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Corso Umberto

Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“the main street” (93 reviews)
“designer shops” (31 reviews)
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Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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"the main street"
in 93 reviews
"designer shops"
in 31 reviews
"beautiful street"
in 25 reviews
"window shopping"
in 24 reviews
"gelato"
in 63 reviews
"nice shops"
in 25 reviews
"people watching"
in 64 reviews
"busy street"
in 18 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 25 reviews
"evening stroll"
in 15 reviews
"long street"
in 13 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 30 reviews
"expensive shops"
in 11 reviews
"high street"
in 12 reviews
"porta catania"
in 25 reviews
"gelateria"
in 26 reviews
"watch the world"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stroll for an intro to Taormina. People watching, cafes, shopping, photo taking....lots to see and do..plus very safe. Do it.

2  Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We entered Corso Umberto by the Messina Gate and we went to Porta Catania and back. The street is very nice, with many shops: international brands or local stores. You may choose from the many souvenir shops, many ice cream and canoli shops, and a...More

1  Thank Dimitrescu D
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Wonderful streets to stroll down and shop. Plenty of wonderful restaurants to stop for a great fish dish and house wine.

1  Thank xKIKx
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We were on a Seabourne cruise and had not intended to go ashore but standing on deck looking up to the town on high after the ship anchored changed our minds. We went ashore in a boat, a shuttle bus was waiting for us and...More

1  Thank 208Geordie
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Anyone looking to tour Taormina should start their journey thru this main street. It cuts straight thru the town and is the best way to get your bearings of Taormina. Filled w/ restaurants, cafes, shops - venture down the small alleyways to right (toward ocean)...More

1  Thank fencingdad
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My daughter and granddaughter and I happened to find this beautiful street while we were looking for a particular ceramic shop. There were many unique shops and the scenery looking down towards the sea was breathtaking.

1  Thank Adkgal1528
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Beautiful main drag through the heart of Taormina, with all the bars and restaurants, and lovely piazzas. The place for the 'Passagiata'. My Wife and ould'nt get enough of it.

1  Thank CallumJohnB
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The central street of Taormina connects Porta Messina and Porta Catania. It is lined by tourist shops located in the ancient buildings, almost always overcrowded by tourists, and intersected by numerous alleys and interesting small streets.

Thank Borzov
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Lovely variety of buildings-shops,restaurants,churches,a cathedral,piazzas etc. Gets extremely busy but is unmissable.

Thank Peter E
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This street, the main street of Taormina, is adapted to tourists. I don't know if it has always been like this. There are a "zillon" souvernir shops, many expensive boutiques and, of course, bars, cafes and eateries, many eateries. I'm told that during the peak...More

1  Thank Benjamuna
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Magda Z
15 January 2018|
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Response from CallumJohnB | Reviewed this property |
Hello Magda, only just seen your question, so late replying. My wife and I spent a fantastic week in Taormina, which is a beautiful and vibrant place to stay. Thankfully it wasn't to busy so we had not trouble booking... More
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Twogypz
23 August 2017|
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Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
Pedestrian area. But lots of taxi available we walked mostly and used public transportation it was cheap and efficient
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