Enjoy a delightful day exploring one of Sicily’s favorite treasures, the town of Taormina, perched high above the sea on a panoramic plateau. Accompanied by a local guide, you’ll amble through cobblestone ways that are simply brimming with medieval ambiance. Stroll over to the Palazzo Corvaja, a 15th-century masterpiece boasting classic double windows. Continue with a visit to the ancient Greek Theater, boasting such perfect acoustics it’s still used for open-air performances today. Weather permitting, towering Mount Etna will be clearly visible in the distance, as your guide regales you with tales of the Taormina’s past, including its almost complete renovation under the Roman Empire. After the guided portion of the tour, enjoy a Sicilian ice cream and some free time to explore on your own. Go inside regal churches, browse the local shops, pop into a lively pub or café, or, simply stroll about town and soak up its captivating old-world charm.
Meander through the medieval ways of Taormina, a city with roots dating back to the 3rd century BC.
Snap photos of the exquisite Palazzo Corvaja and stand within the ancient Greek Theater, still in use today.
Enjoy about 1 hour of free time to visit historic cathedrals or shop among the local merchants.
What To BringShow
KeyCard and photo identification
What To WearShow
Hat and sunglasses
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile uphill and navigate uneven, cobblestone and gravel surfaces with steps.
Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
Guests who choose to stay in town are responsible for getting back to the ship on their own.
Conservative attire is required to enter places of worship.
No shorts or tank tops.
No exposed knees or shoulders.
Tour sequence may vary.
Location Taormina, Italy
Tour Code TO13
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Please remember you have up to 2 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Azamara® shore excursions online. If you are within the 2 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions on board.
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