Taormina is a small port town located along Sicily Island's northeastern coast, on the Gulf of Catania (Mediterranean Sea). The town covers a total area of 13 km2 (5 ml2) , has population around 11,000.
The port's strategic position has attracted many occupants, including Romans, Phoenicians, Greeks. During the 6th century BC, Greeks were the first to settle here, creating a grand theatre in a glamarous position. The theatre was remodeled by the Romans, who controlled Sicily by the middle of the 3rd century BC. Taormina prospered in trade during the Middle Ages, and in addition to a pair of magnificent palaces, many elaborate public buildings and mansions were erected in the heart of the city. Remember to visit these historic sites and shop along the cobblestoned streets of Corso Umberto. Don't miss the opportunity to take the cable car down to the sea. If you prefer swimming then take to the beaches of Naxos di Giardino, only 8 km away.
Highlights: Mt Etna, Amphitheatre, Gothic Cathedral
Giardini-Naxos cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Giardini-Naxos (Sicily) anchor in the bay and their passengers are transported via the ship's tender boats to the pier Porto Scaro Nuovo (on the waterfront). Shuttle buses then transport them from the dock to Taormina. Regular public buses to Taormina are also available.
The Giardini-Naxos cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Giardini-Naxos, Sicily, Italy.
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Port Giardini-Naxos cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Giardini-Naxos, Sicily, Italy. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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7 March, 2017