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The French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville called Sicily "the land of gods and heroes," and if that's the case, Taormina is its Mount Olympus and the big attraction for cruise passengers visiting ...
travelbug1025
05/16
We organized a tour on our own with other Cruise Critic members to Taormina and it was great. Read more
scook85
05/16
We received a tour of Taormina and then had the opportunity to get a private cooking lesson from a Sicilian ... Read more
Ilse
04/16
you can take a bus or taxi to Messina, the most important & elegant town Read more
PNWamelia
02/16
Not taking an excursion in this town was a big mistake. Unfortunately the public transportation didn't allow ... Read more
Raymarine
12/15
Really enjoyed the town. Read more
ceejayt
11/15
Walkable didn't bother with excursion. Read more
fabric_fabric
11/15
Guide was good and we had about how an hour of free time to shop and explore. Taormina is very clean and ... Read more
fabric_fabric
11/15
Walked to theater upon arrival in Taormina. It was interesting, but fairly crude compared to other ancient ... Read more
fabric_fabric
11/15
Very crowded and chaotic. We had no idea what we were tasting because of the pushing around the table. The ... Read more
MikeTQ1
11/15
I'm sure somewhere better could have been found to have refreshments. We also had someone with a walking ... Read more
lynj
11/15
Messina is a very ordinary town, but Taormina is gorgeous we just did not take a tour as we have been there ... Read more
BKBKBK
11/15
There are not enough words to describe how lovely Taormina is - the old Greco-Roman Theater that overlooks ... Read more
connellsville
11/15
Private excursion included a wine, honey, olive and pesto tasting of native Sicilian products, visit to a ... Read more
Kellerfrommaryland
11/15
we hired a taxi in the port and went to Taormina. Unfortunately, we spent too much time eating and not so ... Read more
Busy retiree
10/15
We took a cab from the cruise ship terminal to go to Taormina. It cost 140 Euros for 4 persons, and he picked ... Read more
Stuartgail
10/15
We didn't take an excursion but did the hop on hop off bus. We didn't care for Messina but people who took ... Read more
Continuous holidaymakers
10/15
Great place ship berths in town. Fantastic square where catch city tour. Afterwards visit beautiful ... Read more
susiemay
10/15
Ok wasn't really impressed. Read more
S Gaughan
10/15
Lovely city - we would recommend taking the 45 minutes coach trip from the port Messina to Taormina. The ... Read more
cyrilmoseley
10/15
Found Messina a bit scruffy and uninteresting. I am sure that if we had booked on an excursion it would have ... Read more
wokinghamcouple
10/15
The ships docks right at the town centre. Worth going to the Duma which is only a few minutes walk. Read more
lilniki929
10/15
We walked from the cruise port to the train station and took a train. Once you get to the train station ... Read more
GINA P
09/15
A lovely place. A lot to see in such a small area near to the Port. We enjoyed our visit. Read more
Windy Miller
09/15
We did the open top tour offered from the square which is a short walk from the port. Read more
bella_good
09/15
Tour of Taormina is a must see. It is a quaint coastal town with a wonderful ambiance, shopping and ... Read more

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