Live la dolce vita

The Godfather Tour by Fiat 500

The Godfather was filmed in Savoca, 20 minutes north of Taormina. 

This typical Sicilian village will resonate with fans of Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece. Travel by Fiat 500 and Follow in Al Pacino’s footsteps. Visit Bar Vitelli and the Church of St Lucia.

Greek Amphitheatre Taormina

Greek Theatre

Enjoy a show at the ancient Greek Theatre adjacent to Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. 

This wonderfully-preserved amphitheatre, with Mount Etna as its backdrop, is a memorable environment in which to enjoy performances.

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Tour of Catania

Casa Cuseni

Visit the house of English watercolourist Robert Hawthorn Kitson. Spend the day discovering the spectacular architecture of this masterpiece of the Arts and Crafts movement, its authentic Sicilian decorations and priceless art. 

The hidden frescos by Sir Frank Brangwyn are not to be missed!

Mount Etna Tour

Adventures on Mount Etna

A visit to Europe’s largest volcano offers an incredible chance to see lava flows up close.

Join a tailor-made Mount Etna tour, visiting Alcantara Gorge, local farms to sample Etna’s bounty and atmospheric lava caverns such as the “Grotta dei Ladroni”.

Boat trips Taormina

The Cyclopean Coast

Admire the three column-shaped, Cyclopean Islands, where, according to Homer’s legend, Ulysses encountered the one-eyed Cyclops. 

You can also join a boat trip to Ulysses’ grotto - the crystal-clear waters are perfect for snorkelling.