Discover Messina & Taormine

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Atlantis Cruise Excursion
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Atlantis Cruise Excursion
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August 27, 2022
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9.30 hours (from 08.30 AM to 06.00 PM)
Availability : Aug. 27, 2022
Messina & Taormine
Min Age : +18
Tour Details

The famous ‘buen retiro’ for LGBTQ+ artists in beautiful Taormine. 

This is a full day excursion in Taormine and Messina, including boat tour.

You meet your guide for a one-hour walking tour , which starts with a  delicious breakfast – if you want to try some good coffee or ‘granita’ in Messina. Visit the Cathedral with its astronomic clock, the Neptune Fountain, as well as the Orion’s one, Piazza Italia and its governmental palaces.

Your transfer to Taormina is ready! One-hour drive and you’ll bein the stunning Taormine, the ‘nest’ of many gay artists in the 19th century. Amongst them, Wilhelm Von Gloeden, one of the most famous gay photographers and art collector in the world.

You visit Casa Cuseni and see Sir Frank Brangwyn’s dining room: in the painting Van Gloeden’s models are depicted: Baron Van Gloeden took pictures of them and then copied on the wall paintings. Here, the‘Museum of Fine Arts’ is located and  it is where the major Von Gloeden’s works have been collected, after his decision of living and working in Sicily.

From there, you start a walking tour of this Mediterranean pearl, including the Cathedral, the Odeon, one of the noblest palaces dating back to the 11th century built in local stone.

Enjoy some street food, such as ‘arancini’ (rice balls with sauce) and some typical Sicilian nougats . Or  you can go for a ‘croissant with ice cream’, or drink some typical ‘almond milk’, the traditional fresh home-made drink in Sicily!

The crystalline waters  of Taormine are now waiting waiting for you!

Enjoy  a two-hour boat tour, which will take you to the Isola Bella, the caves and grottoes on the sealine! Do not forget your snorkeling equipment and chill down in the fresh waters of the Mediterranean. 

After relaxing on the beach, the tour continues heading to Messina. Take a photo on the Strait, which divides Sicily from the rest of Italy.

You are finally at the port

 

 

 

QUOTE PER PERSON € 270,00 

Car/van transfers from/to port included