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Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Get inside tips from a local
Free port pickup and drop-off included
Vegetarian meal option available
Today you are greeted at Messina port from our English speaking driver, your driver will wait for you outside the Cruise Terminal with a sign showing your name, then we drive to the slopes of the North side of Mount Etna to experience the lava fields and the incredible landscape view from Europe’s highest and most active volcano. If weather condition will be bad, the driver will provide an alternative itineraries along the villages located on the slopes of Mount Etna (Castiglione di Sicilia, Linguaglossa).
After you have enjoyed the time visiting the Mount Etna area, we will proceed to the Winery where a lunch and wine tasting will be served. The wine tasting will include 4 different wines served with local food (cheese, olives, sundry tomatoes, salami and sausages). In the afternoon, transfer to Taormina, the world famous resort town on Sicily where you driver will give you time at leisure to stroll in the main street, shopping or visiting the Greek-Roman Theatre (Admission fee: not included). The driver will then fix the departure time from the designatedpick-up point to transfer back to Messina port.
This excursion is customised using a driver. A driver is a chauffeur specialized in driving you around, he is able to provide basic historical information, he can show you the main highlights, is knowledgeable and he has an umbrella of information. The driver will take care to give adequate time at all stops and to accommodate special requests when possible, to ensure that your experience in Sicily will be both memorable and enjoyable. The driver is not a Licensed Tour Guide and cannot take you inside monuments. In case you need a Licensed Local Guide you must pay a surcharge and we will arrange for Licensed Guide to meet you directly on the spot.
Port pickup and drop-off
Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
Not wheelchair accessible
The Driver will wait outside the Cruise Terminal with a sign holding your name
Between 7am - 10am
Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port