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Journey to Taormina

Holidays on the east coast of Sicily

Taormina is situated on a hill on the east coast of Sicily. Its beautiful location impresses visitors, and the historic old town and breathtaking views over the sea and Mount Etna inspire them. The charming small town has many interesting places, narrow streets and the magnificent Greek theatre with a fantastic view of Mount Etna. But there are many beautiful places, beaches and natural beauties in the immediate vicinity of the town as well, which make visiting Taormina worthwhile.

Journey to Taormina: Picturesque gem above the Ionian Sea

Taormina is one of the most beautiful towns in Sicily. Picturesquely situated on a rocky terrace overlooking the Ionian Sea, it offers a fantastic view of the imposing backdrop of Mount Etna. The popular resort impresses visitors with winding narrow streets, crowded places and attractive sights. By far the most famous building in town is the beautiful Greek theatre. You can look see the stage and plays while enjoying the breathtaking backdrop of Mount Etna from the spectator tiers. The Odeon, Cathedral and many other sights in the old town are - apart from a mandatory walk - also worth a visit.

Journey to Taormina and the east coast of Sicily

When on holiday in Taormina, you should definitely plan some trips to the immediate vicinity of the town. Whether an adventurous trek through the wild and romantic Gola dell’Alcantara gorge, a visit to the ruins of Naxos - the first Greek colony in Sicily, a trip to Europe's largest volcano Mount Etna or a walk through Savoca, the scene of Francis Ford Coppola's film The Godfather, the surroundings of Taormina guarantee a varied program for every visitor. Those who prefer leisurely pace can simply enjoy a relaxing beach holiday by the sea.

There are many reasons to visit the stunning town of Taormina and the destinations in the surrounding area.

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