Taormina

Almost every time someone mentions visiting Sicily, Taormina is the place they visit. The reason? Because it is simply stunning!

On our visit, we saw Taormina by funicular, foot and by car. We hope you enjoy some pictures of our time in this magnificent city! fullsizeoutput_2fcd Here we are in Piazza IX Aprile, at the heart of Taormina. fullsizeoutput_2fcb  fullsizeoutput_303ffullsizeoutput_302efullsizeoutput_2fc1 Walking around, exploring the streets of Taormina. fullsizeoutput_2f54.jpegfullsizeoutput_2f57fullsizeoutput_2f5cfullsizeoutput_2b8a After strolling around Taormina,we decided to continue up the hill to Castelmola. The picture below shows the view of Isola Bella. Should you ever be in Sicily in the summer months, this is a popular beach spot for tourists! fullsizeoutput_3082 Castelmola has been rated the most picturesque towns in Europe. At an elevation of 3320 meters, Castelmola offers views of the Ionian coast, Mount Etna, the Bay of Giardini-Naxos, the Cape of S.Alessio, the strait of Messina and the Calabrian coast. fullsizeoutput_3094fullsizeoutput_30a5fullsizeoutput_3097fullsizeoutput_32e2 If you ever find yourself in Castelmola, we recommend you. stop by Bar Turisi for a granita and a taste of almond wine. fullsizeoutput_327f We hope you enjoyed our pictures.

Cheers & thanks for stopping by!

 

 

 

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