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Corso Umberto is the central thoroughfare in Taormina, where most the city’s shops, restaurants and churches reside. It is located almost 700 feet above the Ionian Sea and, as such, affords one great views of the ocean. It is typical of other central European city...More
This is the main street lined with upscale shops through the heart of Taormina Centro. We found excellent ceramics, food and wine, souvenirs and cafés. And of course gelato and Granite. It has three gates-Messina gate, middle gate, and Catania gate. The entrance to the...More
The town itself is very pretty, but it is very difficult to enjoy walking down the streets when there are 25 groups of cruise ship tourists in town. On our second day there, there were no hoards of tourists, so we were much more able...More
It is the spine of the city and a commercial street. Some of the older shops are very nice. Some of the new ones are just the same bling-bling boutiques as in big cities. Still the place is very cute and clean.
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I was told by a shop owner that the day we were there was “quiet”. It must be hellosh in high season. Having said that, it is an interesting street, nice shops and views and about a million restaurants.
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
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 restaurants and always getting a seat at our favourite bars.
We were not there in February, but as with other resorts, I should imagine that a lot of bars and restaurants may be closed, not sure about the shops though. I would imagine that if the weather is good it would still be worth a visit.