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Phenomenal Taormina

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5D/4N

About

Taormina is a picturesque town located on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, renowned for its stunning panoramic views, ancient ruins, and charming medieval streets. Perched high on a hillside overlooking the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna, Taormina boasts breathtaking vistas and a rich cultural heritage. The town is famous for its well-preserved ancient Greek theater, which hosts concerts and perform...

Itinerary

Day 1

Uncloak the Surprises in Taormina

  • Airport To Hotel
  • Stay Included

To begin the thrilling adventure, reach the Catania Airport, and upon your arrival, we will offer you a short drive via car from the Airport to the Grand Hotel San Pietro. 

The 5-star Grand Hotel San Pietro offers an ideal location overlooking the Ionian Sea, close to Taormina's city center. Housed in a restored villa from the early 20th century, it features 63 beautifully appointed rooms with modern amenities, including Free Wifi and satellite TV, along with stunning views of Mount Etna, the gardens, or the sea. Guests can avail several perks out of which a few includes an outdoor swimming pool, wellness center, car park, free shuttle service, etc. to Taormina's center. Additionally, guests have access to a nearby affiliated beach area for a complete luxurious experience.

Day 2

Small Excursion to Taste Taormina Food and Wine

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Join a small-group evening excursion to explore Sicilian restaurants (traditional), delicious cuisine, local wines, etc. with a professional guide. Start near the Porta Messina gate (ancient) at a classic bar and restaurant, where the tour begins. Porta Messina, an arched stone gateway, marks the start of Corso Umberto, Taormina’s main walking street leading to the viewpoint square of Piazza Aprile. As you stroll, discover the best food spots to taste delicious pastries, wines, and family fish trattorias. Your local guide will introduce you to exceptional local wines, explain the production process, and share interesting facts and stories along the way.

Day 3

A Day to Learn Cooking the Traditional Sicilian Cuisine

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Embark on a unique small-group excursion with a professional chef in Taormina. Begin with a walking tour to an open-air typical market, where you'll discover vendors selling local fish, meat, fruits, vegetables, etc. Then, head to a restaurant for a cooking class. Your chef will share the history of Sicilian wheat, flours, and cooking traditions. Together, you'll prepare typical dishes like fresh bread and pasta, enjoying them with olive oil, local cheeses, and cured hams. After the lesson, savor the dishes you've prepared during lunch. Receive a diploma signed by the chef at the end of the course.

Day 4

Witness the Spectacular Views of Etna Landscapes

  • Breakfast

Indulge in a unique small-group experience with a visit to the Mount Etna region and a taste of local Sicilian fare. Accompanied by a professional guide, you'll delve into Sicily's rich culture, traditions, art, and cuisine, discovering regional agriculture staples such as oranges, lemons, almonds, and olive trees. Located on the slopes of Mount Etna at 1000 meters, you'll visit a local winery for a tasting of Etna wine paired with regional dishes like cold appetizers, dried tomatoes, bruschetta, salami, and many others while admiring the Etna landscape. The culinary journey continues at a local farm, where you'll savor a gourmet menu featuring grilled vegetables, Sicilian pasta. Conclude with a tasting of unique Sicilian liquors, adding a flavorful finale to your experience.

Day 5

Fly Back to Home

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel To Airport

As we reach the end of the Taormina vacation, say bye to the city. Have your breakfast, and spend a couple of more moments before checking-out. Further, we will drop you at the Catania Airport as per your departure time.

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  • Transfer
  • Stay Included
  • Dinner as per Itinerary
  • Small Group Excursion to Taste Taormina's Cuisine and Wines
  • Take Classes to learn Taormina's Cuisines
  • Wander around the scenic Etna Landscapes

Hotels

Day 1-2-3-4

Taormina

Grand Hotel San Pietro

  • Transfer Facility (To and From Airport via car)

    Accommodation at "Grand Hotel San Pietro": 4 Nights/5 Days

    Small group Excursion to Taste Taormina's Cuisine and Wines

    Take Classes to learn Taormina's Cuisines

    Wander around the scenic Etna Landscapes

    Meals (As Mentioned)

Travel Insurance

Airfare and Airfare Taxes

Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned)

Visa Fees (If Applicable)

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$1950 $2340

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Taormina

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Taormina Package for 4 nights and 5 days : Frequently asked questions

No. To have travel insurance isn't restricted at all. However, you can add a protection shield by getting travel insurance.

Yes. Travelers are free to modify/customize their vacation package as per their preferences or interests.