Travel Blogs from Taormina
... From here we took a lift up to the very pretty old city of Taormina. This little town perched high on the hill has been a coastal resort town since Roman times. We walked the cobbled streets of balconied terrace houses and shops. Many of the balconies contained examples of the unique ceramics the town is renowned for. The shops were exquisite and and I know several people who would LOVE to put in a day or two perusing! The fashions ...
... chilli sauce, sweet peas and breadcrumbs cooked in oil with garlic, sardines baked with lemon and orange, and a very tart lemon jelly for desert, finished with free grappa- licorice infused and oregano infused. Those last flavours were a bit over the top, but the best meal in Sicily fro 52€. Street outside bnb was very noisy all night, even double glazing didn't keep it quiet, and neighbours shoes on wooden floors woke us again at ...
... you need it. Wandered around Nicolosi that night- nice town with lots boutiques and nice looking cafés and bars. Even an Irish pub. Dinner at Alpero Restaurant just cause it looked interesting. Great food and helpful owner who suggested Antipesti. Caponata al cocao and Fritelle mele e speck. The first was like a stir fried veg dish with small cubes of aubergine, mushroom, capsicum, celery and heaps olive oil. Said no to the cocao- can't imagine what that would be like. Second ...
... atmosphere. Not too much brand name stuff, and not particularly cheap, but Kim managed to load up on handbags. Couldn't find anything interesting for the kids- adult or junior. Set off again around 1530 for easy drive to Nicolosi which is on edge of mt Etna. Road in was bedlam but town seemed nice enough. Typical small Sicilian town. Hotel not too hard to find with the help of Google. Older property with bright blue walls and red ...
... second to none. Plus, we were fortunate enough to attend an Italian Opera presentation on Saturday evening. Not really being opera buffs we couldn't help but appreciate the incredible skill and talent required to sing opera. We will always have fond memories of our stay in Taormina...next it's off to Malta we ...
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