Taormina is a town on the island of Sicily in Italy, and was an ancient colony back in ancient times, dating from about 400 BC. Taormina is in the Province of Messina, with the magnificent Aeolian Islands and the ancient city of Milazzo. Taormina is a very popular destination with tourists since the 19th century. It has beautiful beaches by the Ionian sea with great warm temperatures.
The Greek Amphitheater is the most visited in
Taormina. It offers a stunning view of Mt. Etna and the seacoast. The annual
Taormina Film Festival is hosted here every year. There is also antiquarian
which contains artifacts from the classical and early Christian periods. This is
a great place to take the family for some history and background of the area.
The shopping is just superb here in Taormina. From antique shops to delicatessens, you will find anything and everything here. Visit shopping places like Ch'ien, Casa d'Arte Forin, Carlo Panarello, Oggettistica e Arredi, and La Torinese. Here you will find souvenirs, paintings, ceramics, and household accessories.