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City break in Taormina. Active leisure ideas for Taormina - attractions, recreation and nightlife

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 entertainment centers. One of the most beautiful places in the city is Garden of Villa Comunale (Parco Comunale di Taormina), which could be an ideal place for leisurely walks and admiring nature. In the garden, you can walk along convenient stone paths surrounded by dense thickets of exotic plants and flowers on all sides. There is also a small panoramic platform overlooking the coast where you can make some excellent memorable photos. The garden accommodates many beautiful old buildings, fountains and sculptures enjoying the constant attention of visitors.
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
Active tourists who cannot imagine a good rest without workouts should think about visiting Palestra Quarus Center. A great gym, as well as daily aerobics classes, are always available to its clients. One of the best ways to appreciate the beauty of local landscapes is train trips. The local railway routes cover the most beautiful and remarkable attractions.
Taormina is sure to satisfy shopping fans. Many guests of the resort search for original souvenirs in Managò Prodotti Tipici D'Autore Shopping Center. It offers customers a wide selection of quite original and cute souvenirs, most of which are hand-made. Here you can buy charming hand-painted figurines, alcohol gift sets and sweets, beautiful soft toys and other original romantic-style gifts. Copyright
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
Stroscio Gioielli Shop specializes in exclusive jewelry. Absolutely everyone - men, women, and the smallest clients - can choose suitable accessories here. Koh-I-Noor Jewelry is the best place to look for precious metal jewelry. Besides its chic jewelry with precious and semi-precious stones, it is glad to offer visitors a decent choice of stylish watches, as well as delightful icons made of gold and silver.
Taormina Taormina is famous for its enchanting nightclubs, as well as stylish bars, and a true local attraction is Morgana Lounge Bar. The Renaissance-style bar's halls and spacious terraces are decorated with exquisite furniture and fresh flowers. Visitors to the bar can enjoy relaxing in a chic atmosphere, a huge selection of signature drinks and an interesting entertainment program.
Antique structures located in Taormina are of huge historical value. The oldest building is the Greek Theater (Teatro Greco). It was erected shortly after the founding of the first … Open
Daiquiri Bar is perfect for relaxing in a more peaceful atmosphere. It is located in the city's central square, in the immediate vicinity of the Cathedral of Taormina. Visitors to the bar can stay in a cozy room or go to its outdoor terrace offering a fantastic view of surrounding sights. Re di Bastoni Bar is an attractive place in all respects where a unique atmosphere of national color is created. It is housed in one of the beautiful historic buildings. The original natural-stone decoration and beamed ceilings have been preserved in its hall. The interior is complemented by handmade wooden furniture and bright paintings. The bar is sure to please gourmets: its menu is rich in exquisite national delicacies and refreshing cocktails.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Taormina and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Taormina
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Aspromonte' , 59.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Taormina
♥   Water park 'Etnaland' Belpasso, Catania, 47.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Taormina
♥   Restaurant 'Vicolo Stretto' Taormina. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tischi Toschi' Taormina. Type - Sicilian. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Capinera' Taormina. Type - Creative. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Giolì' Taormina. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria Nero D’Avola' Taormina. Type - Sicilian. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Teatro Greco Antico di Taormina

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
Ballet performances, symphonic concerts and operas are just a part of the cultural events that regularly take place in the theater. Travellers who visit Taormina in October will be able to witness Giuseppe Sinopoli Music Festival, in which the best orchestras of the country take part. The amphitheater in Taormina is impressive in scale, its length is about 120 meters, the width is about 50 meters, and the height of the walls is about 20 meters. The preserved elements of the finish of the ancient building allow us to fully appreciate its former greatness. … Read further

Etna Volcano

From the series “Volcanoes and Traps That Changed the Face of the Planet”
One of the largest eruptions, which were historically recorded, occurred in 1669. Volcanic flows literally wiped out more than 40 adjacent towns and villages. This eruption lasted for three days. During it, a large crack of 7 km long appeared and the hot lava was continuously flowing out there for more than 60 hours. A few years later, lava flows cooled down completely. The dense vegetation appeared there later. The land on the slopes of Mount Etna became incredibly fertile. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The project organizers note that the new Kyoto hotel is perfect for both business and leisure. Just to remind you, the opening of the Roku Kyoto hotel took place in the city in 2021. The luxury hotel also never ceases to amaze guests with its exquisite atmosphere and variety of services. It is close to famous attractions like Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Shozan Resort Kyoto Pavilion is a short walk from the hotel. Read this


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Guide to your best city break in Taormina - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Taormina - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Taormina?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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