1. Italy
  2. Province of Messina
  3. Taormina
  4. Ancient Theater of Taormina

2-Hour Private Taormina Guided Tour

Product ID: 81054
Explore Taormina, an authentic gem of Sicily on a 2-hour private guided walking tour. Discover the monuments, the buildings, and the stories that made Taormina one of the most important and beautiful towns in the whole Sicily in the past and now as well.
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Duration: 2 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a full immersion guided tour of Taormina and its main monuments
  • Admire Taormina's beautiful Greek-Roman Amphitheatre, the Cathedral, Corvaia Palace, Porta Messina and much more
  • Be amazed by the stunning natural landscape all around you, such as the mountains and the Mediterranean sea
Full description
Spectacularly perched on the side of a mountain, Taormina is one of Sicily's most popular destinations all year round. It's rich in history, art, culture and tradition, besides being located in one of the most breathtaking spots of the whole country.

Founded in the 4th century BC, Taormina enjoyed great prosperity under the Greek ruler Gelon II and later under the Romans but fell into quiet obscurity after being conquered by the Normans in 1087. Its reincarnation as a tourist destination dates to the 18th century, when northern Europeans discovered it on the Grand Tour. Among its fans was DH Lawrence, who lived here between 1920 and 1923.

With this 2-hour private guided tour, you will enjoy the most important treasures of the town. You'll explore some of its most important and famous sites and admire the stunning signs of the Roman and Greek eras all around you. You'll get to see the Ancient Greek Theatre, the Piccolo Teatro Odeon, the Corvaia Palace, Corso Umberto and Porta Messina among other things.
Includes
  • Private tour led by an expert guide
  • Guided visit inside the Ancient Greek Theatre
What’s Not Included
  • Ticket to enter the Greek Theatre

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Meeting point

Porta Messina, Corso Umberto, Taormina, (Messina, Italy). Meeting point is just under the big ancient arch of Porta Messina.

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Know before you go
Please note that the price of this tour does not include any entrance fees. The ticket to visit the Ancient Greek Theatre can be bought on the spot (€10 per person).

From £283.53 Per group up to 30

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Excellent Guide & Tour!

Both Guide & Tour excellent

September 18, 2017

Informativ und Kurzweilig

Auf individuelle Wünsche wurde eingegangen. Natürlich reichen 2 Stunden nicht aus, alles zu sehen, aber man bekommt einen guten Einblick in die Geschichte und aber auch Dinge abseits der Touristenpfade.

July 4, 2019

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Product ID: 81054