Taormina Travel Guide
Taormina Parks & Gardens
Isola Bella Nature Reserve - This nature reserve, known as the pearl of the Ionian Sea, is a spectauclar island to visit. The reserve is open to visitors all year round, but the best time is to go in spring. This is a great place to go to get away from the busy city life and relax amongst nature. There is so much to see, from beautiful plants and flowers to amazing landscapes.
Giardino Pubblico - Via Bagnoli Croce. This public garden filled with flowers and overlooking the sea is a great place to relax and take in the amazing views. There is a bar in the garden serving a range of drinks; coffees and light snacks. This is a great place to take a break from the busy life of the town.
Taormina Restaurants and Bars
Granduca - orso Umberto I 172. This is one of the best restaurants in town and is popular with locals an tourists alike. There is a section in the garden with amazing views. They serve a range of delicious local dishes and offer an excellent selection of local and Italian wines. The prices are very reasonable.
Club Septimo - Via San Pancrazio 50. This excellent restaurant offers amazing views of Taormina and the Ionian Sea. The restaurant's location is one of the most beautiful in Taormina, with large terraces and age-old trees. They serve an excellent range of classic and modern cuisine and the prices are very reasonable.
Ristorante La Griglia - Corso Umberto I 54. This is one of the ton's newest restaurants and is located within the stone walls of what was a private palazzo in the 1600s. They serve a wide range of local dishes, with the best selections of Sicilian antipasti in town. The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable.
Taormina Bars & Clubs
Bar San Giorgio - Via Porta Mola 9. This bar is one of the best on the main square of the town, it has a relaxed cafe downstairs and a lively bar upstairs. It is very popular with the locals and tourists, and is a great place to go and relax, have a few drinks and chat to some of the locals.
Mocambo Bar - Piazza IX Aprile 8. This is one of the most popular outdoor bars in Taormina, and is frequented by a mixed group of locals and tourists alike. In colder weather you can sit inside, but if the weather permits sitting outside is the way to go. This is a great place to go and meet people while having a few drinks.
Club Septimo - Via San Pancrazio 50. This is one of the top disco clubs in town and is very popular with tourists in their 20's to 40's. Fashion shows and other gala events are held here from time to time. DJS play a mix of all the latest dance and pop hits. This is a great place to go if you're loooking to dance and party all night long.
Top 10 things to do in Taormina for a weekend.
- The International Film Festival
- Palazzo San Domenico
- Casa Grugno
- Greek Amphitheater (Teatro Greco)
- Museo Archeologico di Taormina
Looking for organised tours in Taormina?
- Villa Schuler Hotel Via Roma, Piazzetta Bastione Taormina 27 Rooms
- Villa Ducale Hotel Via Leonardo Da Vinci 60 Taormina 9 Rooms
- Villa Carlotta Hotel Via L. Pirandello 81 Taormina 21 Rooms
- Villa Belvedere Hotel Via Bagnoli Croce 79 Taormina 47 Rooms
- La Pensione Svizzera Hotel 26 Via Luigi Pirandello Taormina 16 Rooms
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