Taormina Orientation Tour
You will meet your guide at ship dock or at tender mooring; he will wait for you handling the Onirikos arrival board.
The guide will introduce you to your driver. They will escort you to Taormina in order to enjoy a unique experience.
You will experience a half day walking tour around this charming town. Taormina is situated on a rocky plateau of the steep Monte Tauro, which dominates the Ionian coast, with Etna rising majestically in the background. Taormina represents a variety of historical periods, from early Greek and Roman settlements, to Byzantine and Medieval remains, up to 15th-century Catalan buildings and 17th-century Baroque churches. You will stroll main street - Corso Umberto- with its art and designer shops, Baroque churches and Palazzos - and get a glimpse of the breathtaking Greek theatre facing the sea. Starting from Piazza Sant’ Antonio you will walk to the Badia Vecchia - a building-fortress that dates back to the 14th century, home to the Archaeological Museum of Taormina. Then you will reach the Cathedral, where there is a fabulous fountain, built around 1600, as well as an amazing Church. You will see Piazza 9 Aprile, a very charming place that opens onto the view of the sea. The Greek Theater is the main landmark of Taormina. This amazing view will remain impressed in you forever. This ancient theatre, surrounded by such wonderful scenery, nestling in the mountains, will enchant you into standing and contemplating the incredible view: the sapphire-colored sea, Etna, and the city.
You will enjoy a lunch at the elegant restaurant of Hotel Timeo with panoramic view.
After the visit your driver will escort you back to the Port.