Why Visit Taormina?

 

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Taormina is small town With a grand outlook and an international Reputation for its Classic Culture, its rich HIstory and quality of Life... 

The Greek Roman Theatre and the Palazzo Corvaja are just two of the important sites within the town's walls and a guided tour of Taormina is highly recommended to discover more about them and other significant spots in historic town. 

For guests who like to shop there is the main car-free street of Corso Umberto where visitors can enjoy high-end fashion outlets as well as elegant antiquities and jewellery shops. Along the Corso you can also find shops selling typical Sicilian products such as handmade ceramics and textiles, as well as local wines and gourmet products.

If you enjoy sports, local beaches offer sailing, fishing , paragliding, snorkelling and scuba-diving. On nearby Mt.Etna one can trek, ski,  and play golf. The Alcantara Gorges are great for body rafting and canyoning while closer to home Taormina Botanical Gardens has a tennis club open to visitors. 

If you are looking for peace and quiet, the town's library in Piazza IX Aprile is housed in Gothic building dating from the 15th century. It is is open to the public and as well as offering important antiques books about Sicily the library includes an exhibitions of local folkloric artefacts. 

Finally if you really want to feel at ease take a seat at one of the many open-air cafes. Forget about electronic screen tasks, order a cappuccino or apertivo, enjoy the piano playing, the life on the Corso and the sweet atmosphere of Taormina. 

BRIEF HISTORY OF TAORMINA > 

 

Local beach, Mazzarò featured in Dolce & Gabbana fashion campaign. Photo by D.Dolce

Local beach, Mazzarò featured in Dolce & Gabbana fashion campaign. Photo by D.Dolce