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Wine Tasting and Village Tour from Taormina

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USD 48.64
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    What to Expect
    Begin your tour with a pick-up at certain Taormina or Messina province hotels, where you’ll board a comfortable coach for the drive on the eastern coast of Sicily.

    As the coach turns inland, you’ll see the lower slopes of Mt Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pass by beautiful scenery, including gardens and traditional villages such as Fiumedreddo di Sicilia and Piedimonte Etneo. Your first stop is the Gambino winery in the town of Linguaglossa. An expert in the unique wines of this area leads a wine tasting, during which you’ll taste both red and white wines and nibble on Sicilian cheese and olives. Learn how volcanic soil at this elevation lends itself to wines produced in this region as you enjoy exceptional views from the vineyard. After your wine tasting, continue driving up to the ancient village of Linguaglossa, a typical village on he slopes of mount Etna. The visit will start by admiring the Dome of Santa Maria delle Grazie, with its beautiful façade decorated with lava stone.

    At the conclusion of the tour of Linguaglossa, you’ll get back on the coach for the return trip to your starting point in either Taormina or Messina province.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    13.50 Eli Hotel ( S. Alessio Siculo)

    14.00 Baia Taormina ( S. Alessio Siculo)

    14.00 Capo dei Greci ( S. Alessio Siculo)

    14.10 Hotel Delle Palme ( Letojanni - National road)

    14.15 Hotel Antares ( Letojanni - National road)

    14.17 Hotel Caparena ( Mazzeo - national road)

    14.18 Hotel Bay Palace ( Mazzarò)

    14.20 Funivia ( Cable car - Mazzarò)

    14.22 Hotel La Plage ( Mazzarò)

    14.30 Taormina hotels (Bus Terminal)

    14.37 Hotel Capotaormina

    14.41 Hotel Corallo (National road)

    14.45 San Giovanni Church (Giardini Naxos)

    14.49 Hotel Caesar Palace ( Gate- national road)-

    14.55 Recanati bus Terminal

    14.57 Hotel Nike ( National road - bus stop - Giardini Naxos)

    15.00 Sporting Baia ( National road)
    Departure Time
    1:50 PM
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Professional guide
    • Wine tastings with snacks
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    One of the best wine tasting tours I’ve done! The hilltop village setting was beautiful, and the owners explanations of their family vineyard operations and history were interesting. We sat at tables looking out to a stunning view, and the owners brought several bottles of wine
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    Response from incoming8, Owner at Wine Tasting and Village Tour from Taormina
    Responded 14 Aug. 2019
    Dear Eurotra, Grazie,Thank You so much for the appreciation of our Tour. The teamo Sicilyexcursions.com will be happy to have you again as guest on your next trip to Taormina or Cefalù. have a great summer Holidays. Kind regards Pino L. Owner
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    Highly recommend this excursion to the Gambino winery! Everything was great - the tour guide, the stop in Linguaglossa, the wine tasting as well as the food provided! If you're looking for a fun afternoon, this is a great option.
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    Response from incoming8, Owner at Wine Tasting and Village Tour from Taormina
    Responded 18 Jun. 2019
    Dear Julie V, Thank you very much fot yur comment on our Tours. We hope you can join our other tours in yours next trip to Taormina. Kind regards Owner Sicilyexcursions.com
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    We booked on the the wine tour as a last minute half day trip. The bus arrived promptly at our hotel and as mentioned in other reviews we joined a large group of about 30. We then drove up to a small village where we got dropped off for about 30/45 mins. This was the only
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    Response from PinoL236, Proprietario at Wine Tasting and Village Tour from Taormina
    Responded 1 Oct. 2018
    Dear Henry L, Thank You very much for your comment on our wine tasting tour. We are extremily happy when our guest appreciated our effort. Hoping to have in our next tours when you coming back to Taormina. Kind regards Pino Lombardo Owner
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    If I could rate this higher I would ! On arrival the views are breathtaking, we were greeted with a lovely glass of wine then taken into a room where the tables we all layed up with all our tasting glasses , on sitting a lovely young man welcomed us and started to tell us about
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    Response from PinoL236, Proprietario at Wine Tasting and Village Tour from Taormina
    Responded 1 Oct. 2018
    Dear Sara C., Thank you very much for your spontaneous comment on our tour. We are extremely happy when our clients understand our effort to make them happy.Very please to meet you again in our nest tour to Taormina. KInd regards Pino Lombardo. Owner
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    I've read some bad reviews from people who had unreal expectations. People to make clear, you can't expect to pay just 39 euro and get the absolute definite top of the line. However if you want your money's worth and have a great experience and a fun youthful atmosphere along
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    • Duration: 6h
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    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian
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