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Palermo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-hour Ticket

1. Palermo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-hour Ticket

Discover Palermo, the chief town of Sicily, on an open-top, hop-on hop-off bus tour! Start from the terminal outside the Politeama Theater, cruise past the Massimo Theatre, and continue towards Piazza Quattro Canti and the nearby Vucciria Market. The tour continues towards the botanical gardens, passing near Palazzo Steri. After a quick glance of the central station, you'll find yourself in the vicinity of the Royal Palace, the Flea Market, and the Cathedral. Then return to the terminal along the ancient via Roma. The second route takes you to the beautiful villas of Palermo. Starting from the terminal outside the Politeama Theatre, admire the gorgeous English Garden and then continue towards Villa Malfitano and the wonderful Zisa Castle. The tour passes near the Mercato del Capo and the Massimo Theatre, towards the port, and then returns to the terminal in Politeama Square.

Taormina: CityBySee Hop-On Hop-Off - Blue and Red Lines

2. Taormina: CityBySee Hop-On Hop-Off - Blue and Red Lines

Discover the art, history, and wonderful nature that surrounds Taormina on this hop-on/hop-off tour. Explore the cities in the way that best suits your wishes, giving you control of your vacation. Wear headphones that will guide you in your chosen language, allowing you to go out and admire the charm and atmosphere of places that have made Taormina famous around the world. The itinerary of the open bus tour is as follows: 1. Giardini Naxos 2. Taormina 3. Letojanni 4. Castelmola 5. Isola Bella

From Milazzo: 3-Island Tour of Panarea, Stromboli & Volcano

3. From Milazzo: 3-Island Tour of Panarea, Stromboli & Volcano

Embarkation at the port of Milazzo at 10:00 - Departure at 10:30 Leaving the port of Milazzo, we will sail along the beautiful Mamertine promontory thus having the opportunity to admire the castle of Milazzo, then en route to the Aeolian archipelago. The first destination is the island of Vulcano where we expect to disembark at around 11:30 and where a useful stop is foreseen to allow the guests of the motorboat to visit the archaeological beauties of the island and go shopping. At the end of this first stop, boarding and transfer to Panarea with a visit from the sea to the enchanting Calajunco bay, Zimmari cove, Drauto bay. Once at the port of S. Pietro, a useful stop will be made to allow a visit to the island, bathing and lunch (optional) in local restaurants. For those who wish, it is possible to visit the prehistoric village "Capo Milazzese" with typical local taxis (not included in the participation fee) or to reach the place on foot in about 45 minutes. Al termine della sosta su Panarea, trasferimento per Stromboli. During navigation it will be possible to admire from the motorship the remains of the ancient volcano of Panarea that remained after the last strong explosive activity which thus caused the formation of a mini-archipelago in front of the island, volcanic fragments that remained scattered throughout the stretch of sea between the island of Panarea and Stromboli, among which the following stand out: Dattilo, Panarelli, Lisca Bianca, Lisca Nera, Bottaro, Basiluzzo (Spinazzola) where the internal part of an ancient crater the "Grotta del Carbone" resides. Once in Stromboli, immediately evident from the port of San Vincenzo, the black sand beach and Scari. From here a walk allows you to visit the island until you reach the Church of San Vincenzo where there is a panoramic open space that dominates the north side overlooking Ficogrande and Strombolicchio and from which it is possible to continue until you reach the house-museum where the scenes of the famous film "Stromboli Terra di Dio" with Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman. With the first light of sunset, while in all the other islands the evening is spent in the conventional way, with an aperitif, dinner or two visits to the disco, in Stromboli we embark and, passing under the Sciara del Fuoco, it is possible watch the show of incandescent lapilli from the sea. When there are effusive eruptions, as happened in 2019, the lava river slides down the slope and ends up in the sea, releasing large columns of steam. Return to Milazzo scheduled for around 10.45 pm.

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What people are saying about Sicily

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 160 reviews

We really enjoyed the Hop on bus trip. The red line is more interesting than the blue line. The staff are very helpful and friendly and the drivers are fantastic in the traffic!! Palermo is a lovely city full of history. Easy to exchange the voucher for the ticket on board the bus.

Super practical, allows a simplified visit to Palermo with a view of beautiful monuments and clear explanations. Possibility to stop at several places, take the bus again …….. it's great.

Easy to find starting point. Guides were very helpful. Audio was informative & accurate.

Super informative and fun as we stopped at multiple spots to explore further

Many sites to see. Interesting audio commentary. Sitting on the upper deck.