Holidays to Taormina
Popular with families and famed for its beautiful beaches, the resort of Taormina is a popular destination for visitors from all over Europe. Serviced by trains and buses, Taormina is a great base to explore this region of Sicily. The station is on the mainline from Rome, which also services Siracusa and Messina.
Beaches whilst on holiday in Taormina
Situated high in the hills of Monte Tauro, Taormina overlooks the bay of Isola Bella, which is situated between the two beaches and allows visitors to explore the caves and grottoes here. For those looking for a sandy beach, Giardini-Naxos boasts golden sands and is suitable for swimmers.
Boasting A-list visitors such as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Taormina also received visits from Goethe and DH Lawrence to marvel at the views of Mount Etna. For those looking for a peaceful day out, take a walk down the Corso Umberto, where window shopping is the order of the day. Or take a visit to the Teatro Greco, where you can explore the staging area as well as the views behind the theatre, which, like the theatre, are dramatic.
For those seeking a relaxing day out, a visit to the Trevelyan Gardens is an ideal way to chill out. Styled in an English fashion, it was designed by Florence Trevelyan and commands striking views of Mount Etna.
The Museo Archeologico is located in the fourteenth century Baddia Vecchia tower, on the Via Circonvallazione. It has free entry and has a variety of interesting archaeological remains. Additionally, the Museio Siciliano d’Arte e Tradizioni Popolari offers visitors an insight into island life over the last 200 years.
Taormina has a wide variety of Italian and international cuisine for visitors to experience and a wide range of dining styles to complement. There is a good range of traditional Sicilian cuisine available, as well as traditional local wine.
For those looking for nightclubs, Taormina boasts a good selection with a variety of music. Open until the early hours, visitors can even party on the beach!
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For holiday makers seeking great views and relaxing activities in the sun, you will be hard pressed to beat Taormina. Coupled with the local heritage, Taormina offers visitors a wide range of cultural activities, while on holiday in this region. Check out the great Lastminute.com deals today and save on your next break to the wonderful resort of Taormina. Book your holiday to Italy today.