Travel Blogs from Taormina
... there last night (performances are booked out months prior), and a popular Italian singer was playing tonight to a full house. Even at the back of the amphitheatre, you felt you we're right at the stage, very personal. All Greek amphitheatre's have a great backdrop, this one is no exception...Mount Etna! To complete the wow factor, at the top the back of the amphitheatre gives stunning views of the coast in front and behind from so high up. You can ...
... about doing a "tour" around Palermo for a few Euro! After some bartering, we decided to take an "alternative" tour of the sights of Palermo. Wow, what a tour, down very narrow streets, which we had no idea where we were...could have been off to an organ donation centre! Saw a few markets, including seafood, meat, goods etc. The churches were a surprise. You can see the Arabic influence in the city and churches, some of the design and work was stunning. The opera house is ...
... the town inch by inch. We got some irritated looks from the locals as we should not have been there! We got past in some places with mills to spare. Thank god we did not need to reverse! To say I was not sh8$&4!g myself is an understatement! Neil had to get out of the car (Volvo SUV) to guide us through! When I saw we had got through to the other side, I was relieved and considered getting out of the car to kiss the ground! We decided to stay the night ...
... station for hours! After some lunch , we made our way to Etna (after a couple of wrong turns). It is a fair trip up the mountain to the cable car, which takes you to 2.4km up. Neil and I took a jeep up to the crater if the 2003 eruption, some 3,000 metres up, the closest you can get, some 309 metres from the main active crater, which no one can visit at the moment. Unfortunately, the weather ...
In the theatre, actors are warned to never work with children and animals. Here's some similar advice for cruising, never visit Messina on a Sunday. Messina is a very religious city and not the largest of cities, so on Sunday there's not a lot open. Just as well there are plenty of things to see in Messina.
We spent the morning ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Riviera Taormina
Other places to stay in Taormina
Via Nazionale 105, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $269
- Enchanteur et haut de gamme !
- Awesome hotel
Via Madonna delle Grazie 3, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $327
- Fantastic stay at the Monte Tauro
- Not up to scratch!
- Selective information.....
Piazza San Domenico 5, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $401
- Gorgeous gardens, beautiful public rooms, disappointing bedrooms
- Wonderful and unique - like staying in a living museum
Via Teatro Greco 59, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $849
- Stunning service, views and rooms
- An oasis at the end of a long vacation
- Grand Prices, Grand View but no Grand Hotel
189 Via Nazionale, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $182
Bagnoli Croci 75, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $237
- Excellent location, staff rude and disapointing food
- Great Hotel, Not So Great Staff!
- Excellent hotel and excellent staff
Via Nazionale 147, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $269
Via Bagnoli Croci 79, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $245
- Villa Belvedere - rude, arrogant, inhospitable
- Lovely hotel with beautiful views
- Terrific situation
Via Pirandello, 50, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $352
- Un vero 5 stelle lusso!
- Wunderbares San Pietro
- Superhotel in guter Lage
Via Guardiola Vecchia, 27 , Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- Great Hotel
- Fab Holiday
- Fantastic hotel, town and island
Via Nazionale, 161, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $367
Via Bagnoli Croce 92, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- Fabulous break
- Food dreadful, but stunning views
- Bristol Park Hotel August 2003
Via San Giovanni Bosco 10/B, Taormina | 2 star hotelfrom $90
Via Nazionale 107/A, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $306
Via Dietro Cappuccini, 10, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Via Circonvallazione, 61, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $151
Via Bagnoli Croce 1, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $193
- A great hotel
- Only ok; lots of steps
- Good View But...
Via Nazionale 114, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Madonna Rocca 1, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Via Dietro Cappuccini, Taormina | 2 star hotelfrom $97
Via Toselli 8, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Excellent location - good hotel
- Price is not in proportion to quality offered
- Super hotel and location
Via Guardiola Vecchia, 34-37, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $195
- Fabulous small hotel with great service and views
- Lovely hotel;great location;teriffic views
- Breathtaking views
Via L Pirandello 60, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $171
- Fantastic Place to stay!
- A great stay at the Bel Soggiorno
- We would happily return to Bel Soggiorno
Piazzale Della Funivia, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Via Madonna delle Grazie 9, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $86