Do not miss:
- The theatre: of Greek origins, transformed and expanded in the Roman age. Today, it is the centre of Taormina Art, an international film festival, theatre, ballet and music shows during summer time.
- Corso Umberto I – it is a quiet uphill street, full of nice shops, restaurants and coffee bars.
- Corvaja Palace – with its exhibition of “pupi” and “carretti siciliani” (typical Sicilian marionettes and historical barrows) which are wood curved and iron wrought.
- Piazza IX Aprile- a charming small square overlooking the sea where you can enjoy a nice panoramic view of the gulf and mount Etna.
- Piazza del Duomo- with a beautiful baroque fountain built of Taormina stone on a circular base and the cathedral dedicated to S. Nicholas di Bari, which dates back to XIII century.
- The Palaces of Taormina- in gothic style with Arabic-Norman influences constitute a pleasant view of the old town.
- Villa Comunale gardens- full of flowers and exotic plants.