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Taormina holidays 2021

Mention the Italian island of Sicily to people and it’ll mean many different things. Take your pick from any of the following; majestic Mount Etna, Greek ruins, seafood, exemplary beaches, fascinating history, a vast history (think Greeks, Romans, Germanics, Byzantine, Vikings, Normans, Spanish; the list goes on), street food, sweets, good wine and wonderful hospitality. But if there’s one thing which stands out here and now in the summer of 2021, then it’s Sicily’s association with the perfect break. And the very reason why hordes of British sun (and culture) seekers pack their troubles and suitcases and head out to this southernmost part of Italy with such regularity. Sicily is of course the geographically-resplendent football which the boot of Italy has kicked into Mediterranean touch, and for its part Taormina is located on the island’s east coast, overlooking the glimmering aquamarine waters of the Ionian Sea. Described as an intimately-sized, habitually inviting town, Taormina is architecturally populated with enchanting ancient buildings, while being framed from behind by rocky outcrops capped with Greek ruins. Add into the heady mix golden beaches, inspiring Mediterranean scenery, narrow cobbled streets, cosy bars, seafood restaurants and bijou boutiques, and the phrase ‘utter escapism’ springs readily to mind.

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Must-visit historical sites

Explore the medieval old quarter and the Greek amphitheatre

Discover the best beaches

Take a cable car down to explore the area's best beaches and lidos

Lush natural wonders

Take a trip to nearby Mount Etna for amazing views and a dose of adventure

Fab shopping scene

Check out Corso Umberto I for all your designer shopping needs... 

Sample the local food

We're talking about succulent Sicilian flavours in all your favourite pasta dishes

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Sicily's stunning resort is perfect for romantic, sunny breaks

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Considered part of the very fabric of the Grand Tour, Taormina – the pearl of the Med – has long been associated with some luminary figures from the worlds of art, literature and the silver screen.  Indeed, a long list of iconic names from Goethe to Dumas, D.H. Lawrence to Oscar Wilde and Greta Garbo to Woody Allen, have chosen to both sojourn in and - either by design or accident – be forever spoken of in the same sentence as Taormina. That said, you can’t visit any of the its famous visitors, unlike the propositions beneath. For example the Castello di Taormina; a mythical location mentioned in ancient texts, discovered a short walk from the centre of Taormina. This affords holidaymakers unbroken vistas over the bay, town and the perma-smoking Mt Etna. There’s also well-preserved ruins of a Greek theatre, which just so happens to be one of Sicily’s most preferred locations when it comes to operatic and theatrical performances. If you think that sounds impressive, just wait until you see Taormina’s marvellously-preserved, Greek-built amphitheatre.



Couple warm temperatures and azure skies with sandy expanses and a promise of peace and quiet and you’ve got the makings of a fantastic holiday; and if there’s one place in Italy which can pretty much guarantee all of the above, then it’s the popular Sicilian town of Taormina. Not ‘too’ popular, we hasten to add, otherwise it would risk being spoilt by the potential droves who would descend on it. While Taormina isn’t exactly Italy’s best kept secret, it does remain a relative oasis of calm during the summer months. This means that tourists aren’t fighting for space on the town’s beaches.  Nestled neatly in between the equally low-key towns of Giardini Naxos and Letojanni, Taormina’s soft, sandy beaches and the Ionian Sea waters are extremely inviting. Isola Bella is unquestionably Taormina’s most attractive beach and is found at the foot of the town, while Mazzarò is a slightly smaller beach set in a bay to the north of Isola Bella. Acknowledged as one of the most visited strips of shoreline in the area, Mazzaro is a little off the beaten track. In as much as the pebble beach is accessible by means of the spectacular cable railway which regularly departs from Taormina. Finally Giardini Naxos, located to the south of the town, is the longest beach in the area, alternating fine sand with pebbles. Courtesy of the proximity of a spread of bars and restaurants, Giardini Naxos also boasts a stylish nightlife once the sun’s gone down.

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Is Taormina expensive?

Taormina is one of Sicily’s most exclusive resorts, making it quite expensive. However, if you look around, you’ll still find many reasonable and affordable restaurants around.

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