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Giardini Naxos, Sicily Cruise Port

Giardini Naxos is located in the Metropolitan City of Messina on the island of Sicily. Located on the eastern shore, there are a number of dazzling beaches and numerous water sport vendors right along the harbor offering scuba and snorkeling excursions. Boat and recreational water vehicle rentals are also available. The township’s hilly topography makes for excellent hiking terrain and provides a panoramic view of the bay, the small fishing port, and the surrounding hills. Most of the beaches are lined with shopping boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and bars. The surprisingly intact remains of a Greek amphitheater are in the nearby town of Taormina, and you could take a day trip to explore Mount Etna, a well-known active volcano located in eastern Sicily. Many historical sites are visible from the cobblestoned streets of Corso Umberto, including influential architecture, some of which date back as far as the 3rd century.

 

  • Gaze in wonder at the Ancient Theatre of Taormina. While the aged amphitheater is impressive in and of itself, if you have the chance, take in one of the live shows they sometimes perform during the nighttime.
  • Experience history by touring Schiso Castle, a large 16th century fortress built to fend off invading pirates from Turkey and beyond.
  • Vignazza Tower, a quadrangular watchtower, was another line of defense against 16th century pirates, and today is in very good condition and a marvel to witness.
  • Appreciate the modern world mixed with tradition at Corsco Umberto, Giardini Naxos’ main shopping and dining location, centrally located in the heart of town.

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