MT. ETNA AND TAORMINA Shore excursion:
PICKUP/DROP OFF LOCATIONS
- Pick up: Taormina/ Catania/ Messina hotel or a shore trip from Messina/ Giardini Naxos/ Catania ports of call.
- Drop off: Taormina/ Catania/ Messina hotel or a shore trip from Messina/ Giardini Naxos/ Catania ports of call.
EXCURSION LENGTH Pickup at 8:00 am at the ship; drop off at 5:00 pm at the ship
DRIVING TIME : From Messina almost two hours, from Giardini Naxos one hour, from Catania 40 minutes
- Mt Etna
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
- This tour includes a Professional English-speaking driver that gives commentaries of the sites seen. Due to strict Italian laws & regulations that protect officially licensed guides, our drivers can only comment and explain the sights from inside the vehicle, and are not allowed to do so once they are outside the vehicle. A Professional licensed guide, where needed, can be hired on request at an extra cost.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
- Admissions, ( if required - unless otherwise specified )
- Food and Beverages
- Gratuities 15 % to 20 %(optional)
This is by far the most popular tour for cruisers and holiday makers in the area. It combines unique scenaries and oustanding monuments. Ascent Mt Etna up to Crateri Silvestri (about 6000 ft) and explore Taorminain a magnificient position
on the spur of Mt Taurus
We drive to Mt. Etna , Sicily 's tallest peak and one of Europe 's most famous active volcanoes. Upon arrival we will visit the area of 2.000 mts ( 6.000 ft ) with the Crateri Silvestri. Time at leisure, Then, we will move on to Taormina. Here, you'll visit the most impressive monument of the city: the Greco-Roman Theatre. It has the finest site of any theatre in the world and one of the most striking monuments of antiquity. Then, walk on to the Villa Comunale: the public gardens which are planted with a huge variety of flowering plants and shrubs ranging from the most common to the exotic.
- We suggest what to see, but you decide. We can plan and customize together all the different opportunities and itineraries. Our tours are flexible and completely focused on your needs and desires.
- Often are drivers do not have a POS on board. You can use your credit card(s) at easily found ATM machines to withdraw cash. Your driver can show you where to find one. You get the cash just when you need it. The exchange rate is very convenient and it is the same rate applied when you purchase something with your Credit Card
- No charge will be applied for cancellations made up to 7 days prior to the service date
- Cancellations made 7 days prior to the service date: 50% chargé
- Cancellations made 48 hours prior to the service date: 75% chargé
- Cancellations made 24 hours of less or no show: 100% chargé
Quality comes with a price beware of low cost tours !!