Vacation on Taormina beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas
Taormina is not by chance considered the most prestigious and fashionable resort of Sicily, as its beaches are indescribably amazing. Traditionally, the height of the tourist season falls on summer months, so local beaches are always crowded during this period. Travelers who prefer relaxing in a more quiet atmosphere usually visit the picturesque resort during the off-season. In the early autumn and late spring, weather conditions are ideal for beach activities.
Your active city break in Taormina. Attractions, recreation and entertainment - best places to spend your day and night here
Undoubtedly, the main entertainment of visitors to the picturesque resort is beach recreation. You can also diversify leisure activities by walking, visiting attractive shops and … Open
Taormina is famous for its amazing historic hotels, the atmosphere of which is unique and attractive. One of the most prestigious hotels in the resort is San Domenico Palace occupying a … Open
Lido stands out among other popular beaches of Taormina. This stretch of coast is considered to be the most prestigious. Many world-renowned stars had been resting here for many years. Near the beach are top-rated hotels and restaurants where you can accidentally meet famous celebrities even today. Currently, the sand-and-pebble beach of Lido is more democratic; however, many travelers still come to the coast for the sole purpose of seeing world celebrities.
The picturesque resort town of Taormina is one of the oldest on the Sicilian coast. The first mention of the Greek settlement of Tauromenion dates back to the 4th century BC. According to … Open
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Taormina and surroundings
Interesting places in Taormina for your excursion
Etna VolcanoFrom the series “Volcanoes and Traps That Changed the Face of the Planet”
Check on the map: Distance from Taormina center - 28.5 km.In Italy, there is one more powerful volcano, Etna. It has directly influenced on the formation of the modern reliefs. That’s is one of the main attractions of Sicily and one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The first violent eruption of Etna occurred in the 16th century BC. Researchers and historians officially recorded 150 violent eruptions of Mount Etna to these days. A number of less powerful eruptions can’t be calculated precisely. … Read further
Teatro Greco Antico di TaorminaFrom the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
Check on the map: Distance from Taormina center - 0.3 km.The Italian town of Taormina has also its own unique antique symbol - a beautiful amphitheater that recalls the culture and traditions of the past. According to researchers, the construction of the theater took place in the 2nd century BC. For the erection of the arena local residents had to do a tremendous job. They have leveled a huge mountain, having moved more than 100000 cubic meters of limestone for this purpose. … Read further
Photogallery of sunny landscape of Taormina
Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Taormina for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Taormina.