Travel Blogs from Taormina
Today is the last day of the 8 days that we have spent in Sicily...tomorrow it's off to Switzerland for the final leg of my wonderful adventure.
we arrived in Catania last Sat.where my intrepid travelling companions picked up a hire car and drove to the town of Agrigento on the East coast of the island. Agregento itself didn't seem to be the most picturesque of ...
... for lunch, which is a place that makes food fresh from the surrounding areas. The food was so delicious! Our last hour in Sicily was free time where a group of us set out for a section of beach and sand to dip our feet in the Sicilian Sea! We found it and we loved it! It was the end of a great weekend, which also marked the one month mark left in Rome. It was a bittersweet weekend, but one that had so many bonding experiences and memories!
Last day had perfect weather. We went to an ancient theater with the casual Volcano as the background scenery. Mt. Etna was huge and beautiful. Clouds covered it up and I got a quick glimpse of it. An overall amazing weekend and I was sad to leave. Definitely want to go back to Sicily some ...
Catania is the capital of Sicily. Bigger city, I found some areas to be very sketchy but overall nice city. Not a massive amount of tourist places to visit. Great pizza and pasta. Got lost a few times trying to find hotels, this is also where I decide to buy a large suitcase to help lug all my **** around. Larsens rating for Catania : ...
left port of Messina and took a bus about 1 hour away to Taormina. Really great tour guide for this tour. Visited a great Greco Roman theatre, first built by Greeks then later rebuilt by the Romans with a fantastic view of the sea. The town was very cute, and plenty of shopping. Worth a trip ...
Other places to stay in Taormina
Via Pirandello 39, Taormina | 3 star villafrom $172
Leonardo da Vinci 25, Taormina | Villafrom $94
Via Nazionale 153, Taormina | Villafrom $117
Via San Pancrazio 25/27, Taormina | 3 star villafrom $112
Nazionale, 173 loc. Spisone, Taormina | 1 star villafrom $95
Nazionale 101, Taormina | Villafrom $90