Porta Messina Arch
Walk with your native local guide. He will reveal Taormina’s culture, architecture, natural and political history and tell stories about the Sicilian people and their traditions. Conquered by the Romans, Greeks, Arabs, Byzantines and Normans, Taormina boasts a rich and fascinating history and a robust mix of styles. Discover little streets and hidden corners that gives Taormina a special charm.
Meeting at the entrance of the Greek Theatre with the licensed Local Guide begin your 1.5-hour Taormina Walking Tour. Visit the magnificent Greek Theatre and then be leaded by Your guide towards Palazzo Corvaja. Then pass by the Odeon, a small Roman theater built in the 2nd century but not re-discovered until 1892. Your guide will explain theater’s history as you marvel at the ancient remains. Then You will continue through the heart of Taormina, where you’ll enjoy the essence of beautiful Old Town. This part of the city, most alive at night, will engage all of your senses. Stroll along colorful streets lined with flowers and lemon and olive groves, smell the aromas emanating from the traditional Sicilian restaurants, and listen to the music of the live performers. Stop at Belvedere Square along the main street, Corso Umberto, to enjoy the wonderful view of the picturesque coast and the skyline dominated by powerful Mt Etna.
After turn your mind back to medieval times and visit important monuments and areas such as Palazzo Duchi di Santo Stefano, Porta Catania, Del Carmine Church and the Duomo Stairs. Your tour ends in Piazza Duomo. This is the perfect place to continue your night out in Taormina!
During the tour our guides will answer all of your questions and give you maximum support and advices to let you feel in Taormina like at home.