Charming Taormina: Seeking The Vial Of Life

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Playable from 8 to 18:00

Go on a magical adventure in the marvelous Taormina and solve the centuries-old mystery of the Vial Of Life.

Over the centuries world-famous artists, philosophers, and leaders have been flocking to this tiny Sicilian town. But why exactly here? 

You will have the chance to discover the secrets that Taormina hides and experience its endless beauty while walking through its ancient alleys.

Get ready for a journey that will leave you speechless and inspired beyond imagination.

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  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages


  • Walk through the most beautiful parts of Taormina.

  • Solve a set of puzzles to find the legendary Vial Of Life.

  • Find out about Picasso's, Oscar Wilde's, Nietzsche's, Freud's, and Goethe's stay in Taormina, among others.

  • Step into the shoes of a lost poet and rediscover what life is really about.

  • Get inspired by breathtaking sceneries and amazing stories.


You are Edgar, the author of the best-selling book of poetry: "Boundless Love". For the last year, however, you haven't been able to write a single line, you sank into depression.

On an ordinary gloomy day, you find an unusual envelope in front of your door. There is a short letter and a weird old key in it.

The letter contains a clue about the legendary Vial Of Life and a drawing of an ancient gate.

After a short hesitation, you decide to immediately travel to Taormina, Sicily.

Experience's route


Places you will visit


It will take you

51-81 mins

You will walk

3020 steps

Total distance

2.3 km

  • Varied terrain/elevation, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Family friendly
  • You can stop for a break any time
  • Fun to do as a couple
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25 Jun 2024

Anita & Lori

10 Mar 2024

Lori & Anita

10 Mar 2024

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