Explore the Best of Taormina and Surrounding

Welcome to the captivating world of Taormina and its enchanting surroundings. Immerse yourself in the rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and unique experiences that this region has to offer. Discover the best tourist attractions, embark on wine tasting adventures at renowned wineries, take a thrilling helicopter trip to the Etna volcano and Panarea island, explore the mystical Grota Azzurra, and enjoy convenient access to the beach via the nearby cable car. Here’s a curated list of must-visit places that will make your journey truly memorable.
1. Ancient Theatre of Taormina:
Step back in time at the Ancient Theatre of Taormina, a well-preserved Greek amphitheater dating back to the 3rd century BC. Marvel at its grandeur, enjoy panoramic views of Mount Etna and the Ionian Sea, and catch a performance or event in this iconic setting.
2. Taormina Cathedral:
Visit the Duomo di Taormina (Taormina Cathedral), a stunning 13th-century church that showcases a fusion of Norman and Gothic architectural styles. Admire its intricate facade, beautiful mosaics, and impressive works of art.
3. Corso Umberto I:
Take a leisurely stroll along the vibrant Corso Umberto I, Taormina’s main street. Explore its charming boutiques, local shops, cafes, and restaurants, soaking in the lively atmosphere and indulging in Sicilian delicacies.
4. Isola Bella:
Discover the picturesque Isola Bella, a small nature reserve just off the coast of Taormina. Accessible by a narrow strip of land, this enchanting spot offers crystal-clear waters, a pebbled beach, and lush vegetation, making it a paradise for nature lovers.
5. Siracusa Archaeological Park:
Embark on a journey to Siracusa and explore its fascinating Archaeological Park. Discover the Greek Theater, the Ear of Dionysius (an ancient limestone cave), and the impressive ruins of the Temple of Apollo, immersing yourself in the region’s rich history.
6. Wine Tasting at Local Wineries:
Indulge in a wine tasting experience at the renowned wineries in the surrounding area. Sample exquisite Sicilian wines, explore the vineyards, and learn about the region’s winemaking traditions. Planeta Winery and Donnafugata Winery are highly recommended for their exceptional offerings.
7. Helicopter Trip to Etna Volcano and Panarea Island:
Embark on an extraordinary adventure with a helicopter trip to the magnificent Etna volcano and the picturesque Panarea island. Marvel at the awe-inspiring landscapes, witness the raw power of the volcano, and explore the charming island with its stunning beaches and traditional architecture.
8. Grota Azzurra:
Experience the enchantment of Grota Azzurra (Blue Grotto), a natural sea cave renowned for its brilliant blue waters. Take a boat trip to this magical place and be mesmerized by the iridescent hues that illuminate the cave’s interior, creating an otherworldly ambiance.
9. Cable Car to the Beach:
Conveniently located near our hotel, you can enjoy easy access to the beach via the cable car. Take a short ride and find yourself basking in the sun, swimming in the turquoise waters, and relaxing on the sandy shores, all just minutes away from your accommodation.

Taormina and its surrounding areas offer a wealth of extraordinary sights and experiences for every traveler. From ancient theaters and magnificent cathedrals to wine tasting adventures, helicopter trips, and natural wonders, this region has it all. Immerse yourself