AGRIGENTO AND PIAZZA ARMERINA
(Tuesday and Friday)
Departure from Taormina is at 7.00 am .
Across Sicily by coach with Tour Leader and Local Guide service towards the city of Agrigento, situated on the south coast and famous for its archaeological park called \"Valley of the Temples\" consisting of well-preserved temples built by the Greeks between 510 and 430 B.C.Upon arrival in Agrigento, visit the Valley of the Temples (Juno, Concordia, Hercules, Zeus, Castor and Pollux). Break for lunch (extra). Continue to Piazza Armerina, in the center of Sicily for a visit to the well-known “Villa Romana del Casale” of about 3,500 square meters with its famous Roman mosaics dating back to the fourth century AD.Entrance fees to the sites extra (free for EU citizens under 18 years with a valid ID).Return is around 7.00 pm.
Cost of the excursion: € 44,00 per person (entry fees and lunch not included)
Children (3-12 years): € 22,00.
ETNA ROUND ALCANTARA
(Wednesday and Friday)
Departure from Taormina is at 7.00 am
Departure by bus with tour leader, our first point of arrival is the Alcantara Gorge, where we make a short stopover. The Gorges of the Alcantara river are formed from solidified basalt and are quite impressive. You can walk along the bed of the river by paying an extra ticket. We then proceed to Randazzo where we board the \"Circumetnea\" an old traditional narrow-gauge train that goes around the foot of the volcano reaching up to Adrano in the south. Then by bus again, reaching 1,900 meters. Stop with the possibility of soft trekking for visiting the most recent lava flows and the Silvestri craters, now extinct. Lunch is extra. Optional ascent by cable car up to 2,500 meters and continuing by off-road vehicles to the main craters area at approximately 3,000 meters with the assistance of licensed guides of the CAI (Italian Alpine Club ). Stop to admire the eventual activity of the summit craters in the area of security. We strongly recommend warm clothing and suitable shoes. Cost of the excursion: € 37,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 18,50.
Cost of the excursion: € 86,80 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 57,00.
PALERMO AND CEFALÙ
(Wednesday and Saturday)
Departure from Taormina is at 6.15 am .
Arriving in Palermo, discover the most important Arab-Norman monuments such as the Martorana church, the Cathedral, the Quattro Canti, Piazza Bellini, Piazza Pretoria, including a touch of local colour with the typical market “il Capo”. Otherwise, optional visit of Monreale. After lunch (optional), sightseeing by bus and departure to Cefalù. Visit of the historical centre with the Cathedral. Entry fees extra.
Cost for the excursion: € 44,00 per person
NOTO – TELLARO – MARZAMEMI
Departure from Taormina is at 8.15 am.Arrival in Noto and tour of the historic Baroque downtown.Proceed towards the Roman Villa of Tellaro to visit the mosaics.Travel to Marzamemi, with free time to enjoy swimming and shopping for local products from the typical “Tonnara”. Lunch is optional.
Cost of the excursion: € 40,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 20,00
The “Sicilia Outlet Village”, located in the center of Sicily, offers discounts from 30% to 70% off the list price. More than 120 shops including Gucci, Armani, Trussardi, Versace, Zegna, Tod\'s, Hogan, La Perla, Ferrari, Calvin Klein, Abercrombie and Fitch, Brooks Brothers, Borbonese and many other brands are present at “Sicilia Outlet Village”, the celebration of Made in Italy.The location of the village is in the open countryside away from traffic and smog. The village has a variety of dining and play areas for children. During the trip a tour leader will give general information about Sicily and the “Sicilia Outlet Village” in particular.All participants will receive a discount card offering 10% off the outlet price in shops joining the initiative. Lunch is extra.
Cost of the excursion: € 24,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 12,00.
(from Monday to Saturday)
Cost of the excursion: € 70,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 55,00.
Cost of the excursion: € 45,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 31,50.
This itinerary is designed and organized with our own specialized drivers that offers a raid through awesome ancient forests of pines, villages at the foot of the mountain, the beautiful view of the \"Valle del Bove\" and the classic lunar landscape next to the extinct craters at 2000 mt. A must for all those who loves adventure and close contact to the nature. Now, it\'s time to taste the unique flavours of wines produced on top of the highest volcano in Europe (wine tasting in a famous vineyard). In such a unique location and striking setting, our company organized wine tastings, carefully conducted by our in-house commeliers and accompanied by typical delicacies of the area.
From 9:30 am until 3:00 pm
Departure from Taormina
Minimum 2 person maximum 5 person
Our crew will be ready to reveal the wonders of the places far from the crowds. The Volcano is the dominant element of our land and it is the main matrix of the special quality of our wines which makes them unique. The tour includes a visit to one of the most popular cellars for a wine and typical food tasting. Departure from your hotel by jeep in direction Etna North to visit natural sites, ancient where you will enjoy Etna and typical Sicilian snacks. In the afternoon you will reach the harbour and embark on a booat to admire from the sea, once again, the majesty of the Etna, immersed in the warm waters of the Ionian sea. Swim and relax exploring Taormina Bays.
From 9:30 am until 6:30 pm
Minimum 2 person maximum 8 person
Enjoy a day on board of one of SPS modern and well equipped powerboats along Taormina\'s enchanting coast and romantic bays in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. A cruise in complete relax, swimming in a crystalline sea and discovering Naxos, Mazzarò, Isola Bella, Mermaids Bay. An oasis of peace just for you, far from the crowd, enjoying the hidden beauties of Taormina.
Service included - skipper, fuel, open bar (soft drinks)
Timetable Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Morning 10:00 am-1:00 pm/ Afternoon 3:00-6:00 pm
Embarkement Giardini Naxos Harbour € 150,00
Emotional flight of 20 minutes on the top of volcano Etna. Once at the top (3500 mt) you can admire lunar landscapes and the four active craters, often smoking.
Service included: Pick up and drop off at your stay (Taormina area).
Timetable: on demand every day during the sun hours. The flight will be confirmed reaching the minimum partecipants (4 pax)
We give you the opportunity to rent the boat, create the route you prefer and pay the fuel consumption.
Boat without license:
Fiberglass boat from 5 unitil 6 mt
R.I.B. from 4 until 6 mt.
Half day (4hours) / Full day (8hours)
Try the emotions of fishing from a real sicilian woodern fishing boat with line and hook, assisted by a professional local fisherman. The catch of the day will be yours till one KG.
woodern Boat - price € 80,00 per person
(Monday and Saturday)
Departure from Taormina is at
One day excursion by bus with tour leader. Arriving to 1900 mt Etna’s station. Visit of the Silvestri’s Craters. Time for trekking. Optional ascent to the area of the main crater with cable car and jeep. Lunch on request. Return to Taormina is estimated around 4.00 pm.
Cost of the excursion: € 28,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 14,00.
Cost of the excursion: € 85,80 per person
(Tuesday and Thursday)
Departure from Taormina is at 3.30 pm. Excursion by bus, tour leader and jeep. Arriving to 1800 mt Etna’s station, ascent by jeep (Facultative) to the proximity of the crater area. Stop until sunset and return. Time for dinner in a local restaurant at 1800 mt. Warm clothes are recommended and they are rentable on site with an extra charge. Please note that departure time will be modified during the season depending on sunset time.
Cost of the excursion: € 85,80.
Children (3-12 years): € 57,00.
ETNA VALLEY ALCANTARA
Departure from Taormina is at
From Taormina to Alcantara Gorges by bus for a short stop. Then the excursion will proceed to Randazzo with the visit the Cathedral and the typical Sunday market. Departure to Etna Nord to 1800 mt. Time for lunch, trekking.Return to Taormina is scheduled around 5.00 pmCost for the excursion: € 32,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 16,00.
Departure from Taormina is at
From Taormina to Alcantara Gorges by bus for a short stop. Then the excursion will proceed to Randazzo with the visit the Cathedral and the typical Sunday market. Departure to Etna Nord to 1800 mt. Time for lunch, trekking or reaching the craters by jeep.
Return to Taormina is scheduled around 5.00 pmCost for the excursion: € 85,80 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 56,85.
(Monday and Thursday)
Departure from Taormina is at 8.00 am.
Visit to the Archaelogical Area with the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Altar of Hieron II and the Paradiso Latomies with the “Dionysius Ear”. Following, visit of Ortigia Island with the Arethusa’s fountain, the Temple of Apollo and the Cathedral. Lunch (optional) and free time for a facultative visit to the Jewish Baths (Mikvah). Entry fees extra.
Cost for the excursion: € 36,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 18,00.
LIPARI AND VULCANO
(Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
Departure from Taormina is at 7.00 am. From Milazzo by boat to the island of Lipari. Free time for visiting the old town. Sailing around the island we will visit the “Faraglioni” rocks, the “Horse Cave” and the pumice store quarry. Arriving in Vulcano you will have the chance to swim in the warm sulphureous sea water, enjoying the beach and having lunch. Return to Taormina around 7.00 pmCost of the excursion: € 63.50 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 42,75.
You will climb up the ancient lava flows, walk on the edge of an extinct crater and along the path that leads to the magnificent panorama of the Valle del Bove. You will complete your experience on the Volcano exploring a lava cave. Activities full of entertainment, knowledge and nature to guarantee fun to the whole family!
Your experience to discover Mt. Etna starts in the morning when we pick you up at your accommodation and it will carry on from the slopes of the volcano, crossing old villages full of history and traditions. Along natural paths through the woods in the Etna Park area, the volcano gradually manifests its power changing the surroundings.
During the excursion we will walk on the edge of extinct craters to better understand the structure of the volcano and the eruption lifecycle. We will explore a cave shaped by an old lava flow safely equipped with ropes, flashlights and helmets. Aboard of our jeep we will climb up old lava flows in order to reach the magnificent site of the Valle del Bove to enjoy an amazing panorama!
If you choose to spend with us the whole day you will be served a typical Sicilian lunch (full menu, drinks included) which includes fresh, local and seasonal products, lunch will be accompanied by wine tasting of the excellent Etna Doc wines. Upon request, menu could be revisited ad hoc for our vegetarian and vegan guests or according to any special requirement.
After lunch, fun will continue discovering unique landscapes such us lava flows, the Dagala which is a piece of land surrounded by lava and exploring the major eruption of 2002 of Piano Provenzana. Every day is different on Mt. Etna... colors, perfumes, flora and fauna completely change with the seasons offering unforgettable scenarios. Adventure, knowledge and nature! Fun is guaranteed for the whole family, kids and friends.
In your backpack: wind jacket, hat, sunscreen and camera. Remember to wear closed shoes (hiking boots or sneakers) and suitable clothing according to weather conditions.
PANAREA AND STROMBOLI
(Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday)
Departure from Taormina is at 10.00 am. From Milazzo by boat to Panarea. Free time on the island for visiting the typical village, enjoying the beach and having lunch (optional). Transfer by boat to Stromboli where you will stop until sunset. A light dinner will be served on board. Finally visit of the “Sciara del Fuoco” by night for admiring the volcano’s activity from the sea.Return to Taormina is scheduled around midnight. Please note that departure time will be modified during the season depending on sunset time.Cost for the excursion: € 74,90 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 49,00.
Departure by bus with Accompanatore up to Milazzo and continue to edge of a motor ship to Vulcano. Free time available for the visit of the island, a bath in the thermal waters and sulphurous mud (extra entrance), to relax on the beautiful beach of the Black Sands or climb the crater. Extra lunch. Return to navigation along the coast admiring the \"Scoglio della Sirenetta\". Ecotax not included.
Recommended clothing: hat, swimsuit, beach towel and suitable shoes.
Return scheduled at Taormina at about 7:30 pm.
Cost of the excursion: € 53,00 per person
Children (3-12 years): € 35,50.
That\'s why we choose only the best quality ingredients
, the freshest raw materials and local products, and we explore different types of flavour. So your taste buds can take a journey through Sicilian traditional cuisine, Italian and international dishes reinterpreted by our chef. And all accompanied by the perfect wine chosen from our list of excellent labels.
The \"Rotonda sul Mare
\" a unique, unrepeatable round balcony overlooking the sea. A single table, for an unforgettable dinner for two, in an infinitely romantic place, ideal for those who want to indulge in something extraordinary. Suspended between sky and sea this corner of paradise satisfies the senses and the heart with the view of the whole bay of Isolabella and Giardini Naxos.
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The price is for 2 persons.
A harmonic massage intended for those who live a non-stop, hectic lifestyle and who need to release pent up stress in the body.
Relieves tensions, gives tone and vigour to the body and frees it from inhibitions and fatigue, recharging it with well-being and new fervour. This special massage, using cosmetic massage candles, is the latest trend in well-being.
It is relaxing for both body and psyche and leaves the skin infinitely soft, combining unique fragrances with the equally unique sensations of warm vegetable butter on the skin. Abandon yourself to a one-off sensory experience in the rediscovery of love and harmony.
It stimulates blood circulation, relieves arthritic and muscular pain, and helps to reduce sleep disturbances, stress and anxiety.
HOT STONE massage has a relaxing effect and frees the body from accumulated muscle tensions.
The practitioner works on the accumulations of fibrotic tissue and collagen due to muscular exertion, psychosomatic tensions or incorrect posture.
Recommended for athletes, and people with postural problems and hypercontracture.
Relaxing, harmonious and rhythmic. A unique massage that evokes silence, nourishes with olfactory notes, and caresses the body and mind providing a profound sense of well-being.
A gentle 50-minute massage with encircling motions, using the properties of essential oils mixed with vegetable oils and applied to body and face.
Treat yourselves to the pleasure of sharing precious moments together, rediscovering love and harmony. A couples massage dedicated to relaxation.
An aromatic and anti-stress massage for the body, An aromatic and anti-stress massage for the body, whose anti-ageing effect is linked to typical Sicilian aromas
By unlocking muscle tension, QI once again begins to flow freely, stimulating the body’s defence mechanism, and promoting vitality and well-being.
a state-of-the-art multi-functional cabin incorporating the most modern treatment technology available: water bed, heated water mattress, colour therapy, steam bath with aromatherapy, Vichy shower, and water-enhanced vibromassage.
Pleasantly relaxed while lying on a water bed with a constant temperature of 38 °, you can indulge yourself in the warm caress of water as the “Vichy shower” gently nurses your body. A form of hydrotherapy conceived and practised in natural healing centres, the temperature of the water and the delicate jets produce a powerful stimulating effect on the skin’s circulation. In addition, through fine skin reflexes, the neurovegetative system is also stimulated.
A programme aimed at ridding the body of accumulated toxins, to help improve your quality of life.
A body scrub, sauna and relaxing massage with certified Argan Oil of Morocco.
Citrus peeling with steam bath, aromatherapy and chromotherapy
Promotes general relaxation thanks to the heated water bed with chromotherapy and aromatherapy. Stabilises the nervous system’s equilibrium, resulting in a state of well-being.
An emotion with a Mediterranean flavour. Peeling with Mediterranean fragrances, hydrotherapy, Vichy shower, and massage with special cream.
A soft sea-mud wrap forms a curative blanket on the body, relieving musculoskeletal pain, promoting relaxation and eliminating signs of accumulated fatigue. Thanks to its purifying action, the skin becomes more radiant.
Combinations of Harmony massage techniques and a concentration of trace elements and minerals with a depositing, draining and toning action.
With an energising depositing effect and anti-JET-LAG, it brings the body back to its natural state of well-being.
Just two stones’ throw away from the Strait dividing Sicily from the Italian Peninsula lies delectable Taormina (Tauromenion in Antiquity), facing out toward the Ionian Sea from a high, natural terrace.With its Medieval architecture, its ancient Greek soul, and the colors and smells of Mediterranean foliage, Taormina is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world, and the Sicilian climate makes it an ideal destination any time of the year. Live an holiday of a week where you can discover every corner of this paradise with all attention of Grand Hotel San Pietro.
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An unforgettable stay in the beautiful junior suite rooms of the Grand Hotel San Pietro in Taormina and enjoy some really special extras, including a 15% discount on restaurant rates.
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