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Taormina and Winery tour

This tour was top notch from when we got picked up at the port until dropped off at the cruise... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
cindygad
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Indiana
A fabulous guide and a wonderful tour!!

We were a group of 8, arriving at the port of Messina. Roberto was our guide for the day. He was... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
TinkBellaMom
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This was a day tour for a small group of 8 from a cruise ship. Our Driver/guide was Antonio, and he was a great driver, and gave us a very interesting tour , starting with the Cathedral in Messina, then to Castelmola with beautiful views and scenery, dropped us in Taormina for time enjoying the pretty streets and shops and the ancient Greek and Roman theatre, and then to the Gambino Winery for a tasting with lunch. Lots of fun , and great views and sites of this area of Sicily. We enjoyed Antonio and the way he shared his knowledge and love of Sicily . We were picked up and dropped off at the ship at the agreed upon times, never felt rushed and really enjoyed our time with Antonio in Sicily. Thanks , Antonio and Sicily Life !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dogfacedog
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were met onshore by Luca our driver & guide and taken on a wonderful tour of Mt Etna and Taormina. Luca explained a lot of the history as we drove along. He made stops at interesting places and provided us with toilet and food stops as required. We had adequate time at each stop and were returned to the ship in plenty of time. The highlight was definitely Taormina. A magnificent place with quaint shops, nestled on the mountainside and the amphitheatre with it's spectacular views of the coastline was incredible. Would definitely recommend Sicily Life to others.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda R
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

If you are cruising take and negotiate price with on of the many taxi drivers at the cruise terminal , friendly and knowledgeable fellas

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Philip L
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Luca met us right at the dock with cold water and a warm smile. Luca is witty, knowledgable and a great tour guide.

He took us first to Savoca, , then Forza D’Agro, then Castlemona and finally, Taormina. Sensing that our group was not into the crowds in Taormina, Lucas suggested a quick way to tour and then took us down to the coast for a great lunch.

Luca's knowledge of the area, his good connections with many of locals made for a great journey.

A great day in Sicily!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChicagoCub_11
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Amazing experience! Our driver Luca was perfect! He was waiting for us, easy to find as we got off the cruise ship and exited the port. A comfortable and clean ( and private!!) car was waiting for us with cold bottled water. Leaving Messina, Luca gave us some Sicilian history and information as we talked about our plan for the day. On our way to Mt Etna we stopped at many beautiful panoramic views to take pictures get a closer look. Luca was always offering to take our pictures and knew where we should take them.
After 5 days in Greece burning in the sun, I forgot to dress for atleast 10 degrees cooler temperture at the ^1,900 we were going. Luca is the best and had an extra jacket (jumper) he let me wear. I am forever greatful!!!
He adviced us on hikes around the craters and was right there when we were back at the bottom. This was one of the best experiences and things I have ever viewed and wasn't even afternoon yet!!
After we were done exploring the craters and mt Etna, we went to a local farm where we tasted many flavors of the best, delicious honey I have ever had. They also had their wine, pesto, olives..etc. all delicious. I think we bought at least one of everything. The hard part was trying to not open it before we got home!
Our final stop was Taormina. He gave us a brief overview of the town and suggested where to go. With over 3 hours there and his guidance it was perfect and even had time for lunch.
Luca made this the perfect day! Stress free, comfortable and easy; with the most unbelievable views, history, food, and culture.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emilynstaufffer
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