Welcome to Taormina
Taormina has long been one of Sicily’s favourite tourist destinations with mind-blowing landscapes, medieval edifices and a lively atmosphere. Situated on the side of Mount Tauro, on the east coast of the island, the city boasts fantastic views of the coast and Europe’s highest active volcano, Mount Etna.
This small but impressive town has been nearly perfectly preserved since medieval times, which results in countless tourist attractions. On your sun holidays in Taormina you can also visit a magnificent beach at Isola Bella, an island and natural preserve off the coast of Mazzaro. The city is also within immediate vicinity to other seaside villages down alongside the shoreline with wide beaches, rocky coves, islands and sea stacks.
Taormina is fashionable, sophisticated and remarkably richer than other Sicilian cities and with its cultural offers and natural beauty it’s no wonder that so many people book cheap Taormina sun holidays every year. Thankfully, this historic town hasn’t lost its charm. The curvy streets and narrow sections are packed with some top quality hotels and restaurants serving a great choice of Italian and Sicilian cuisine.
The choice of entertainment and ancient sights make Taormina a favourite holiday destination with a boisterous ambiance during the peak season. The major roads are packed with shops that offer craft products ranging from clothing and jewellery to ceramics, mosaics, artwork and much more, perfect for finding some unique mementos to give to your loved ones at home when you return from your Taormina sun holidays.
Taormina is a paradise for couples, with remote gardens hidden by stonewalls and terraces overlooking the shoreline. As the sun sets, the streets light up and illuminate the sea view, which can be taken in from many of the top restaurants. From sightseeing, to unwinding on the beach, to dining at a high quality restaurant, cheap sun holidays in Taormina won’t be forgotten for a lifetime.
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Shopping If you want to spend some time browsing through stores and boutiques on sun holidays in Taormina, head for Corso Umberto. There a great choice of different shopping facilities and they open late in peak season.
Restaurants/Cafes Discover the narrow streets and alleyways off Corso Umberto, which are home to different romantic restaurants that serve authentic Sicilian dishes. In this region there are numerous comfy bars and cafes as well. If a great choice of different cuisine is important to your holidays, we can also recommend our cheap Playa del Ingles sun holidays in Gran Canaria or all-inclusive Playa Levante sun package holidays in Benidorm from Ireland.
Sightseeing Once your cheap Taormina sun holidays from Dublin, Cork or Shannon are booked, make sure to include a visit at the Piazza IV Aprile in your planning. There you can take in a mind-blowing view of the shore of Giardini Naxos and the towering Mount Etna while listening to typical Sicilian Folk music. Painters, caricaturists and other artists often display their work here.
Theatre Check out the Teatro Greco, or Greek Theatre when you are on sun holidays in Taormina. Visitors can walk around the theatre complex and take in the panoramic views. For other cultural experiences we can also recommend our all-inclusive Funchal sun holiday in Madeira or all-inclusive Cairo sun package holidays in Egypt.
Island Excursions Unwind at the magnificent bay of Isola Bella. This rocky small island is a gorgeous nature reserve and is ideal for a leisurely walk.