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    • Reliable opening and closing times for sites in Ortygia and Siracusa

      by lianna Online Now Jan 28, 2017 at 10:57 AM

      I am trying to find reliable opening and closing times for tourist attractions nicely listed and described on this site for Ortygia and Siracusa for Easter weekend (04/14-04/18). Does any website have this info as I could not locate it anywhere?

      I am so sorry that this site will close.... I hope that the existing content will not be removed..

    • Reliable opening and closing times for sites in Ortygia and Siracusa

      by lianna Online Now Jan 28, 2017 at 10:57 AM

      I am trying to find reliable opening and closing times for tourist attractions nicely listed and described on this site for Ortygia and Siracusa for Easter weekend (04/14-04/18). Does any website have this info as I could not locate it anywhere?

      I am so sorry that this site will close.... I hope that the existing content will not be removed..

      5 Answers Jan 31, 2017 at 10:22 PM
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      by Blackhair34 Online Now Aug 29, 2016 at 8:59 AM

      I shall be in Taormina in the middle of October. How often do buses go to Taormina from Catania? I have searched on the internet and it seems that last bus is 19.45pm.It means I have to wait for two hours.

      Is there any opportunity except hiring a taxi? Is it possible sharing a taxi with other passengers? I shall be solo traveller and I want to make sure before I go.

      I shall be very appreciated if you help me.

      Özlem from Istanbul

      7 Answers Sep 16, 2016 at 6:02 AM
    • Planning for Sicily Trip

      by GingerD8 Online Now Aug 23, 2016 at 4:38 PM

      Sicily for five days, renting a car in Catania, driving to Piazza Armerina and Agriegento. Overnight there and visit Ragusa before dropping off the car in Catania. 2 days with Viator to Taormina and Syracuse. Are we trying to do too much? Should we forget Viator? Thanks.

      5 Answers Aug 24, 2016 at 12:21 PM
    • Child car seats

      by LyndalGIbbs Online Now Jun 19, 2016 at 6:40 AM

      We are traveling to Taormina in July and will be hiring a car. Just wondering what type of seats you need for children in Sicily (we will be traveling with a 4 and 2 year old) and if you can buy them anywhere - it possibly purchase secondhand ones?

      2 Answers Jun 19, 2016 at 12:40 PM
    • Bus from Taormina to Savoca

      by AlbenaM Online Now May 3, 2016 at 3:37 PM

      Is there a local bus from Taormina to Savoca?

      2 Answers May 4, 2016 at 8:19 AM
    • white goods

      by PatC151 Online Now Apr 1, 2016 at 5:08 AM

      where to buy in taormina

      3 Answers Apr 1, 2016 at 3:13 PM
    • Transport from Catania airport to Taormina

      by Lizgrant Online Now Dec 7, 2015 at 6:46 AM

      I am arriving at Catania airport on Sunday Dec 27th at 13.55 but there seems to be very few buses going direct from Catania airport to Taormina on a Sunday.The earliest after I arrive is apparently at 16.00. Can you tell me if one can book a ticket in advance for these buses so as to ensure one has a seat on the bus? Also do these buses have a place where one can stow away luggage?

      5 Answers Dec 7, 2015 at 12:44 PM
    • Transport from Catania airport to Taormina

      by Lizgrant Online Now Dec 6, 2015 at 4:59 PM

      I am arriving at Catania airport on Sunday 23rd Dec at 13.55, are there any suggestions as to the cheapest way I can get from the airport to Taormina? I see there are buses but they seem to be very few running on a Sunday.

      2 Answers Dec 7, 2015 at 5:42 AM
    • 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?

      3 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 11:43 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?

      3 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 29, 2015 at 11:11 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

      6 Answers Mar 20, 2015 at 7:52 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 2:49 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 8:42 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