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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.
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
Mazzaro Beach located in a small bay of the same name is believed to be the most beautiful and popular beach in Taormina. The bay is surrounded by picturesque steep cliffs, which reliably protect it from strong winds. Mazzaro sand-and-pebble beach is very calm, so it's perfect for a holiday with children and for those who can't swim.
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Spisone Beach is strongly recommended for tourists who prefer soft sandy beaches. This tiny beach covered with coarse light sand has long been popular among couples with children. Its main advantages worth noting include the absence of strong waves and winds, as well as a crystal-clear water. Despite the fact that Spisone beach is never empty, it has managed to maintain its unique ecological characteristics.
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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
Fans of seclusion often choose a charming beach of Isola Bella Island that is situated in the immediate vicinity of Taormina coast. It will not be difficult to reach the "beautiful island". It has long been chosen as a holiday destination by guests of the resort and many local residents. The entire island is a reserved area, so travelers will have a great opportunity to relax on its picturesque coast that has preserved its pristine beauty. Classical beach holidays may be combined with walks in the picturesque places, as there are lots of interesting hiking trails laid out through Isola Bella.
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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
In the immediate vicinity of Taormina is a fantastic sandy beach - Giardini Naxos . It is characterized by its impressive scale, thanks to which the coast is never too crowded and too noisy. In close proximity to the beach there is a decent choice of gastronomic establishments of various levels, as well as nightclubs, so you can spend your time here comfortably all day long. It is also worth noting that Giardini Naxos is extremely popular among local residents and is not inferior to Taormina's prestigious beaches in terms of infrastructure. On the coast, you can find paid furnished beach areas or free of charge but more modest zones for budget travelers.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Taormina and surroundings

Interesting places in Taormina for your excursion

Etna Volcano

From the series “Volcanoes and Traps That Changed the Face of the Planet”
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 Taormina

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
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
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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region 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.
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