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From culinary masterclasses to awe-inspiring sights, Sicily is perfect for culture lovers, foodies and nature enthusiasts alike. Let our talented team be your guide, and find countless unique things to do in Taormina.

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Secret Noto

Begin your day with breakfast at the sumptuous Palazzo Castelluccio, before it opens to the public. Accompanied by the owner, admire the palace’s exquisitely restored frescoes, golden candelabras, ornate urns, and even the leopard-print tiled floor.

Saunter over to Caffè Sicilia, owned by expert pastry chef Corrado Assenza, for a sweet Sicilian snack. Then, stroll to nearby Palazzo Modica and admire the baroque architecture over lunch. Finally, enjoy exclusive access to Sergio Fiorentino’s private atelier for a sneak peak into his whimsical world.

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Sicilian Cooking Class

Master the art of Sicilian gastronomy under the guidance of our expert chefs. Start the day with a traditional Sicilian breakfast. Then head to the local market to pick out the freshest ingredients for your dishes.

Learn to cook a starter, pasta course and seafood second course. You’ll also discover how to pair them perfectly with wines, before indulging in your creations over a delectable lunch.

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Vineyards and Wines of Mount Etna

Vineyards and Wines of Mount Etna

Immerse yourself in all things wine-related on this idyllic adventure. Sample the rare vintages of Mount Etna; join experts in a visit to some of the best local wineries; or take a vineyard stroll to learn about wine production, before tasting the delicious varieties yourself.

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Taormina Christmas Tour

Ape Calessino Christmas Tour

Hop into our festively decorated Ape Calessino—one of Italy’s most iconic vehicles. We’ll escort you on an enchanting tour of Taormina in your contemporary sleigh. As you approach the idyllic hilltop town of Castelmola, a spectacular scene awaits. Gaze out as a magical nativity tableau unfolds along winding medieval roads. This unmissable display is prepared by creative locals every year. Pause at tempting food stalls along the route, where you can sample irresistible festive delicacies.

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Explore a Local Clam Farm

The little fishing village of Ganzirri sits on the tip of northern Sicily near Messina. Beyond the shore of this charming seaside village, the Tyrrehenian and Ionian seas meet to form two saltwater lakes—a perfect spot for cultivating clams. Discover the time-honored harvesting techniques used by a local fisherman, before you’re welcomed into his home for a delicious lunch. Tuck into a heavenly spaghetti alle vongole (clam spaghetti) overlooking the stunning Messina Strait.

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Helicopter tours over Mount Etna

Heli Tour over Snow-Coated Etna

Soar into the air over majestic Mount Etna. You’ll capture stunning views of smoke plumes rising from the active craters—a magical contrast to the frozen landscape around the peak. Soak up rare views of the mountain in all its snow-capped beauty from a thrilling vantage point above.

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