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Our most recommended Taormina Boats & Yachts

Taormina: Boat Cruise with Swimming and Aperitif

1. Taormina: Boat Cruise with Swimming and Aperitif

Cruise through the beautiful waters along the coast of Taormina. See the Bay of Giardini Naxos, the entire Gulf of the first Sicilian Greek Colony, and beautiful coves along the coast of Taormina. Swim in warm crystal clear waters and enjoy fresh fruit and an aperitif on this daytime boat tour. Board a typical Sicilian launch boat and set out on this coastal boat tour for a trip full of beautiful sights, fun, relaxation and music. Start the tour from the Bay of Giardini Naxos, and admire the scenery as the boat skirts the entire gulf of the first Sicilian Greek colony. Discover enchanting places along the way, like the magnificent natural coves of Taormina. Enjoy stops on the tour and take the opportunity to dive into the crystalline emerald green waters while tasting fresh fruit accompanied by an aperitif.

Taormina: Semi-Submarine Tour

2. Taormina: Semi-Submarine Tour

Nemosub in Taormina with the red submarine. We take you to explore the wonderful sea beds of Giardini Naxos, Taormina and Isola Bella. Nemosub is a unique naturalistic experience, to be lived in the splendid Taormina scenery, in a group with friends or as a family with children.We will take you to visit in order:The vast meadow of oceanic posidonia located in the bay of Giardini NaxosThe cave of loversCapo TaorminaBay of SirensNatural reserve of the beautiful islandThe blue grotto Upon returning, if the weather and sea conditions allow it, there is the possibility of sighting the dolphins that have always populated this stretch of sea in eastern Sicily.

Taormina: Coastline Boat Tour and Swimming at Isola Bella

3. Taormina: Coastline Boat Tour and Swimming at Isola Bella

Relax on this 2-hour boat tour of the Taormina coastline. The tour will depart from the Giardini Naxos port before taking you out into the expansive turquoise sea, sailing past many beautiful sights along the way. The tour includes visits to some stunning places around Taormina, such as Cape Schisò, Cape Taormina, Cross Rock, Prickly Pears Rock. See the Cave of the Mermaids, Grotta Azzurra, the Coral Cave, the Ziu Innaru Rock and the Bay of Mazzaro. You have the chance to stop at the breathtaking Isola Bella bay and plunge yourself into the crystal clear waters for some swimming or snorkeling. You will enjoy a snack and a drink at the bay before returning back to the port. This is a truly unmissable way to see the natural beauty of Taormina from the sea. 

From Taormina: Chic Panarea and Stromboli Day Tour

4. From Taormina: Chic Panarea and Stromboli Day Tour

Take a tour of Stromboli and Panarea, both belonging to the Aeolian Archipelago. Enjoy this unique chance to see volcanic eruptions and learn the history of these ancient islands. On a private motorboat equipped with toilets and bar, arrive at Panarea onto Calajunco Bay and the small Zimmari Beach. Take in the quiet beauty of these stunning beaches as you explore the second smallest of the islands. Meander along its winding streets and gravel beaches, taking in the perfect Sicilian backdrop.  Sail around the rocks in front of Panarea and then proceed to Stromboli, home to one of Italy’s 3 active volcanoes. Constantly active, you will be able to see the eruptions from the sea and the many viewing points on the island. This spectacular phenomenon has given the island the nickname 'Lighthouse of the Mediterranean'. After looking over the small village of Ginostra from the sea, you have the chance to explore the historical center of San Vincenzo until sunset. Back on board guests sail out to sea to watch the dramatic eruptions of the Sciara del Fuoco, fire slide, against the night’s sky. 

From Taormina: Isola Bella Mini Cruise

5. From Taormina: Isola Bella Mini Cruise

Be enchanted by the beauty of Sicily on a cruise from Giardini Naxos to Isola Bella. Discover the “Mediterranean Pearl” that the German Baron, Wilhelm von Gloeden introduced to the world. Given to the mayor of Taormina by King Ferdinand II of Bourbon in 1806, the tiny island of Isola Bella was purchased by the British philanthropist Florence Trevelyan and has been a World Wildlife Fund for Nature natural reserve since 1998.  Relax and swim at this wonderful spot, and look for the many different birds and marine species it attracts. Get a great view of Taormina and the mighty Mount Etna in the background. Drop anchor at the Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto) and nearby Grotta del Giorno, where the water is clear blue and provides ideal conditions for snorkeling.  Cherish this day to just relax and be cradled by the waves and summer breeze.

Giardini Naxos: Half-Day Boat Trip to Taormina

6. Giardini Naxos: Half-Day Boat Trip to Taormina

Your tour will begin when you meet your captain and board your boat at the Port of Giardini Naxos before setting sail on an unforgettable adventure. Your first stop will be at the Bay of Spisone, where you’ll have the chance to take your first swim of the day and to snorkel independently. You’ll marvel at the stunning stone islets that emerge from the waters and the Atlantis Bay hotel built in Gaudi style. Next, you’ll set sail to Mazzarò Bay, widely considered one of the true treasures of the Sicilian and Taormina coasts. You’ll then stop off at Isola Bella, a historical pearl of Taormina, where you’ll have the chance to explore the Blue Grotto and to discover its gorgeous reflections of light. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Taormina, you'll then be served a tasty selection of local cold cuts, cheeses, and seasonal fruit, all washed down with a fine local white wine. Finally, you’ll have the chance to take another swim before beginning your journey back to the Port of Naxos Gardens.

From Taormina: Lipari and Vulcano Mini Cruise Aeolian Tour

7. From Taormina: Lipari and Vulcano Mini Cruise Aeolian Tour

Discover the islands of Lipari and Vulcano that lie in a volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea on this day trip from Taormina. Ride in a climate-controlled bus to Milazzo and take a private boat to Lipari and Vulcano and glimpse the Faraglioni Rocks on the return trip. Depart from Taormina aboard a comfortable bus to Milazzo harbor on the North coast of Sicily. Hop aboard a spacious boat and feel the sea breeze on your face as you travel to Lipari, the biggest, most populated and most historically significant of the Aeolian Islands Spend free time exploring the Old Town which has vibrantly colored buildings, a stunning cathedral, and old fortification walls. Stroll through the narrow streets to uncover shops, cafes, and take in views of the turquoise sea. Head to the island of Vulcano, which gives its name to all volcanoes. Have free time to visit its sulfurous mud baths, take in views of its smoking main crater, or go for lunch at a local restaurant. On the way back to Milazzo, the tour follows the coastline to see the breathtaking Faraglioni Rock formation, the Horse Cave and the Mermaid's Rock. Transfer back to meeting point in Taormina by bus at the end of your tour.

Taormina: Sunset Cruise with Aperitif and a Glass of Wine

8. Taormina: Sunset Cruise with Aperitif and a Glass of Wine

Your experience will start at the port of Giardini Naxos, where you will meet the skipper who will welcome you on board of the sailboat. Once on board, you will sail toward the bay of Villagonia where you will stop for the aperitif (it will take approximately 30 minutes); during the sail the skipper will tell you about the beauties and wonders of the Sicilian coast. Depending on the effective weather and sea conditions, navigation will be either sail or engine powered. During the stop at the bay of Villagonia you will be offered a delicious aperitif with local products paired with a glass of wine; if you feel like it, you can also have a swim or practice a brief self-guided snorkeling. You will then return at the port of Giardini, while still admiring the sun setting over Taormina and the majestic Mount Etna.

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What people are saying about Taormina

This tour was amazing! The view from see was breathtaking. We sailed along the coast from Naxos to Taormina and back. The host was so nice and also fun. It was wonderful to take a dip to the see and get refreshments afterwards. The Italian people on the trip with me were so much fun and we all ended up dancing on the deck, also the host . Very fair price an I highly recommend .

Super relaxed tour! There were only five of us, plus the guide. Very nice group - we talked a lot and laughed a lot! The guide was totally smart!

We were lucky enough to have the boat to ourselves, wonderful moments, wonderful coasts, suggestive atmosphere

It was a really great and entertaining experience. Can only be recommended. Very suitable for families.

great organization, everything worked as announced,