Guided tour

From Catania: Guided Tour of Giardini Naxos and Taormina

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

From Catania: Guided Tour of Giardini Naxos and Taormina

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.
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Discover the beauty of the east coast of Sicily on a guided tour. Visit the Isola Bella Natural Reserve and explore the coastal towns of Giardini Naxos, Castelmola, and Taormina.

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Duration 5 hours
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English, French, Italian, German, Spanish


  • Feel the fresh sea air strolling down the beautiful promenade of Giardini Naxos
  • Admire the crystal clear blue sea water in the natural reserve of Isola Bella
  • Experience the characteristic streets and panoramic views from Castelmola
  • Discover the ancient town of Taormina and its main street Corso Umberto
  • Relish in the breathtaking views near the Antico Arco Romano in Castelmola
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Discover some of Sicily’s most stunning villages: Giardini Naxos, Castelmola and Taormina. Travel along the heart of the island’s eastern coast, travelling through the scenic Isola Bella and taking in the spectacular vistas of Castelmola and Taormina.

Start the tour by visiting the seaside town of Giardini Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily and an ancient fishing village. Take the opportunity to admire walking along its beautiful promenade, and then head to Castelmola. 

Next, take a short break to enjoy the Isola Bella Natural Reserve, considered the pearl of the Ionian Sea for its wild beauty. The high walls of the promontories of Cape St. Andrew protect this famous bay and are home to the Blue Grotto and Cape Taormina. 

From Isola Bella continue your tour to scenic Castelmola and walk through the characteristic streets of this ancient town, admiring the ruins of its Norman walls. Discover Piazza Duomo, with its Mother Church, rebuilt between 1934 and 1935 and dedicated to St. Nicholas of Bari. 

Finally, visit picturesque Taormina overlooking the sea. Wander along Corso Umberto and observe its most important monuments like the Ancient Theatre, Palazzo Corvaja, and the Clock Tower. Wrap up by indulging in some shopping in the fashionable characteristic craft shops of the city.

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Child car seat
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Food and drink
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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  • Comfortable clothes

Product ID: 411975