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Follow the signs

I saw the signs for this beautiful park which takes you through the narrow streets of Taormina. On... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
IAN D
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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lovely stroll , lots of shade

Took a nice leisurely stroll through the park, plenty of shade trees and benches to relax and read... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
5-2-go91
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Coopersburg, PA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I saw the signs for this beautiful park which takes you through the narrow streets of Taormina. On arrival I was knocked out by the gardens and the views. Numerous statues in the park but just kept going back to the views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IAN D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a nice leisurely stroll through the park, plenty of shade trees and benches to relax and read. Beautiful vantage points for some lovely pictures of the sea and surrounding bay.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Beautiful and peaceful gardens with some sculptures and buildings that look like something from a fantasy film. Also a war memorial with a field gun and two man open submarine. This is well worth a walk around and is right next to Hotel Villa Diodora.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely garden away from the bustle of the Greco-Roman theatre & streets of Taormina. There were on.y a few people there when we visited. Good views too. The garden could do with being better taken care of though.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

well we love Taormina , been there for more than 12 times and we always find something new to see or do ! its full of surprises and history, scenery and culture , and this year we visited this place. to our amusement it also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Worth a quick visit. Lovely to walk around, take in the views and it features a nice little architectural building which somehow reminded me of Mowgli and the Jungle Book :)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This wonderful park was next to our hotel and overlooks the Ionian Sea. It is beautifully landscaped and very peaceful and relaxing. It is a great place to unwind.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sej60
Reviewed 22 October 2018

You can get away from the densely touristic areas and relax in this peaceful garden. The views are amazing.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank C77C
Reviewed 19 October 2018

If you have never seen a commando style two man submarine then a walk in the park provides the opportunity. A short walk away from the main part of town the park is a wonderfully peaceful place with glorious views and a number of war...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

If you have time and you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded streets, these gardens are worth a visit. The history of the gardens, the follies and the views all made it very interesting. It is looking a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Vazbo
9 May 2018|
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Response from GaryW584 | Reviewed this property |
From the Corso Umberto take the alley going downhill to the Naumarche. Follow this street downhill (Via Fratelli Bandiera) this turns into via Bagnoli Croci. Continue downhill and it is on your right. There is an entrance at... More
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DeeF401
31 January 2018|
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Response from Marjorie I | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all other posts. It your mum can manage the walk to the gardens and back then I am sure she will really enjoy these lovely gardens. Plenty of shade, plenty of seats. Really hope you get to see them
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LorenaB682
8 May 2016|
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not much, you can walk quite fast through, in 15 - 20minutes, or relax even for hours inside.
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