Discover one of Sicily’s most beautiful cities—and enjoy a hands-on introduction to traditional Italian cuisine—on this full-day Taormina tour. Depart in the morning from your Messina hotel or port, and travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan. Upon arrival in Taormina, head to a traditional restaurant for a cooking class. Learn how to make pizza under the watchful eyes of a chef, and then enjoy your meal alongside some local wine. Finally, stroll the Corso Umberto, and discover Taormina’s history, before returning to Messina.
Taormina, a popular destination for thousands of visitors over the centuries, will receive you in its atmosphere, created by ancient monuments, extravagant shops, local pastries, bars, and restaurants. The location of this wonderful site is of huge importance to the Sicilian territory, and its architectural resources, combined with its moderate climate, have made it an unmissable landmark in Sicily.
A perfect place where you enjoy a relaxed moment between culture, traditions, history and why not – shopping in the local craft shops – Taormina – will also offer you the opportunity to discover a part of Sicilian cuisine. You will be guided by our staff in one of the most important local restaurants of the area (called Porta Messina) where together with the chef you will learn all the secrets of how to prepare an Italian tasty pizza with local products.
After the preparation you will taste what you have created with a good glass of house wine, enjoying all the work done in the kitchen, delighting you with traditional flavors. Once you finish lunch we will have a walk on the main course Umberto, discovering the charm and the harmony of Taormina, learning its past, its secrets, and why is so important for all the visitors.