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Taormina for a week

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Taormina for a week

We are due to arrive mid September in Taormina. Looking for some relaxation but also a couple of trips - certainly Mt Etna and possibly Syracuse. We would be grateful for any recommendations for beaches. Also there appear to be a variety of tours for Etna -any recommendations for organised tours? Would a full day be needed to visit Syracuse if using public transport? Thank you.

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1. Re: Taormina for a week

Welcome to Sicily cbird50!

Your hotel may have an affiliation with one of the local beaches.

www.gotaormina.com/en/beaches/beaches.html

Yes, plan to spend a full day to visit Siracusa.

There are private tours and group bus tours to Etna - Check Interbus, SAT, SAIS...

Best wishes!

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2. Re: Taormina for a week

Vagabonda, thank you for your reply. Can I check with you, is there both bus and train transport to Siracusa from Taormina? Thanks again.

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3. Re: Taormina for a week

Prego cbird50,

Yes, however Taormina's train station is located below town requiring Interbus, Taormina’s ASM “Linea Verde” trasporto urbano service, a hotel shuttle service, or a taxi (15,00 EUR) down to the station.

Some trains connect via Catania.

www.trenitalia.com/cms/v/index.jsp…

Interbus runs the bus service from Taormina to Siracusa via Catania's airport.

http://www.interbus.it/

You might also consider a group bus excursion to Siracusa.

www.satgroup.it/excursion_en.asp?cod=summer

thomsonexcursions.co.uk/resort-excursions/00…

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4. Re: Taormina for a week

Thank you again for your prompt reply and assistance which gives us a few options to consider. May well be back for further guidance! Regards.

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5. Re: Taormina for a week

Prego cbird50 - My pleasure...

You have many very good options for day trips from Taormina - Here are the Interbus and SAIS websites as well.

http://www.interbus.it/Escursioni.aspx

saistours.com/downloads/EscursioniBrochureIt…

And Sicily Excursions - http://www.sicilyexcursions.it/

Vagabonda

Edited: 6:38 pm, August 21, 2013
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