Tips about this Place
An exquisite traditional dish in Taormina is “Spaghetti alla Norma”, made with tomato sauce, fried aubergine, and pecorino. It’s the only pasta dish that is named after an opera.
Popular Sicilian dishes to sample in Taormina are ‘'pasta con le sarde” (macaroni with fresh sardines, sweet cicely, raisins and pine nuts), and grilled or fried seafood “secondi”.
Taormina is distinguished by its delicious and refreshing "granita", which can be enjoyed on a brioche with whipped cream.
As visiting Italy without tasting the traditional "gelato" is unacceptable, Taormina is packed with marvelous gelato kiosks!
The most popular natural attractions in Taormina are Giardini della Villa Comunale, Isola Bella, Playa Sole Luna, Lido Mazzaro and Lido Copacabana.
The Mountain Etna is located on the east coast of Sicily and nearby Taormina. From Taormina, you can enjoy views to the volcano while daily excursions to the mountain are organised by local tours.
Articles about this Place
Taormina has an Arabic recipe heritage using honey, nuts, citrus and spices in its dishes!
French & Spanish influences can also be observed in some local recipes that make use of pasta, tomatoes, vegetables, olive oil, seafood & various herbs.Read More
In Mount Etna, there are several wine-tasting tours and cooking lessons offered that every gastronomy-lover would adore.
In addition to learning traditional Sicilian recipes, the breathtaking view of the valley makes the tours a memorable experience!Read More
Taormina hosts several Michelin-starred restaurants for a luxurious food experience! Most of them serve authentic Sicilian seafood situated in elegant verandas.
Some popular restaurants with excellent fine-dining opportunities are Vineria Modi Taormina, Tiramisu Trattoria, L'Incontro, Restaurant Cinque Archi, Trattoria Don Ciccio and…Read More
Find out the best place to watch the breathtaking view of Mountain Etna from Taormina!
Taormina has a stunning landscape, which is significantly upgraded by the beauty of Mt Etna. The best place to enjoy breathtaking views of mountain Etna is at the Ancient Greek…Read More
Buy fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs in the charming street shops of Taormina!
There is a wide diversity of shops in the picturesque streets of Taormina selling all kind of goods including fresh fruits, vegetables, and local herbs but also beautiful flowers,…Read More