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    • Public transport Bagheria - Porticello - Santa Flavia ? taxi?

      Bagheria Sep 29, 2015 at 10:43 AM

      Public transport Bagheria - Porticello - Santa Flavia ? where to find timetable? if there is not public transport, is it easy to take taxi?

    • Erice by bus

      Sicilia Yesterday

      have been searching the various websites for bus transportation from Palermo to Erice: appears that the only way to get there by bus is to go to Trapani and then get a cable car up to the town. Is this correct,or does a bus also go up to the town? Thanks yet again, this has been the most challenging trip planning that I have ever experienced, but this website has been amazing!

    • From Siracusa Bus Station to Piazza Duomo

      Siracusa 5 hours ago


      I am intending to visit Siracusa from Catania with my mum who is not able to walk long distances. We thought the best means of transport from Catania to Siracusa is the Intercity Bus. My problem is that I think that the bus station in Siracusa is a bit too far from Piazza Duomo and its surroundings. will there be any taxis available near Siracusa bus station that can take us to the centro storico? If yes, do you think that they are very expensive?

    • day trip to Agrigento.

      Palermo Sep 29, 2015 at 5:29 PM

      What is the best way to do a day trip from Palermo to the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. We will not have a car. Thanks.

    • catania airport

      Siracusa Sep 26, 2015 at 7:24 AM

      please verify posting of 05/15 re: bus service from siracusa to fontanarossa airport in catania: is there a bus to this airport every hour? also how long does this trip take, does it make several stops or is it a direct trip? thanks.

    • fontanarossa airport

      Siracusa Sep 26, 2015 at 7:03 AM

      please advise if info re: bus service from siracusa to fontanarossa airport in catania is correct per posting of 05/15:  bus hourly directly to airport?  and how long does the trip take?  thanks.

    • Siracusa by day, Ortigia by night?

      Siracusa Sep 22, 2015 at 5:28 PM

      We are planning to stay 5 nights in Siracusa, doing day trips to various towns. The idea is to stay on mainland Siracusa in order to be able to get on a road easier, to spend some time on a beach (maybe sun-bathing one or two mornings) and to have our dinners and see some night life on Ortigia. Question is - is it possible/doable to get from mainland to Ortigia and back every night? Does it make sense? Are we making our life easier or more limited staying on the mainland? Please advise!

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      Ferry from Milazzo to Stromboli/Volcano

      Sicilia Sep 11, 2015 at 11:46 PM

      On 21.9 I'll be in Milazzo going for Stromboli. I see only two ferries, one is to early 6am approximately, the second looks to be late for us to be in time for volcano hiking (we must be on Stromboli at 4pm. Of cause we can stay another night and make a hike on the second day, but I wanted also to visit Volcano island for half a day but cannot figure out how can we doit in only two days...
      Only option I saw was using two ferry companies, Simemar from Milazzo to Volcano (9am - 10 there) and Ustica for Volcano-Stromboli at 15aprox., and the day after return to Milazzo. But I'm not sure Sinemar operates in September, at least there are no online bookings.
      Maybe anybody knows what are options?

    • Palermo Airport to Cefalu

      Cefalú Sep 15, 2015 at 8:37 AM

      I am arriving at Palermo at 10.40 approx on Ryanair. Is there a Bus service to Palermo and on to Cefalu? I can get no information on the Trenitalia website. Apparently there are no trains running between the Airport and Cefalu on Sunday!!! Ronan.

      P.S. I forgot to indicate that I am arriving next Sunday.

    • Palermo to Siracusa

      Palermo Sep 29, 2015 at 7:55 PM

      Have searched the AST website but cannot get info for bus to Siracusa, only as far as Ragusa. Can anyone tell me the best way to get from Palermo to Siracusa? This will be the last leg of our trip to Sicily. We will not have a car. Thanks much, especially to "Rosata" who has provided several answers already.

    • 3 nights in eastern Sicily. Please help with itinerary :-)

      Sicilia Sep 9, 2015 at 8:16 AM

      Hi, my wife and I are flying to Catania on October 8th (arriving at 12:00 noon) and out at 8pm on October 11th. We have a rental car at the airport. We're not going for a beach holiday but also don't want to be driving for hours on end each day trying to pack in too much in 4 days. I've already left out the west coast and Palermo since the highway A19 has a massive detour and takes much longer now to drive through the country quickly.
      The sites I am interested in seeing are Cefalu, Milazzo, Taormina, Siracusa, Noto, Ragusa, Modica, Scicli.
      Mount Etna might be nice but I would prefer, due to the lack of time to see little villages.
      Is it possible to see all the towns I have listed in 4 days? Without rushing?
      Would you pick one place as a hub and make day trips to all these places or would you change hotels every night of the 3 nights we are there?
      I am open to any and all suggestions!! I look forward to your feedback
      Thanks :-))

    • Eating with children - restaurant recommendations

      by traveltastic Online Now Aug 27, 2015 at 4:21 AM

      I know Sicilians are generally really accommodating of children, but does anyone have any personal recommendations on places to eat with them, that’s not too expensive?

      4 Answers Aug 27, 2015 at 8:35 AM
    • getting to Taormina

      by KetiG Online Now Aug 23, 2015 at 11:51 AM

      What is the cheapest and quickest way to get from Palermo to Taormina?

      6 Answers Aug 24, 2015 at 9:42 AM
    • Sim cards for cell phone in Taormina

      by Paulo_runfit Online Now Aug 13, 2015 at 6:16 AM

      Will be staying in Taomina for 3-4 days . Where can I buy a SIM card and obtain a Vodafone service /data plan. ? Thank you

      3 Answers Aug 15, 2015 at 2:07 PM
    • Best Mount Etna tours for with toddlers

      by traveltastic Online Now Aug 11, 2015 at 5:00 AM

      We're heading to Taormina at the beginning of Sept and have a 2.5 year old in tow. We'd love to go out to mount etna, so wondered if anyone had recommendations for tours that go there that are suitable when you have a toddler - i.e one that doesn't require a lot of walking

      Any recommendations for other toddler-friendly activity are also welcome!


      4 Answers Aug 17, 2015 at 9:49 AM
    • supermarkets in Taormina

      by MarianneM9 Online Now Aug 9, 2015 at 7:32 AM

      Are supermarkets open on sundays and which are the best ?

      6 Answers Aug 9, 2015 at 11:41 AM
    • Hotel around Taormina

      by RKH8801 Online Now Aug 6, 2015 at 3:08 PM

      Can you give me the name of hotels around Taormina at a reasonable price?

      4 Answers Aug 7, 2015 at 1:57 AM
    • transportation

      by PamelaP11 Online Now Jul 29, 2015 at 7:35 AM

      how do i travel from Catania airport to Taormina please?

      6 Answers Jul 31, 2015 at 1:49 PM
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      Worth a visit or not?

      by domenicococozza Online Now May 9, 2015 at 9:21 AM

      I'm travelling with friends to Eastern Sicily on Wednesday 13th May. We have a pretty tight itinerary as we are only staying for 4 nights. However, we have one free day at the moment, and are considering a trip to Savoca - we do have a rental vehicle. Does anybody have any knowledge of Savoca - particularly somewhere that 7 of us could have a relaxing lunch?

      3 Answers May 10, 2015 at 5:12 AM
    • What is the best way to travel from Almalfi to Taormina, Italy

      by prettyshoesfjy Online Now Mar 19, 2015 at 1:21 PM

      What is the best way to travel from Almalfi to Taormina, Italy

      8 Answers Mar 20, 2015 at 7:49 AM
    • A good flat or an house?

      by oleary_41 Online Now Nov 20, 2014 at 1:44 AM

      I will go to Sicily next summer. Can you tell me good location? And also serious companies for an apartment on the island?

      6 Answers Jan 30, 2015 at 8:12 AM
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      Cefalù or Taormina

      by hikerroeland Online Now Nov 14, 2014 at 8:51 AM

      I know from Taormina you can do more day excursions then from Cefalu but I see that the hotels have a better location in Cefalu. So We are thinking of staying in Cefalu for 10 days,in May without a car, and wondered if it's possible to arrange a day trips to interesting places ( like Mount Etna, Palermo, and other interesting places from there. Does anyone know of any organised tours from Cefalu ?


      8 Answers Nov 17, 2014 at 1:58 PM
    • Picture of a specific location

      by RichardV12 Online Now Sep 14, 2014 at 3:19 PM


      About 10 years ago during our fantastic stay in Taormina, I asked my wife to marry me on a view terrace at sunset. Needless to say she said yes (the setting must have been the final push) and I presented the (way too small) engagement ring. 7 years later we got married (in 1 metre of snow) and I would really like to give my wife a special gift that reminds her of that spot.
      I would like to print a picture of that terrace during a cloudless sunset (or anything near that) with part of the fence in the picture. Of course I didnt have my camera with me during that evening, so maybe someone from this forum can help us out.

      I have made some prints of the exact spot where I said goodbye to my freedom, maybe they can help determine the location.
      View from google maps (not good enough to print sadly):
      Satelite view:
      Large map:
      Zoomed map:

      If anyone can help me then I would be thrilled, I know my request is very specific but anything is better that the crooked streetview picture.
      Thanks for reading this and a big thanks for any help you can give me.

      16 Answers Sep 16, 2014 at 11:17 AM
    • wedding in taormina

      by froki Online Now Sep 3, 2014 at 5:38 AM

      Hi, me and my fiancé wil be travelling to Taormina next week and we thought about getting married there,just the two of us. Would that be possible ?

      4 Answers Sep 3, 2014 at 7:48 AM
    • busses from Pozzallo to Milazzo

      by malichi Online Now Aug 2, 2014 at 3:23 PM

      hi can anyone help getting from Pozallo to Milazzo by bus

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2014 at 2:43 AM
    • Catania airport to Stromboli

      by malichi Online Now Jul 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

      Hi im arriving at Catania airport at 4.15pm midweek in September and am going to Stromboli.Can anyone tell me the best way and reasonably priced to make this transfer.

      1 Answer Jul 29, 2014 at 2:14 AM
    • Bus transfer times from Catania Airport to Taormina

      by bethleics Online Now Jun 20, 2014 at 12:57 AM

      Hello again,

      I recently put a question on this forum regarding the bus transfer and it was very kindly answered (thanks again!) and the bus website link provided.

      However, I can't seem to make much sense of the website! I'm trying to find the bus timetable from Catania Airport to Taormina/Taormina to Catania but it just won't show any times. It asks for 'date' which I click on, then then 'departure date' but when I click on this it just says 'Accesso negato!' and won't let me do anything else. I can't see what I'm doing wrong and I've tried a number of times but it just won't work.

      Does anyone know the departure times? Are they linked to the incoming and outgoing flights? I need a quite early bus back from Taormina to the Airport for an 11am flight.

      I'd be grateful if someone could help.

      Thanks again


      9 Answers Jun 20, 2014 at 10:49 PM
    • Taormina to Castelmola bus?

      by bethleics Online Now May 24, 2014 at 3:34 AM

      Hi again, I wonder if anyone knows if there is a bus from Taormina to Castelmola?

      I've bnot been able to find anything and wonder if you'd need to walk/take a taxi?


      4 Answers May 25, 2014 at 3:21 AM

      by CLIVENVAL Online Now May 23, 2014 at 4:22 AM


      6 Answers Apr 29, 2015 at 8:41 PM
    • Bus transfer from Catania airport to Taormina

      by bethleics Online Now May 17, 2014 at 11:43 AM

      Hi, could anyone help with the transfer from Catania airport to Taormina bus transfer.

      I need to know whether the road is relatively straight, ie, is it a motorway / straight A road or is it tiny little winding roads. I need to know as my friend suffers from very bad travel sickness and if the road is rather windy we'll probably take the train instead.

      Hope someone can help.


      5 Answers May 24, 2014 at 3:24 AM
    • Chandelier shop

      by yvonnez Online Now Nov 6, 2013 at 11:27 AM

      I spent a delightful 3 days in Taormina last month and found a beautiful chandelier that I would like to order from a store located on Corso Umberto. I don’t have the name of the establishment and unfortunately, I’ve lost the business card and cannot contact the proprietor. I am hoping someone can provide me with the name of the store and a contact email address. Thanks

      3 Answers Apr 24, 2014 at 7:20 AM
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      how to get from catania to taormina

      by GrasielleA Online Now Oct 30, 2013 at 10:50 PM

      Hi i would like to know if you please.we are going to arrive catania airport at 8.30am ,i would like to know wich rout bus take us to taormina via francavilla or very nearest to this street.The other one is when we are going back to the airport there will be route buses or train early?because we should be at the departures around 4.30am .

      I would like to have all my answer to help me .

      4 Answers Nov 1, 2013 at 10:14 AM
    • 2 different tours - which one to choose? Castelmola or Savoca???

      by FairfaxVA Online Now Sep 12, 2013 at 12:55 PM

      Our group (of 9 people) will be on a cruise with a stop in Messina. We are considering a tour to Taormina with a stop at either in Castelmola OR Savoca. Which of these 2 villages offers better scenery? which is less touristy? Thanks for any input.

      5 Answers Sep 7, 2014 at 1:00 AM
    • Restaurants in Taormina

      by mojab Online Now Sep 4, 2013 at 5:45 AM

      Will restaurants in Taormina still be open in first 2 weeks in October or is it very quiet? We plan to stay for 2 weeks and would appreciate recommendations. We would like good inexpensive food if possible for most evenings along with a few special restaurants. Thank you.

      2 Answers Sep 4, 2013 at 1:41 PM
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      Travel to Villa Paradiso Taormina

      by Malteser286 Online Now Aug 27, 2013 at 11:19 PM

      How easy is it to get to Villa Paradiso Taormina from the bus station? And which method is the best? I will be travelling in February. Will it be safe to walk to this hotel at night?
      Quanto e facile di arrivare a Villa Paradiso Taormina dalla stazione del autobus? E come e meglio farlo? Sara sicuro di camminare verso l hotel di notte? Saro li a Febbraio.

      2 Answers Aug 28, 2013 at 5:23 AM
    • Taormina/Corallo hotel to center

      by Askims72 Online Now Aug 23, 2013 at 3:12 AM

      Is there a cable car or bus from Corallo hotel to the center of Taormina, because the hotel is situated on inconvenient location?


      3 Answers Aug 23, 2013 at 1:23 PM
    • Palermo to Taormina - bus or car?

      by Emoit Online Now Jul 11, 2013 at 3:42 AM

      What is the best way to get to Taormina from the city centre of Palermo? We want the quickest and easiest way possible to maximise our time in Taormina.

      If driving, are the roads easy to navigate? Are there toll roads and can you pay at the toll booths?

      If by bus, can anyone recommend a website to book tickets on?

      We are travelling On Monday 2nd September.

      Any tips will be most helpful.

      5 Answers Jul 13, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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      Any information about Hotel Antares in Letojanni?

      by charlene_aquilina Online Now Jun 30, 2013 at 2:19 AM

      Hi, I have just booked a couple of nights in this hotel and am trying to figure out the surroundings, but there isn't that much information around. Has anyone been there, please? Do you know if it's safe for two single ladies to be out and about at night? Any information about where to get buses from, please? Any suggestions about what we can do around there are welcome. :)

      3 Answers Jun 30, 2013 at 4:31 AM
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      Public Transport

      by maria25 Online Now Jun 20, 2013 at 3:21 AM

      I would like to travel from Siracusa to Pozzallo by public transport on a Sunday. Do you have any suggestions please and maybe a good website.


      6 Answers Jun 21, 2013 at 12:44 PM
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      Transport Amalfi to Sicily?

      by Livp Online Now May 31, 2013 at 11:27 PM

      I will be staying in Amalfi for three nights,I then need to get to Sicily.Just wondering the best most efficient way to do this?By train or by boat?

      4 Answers Jun 1, 2013 at 2:00 AM
    • driving

      by sparkly3 Online Now May 24, 2013 at 2:15 AM

      We are going to Taormina on Sunday for a week and the holiday includes car hire. However we are arriving having had no sleep and are worried about driving there in an unfamiliar environment, tired. Is the journey easy or would we be better to forgo the car and travel by public transport?

      5 Answers May 25, 2013 at 7:47 PM