This town was once thriving for the Greeks and Romans who resided here, but by the end of the 19th century, it was more of a tourist hot spot. Famous visitors like Oscar Wilde, Tsar Nicholas II, and Richard Wagner were known to have frequented Taormina.
It’s a classy honeymoon destination that features plenty of historic buildings, stunning architecture, and views of the natural scenery. Make sure to visit the ancient theatre, the Duomo di San Nicola, and the Baroque architecture of Chiesa di San Pancrazio. There are also beautiful churches, parks, and town squares to enjoy throughout your visit. No matter what you choose to do while visiting Taormina, you’ll be surrounded by rich culture and natural beauty that you won’t soon forget.
When to Visit Taormina
Visitors should stay in Taormina from March through October. This is when the weather is most ideal as it’s sunny, warm, and vibrant. There’s plenty of outdoor sightseeing which means you’ll want great weather as you wander the town. Enjoy the vibrant colours of the natural scenery as you look out along the rugged coastline and out at the pristine water.
How to Get to Taormina
Visitors can fly into the Catania airport from mainland Italy and transfer to Taormina by bus, car, or train. There are direct bus services that typically take an hour and a half. Visitors can take a bus to the Catania train station to catch a train to Taormina. And, if you are renting a car, you can easily reach your destination from Catania airport within an hour. Those who would like to take their time viewing the various coastal towns may enjoy renting a car instead of taking public transit.
Where to Stay in Taormina
Taormina is full of luxurious and cosy villas from Italian Breaks. They are charming, spacious, conveniently located, and packed with amenities. For couples on romantic getaways, you’ll have plenty of choice for the most luxurious and romance-inducing villas around. Opt for an accommodation with a private pool, or one of our villas located by the beach. Our villas are perfect for families too as they have all the amenities needed for the kids and are close to the best Taormina attractions.
We always strive to put our guests first and anticipate their needs. So, we make sure to focus on what matters most to our guests. We believe that travel should be about making memories and having experiences, which is why we take all the guesswork out of booking accommodation. This way, you’ll know you have a safe and comfortable retreat to come back to after a long day of sightseeing. Don’t delay booking your trip to Taormina. The sooner you get it booked, the sooner you start to enjoy your getaway in Taormina.
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