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Stories and Tips Taormina

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Taormina (Sicily), Italy

Written by Mark Gokingco on 27 Oct, 2010

We purchased a ship board shore excursion for this since it offered a visit to the town of Taormina, lava river and wine tasting. Honestly, I found this tour lacking. The town of Taormina was good which has a quaint little town with…Read More


Written by Wasatch on 15 Aug, 2007

Taormina is the reason cruise ships stop at the east end of Scicily.Like the perched villages of France(see Eze), TaorminaSicily was built at the top of a cliff overlooking the sea to help protect the village from ship born raiders. It’s an understatement to call…Read More

Hello from Sicily: Arrival in Taormina

Written by suzque on 09 Jun, 2008

In April /May 2007 I spent 3 weeks in Sicily to study Italian. My first week was spent in beautiful Taormina. Here I have included a few of my video clips from Taormina to give you an idea of this beautiful place. My travel journal…Read More

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Sicilian Food

Written by Barb B on 30 Nov, 2000

A Bit About The History of Sicily's Food For an authentic taste Sicilian foods, try these specialties-- *Stockfish alla Ghiotta *Swordfish or Meal Involtini *Caassata Siciliana *Pasta with Mussels Favorite beverages include-- *Corvo *Regaleali *Rapitala Sicily’s close…Read More

Taormina for Women

Written by DenaMaria on 08 Nov, 2000

Taormina is the top resort town in Sicily. Over the years, it has gotten a reputation with Sicilian men for being THE PLACE to meet foreign women looking for a good time. Be prepared for a lot of unwanted attention. Walking with…Read More

Learn Italian!!!!

Written by DenaMaria on 10 Nov, 2000

As part of my vacation in Sicily, I decided to take Italian classes. I signed up for the Babilonia School via their website and was not disappointed. (www.babilonia.it) I was picked up from the airport and driven to a wonderful apartment. I…Read More

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Taormina, Sicily

Written by Julie Hood on 22 Jul, 2000

I have to admit that Taormina is one of my favorite vacation spots. The beaches are gorgeous, the sights are wonderful and the people are very friendly. Taking a walk down the main street, Corso Umberto, and stopping at one of the many…Read More


Written by myrdal on 22 Sep, 2006

When I asked about a nudist beach in Taormina or near, I was very surprised when a waiter in a gay friendly bar informed that there was a little nudist beach called Roca Bianca and this beach was located near the Hotel Lido Caparena, the…Read More

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Taormina - Is Pearl of Sicily

Written by Zhebiton on 07 Jul, 2010

The city is located on Mount Taor.Glavnaya Attractions Taormina - this well-preserved ruins of the Greek theater. For fans of shopping here, of course, have something to make money. Deserves special attention network of shops "Parisi". They are all well-known Italian brands: Cavalli, Missoni, Pucci,…Read More

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A Day in Taormina

Written by NiceGinna on 21 Dec, 2009

Taormina was one of the reasons we booked this particular cruise. We had been here before for a few days but it was probably 15 years ago! We arranged through the cruise to take a shuttle bus to the town itself, but other…Read More

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