian cannolo made at the time sipping a glass of typical Sicilian almond wine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$248.07
Price varies by group size
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$248.07
Price varies by group size
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Villa Romana del Casale - From Taormina

Villa Romana del Casale - From Taormina

Villa Romana del Casale is a stunning Unesco heritage site of exceptional historical and artistic value, featuring over 3,500-sqm of flooring covered in stunning mosaics. Located in a valley just outside the town of Piazza Armerina, the villa was built in the 4th century and belonged to a powerful Roman patrician. In the 12th century a mudslide completely covered its extensive network of rooms, which helped the natural preservation of these beautiful artworks. The mosaics depict scenes of everyday life back in the ancient Roman Empire, created with an exceptional attention to detail. Highlights include the famous "bikini girls” portrayed playing various sports and the huge 60-meter long corridor with hunting scenes.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$612.09
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$612.09
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Messina Best Of: Taormina, Naxos, Isolabella + Arancini Tasting

Messina Best Of: Taormina, Naxos, Isolabella + Arancini Tasting

Enjoy the beauties of the most beautiful coast of Sicily, visiting 3 amazing sites: Taormina, Giardini Naxos and Isolabella, with a special stop to taste the famous sicilian Arancini, the rice ball well know to be the most delicious street food in Sicily. At the end of the tour we moreover offer a quick city tour of the town your ship docks.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.61
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$187.61
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Half Day Boat Tour Taormina Coastline

Half Day Boat Tour Taormina Coastline

Soak up the Sicilian sun like a VIP with a private boat tour along the coast from Taormina. As a captain navigates the waters of the Ionian Sea, just relax and enjoy the island scenery from the deck of your own luxurious boat, which can accommodate up to 10 people. While you sunbathe and take in sights like Grotta Azzurra and Isola Bella, indulge in provided wine, beer, prosecco, soft drinks, juice, fruit, bread and cheese.
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  • 5 hours
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$777.45
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$777.45
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Taormina and Castelmola tour from Messina harbour

Taormina and Castelmola tour from Messina harbour

This tour gives you the opportunity to visit Taormina (the ancjent greek colony founded in the 5th century b.C.) with its Greek Theater, Corso Umberto (the pedestrian path) and its exclusive shops and delicious cake shops. You will enjoy the spectacular landscapes and the famous reserve called Isola Bella, a marine nature riserve, that's an Unesco Heritage patrimony. The tour also includes the visit of the medieval, picturesque village of Castelmola and a quick panoramic tour of the town the tour begins.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.05
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$76.05

Fish Market in Catania - From Taormina

Fish Market in Catania - From Taormina

Located at the foot of mount Etna, Catania is a buzzing Sicilian city featuring fine baroque jewels and a unique culinary tradition. An expert local guide will take you on a fascinating tour around “A Piscaria”, the picturesque fish market snaking through the alleys right in the center of Catania, near the Dome. After passing by the Baroque Amenano Fountain, which marks the entrance to the market, you will descend into a whirlwind of scents, colors and folklore and will be guided through colorful stalls selling the catch of the day, with fishmongers haggling and yelling prices. The guide will take you to all the best secret spots in town and during the tour you will taste a refreshing granita, the quintessential Sicilian icy treat, as well as some of the best delicacies of the local gastronomy.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$718.21
Price varies by group size
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$718.21
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Private Taormina & Mount Etna Tour from Taormina

Private Taormina & Mount Etna Tour from Taormina

Discover the ancient and natural wonders surrounding Taormina on a private sightseeing tour. Forget the stress of navigating Italian roads on your own and relax in end-to-end private transportation from your hotel. Begin with a leisurely guided tour along the streets of Taormina, known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean. After a picturesque drive past the Straits of Messina and Ionian Sea, explore Mount Etna.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$327.02
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$327.02
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