Taormina is a famous resort town in Sicily. The town has several interesting and historic sites that are good to visit. The ruins of the Greek Theatre in the city are one of the prime attractions of Taormina. The theatre was built in the third century...more
Taormina is a famous resort town in Sicily. The town has several interesting and historic sites that are good to visit. The ruins of the Greek Theatre in the city are one of the prime attractions of Taormina. The theatre was built in the third century BC and was later renovated by the Romans. The Medieval Quarter of the city is also a good place to visit and understand the history of the area. The clock tower gate of the Medieval Quarter is the highlight of the area. The streets of this quarter are lined with small interesting shops.
The Piazza Vittorio Emanuele and the Piazza del Duomo are the main squares in the city. On the top of the Monte Tauro sits the medieval castle. Visitors can enjoy amazing views of the city from the Monte Tauro. Another good spot to visit in the city is the Public Gardens. Walk down the Corso Umberto, which is the busiest street in the city. If you wish to learn more about the history of the area a visit to the Regional Archaeological Museum is a must.
The best place for shopping in the city is the Corso Umberto. There are several things that visitors can buy in the city like clothes, jewellery, mosaics and souvenirs.
The nearest airport to Taormina is the Catania. From the Catania airport visitors can rent cars to reach Taormina. Depending on the type of car rental a one-way trip to the city can cost around 60-90 Euros.
Finding halal restaurants in Taormina can be difficult. The Excelsior Palace Hotel in Taormina can make arrangements for halal food. However visitors should inform them prior to their visit.
There are no mosques in Taormina. The nearest mosque can be found in Palermo, which is about 3 hours from Taormina.