Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Taormina surroundings

Taormina, perched on a cliff overlooking the Ionian Sea, is an ancient city built on a natural terrace that offers beautiful views of the coast with Mount Etna in the background. Greeks and Romans endowed it with streets, theaters and temples; Arabs have embellished it with gardens and fountains.
The symbol of Taormina is its magnificent Greco-Roman theater, from which you can enjoy one of the most evocative views in the world.
Taormina with its Isola Bella and the other splendid beaches is renowned for its clear waters and its beautiful backdrops.

What to see

Things to do

Tour, Experience, Tastings,...

Skip-the-Line Entry Ticket to the Ancient Theater

Skip the lines with this entry ticket to the Ancient Theater of Taormina, one of the largest buildings for shows in the Italian Peninsula

Cannolo Cooking Class

Learn how to cook the traditional Sicilian dessert, the cannolo, during this cooking class in Taormina. See how to properly knead the dough and prepare the dish, and enjoy the cannolo

Godfather v/s Mafia Tour with Lunch

Visit Savoca and Forza D'Agro, villages where The Godfather was filmed. Learn the real history behind the Mafia. Enjoy a plate of typical sicilian pasta with wine in charming panoramic restaurant.

Italian Opera in the Nazarena Theater

Enjoy an unmissable and timeless journey thorough Opera with this ticket to the Italian Opera Taormina show. Behold the most famous arias and duets of the Italian lyric repertoire in the stunning Nazarena theater.

Day Trips from Taormina

Daily excursions from Taormina. From visiting the ancient ruins of Syracuse to exploring the majestic Etna volcano. Discover the enchanting coastal villages, savor the exquisite Sicilian cuisine.

Traditional Festivals, Events, Live Show,... Taormina

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Taormina

You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.

Catch of the day
Catch of the day

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Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Taormina

Where to stay

Piazza S. Domenico de Guzman, 5
Taormina ME

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Nearby Places

Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Taormina. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!


Taormina surroundings

Giardini Naxos

Taormina surroundings


Taormina surroundings

Mongiuffi Melia

Taormina surroundings


Taormina surroundings


Taormina surroundings