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Why Go on a Tour of Taormina

Taormina is one of the oldest towns of eastern Sicily and a treasured spot for tourists. This picturesque city is located by the foot of the tallest volcano in Europe called Mount Etna which is more than 3,000 m (9,840 ft) high. During your stay in Taormina, you will encounter the fascinating history of Greek, Roman, Arab and Norman settlements. Whether you are into historical sights, breathtaking views or relaxing breaks at beaches, this real Sicilian gem has it all.

Enjoy a casual stroll down the main street, Corso Umberto, and find a wide selection of shops, cafes, and bars. At each end of this charming street, you'll also see the ancient city gates, which are among the most popular photo spots in the area. Also, if you are in for a breathtaking view of the coast, stop by Piazza IX Aprile.

Detract from the main street which is surprisingly narrow, and even tinier alleyways will enchant you. The atmosphere here is different, everywhere you turn you'll see delightful facades decorated with colorful plants, charming small art shops or cozy cafes.

A must-visit during your Taormina tour is the ancient Greco-Roman Theater, which was built by the Greeks in the third century B.C. and later used by Romans. Today gladiatorial battles are no longer held there but you can experience more modern kinds of entertainment such as operas or concerts. What is more, the setting of the Theater is very unique as it is elevated above the city with Mount Etna in the background.

After some significant sightseeing, you can enhance your Taormina itinerary even more with a dip in the warm Mediterranean Sea on one of the lovely beaches around.

Top 3 Things to Do in Taormina

  • Explore the main city sight, the Greco-Roman Theater
  • Have a relaxing stroll down Taormina's narrow cities and the Corso Umberto
  • Enjoy outstanding views of Mount Etna volcano

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