Best of Mount Etna and Taormina Accessible Shore Excursion

Mount Etna and Taormina Accessible Shore ExcursionThis full day accessible shore excursion will take you to Mount Etna, Taormina, and Castelmola on a memorable journey to some of Sicily’s greatest attractions.

On the Best of Mount Etna & Taormina Accessible Shore Excursion, you’ll visit an ancient Greek colony, see Europe’s largest volcano (11,000 ft. Mount Etna), and experience the incredible landscape of Giardini Naxos Bay. This tour is rich with history and beautiful sights so you’ll definitely want to bring along your camera!

Your knowledgeable tour guide will pick you up from the cruise dock in a wheelchair accessible vehicle, where you’ll be able to view the amazing countryside in comfort between the attractions.

The Taormina accessible shore excursion begins in the village of Castelmola, which has a history dating back to 396 BC! You will then spend 1 or 2 hours in Taormina enjoying sights such as the ancient Greek theater of Taormina, built in the early 7th century BC and Via Valeria Road, and ancient Roman road that traverses Italy.

Depending on your port of origin, the tour will then take you to either Messina or Catania. Messina’s King Christ Church is also a lookout point, from which you can see incredible views of the Strait of Messina. Catania’s baroque city center boasts an early cathedral with stunning architecture.

Sit back and enjoy the culture, history, and beauty of Sicily with this accessible tour that is sure to have something for everyone.

Note: This accessible Sicily shore excursion is available from the ports Catania, Messina, or Taormina.

The Best of Mount Etna & Taormina Accessible Shore Excursion features:

  • Accessible transportation with wheelchair ramp
  • Full day driving tour with a knowledgeable guide
  • Flexible pick-up and drop-off locations
  • Visits to 4 cities in Sicily
  • Opportunities to shop, eat at local restaurants, and explore!

 

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If you’re a fan of The Godfather movies, then consider the Sicily & The Godfather Accessible Cruise Excursion, which visits sites where the movies were film in an accessible van with a wheelchair ramp.

Tour Highlights

  • Village of Castelmola
  • City of Taormina
  • Mount Etna
  • Giardini Naxos Bay
  • Via Valeria
  • Greek Theatre
  • Monuments, shops and famous restaurants
  • Cathedral of Messina (if you are arriving in Messina)
  • King Christ Church and a spectacular viewpoint (if you are arriving in Messina)
  • Catania’s baroque city center and cathedral (if you are arriving in Catania)

Accessibility Description

The Best of Mount Etna & Taormina Accessible Cruise Excursion has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a wheelchair accessible van and has a step-free tour route. It did not receive a higher rating because the guide is unable to push a wheelchair.

The photos below show the wheelchair accessible van you will be using for the tour.

Wheelchair Cruise Van for Cruise

Tour Details

Tour duration: 8 hours
Cost: €1120 for 1 or 2 people, €1580 for 3 or 4 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Time that ship arrives or at hotel 8am
Meet-up place: Cruise dock in Messina, Catania, Taormina
Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: 2 wheelchair user plus 8 other people
Entrance tickets: Not necessary
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

 

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