Taormina Stairs: Isola Bella to Castelmola
Depart: NAS II 7:30 am, Marinai 7:45 am NAS I 8:00 am
Return: 4:00 pm
Cost: $25 (Bring Euro for food and shopping)
Difficulty Level: 3 – Levels are from 1 (easiest) to 5 (hardest)
Ascend more than 1,000 stairs for spectacular views of Mt. Etna and the Ionian Sea. The hike will start by the lovely La Isola Bella, continue through Taormina and end at the Madonna della Rocca, perched on the hilltop town of Castelmola. There will be free time to explore Taormina during the middle of the hike and the opportunity to sit down for a well-earned dinner in Castelmola. Wear comfortable shoes as this is a walking/stair-climbing tour.