Messina port Mount Etna, Taormina and Castelmola

  • 08:00 meet the driver and move to Etna
  • 09:00 Mount Etna
  • 10:00 drive to Taormina
  • 11:30 Taormina
  • 13:00 lunch time
  • 14:30 drive to Castelmola
  • 15:30 drive back to Messina

Drive to Mount Etna 45 min. stop approx 1 hr. We leave the sea level and start to climb
towards the summit of the volcano. Before we reach our destination we cross some Sicilian villages (Santa Venerina and Zafferana), then we get to the craters Silvestri (7000 ft.), it is amazing the landscape of the the big craters, where you can admire the large lava flows creates from past eruptions. On the road we enjoy the great vineyards of Etna and the farms overlooking the coast of Catania. On the way back stop for tasting in Zafferana Etnea (30 min).
drive to Taormina, approx 35/45 min visit of the town, very famous its marvelous
ancient monuments, the beautiful pedestrian path, shops and restaurants;
then drive to Castelmola 10 min, visit of the town and the ruins of the 13th century castle, approx 45 min.Castelmola is a small and enchanting village just above Taormina, with an amazing landscape and a great view of Mount Etna (3.330 mt. – 11.000 ft. – the highest volcano in Europe), possible to visit the ruins of the medieval castle from where you can enjoy a wonderful landscape of Giardini – Naxos bay.
Note: The above excursion is operated also from Catania – Giardini di Naxos and Siracuse
Easy walking + pedestrian path – 7/8 hrs tour – possible lunch in Savoca or Castelmola (we customize the tour according the clients decision and in case change the order of the sites) – since we reach any site by our vehicle, the tour it’s doable even for people with mobility reduced.


Sedan: up to 3 pax
Mini van: up to 4-6 pax
Van: up to 7-8 pax

Smart Driver:

Is a professional driver with excellent local knowledge who will provide you with an overview of local history, show you the main sights from the vehicle, arrange museum tickets (subject to availability), make lunch recommendations etc., but cannot take you on a walking tour of the city, into museums, churches or other sights, or give in-depth historical, artistic and architectural information.

Driver/Qualified Guide:

Is a professional Guide with a degree in Art History, who has passed a specific test to obtain a guide’s licence and who is authorised to accompany you into museums, churches, and other sights, and to escort you on a walking tour of the city, providing in-depth historical artistic and architectural information.

English speaking driver:

Our well trained personnel include the English speaking driver who have extensive geographical and technical knowledge providing our clients with maximum comfort and confidence on the road. Our chauffeurs are also extremely familiar with main destinations in Tuscany and Italy allowing our clients designing an itinerary if they prefer playing it by ear directly with them to better suit their interests and preferences.

Our private (shore excursion)(private excursion) to (il nome dell’escursione) is designed to help you to experience the best-known and most significant sights, but we are happy to tailor-make your itinerary to suit your own tastes and interests (within the limits of the time available, of course!). The excursion can also be combined with a private guided walking tour of (il nome della città o del sito più importante dell’escursione) with a licensed guide.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Max pax: 8
  • smart driver+full comforts vehicle
  • Sedan Price: 450,00
  • Mini van Price: 540,00
  • Van Price: 560,00

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