Sicily is certainly rich in breathtaking beauties, historic cities
and unique landscapes that deserve to be visited.
Taormina can be a good starting point to move to the various magnificent places on the whole island. Daily excursions that allow the stay in the Ionian pearl to be extended.
Etna with its 3350 meters of altitude and its diameter of over 40 kilometers, is the highest active volcano in Europe and is constantly changing due to its frequent eruptions, which can last from a few days to several years.
It is possible to reach Etna from Taormina either with your own car or with organized excursions. On the other hand, there are no public transport that from Taormina arrive directly on the volcano.
The best way to discover Etna from Taormina in all its beauty and complexity is to take guided excursions. A trained guide and lover of his land is in fact necessary to fully know the history, the landscape and every single aspect of the volcano.
TOUR ISOLE EOLIE
The Aeolian Islands have been defined as the "seven pearls of the Mediterranean". In fact, the archipelago is undoubtedly a jewel of the Mediterranean, full of charm and myths. Active volcanoes, crystal clear waters and black sand beaches make this archipelago unique. Panarea is the smallest but also the most fashionable and popular with young people. Vulcano is famous for its warm mud. Lipari is the largest and most populous island. Salina was the set of Massimo Troisi's famous film "Il Postino". In Stromboli, the always active volcano makes it possible to see splendid lava flows every evening. Alicudi and Filicudi are the oldest but also the most pristine.
Syracuse is located on the south-eastern coast of Sicily, at the mouths of the Anapo and Ciane rivers. For several centuries Syracuse was one of the most powerful and important Greek colonies in the world and for this reason Cicero described it as "the largest and most beautiful of all Greek cities". Absolutely worth seeing in Syracuse is the entire historic center full of Baroque-style palaces located on the island of Ortigia. Walking through Ortigia you can admire the splendid Piazza Duomo where the Cathedral of Syracuse dedicated to Saint Lucia, the Palazzo Beneventano del Bosco and the Palazzo del Senato overlook. Continuing the walk, you come across the Fountain of Arethusa, a freshwater spring that forms a natural pool with papyrus plants.
Dedicated to those who want to savor the thrill of discovering the Taormina coast from another perspective, you can admire the wonderful bays and caves that our coast offers us; you will have the opportunity to admire accompanied by professional guides / skippers. The Bay of Giardini-Naxos with a spectacular view of Taormina, CapoTaormina and its characteristic Faraglioni, the Bay of Isola Bella where the "Grotta dell'Amore" and the most famous "Grotta Azzurra" are located. Bay of Mazzarò, the Grotta di Sant'Andrea and its magnificent corals, the bay of the Sirens, the elephant rock. In conclusion, we will stop for a swim / aperitif.
Savoca is a wonderful medieval village where time seems to have stopped, so much so that it has been named one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. It will be pleasant to walk in the footsteps of Al Pacino and Marlon Brando and reach the places that have made it a destination for international tourism, after being chosen as the set of the American cult "The Godfather" by F.F. Coppola, to whom a statue is dedicated in the panoramic square of the town. What to visit in Sicily? This square is certainly one of the most popular places for fans of the film, as it is also home to the equally famous Vitelli bar.
Castelmola is a small village located at 550m high, perched just behind Taormina. From Taormina it can be easily reached by car or by bus. Alternatively, you can also get there on foot by trekking through beautiful scenery in about 45 minutes. Among the monuments to visit are certainly the Church of San Giorgio and the Duomo Church dedicated to San Nicola di Bari, located in Piazza Duomo.
An experienced and friendly driver will take you to the most fascinating places on our island, making you live a unique experience and you will get to know the flavors and our culture. You can choose to do the "Tour of Etna", exploring the largest active volcano in Europe reaching 2000 m above the sea level, or choose the "Syracuse and Noto Tour" to spend a day full of Culture and History. The choice of the "Godfather Tour" is very suggestive, characterized by suggestive panoramas and offers you the opportunity to walk among the characteristic rural roads and the churches of Savoca and Forza d'Agro, places where the film was shot "The Godfather".