27 Things to do in Taormina

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Cruise to Isola Bella & Capotaormina's Blue Grotto with Snorkeling
Soak up the sun and the stunning natural scenery at Isola Bella, known as the Pearl of the Ionian Sea. Take a scenic cruise across the bay from Giardini Naxos, and then check out the colorful sea life, luminous coastal... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$39
per adult

Full-Day Aeolian Islands Tour to Lipari & Vulcano with Cruise
Set sail from picturesque ports and enjoy a relaxing cruise around dramatic volcanic landscapes, charming islands, and quaint harbor towns. Explore the beauty of an awe-inspiring archipelago basking in the Mediterranean sun just off the northeast coast of Sicily on... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$76
per adult

Full-Day Aeolian Islands Tour to Panarea & Stromboli with Volcano Cruise
Soak up the splendor of the Aeolian Islands, cruising across the Tyrrhenian Sea to experience la dolce vita on chic Panarea. Lounge on the black sand beaches of Stromboli until night falls, when a relaxing cruise offers the perfect vantage... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

14 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per adult

Full-Day Inspector Montalbano Filming Locations Tour
Dive into the fictional world of the hit TV series Il commissario Montalbano with this full-day tour to the historic province of Ragusa. See film sites from Punta Secca to Scicli as you scope out Baroque buildings, Mediterranean beaches, and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$58
per adult

Full-Day Little-Known Sights of Sicily Tour with Cheese Tasting
Discover Sicily’s rich cultural heritage and breathtaking natural beauty on this full-day exploration of its little-known attractions. Sample freshly-made ricotta at a farm in the Peloritani mountains, linger over lunch in Montalbano Elicona, and check out ancient dolmens near the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$56
per adult

Full-Day Tour of Syracuse's Ancient Ruins, Ortygia & Noto
Journey back in time with a full-day visit to the mythical city of Syracuse. Explore centuries-old Greek and Roman ruins, stroll the medieval lanes of Ortygia, and then visit the UNESCO-designated town of Noto to admire its spectacular Baroque architecture.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per adult

Half-Day Jeep ride to Mt. Etna
Explore Europe's highest active volcano on this half-day Jeep excursion. Take an off-road adventure and ascend as high as 6,070 feet (1,850 m) on the north side of Mt. Etna, where 300,000 years of volcanic eruptions have shaped the landscape.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$168
per adult

Half-Day Mount Etna & Medieval Village Tour with Winetasting
The snow-capped peak of Mount Etna dominates Sicily’s sun-soaked landscapes. On this half-day outing, drive past coastal gardens and villages overlooking the sea, head inland to taste wine grown on Etna’s volcanic slopes, and soak up the medieval charm of... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$41
per adult

Half-Day Mount Etna Tour
Venture into the rugged lunar landscapes, lava fields, and fertile foothills of Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano and Sicily’s most dominant geological feature. Visit the Silvestri Craters at 6,560 feet (2,000 m) above sea level and take in sweeping... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$38
per adult

Half-Day Sicilian Cooking Class with Lunch & Wine
Take advantage of your time in lovely Taormina to pick up some authentic Italian cooking techniques and traditional Sicilian recipes from a local chef. Shop for farm-fresh ingredients at the colorful market, prepare a delicious feast, and enjoy your meal... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

5 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per adult

Historic Taormina Segway Tour
Cruise over the white and sun-bleached stones of charming lanes and alleys as you explore the stunning sights of historic Taormina on a Segway. Zip past centuries-old fountains, snap photos of Baroque architecture, and hear how tourists have been flocking... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$111
per adult

Isola Bella Fishing Tour with Lunch
Embark on an authentic Mediterranean fishing trip in a Sicilian wooden fishing boat, visiting the fascinating Grotta Azzura and bays of Taormina. Learn advanced angling techniques employed by local fisherman who take immense pride in their trade. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$107
per adult

Isola Bella Snorkeling Tour with Seafood Lunch
Explore the Taormina's rugged coastline on this Isola Bella snorkeling tour. It's the perfect opportunity to discover the beauty and wonder that exists just beneath the surface of the Ionian Sea. Complete your experience with a delicious lunch on the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$77
per adult

Italian Opera & Wine Tasting in Taormina
Spend an evening out on the town in true Sicilian style, sampling fine regional wines and local products, strolling the city streets, and taking in a spectacular live opera performance. During intermission, sip sparkling wine as you gaze out over... Read More

$55
per adult

Mount Etna & Alcantara Gorge Tour
Discover the lush vegetation of Mount Etna, Europe's largest volcano, before heading to the beautiful Alcantara Gorge. Marvel at the unique volcanic canyons and rest your feet in the refreshing water of the river. Make the most of your holidays... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per adult

Mount Etna Sunset Tour & Jeep Ride
Venture to the top of Mount Etna—Sicily’s landscape-defining active volcano—to take in sweeping panoramas over the countryside as the sun sets. Travel to the surreal charred terrain at the summit by jeep, and then tuck into authentic regional fare at... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$95
per adult

Mount Etna Wine Trail Tour with Tastings & Lunch
Sicily has always had an extraordinary wine culture, and this tour aims to open your eyes to all that this fertile land has to offer. With a professional sommelier as your guide, visit 3 wineries on the slopes of Mount... Read More

$178
per adult

Palermo, Monreale & Cefalù Tour
Spend your day exploring the northern coast of Sicily. Discover the rich historic and cultural heritage of Palermo, the island's capital, before heading to the small town of Monreale, whose cathedral is one of the greatest examples of Norman architecture... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$64
per adult

Pizza & Cannoli-Making Class with Dinner
Learn how to make pizza and cannoli, a traditional Sicilian dessert, like a true Sicilian. Under the guidance of a professional pizzaiolo, or pizza chef, find out how to use the best ingredients to make light dough and tasty tomato... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Land Adventures, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$55
per adult

Sicilian Cooking Class in a Private Villa
Enjoy a cooking lesson with a professional chef in Taormina, known for its villas and palazzi. Prepare delicious appetizers, make courses featuring fish, meat, and pasta according to local culinary traditions and techniques, and then savor your meal with a... Read More

$168
per adult

Syracuse Tour
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005, Syracuse is a fascinating window into ancient Greek history. Spend your day exploring its huge archaeological site, a real treasure of temples, amphitheaters, and well-preserved monuments. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$56
per adult

Taormina Bays Boat Tour with Lunch
Embark on a cruise from Isola Bella, a nature reserve, and discover fascinating Grotta Azzurra and rocky shore of Capo Taormina as you visit the bays of Taormina. Relax, go for a refreshing swim, and enjoy fresh fish for lunch... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$100
per adult

Taormina Scuba-Diving Tour with Lunch
Whether you just got your certification or you’re a seasoned scuba diver, discover the world beneath the surface of Taormina’s turquoise sea with your professional guide. Enjoy 2 dives to admire sea creatures like rays, seahorses, and starfish before lunch... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$145
per adult

Taormina Walking Tour with Winetasting
On this guided tour of Taormina, a small town known for views of Mount Etna, explore the ancient Greek amphitheater as well as the Odeon, a small Roman theater. Sip 3 types of Sicilian wine accompanied by local bites, walk... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$77
per adult

The Godfather Filming Locations Tour
Walk in the footsteps of Vito Corleone as you explore quaint Sicilian churches and stroll down narrow cobblestone lanes used as filming locations for the Academy Award-winning film The Godfather. With an expert guide to lead the way, this behind-the-scenes... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$38
per adult

Valley of Temples Tour
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, the Valley of the Temples is one of Sicily’s most famous historical attractions. Wander among the ruins of the Temples of Hercules, Juno, and Jupiter, and see the impressive Temple of Concord,... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$62
per adult

Winetasting in Taormina
At one of Taormina’s most popular wine bars, the friendly owner introduces you to 3 Sicilian wines. Sip classic vintages as you learn about their textures and production processes, and savor Sicilian delicacies as your expert guide explains each flavor... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Land Adventures, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$34
per adult

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