Experience authentic Sicilian moments on a guided walking tour of Taormina. Discover the city’s best-kept secrets from a passionate local guide. Learn about the influences of conquering civilizations, see Roman ruins and so much more.
What to Expect
After meeting your guide you’ll head off on a 90-minute walk, beginning at Palazzo Corvaja, an atmospheric public square. As you continue on, you’ll pass by the Odeon, a small Roman theater built in the 2nd century but not re-discovered until 1892. Hear about the theater's history as you marvel at the ancient remains.
Follow your guide through the heart of Taormina, and enjoy the essence of the beautiful Old Town. This part of the city is particularly lively at night.
Take a leisurely walk along colorful streets lined with flowers and lemon and olive trees, and enjoy the aromas emanating from the traditional Sicilian restaurants and the sounds of live music. Visit the Public Garden, and stop at Belvedere Square on Corso Umberto to enjoy views of the coast and the skyline dominated by powerful Mount Etna.
During the walk, your guide will tell you about Taormina’s culture, architecture and natural and political history. You’ll hear 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.
Pass in front of the San Domenico Cloister, which has been transformed into a 5-star hotel, and turn your mind back to medieval times. Explore the Jewish quarter 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, where your guide will leave you with a story about the symbol of Taormina. This is the perfect place to continue your night out in the city.
During the time together your guide will answer all of your questions and give you advice to help you feel like a local.
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Know Before You Go
Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.