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Taormina, Savoca and Castelmola one day tour small group

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Catania, Italy
Taormina, Savoca and Castelmola one day tour small group

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more
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Overview

Sicily’s small towns bring sea views, medieval and ancient history, and vibrant culture. This full-day tour visits the towns of Taormina, Savoca, and Castelmola in a small group setting. Your first stop is medieval Savoca and its Bar Vitelli, where scenes from The Godfather were filmed. Next, you’ll explore the terraced seaside town of Taormina, followed by the mountaintop town of Castelmola.
  • Explore some of Sicily’s best towns: Savoca, Castelmola, and Taormina
  • Includes pick-up and drop-off from hotels in Catania and Syracuse
  • Free time to explore on your own
  • Small group tour limited to eight spots
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Fuel surcharge
Driver
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Round-trip shared transfer
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
FREE Snack with typical Sicilian street food, water and Etna wine.
Touristic guide
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Catania , Catania, Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily

Please arrive 10 minutes before your selected start time for pickup. Your operator can coordinate exact time and location.

This activity will end right where it started.Catania and nearby area
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Our driver guide is not a touristic guide, so he cannot enter inside the historical places. He will give you information during the trip on the vehicle, before you will go inside.  A paper guide will be provided to be used inside the archeological areas.  
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Sicily Day By Day
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Taormina, Savoca and Castelmola one day tour small group?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Taormina, Savoca and Castelmola one day tour small group.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Taormina, Savoca and Castelmola one day tour small group?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Taormina, Savoca and Castelmola one day tour small group.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Taormina, Savoca and Castelmola one day tour small group?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Taormina, Savoca and Castelmola one day tour small group.

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  • "We went by minibus to Savoca and loved the little village with its renowned Vitelli Bar where our guide Francesco ordered us granite - so refreshing on a hot day!" See review

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star-5
Best day tour ever!
stahlsc53
, Oct 2021
Teresa was our guide and she was excellent. The tour actually says the driver is not a guide, just someone to provide transportation. But she far exceeded our expectations. For a young person, she was extremely knowledgeable and provided lots of folklore stories and explanations of what we were seeing. It was our last day of vacation and she (and the tour) made it perfect!
star-5
We love Sicily
TandJItaly
, Nov 2019
Amazing tour!!! We were very impressed with this tour! We had no idea how beautiful Sicily truly is. We are so glad we had a wonderful guide & realized we could have never done this on our own. Definitely worth the help of a guide & driver!
star-5
A wonderful day!
BristolCarole49
, Jul 2019
My husband and I took this tour last week with just one other guest, so it was a very small group. We went by minibus to Savoca and loved the little village with its renowned Vitelli Bar where our guide Francesco ordered us granite - so refreshing on a hot day! Francesco was a great guide, with lots of local knowledge and a friendly, informal manner. He drove us on to see the spectacular towns of Castelmola and Taormina, where we had time to wander round at our leisure. We were also treated to a delicious street food lunch during the day, which we all very much enjoyed. I would thoroughly recommend this day out to anyone staying in Catania.
star-5
Great Excursion
lisapW8106DT
, Apr 2019
All 9 of us enjoyed this tour; learned much about these areas of Sicily. Tony and Flo were excellent guides with lots of knowledge to share!
star-5
Full Day- Savoca, Castelmola and Taoarmina
rabbits924
, Sep 2018
Iorge was our guide. There were 5 people. Iorga was an excellentguide. He was passionate about showing us all the important sites. He also gave us lunch! We really enjoyed Savoca, the most,and Castgelmola, as well. Taormina was very touristy, with shops, mostly, and everything there was very pricey. We just walked through the town and met our guide to leave.
star-3
Don’t do this on Saturday
Truffle535
, Sep 2018
Was interesting seeing three small cities but a lot of time is wasted on the “godfather locale “Taormina is not worth a Saturday visit .. so crowded you can’t move . The lunch was a cute idea with the variations in panini but there should be an actual lunch option. Sitting on the steps of a church isn’t comfortable for most people . What do you do if it rains?We had the fun of watching a wedding in Savoca . Jorge was a very attentive guide and tried to involve everyone which isn’t always easy with a varied group of ages and interests.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2020
Dear customer, Thank you very much for your feedback, leaving us your opinion encourage us to do always our best, improving our service. We always aim to the best for our clients! We are really happy you enjoyed the 3 cities and Jorge's explanations and entertainment. Of course, Taormina is one of the most famous cities in Sicily, so during high season, every day of the week, it is normal to find large crowds and a lot of people! If you’d like to enjoy Taormina we suggest you to come back in April or October, when shops are still open and the high season for the tourism is still not started/finished. Moreover, in order to attempt your criticism, We want to clarify some points: The tour runs every day of the week, so it is not our fault that if you decided to join in it on Saturday. As you can see in all our programs, we offer a FREE SNACK in a pic-nic way (not properly a lunch), and anyway you would have you have the opportunity to decide between our snack or one hour of free time to have lunch wherever you want (for example in a restaurant). By the way, thank you again: we will use your feedback in order to improve our job and to do our best for the future customers. Best Regards, Sicily Day By Day Staff.
star-5
Great Day
Malupesce
, Jul 2018
So much fun with Floriana & Francesco. Fantastic day. My teenage boys enjoyed it as well. Spectacular views, lots of history, and a wonderful picnic. We had plenty of time to shop as well.

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