Join us on a holiday to Taormina
Founded in the 4th century BC, the elegant city of Taormina remains one of Southern Italy's most beloved summer resorts.
Perched on the mountainside, this Southern Italian city offers incredible vistas, which include unparalleled views of imposing Mount Etna. Having been a popular destination since the 18th-century, the likes of D.H. Lawrence, Goethe, Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn have all enjoyed the charm and glamour of Taormina holidays.
This ancient town, presents a captivating blend of antiquity and sophistication. Cobblestone streets wind through charming alleys adorned with medieval architecture and vibrant bougainvillea. Taormina's allure extends to its lively piazzas, upscale boutiques, and panoramic terraces offering breathtaking views, making it a quintessential destination embodying Sicily's cultural richness and unparalleled beauty.
A particular highlight of Taormina tours, the city's Greek Theatre, set perfectly between the sky and mountains, once played host to Roman gladiator battles, and makes an intriguing modern attraction. There is plenty of extraordinary architecture to discover here, including several superbly restored medieval buildings and historic ornate churches. Wander around the city's winding atmospheric streets, take in the views from a cable-car ride down to the beach or simply relax with a coffee while partaking in a spot of people-watching. From history and architecture to nature and delicious cuisine, our Taormina escorted tours is a guaranteed treasured experience.
Things to do in Taormina
From secret beaches to ancient Greek ruins, Taormina will always surprise you.
Sitting under the town is Lido Mazzarò, a small but incredibly pretty beach that is accessed via a cable car from Taormina. Here, you can walk to the spectacular Isola Bella at low tide.
Take a leisurely stroll along the Corso Umberto, a pedestrianised street that stretches the entire length of the city and is lined with pretty shops and cafes.
Built in the third century BC, Taormina's Greek Theatre is the second largest ancient theatre in Sicily, and provides extraordinary views of the sea and Mount Etna.
Things to see in Taormina
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Food and Drink in Taormina
In need of a sweet treat? Be sure to visit Pasticceria Minotauro.
This family-run cake shop has been making and serving delicious cakes and cookies as well as a variety of beautifully crafted marzipan sweets since 1979.
Taormina tours provide the chance to sample classic Sicilian dishes such as swordfish rolls, arancini, and the ubiquitous cannoli, fried pastry tubes filled with sweetened ricotta.
With its 12th-century clock tower and marvellous views towards the sea and Mount Etna, the elegant Piazza IX Aprile makes a perfect pitstop to enjoy a coffee.
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