Taormina is a beautiful town located in the northeastern part of the island of Sicily, Italy. It is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning beaches, historical landmarks, and picturesque views of Mount Etna. The town is famous for its ancient Greek theater, which offers visitors a chance to enjoy performances while taking in panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. For more information on Taormina, visit the town's official website at www.taormina.it/en/.

Highlights of Taormina:

  1. Ancient Theatre of Taormina - a well-preserved ancient Greek theater with stunning views of the sea. Website: www.greektheatretaormina.com/
  2. Isola Bella - a small island that is connected to the mainland by a thin strip of land and features crystal clear waters and rocky beaches. Website: www.isolabellataormina.com/
  3. Corso Umberto - the main street of Taormina lined with shops, restaurants, and cafes. Website: www.taormina.it/en/discover-taormina/corso-umberto/
  4. Giardini Naxos - a nearby coastal town with beautiful beaches and a lively nightlife. Website: www.giardininaxos.eu/en/
  5. Palazzo Corvaja - a medieval palace that now houses a museum showcasing Taormina's history. Website: www.taormina.it/en/discover-taormina/palazzo-corvaja/

Directions to Taormina:

By Car: Taormina is located about 50 km south of Messina and about 55 km northeast of Catania. If you are driving from Messina, take the A18 highway towards Catania and exit at Taormina. If you are driving from Catania, take the same highway towards Messina and exit at Taormina.

By Plane: The nearest airport to Taormina is Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, which is about 50 km away. From the airport, you can take a bus, train, or taxi to Taormina. Buses and trains run frequently between the airport and Taormina, and the journey takes about an hour. Taxis are also available at the airport, but they are more expensive than public transportation.