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Small Group Tour: Etna wine and Alcantara from Taormina
"Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Taormina the surrounding area or another place agreed beforehand in a jeep or minivan. Groups are small and consist of maximum eight people.First stop You will explore the volcanic part through a leisurely trek (about 2.5 hours) walking through deserts of ash and lava. Hiking through ancient woods and along lava covered paths you will explore and admire extinct craters and lava flows and learn about Etna its vegetation and its history. Second StopEquipped with helmets and torches you will visit the volcanic underground discovering one of the fascinating lava caves of Mt. Etna.Lunch BreakYou will enjoy a wine and gastronomic tasting provided by our Tour Operator. The lunch consits of appetizers pasta and desert and you will taste wines of the Etna region.Third StopYou will visit the Alcantara Gorges; thousand of years ago
From EUR75.00
 
Alcantara Gorges Tour from Messina
"In this tour you can enjoy an amazing experience in a spectacular place called Alcàntara Gorge.The tour start at the pier when you disembark. Transfer to Alcantara’s Gorges where you can do different activites. It’s amazing to see the lava stone and to t the Alcàntara River is one of the few streams in Sicily that actually has water all year. You can spend all the time that you want. Transfer back to Messina at the end of the activity."""Join this tour to see the Alcàntara Gorge which boasts a very special heritage.title=Highlights&1=Small-group+tour&2=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&3=Free+port+pickup+and+drop-off+included&4=Perfect+for+all+ages+and+skill+level"""Messina
From EUR100.00
 
Private Day Tour to Gole Alcantara with Food and Wine Tasting in Giardini Naxos
"Your personal tour leader will pick you up from the hotel or other location at your convenience at a time that suits you best. You will live this amazing adventure walking in the unique national park of Gole Alcantara. Several thousand years the Alcantara river's bed was blocked by a lava flow from Mount Etna. As the lava was cooled much more quickly by the water than it would have done otherwise it crystallised in the form of columns. Over the next millenia the river naturally eroded a channel through these columns resulting in impressive gorges and ravines. During this private tour you will see this natural fenomenon may swim in cool water
From EUR90.00

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Il Baccanale

One of many restaurants in a little alley. Great food, very reasonable prices, wide selection. Sicily is known for it's seafood. Everything I've had here is very good. The stuffed calamari, though,...
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La Buca

When dining in Taormina, look for a restaurant that has an outside patio with tables that have a view of the sea below. The meal will seem ten times better due to the rush of a good feel as the sea...
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La Botte

The night we visited this restaurant they were catering for a christening party, so it seems to be somewhere the locals go. Certainly the food was excellent. I had ravioli with ricotta in a pistachio...
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Gambero Rosso

The Gambero Rosso offers lots of different italian food. We had pizza wich was very nice. The service was fast and friendly even though the Restaurant was very full. There are two enterances one on...
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Grotta Azzurra

This restaurant specialises in fish and seafood, and has a very impressive display of fresh fish and a very enthusiastic owner. This is very tempting, but do be aware that a lot of the fish is...
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Da Pippo - Castelmola

We found this place completely by chance. We were trying to walk into another restaurant (the Bar Europa, if I'm not mistaken), when we were stopped by a nice elderly Sicilian woman who told us it was...
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Texicana

Speaking as a Texan away from home, the Texican was a blessing. The staff was extremely nice and just loved the Texas culture. The walls were filled with "cowboy" guns and decor. The food is about as...
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Le Naumachie

This restaurant is named after the nearby ruins of the ancient Greco-Roman Naumachia. The food and its presentation is however very modern (though one or two dishes are what Michael Winner might term...
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Gelati

One other great thing of Italian food is the Ice Cream there's nothing like it!!! In Taormina there are several places to buy Ice Cream (Gelateria), some of them have got up to 30 different...
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Mirage

This restaurant is on via Roma. The outdoor seating area is next to the tennis court entrance to the Giardino Pubblico, and has a wonderful view over the bay and Mount Etna. It's one of the more...
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Il Delfino

Taormina is not the place for vast, sandy beaches. The beach is quite small and rocky, but has nice views. I think the best way to enjoy the sea at Taormina is to have lunch at one of the beach-side...
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Taormina

This is one of several restaurants on Corso Umberto which has a terrace with great views. The entrance is down a short alley off the Corso. We visited an lunchtime and just had a pasta dish each....
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Al Giardino

Al Giardino Restaurant The restaurant in Taormina is located opposite the Giardino Trevelyan and naturally got its name from that! The owner Sebastiano Puglia turned out to have worked as an...
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Arancini in Corso

If you just want a snack for lunch, you can get an arancino (Sicilian rice ball) and a soft drink here for 4 euros 50. They come with a range of fillings, from the traditional meat and peas, to tuna...
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Top Hotels in Taormina

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Via Pirandello, 81, (formerly Villa Fabbiano), Taormina, 98039, Italy
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Via Pirandello, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Via Teatro Greco 59, Taormina, Sicily, 98039, Italy
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Via Bagnoli Croci 79, Taormina, Sicily, 98039, Italy
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Via Roma 2, Piazzetta Bastione, Taormina, Sicily, 98039, Italy
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Piazza San Domenico 5, Taormina, Sicily, 98039, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Taormina

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Greek Theatre

Taormina's most Romanticised monument, il Teatro Greco does leave you breathless. It is the Classical theatre with the best view in the world, consisting of the Mediterranean on one side and the...
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Palazzo Corvaja

One of Taormina's most beautiful buildings, Palazzo Corvaja traces its roots back to the Arab period. It was built in the 11th century by the Arabs on the site of the Roman Forum/Greek Agora as a...
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Castelmola

You have the choice of either walking up to Castelmola or taking the local bus. In the summer heat, I would recommend the bus (just under 3 Euro for a return ticket in summer 2012). Once you reach...
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Corso Umberto

Little is known for sure about the construction of this church, but based on its name historians have concluded that it was most probably built around 1550. Peliere was the head of the Italian Langue...
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Public Gardens

A nice place to relax, Villa Comunale is a public garden in Taormina with excellent views over the Mediterranean and Mount Etna. The park was originally the garden of a villa owned by the English Lady...
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Giardini Naxos

Giardini-Naxos is the next town along the cost from Taormina, in the direction of Catania. Unlike Taormina, it's down at sea level, so the beach is right by the town. You can get a nice view back up...
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