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Mt. Etna and Taormina provided by Joe Banana Limos

Mt. Etna and Taormina

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Overview
Experience this part of Sicily and discover a fragile world that thrives on and is threatened by its surroundings. Mt. Etna, where the legend says the god of fire Hephaestus has its forges, is a spectacular active volcano that offers a mixed panorama, made of lunar deserts of black lava and lush vineyards where the local DOC wine is produced. Taormina, perched on the side of the mountain and very close to the volcano, is a famous resort town where the second largest Roman theatre in Sicily is located. This incredible example of Roman architecture is still used today and several performances throughout the year are hosted there.
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  • 1
    Mount Etna
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 2
    Taormina Film Festival
    Stop: 2 hours -
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Important Information
Duration
8–9 hours
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • stop at Mt Etna
  • Stop in Taormina
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees, if required
  • Meals and Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Michellecampbell25 wrote a review Jun 2019
London, Canada18 contributions6 helpful votes
Our group of four booked the Godfather/Taormina Tour with Joe Bananas out of Messina in June of 2019. Antonio was our wonderful tour guide who did a wonderful job looking after us for the day. I travelled with Joe Bananas on two previous trips to Europe. Two things
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from gf28, Proprietario at Mt. Etna and Taormina
Responded 12 Jun 2019
Dear Michellecampbell25, Thank you for your gracious review. We are so happy to hear that your experiences with our company were positive. Our drivers do their best everyday to make the most of your shore excursions, from punctuality and professionalism to being informative and friendly, they pride themselves in giving you an experience that you will remember forever! Giving information about the different sites in the areas we visit and sharing stories of our lives and yours is what makes for a fun day for everyone. We appreciate when we receive a review such as yours as it reinforces our efforts for your tour satisfaction. We hope to see you again in the future!
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Lisa L wrote a review Oct 2018
Clarkston, Washington8 contributions8 helpful votes
Joe Banana Limo service didn't disappoint on Sicily. Ricardo picked us up promptly for our Godfather and Taormina tour. He was very knowledgeable about all of the sites we visited, and we thoroughly enjoyed every minute. We highly recommend Joe Banana Limos, and plan to use
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Giovanni G, Direttore at Mt. Etna and Taormina
Responded 10 Oct 2018
Dear Odyssey, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with our company. It is a pleasure for us to know that you were satisfied with our drivers and your overall experience was positive. We hope to welcome you back soon.
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Jessica S wrote a review Jul 2018
Calgary, Canada371 contributions55 helpful votes
I went on the Godfather tour and it was fabulous. Our driver was terrific knowlegeable and very helpful. I would return to Taormina in a heartbeat. Reliving the Godfather movies was fun. The streets were narrow and charming, the people ( mostly tourists ) were treated very
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Giovanni G, Direttore at Mt. Etna and Taormina
Responded 9 Jul 2018
Dear starkman2017, We want to thank you for the time you took to write about your experience with our company. We know you have a wide choice when selecting companies for your excursions and we are very appreciative that we had the opportunity to provide you and your family with our services. It is our hope that all of our customers enjoy their tours in the way you and your family have expressed that you did. We really do take pride in our work and consider this much more than a job. We thank you again for choosing JBL and hope to see you in the future! Thanks again!
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mikee332 wrote a review Jul 2018
Marco Island, Florida61 contributions14 helpful votes
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We had used Joe Banana tours in our other stops in Italy and were satisfied with them and they didn't disappoint here either. If you are a Godfather fan this is right up your alley. We were taken to the town of Savoca by our driver/guide who was also prepared for the day with
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Giovanni G, Direttore at Mt. Etna and Taormina
Responded 4 Jul 2018
Dear mikee332, Thank you for your gracious review. We are so happy to hear that your experience with our company was positive. Our drivers do their best everyday to make the most of your shore excursions, from punctuality and professionalism to being informative and friendly, they pride themselves in giving you an experience that you will remember forever!. We appreciate when we receive a review such as yours as it reinforces our efforts for your tour satisfaction. The details you provided will really help future guests to understand what to expect from our company, and we really appreciate it. Thank you once again for your time in writing this review and for allowing us to show you our beautiful country! We hope to see you again in the future
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mura831 wrote a review Jun 2018
Brooklyn, New York6 contributions218 helpful votes
Luca was an excellent guide for this enjoyable tour to Mt. Etna and then Taormina. Since we'd been to Taormina just a few months earlier we took his advice for lunch at a small place a bit off the main road. Excellent English and plenty of information for our group of 8.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Giovanni G, Direttore at Mt. Etna and Taormina
Responded 11 Jun 2018
Dear mura831, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with our company. It sounds like you were able to discuss your preferences for the day and your driver was able to accommodate them well. We love receiving this type of feedback because we do our best to be flexible when organizing the tours as well as on the actual tour day to make yours a personal trip. Thank you once again for choosing us and for writing about your experience for others to know. We do hope to welcome you back soon.
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By: Joe Banana Limos
Timmcl
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Great driving tour with plenty of stops and lots of information and insights from Roberto (our driver).
Fabulous route along the seaside and climbing up the roadways to viewpoints with tremendous views. Great snack and
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Andrea B
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Godfather tour and Taromina
We had a fantastic tour on June 20th from Messina. Our driver/guide was wonderful and we all thoroughly enjoyed th
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Bronwyn G
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Something a little different to do on our one day in Sicily
Enjoyed our day seeing the sights of Sicily-Cyclops, Catania and Acireale-picturesque coastline, an amazing church
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Taormina and Messina private tour
Did a little research and book this tour as our cruise was scheduled to stop here. We were fortunate to get Antoni
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Judy and Allan S
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Joe Banana is top banana
We booked the Godfather Tour but it is so much more than that. Antonio, our guide, shared many insights into not o
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8–9 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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