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Better than walking

Always fun to take these. We had minor lines coming and going. Got on about 1030-1100 and left... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good from Taormina to get down to the beach

We gingerly took the cable car down from Taormina to access Isola Bella beach. Looked like a v... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Via Luigi Pirandello 3, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23906
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the perfect way to get from Mazzaro to Taormina ! Cost was 6 Euro's for a return journey and they run from 07:00 to 01:00 every day - really good. There are 4 cars at a time and they are a good size...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunning views. Imitowały we have thought we will need to spend long time in the que, but there is over 40 carts.

Thank MalwinaWarsaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The funivia (cable car) to Taormina was WELL worth the price. The cars were clean, uncrowded, and offered a beautiful view. You could walk up to the town, but why would you?

Thank vdiorio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always fun to take these. We had minor lines coming and going. Got on about 1030-1100 and left around 400. Longer line to return but wait wasnt more than 15 minutes. Great views going down

Thank sccrref
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We gingerly took the cable car down from Taormina to access Isola Bella beach. Looked like a v. steep drop and one of us has vertigo. But due to the cars being full all the time (9 at a time?), those of us in the...More

1  Thank SDLN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cable way is a fun way to travel between Taormina and the coast but queues at peak hour can be horrendous. We eneded up taking stairs from Isola Bella beachfront, which is also a great way to see the surroundings.

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Mazzaro by the beach for one night, so using the cable car to get up to Taormina town was a quick and easy route. The children had never been in a cable car before so it was quite exciting for them....More

Thank GioiosaChrissie
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The walk to the top is quite daunting even at the start of the summer heat. The funivia is well organised, comfortable and much appreciated.

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed August 3, 2018

By far the easiest way to visit Toarmina. Park in the Mazzaro car park at the bottom of the hill and travel up with ease.

Thank Corinne M
Reviewed August 2, 2018

The most efficient way to get from Mazzaro beach to Taormina town or vice versa! Tip: Buy a couple of tickets at a time, as the queues at 5.30 - 6pm as beachgoers head back to the town move very slowly.

1  Thank Intermezzo08
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June 18, 2018|
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Response from Dauphine45 | Reviewed this property |
We stay in Taormina so its an easy walk from our hotel on Corso Umberto. You will need transportation, taxi or bus from cruise ships..
Robert M
May 9, 2018|
Response from William P | Reviewed this property |
The funicular is only a short ride and not very picturesque, but it is a great place to park. If you hire a car in Messina then that could be an option, as parking in Taormina is a nightmare. The amphitheatre is worth a... More
December 3, 2017|
Response from Bellhurst | Reviewed this property |
Having just looked on line, a reviewer has posted that "dogs must be muzzled or in a carrier". If you want clarification I would email the Taormina Tourist Board. I hope this helps.