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Taormina (Messina) Cruise Reviews

Taormina (Messina) Cruise Port
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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 ...
explore4ever
08/15
We walked around the port area. We decided not to venture out to Toamina. We were told the train does not ... Read more
kalex59
08/15
Private tour with sicilywithmario arranged on cruisecritic rollcall forum. Toured Castelmola and Taormina. ... Read more
Sybella
08/15
Ship docked in the town. We walked off but not easy with a rollator. Traffic was manic! No disabled access ... Read more
live2cruz100
07/15
Using roll call we gathered a group and booked a tour to Taormina using Discover Messina. It was 40 Euro for ... Read more
Juzam72
07/15
A nice town in Sicily, we took a taxi (25 euro) to the town and spend a few hours there. I also visited the ... Read more
ijsprinses
07/15
We stayed in Messina, but there isn't much to see, exept for the bell tower. we were here on a Sunday, so ... Read more
JaniceW
07/15
Taormina is a cute town. Some interesting churches, architecture, good restaurants and shopping. Read more
Sciare
07/15
Taormina is beautiful and interesting. I have been there before years ago and found it just as interesting ... Read more
datman1234
07/15
Walk to the town along the shore line, until you see the Tourist Information Office, go there and ask them ... Read more
arizonasunlover
06/15
Probably our favorite port although we were surprised it was listed as a port stop and we had to pay 50 E for ... Read more
worltravellingguy
06/15
Stayed on ship as we have visited Sicily recently Read more
GeesthachtCruisers
06/15
During work days you can take a train to Taormina, during weekends or public holidays try to share a shuttle ... Read more
HOFFMEISTER
06/15
Worth a stroll around, some nice street cafes and shops. There are a couple of local bus tours you can take ... Read more
Milkman123
06/15
do not do the hop on hop off bus tour here - it was hopeless, nothing much to see just went round in circles, ... Read more
doctrd
06/15
Loved this port, had a great day wandering the streets of Taormina. Had our sandwiches in the park that ... Read more
GJP_GJP
05/15
City is very close from port and we can help easily at walk. Basilica is fantastic. Small town with so much ... Read more
nycurler
05/15
We took the advice we read here on finding the train in Messina and going up to Taormina. A perfect side ... Read more
Mary from Canada
05/15
Took a taxi to Taormina - amazing town - lots of churches - the view from the hill was breathtaking - had a ... Read more
jimbo3
05/15
we used to local "hop on hop off" but. this was there first ship and they didn't have their system ... Read more
shapatack0
11/14
We took an excursion that dropped us off in Taormina with a few hours to explore. This was a fun city and we ... Read more
caseum
10/14
- We were docked at Messina, instead of tender at Giardini Naxos, due to weather.- The train station in ... Read more
skinnyguide
08/14
We did the ground transportation, which was a good idea, since we learned there is really no other convenient ... Read more
ashnbart
08/14
Port was actually Catania, and we did tour of mt etna and Taormina as organised by celebrity. Thought kids ... Read more
jonasaa
07/14
Syracuse Archaelogical SiteThe port was in fact Catania. A visit to Syracuse was interesting, and our guide ... Read more
elizabethannie
09/13
I love Taormina. We shared a taxi with two other guests. Had a lovely time strolling around the town. We ... Read more

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