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Address: Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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If you are visiting Sicily and aiming to see Mount Etna the right place to stay is Taormina... Location, atmosphere and view of Etna is incredible... Etna by car is only 45... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are visiting Sicily and aiming to see Mount Etna the right place to stay is Taormina... Location, atmosphere and view of Etna is incredible... Etna by car is only 45 minutes and it is always in the horizon day and night...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And yes one could potentially do a lot of damage to the good old credit card by the looks of things. There is a nice selection of local craft / art / delicatessen shops to visit and needless to say a few of the luxury brands are also present.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the major street of Taormina and thus can be crowded with tourists and tourist shops. Lots of ice cream, cafes, restaurants and stuff to buy. Some very charming squares and good views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to so some 'people watching'. Very well kept walk way with beautiful shops. It is so nice to see the locals on their evening passeggiata and stop for a gelato or a drink.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Corso Umberto is a long street full of beautiful buildings and the flashiest shopping street on the island full of fashion and tourist shops together with many restaurants along both sides. It is interesting to divert off the main street into the winding side alleys to get a real feel of this towns unique location high up on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Corso Umberto is without a doubt the most important and crowd road in Taormina. With the magnificent palaces that line it, full of history and their land occupied floor without interruption by restaurants, boutiques, craft shops and souvenirs, this city street is the symbol of Taormina, a place impossible to avoid for visitors and tourists, magnet for those who want... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is this a beautiful long street to walk around? Yes. Are there tons of shops & restaurants to occupy you? Yes. Are they expensive? YES. Don't plan on souvenir shopping here (unless your budget is quite large). If you enjoy window shopping and people watching, this street can't be beat.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting place to walk around but unless you have a shed load of money you won't be buying much. In my opinion most stuff was over priced and most of the clothing was pretty hideous anyway.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This long street is full of history, nice buildings, several shops, cafes and restaurants. We visited Taormina in the afternoon and there were not so many tourists. The view was amazing so were the shops for the ladies... :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Corso Umberto is the main str in Taormina and this is really an enchanting str choc a block with tiny boutique hotels and shops. Surely here you will find cafes, and restaurants that will tingle everyones apetite. The views from some of the shops and hotels is breathtaking. Corso Umberto is also odeal for an evening stroll while enjoying the... More 

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