Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Taormina

Over the years, Taormina has been a source of inspiration for artists from all over the world. Celebrated as the idyllic destination par excellence, it represents the ideal place to escape from the chaos of city life. Located 200 metres above sea level, it is settled on a coastal terrace, overlooking the vastness of the Ionian Sea. The natural beauty of the hill from which the city rises is completed by the view of the imposing Etna volcano.

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The Greek Anphitheater

Certainly the most iconic monument of the city, the Amphitheatre was erected in Taormina in the 2nd century BC. Celebrated by Goethe for "the most beautiful view from a theatre", it overlooks the Ionic sea and Mount Etna. The classic cavea was tailored by the side of the hill and it serves as stage for international events.
Adresse: 40 Del Teatro Greco Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 223 220

Isola Bella

The literal translation "beautiful island" wasn't given at random. This Mediterranean isle serves as a natural habitat for diverse species of birds and sea life. With its crystal waters, it acts as a bathing spot where you can also enjoy the ocean breeze.
Adresse: Isola Bella, Taormina
Transport: Take the cableway from Pirandello road to Mazzarò.

IX Aprile Square

A bustling landmark of Taormina, Piazza IX Aprile is the vibrant heart of the town. Guarded by two majestic churches, it offers an sweeping view of the Ionic Sea. With its traditional cafes and restaurants, it is a place where you can sip some local almond wine while listening to musicians fiddling with their strings.
Adresse: IX Aprile Square, Taormina

Chiesa di San Giuseppe

Constructed at the end of the XVII century, San Giuseppe church dominates Piazza IX Aprile with its Baroque facade. The interiors are decorated with floral motifs and angels, as well as with some frescoes picturing traditional Catholic images.
Adresse: IX Aprile Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 223 766

Villa Comunale

The gardens of this villa represent a shaded solution after the days spent at the beach. Designed by the British and eccentric Lady Florence Trevelyan, they fairly resemble British gardens, although they house a diverse and rare Sicilian flora as well as exotic plants. The architectural items are also considerable: there are bizarre constructions like the Beehive and other more classical statues.
Adresse: Bagnoli Croci Road, Taormina
Åpningstider: Winter: 9am–Sunset. Summer: 9am–Midnight

Corvaja Palace

Overlooking Badia square, this iconic palace was erected throughout the Arabs´ domination in the XI century. The architectural features show a mixture of styles, blending together to create this mansion. By taking a walk up the XIII century staircase, you'll be able to enjoy the art exhibition hosted in the building.
Adresse: Corso Umberto, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 262 0198

Corso Umberto I

Corso Umberto I crosses the entire town in what is the most iconic walk in Taormina. It goes from Porta Catania to Porta Messina, the two ancient gateways that guard the city define the border of the medieval town. The road will lead you to historical sites of the city as well as some of its most famous restaurants, cafes and shops.
Adresse: Corso Umberto I, Taormina


If you happen to stroll through the many alleys in town, you might stumble upon the Odeon. Only a few steps away from the main road, this Roman theatre was discovered in 1892 underneath buildings constructed upon it over the years. Its remains stand out from the rest of the city, a testament to the long gone Ancient Roman Era.
Adresse: Timeo Road, Taormina

Lido Mazzarò

You can take a ride on the cable way from the main town to this well known beach: the available view will anticipate what to expect from Lido Mazzarò. Although it is a pebbly beach, it is ideal for sunbathing, and If you fancy having lunch here, you will also find some local restaurants.
Adresse: Lido Mazzarò, Mazzarò

La Grotta Blu

A hidden gem located at Mazzarò Beach, this scuba-diving spot is also ideal for a boat trip: the crystal blue of the sea is reflected on the inside of the grotto, creating a show of dazzling lights and colours. You will find numerous scuba-diving schools throughout Taormina and Isola Bella, for beginners or advanced divers.
Adresse: Nike Diving Center, Isola Bella District, Mazzarò
Telefon: +39 339 196 1559

Duomo di Taormina

Also called "Fortress Cathedral", this is a Medieval church built in the 13th century over the ruins of San Nicola´s church. The austere facade granted it the title of biggest medieval monument in Taormina: with its Gothic-Norman style, it shouldn't be missed.
Adresse: Duomo Square, Taormina

Piazza Duomo Fountain

The Fountain located in Duomo Square is further enhanced by the medieval figure of Taormina´s Cathedral, standing right in front of it and dominating the square. Constructed in a Gothic style, this monument is guarded by the statue of the Minotaur, the half-man half-horse mythological emblem of the city.
Adresse: Duomo Square, Taormina

Spisone Beach

Known for its clear water, this public beach is bigger than Mazzarò Lido and certainly more relaxing: in fact it's one of the locals' most frequented spots, as it doesn't often bustle with tourists. The tiny rock islands emerging from the blue surface complete the picture of this natural landscape.
Adresse: Spisone Beach, Nazionale Road, Taormina
Transport: Reachable by taking the bus number 22 at Caparana bus stop.

Alcantara Gorges

A day trip to the Alcantara Gorges offers a way to cool off and hide from the hot Sicilian sun. Located on the slope of Mount Etna, they formed over 4000 years ago due to the flow of lava that was crystallised thanks to the Alcantara river, creating the natural sculptures that can be seen today.
Adresse: 5 Nazionale Road, Motta Camastra
Telefon: +39 328 658 0130
Transport: From Taormina bus terminal numerous Interbus buses run to Alcantara Gorge. Check departures on

Giardini Naxos

Featuring white sandy beaches and crystal water, this 4 km coastline is one of the most well-known bays on the island. Plentiful restaurants, bars and shops as well as the archaeological park, make Giardini Naxos a perfect alternative for a day trip. Located only 6 km from the Taormina city centre, the bus ride takes only 26 minutes.
Adresse: Giardini Naxos, Messina
Transport: From Taormina bus terminal numerous Interbus buses run to Giardini di Naxos. Check departures on

Madonna della Rocca Church

Perched on the mount that dominates Taormina, this church was carved out of rocks and features peculiar rock interiors. From the city centre, walk up the numerous steps that lead here, where you'll be able to enjoy a sweeping view of the city.
Adresse: Madonna Rocca Road, Salita Castello
Telefon: +39 338 803 3448
Åpningstider: Winter: 9.30am–12.30pm. Summer: 9.30am–12.30 4pm–7.30pm

Taormina Film Festival

Hosting internationally acclaimed cinema celebrities since 1955, Taormina Film Festival is the main event in town. Every year in June, the ancient Greek amphitheatre comes once again back to life to celebrate the best in the cinema industry.
Adresse: Ancient Theatre of Taormina, Teatro Greco Road, Taormina

"The Godfather" Movie Locations

If you're a fan of Francis Ford Coppola's movie "The Godfather", you may know that there are spots in and around Taormina that have been used as filming locations for the piece. These are the train station Taormina-Giardini, the Santissima Annunziata church in Forza d'Agró, and the Vitelli Bar in Savoca. There are guided tours that can be booked, with further information available at Taormina's Tourist Information Centre.
Adresse: Vittorio Emanuele II Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 0942 23243

Villa Antonio

Villa Antonio serves typical Sicilian cuisine with a modern twist, adjusting some specialities to make them stand out from other traditional restaurants. It is located just in front of the Ionic Sea, a view that can be enjoyed from their balcony. It also acts as a B&B, in case you needed a place to stay in.
Adresse: 88 Luigi Pirandello Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 625 502
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun 24 hours

Al Saraceno

Perched above the city Taormina, the restaurant is located on the way to the Saraceno Castle. This position offers a sweeping view of the entire city, the bay and Mount Etna, often capped with snow. The cuisine is rigorously Sicilian, offering dishes based on both beef and seafood, as well as pizzas.
Adresse: 16/18 Madonna della Rocca Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 632 015
Åpningstider: Daily Noon–2.30pm 7pm–11.30pm


Located in the heart of the historical centre of Taormina, Nettuno Restaurant offers an á la carte menu based on local seafood. Seating is available both indoors and on their open courtyard, and you can also join cooking classes, learning directly from the restaurant's chef.
Adresse: 5 Salita Santippo, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 262 6023
Åpningstider: Thu–Tue 12.30pm–11.30pm, Fri–Wed 11.30am–11pm

Trattoria Don Ciccio

"Trattoria" is the name used by Italians to refer to those "less sophisticated" restaurants where authenticity and Italian flavours are the main focus. Combining fresh ingredients cooked on the spot and a rustic atmosphere, Trattoria Don Ciccio can offer pasta-based dishes as well as many kinds of meat, such as pork shank with almonds and locally caught swordfish.
Adresse: 19 Damiano Rosso Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 628 341
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–11pm

Tischi Toschi

Tischi Toschi prides itself on using only seasonal ingredients, so that's why its menu changes according to what is available at the local markets, but examples of what you may find are fennel meatballs, caciocavallo all'Argentiera, which is a typical kind of cheese, and cod belly with potatoes.
Adresse: 3 Francesco Paladini Alley, Taormina
Telefon: +39 339 364 2088
Åpningstider: Daily 7pm–10.30pm

Murgo Winery

With a terrace that overlooks their vineyards and the Ionian Sea, as well as a patio and garden available during summertime, Murgo Winery offers ample choice for seating. Their fixed-price menu features Sicilian appetizers, two first courses, a mixed grill and a dessert to finish off. You can also book a wine tasting tour, where you'll be able to enjoy specials such as the Lapilli Bianco and Etna Rosso.
Adresse: 13 Zafferana Road, San Michele Village
Telefon: +39 095 950 520
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–10.30pm

Vineria Modí

Settled in the city centre, Vineria Modí offers a menu based on seafood and Sicilian tradition, with dishes such as spaghetti with cuttlefish ink and seared tuna filet with onion cream. The staff that will also aid you in pairing up the best wines with your tastes and food choice.
Adresse: 13 Calapitrulli Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 236 58
Åpningstider: Wed–Tue 12.30am–2.30pm 6.30pm–10.30pm

Ristorante Taormina

This restaurant lets you enjoy either its pasta with seafood dishes or its pizzas while sitting under their terrace, letting you enjoy a view of the main road, Corso Umberto. They also have many options for traditional desserts, from the Sicilian cannoli, pastries with ricotta filling, to tiramisu.
Adresse: 2 Teofane Cerameo Alley, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 243 59
Åpningstider: Wed–Tue 11.30am–11.30pm

Pizzeria Villa Zuccaro

Located in a villa dating back to the 1600s, this pizzeria boasts 35 different kinds of pizza, counting classics like Margherita and Quattro Formaggi but also their signature Villa Taormina, filled with mushrooms and smoked ham. You can finish your meal with Sicilian desserts such as the "cuzzole", made with fried dough.
Adresse: 5 Carmine Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 628 018

Gambero Rosso

From its inception in 1949, Gambero Rosso has offered every Italian dish anyone could be looking for: from seafood like mussels and octopus to fresh pasta and oven cooked pizza. They also provide outdoor seating facing the bustling alley opposite to it.
Adresse: 11 Naumachia Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 224 863
Åpningstider: Mon–Sun 11.30am–3pm 6pm–11pm

Etna Pasticceria

Serving a wide selection of Sicilian delicatessen that range from traditional almond sweets to ricotta cannoli, Etna Pasticceria makes for a fine traditional breakfast spot. Located on the crowded Corso Umberto I, it also serves as an ideal place to relax in before moving on with your shopping day.
Adresse: 112 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 247 35
Åpningstider: Winter: daily 8am–9pm. Summer: 8am–Midnight


This family-run bar specialises in the traditional granita, available in many different flavours such as coffee, pistachio and white chocolate. It is possible to couple it with a warm "brioche col tuppo", a Sicilian pastry. The bar is pretty small, but you can also enjoy your dessert on the go, while strolling through town.
Adresse: 45 Di giovanni Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 224 355
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun 7am–10.30pm


Coming with outdoor seating facing the sea, Wunderbar offers both continental and English breakfast, so that you can start your day with either a sweet or savoury meal. It also acts as a spot for an aperitif, sporting cocktails made following secret recipes such as the "Liz Taylor" or the "Richard Burton". The evenings are also livened up by live piano or sax music.
Adresse: 7 IX Aprile Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 625 302
Åpningstider: Daily 8am–1pm

Mocambo Caffè Bar

Elegant red and white interiors, glass chandeliers and a location facing the city centre all contribute towards Mocambo's upscale ambience. Seating is available both indoors and under their terrace, while a dedicated tea room is also available.
Adresse: IX Aprile Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 233 50
Åpningstider: Daily 8am–2.30am

Ape Nera

This cafe not only acts as a spot to have your breakfast, but also lunch and dinner. You can order simple dishes such as sandwiches and baguettes, a drink coupled with a savoury snack or choose their salmon tartare. If instead you're looking for something sweet, cakes and cannolis are also available.
Adresse: 65 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 223 938

Caffé Cavallaro

If you're looking for pastries, Caffé Cavallaro has them in many shapes and forms: fruit tarts, chocolate cakes or traditional ones like cannoli. You can also order a Sicilian brioche filled with ice cream, to be coupled with a granita or sorbet.
Adresse: 165/167 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 251 259
Åpningstider: Wed–Sat 7.30am–1pm 3pm–9pm, Sun 7.30am–1.30pm 3.30pm–9pm, Mon 7.30am–1pm 3pm–9pm

Antica Pasticceria Salamone

Everything that you can see on this bakery's counter has been made following the local traditions: you can have a Sicilian breakfast consisting of a granita and brioche, but you can also order pastries such as the "raviola" with ricotta, cannoli, "saccottino" biscuits with chocolate and croissants with different fillings.
Adresse: 236 Vittorio Emanuele Road, Giardini Naxos
Telefon: +39 094 251 398
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–8pm

IBar Coffee & Drink

This neon-lit bar is located just beside the Duomo, so its outdoor seating can give you a nice view of this central part of town. You'll be able to order savoury appetisers of bread, olives and ham along with your drinks, or one of their pastries, such as the "babá with rum" cake.
Adresse: 2 Duomo Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 094 262 8841
Åpningstider: Daily 8am–2am

Caffé Solaris

Located not far from the city centre but untouched by the larger crowds, Caffé Solaris is a bar that gives you the opportunity to enjoy a meal while viewing the Ancient Roman Odeon Theatre. You'll be able to order traditional Italian food like the "bruschetta", garlic bread with toppings like tomatoes, ham and pesto, as well as pasta and frittata.
Adresse: 33 Timeo Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 349 577 2732
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 11.30am–11pm, Sun 10.30am–4.30pm

Morgana Lounge Bar

Morgana Lounge is an upscale bar with a peculiar habit: it changes its interior design every year, using local materials and decor. Their signature cocktail menu contains drinks that can only be tasted here, and they offer catering for events as well.
Adresse: 4 Scesa Morgana, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 620 056
Åpningstider: Daily 8pm–3am


This bar comes with an interior decorated with tropical motifs and outdoor seating embraced by green foliage and stone walls. Their cocktail offering contains specials such as the espresso martini, to be enjoyed while listening to the music in the background.
Adresse: 4/5 Palladini Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 320 785 7129
Åpningstider: Daily 6pm–2am

Time Out Pub

Standing out from the multitude of local Sicilian bars, Time Out Pub opens its doors to those who aren't searching for traditional Italian dishes. Here the menu consists of finger food, burgers, wraps and sandwiches, which can be enjoyed while watching the live sport events or be taken to go.
Adresse: 21 San Pancrazio Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 333 525 8971
Åpningstider: Everyday 7.30pm - 2am

La Giara

Since 1953, when La Giara opened, it has been a staple of Taormina\s nightlife. It\s an upscale seafood restaurant that also acts as a sophisticated club, equipped with white interiors that are able to change colours thanks to the lighting. Themed events are hosted every Saturday, as well as guest DJs.
Adresse: 1 Vico La Floresta, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 233 60
Åpningstider: Sat Midnight–5am

Re di Bastoni

One of Taormina´s cultural centres, Re di Bastoni hosts jazz musicians and features paintings of emerging artists. Their beer selection includes limited offers, such as Pan, a brown ale with Nebrodi hazelnuts, that can be coupled with appetisers such as garlic bread with cheese, tomatoes and ham.
Adresse: 120 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 230 37
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun 11am–2am

Q Lounge Bar

Q Lounge Bar is located in one of the main squares of the city, able to host any kind of private event. Their patio is embellished by blooming trees, white sofas and wooden tables, on which you'll be able to enjoy their tropical cocktails or a glass of champagne.
Adresse: 6 Paladini Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 212 96
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–2am

Casamatta Wine Bar

The interior of this bar is made mainly from repurposed materials: the counter and chairs use wood from wine crates while the walls are adorned with pallets, as well as by shelves holding books, bottles and ceramics. They offer appetisers served on chopping boards, as well as bruschette and paninis, to be enjoyed while listening to live music that changes every week.
Adresse: 14 Santa Maria dei Greci Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 349 328 1515
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun 6.30pm–1am

Arco Rosso

Mostly famous for its rotating lineup of "bruschette", toasted garlic bread with varying toppings such as pistachio pesto, Arco Rosso allows you to relax outside and watch the hustle and bustle of the city. Appetisers made with cheese and ham, paninis and sandwiches can be coupled with wine for your aperitif.
Adresse: 7 Naumachia Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 335 582 1830
Åpningstider: Daily Noon–Midnight

Timoleone Café

Timoleone Café sits beside the Odeon Theatre, along the stairway of Timoleone Road. The outdoor seating is located in a garden adorned with fruit trees and embraced by stone walls. Their drinks are made with homegrown fruit, and their dishes are mainly pasta-based, with appetisers on the side.
Adresse: 6 Timoleone Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 346 877 7633
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 5.30pm–Midnight

Tropicana Disco Naxos

Located in the nearby settlement of Giardini Naxos, Tropicana Disco comes equipped with two halls and three dance floors. Many different dancing styles are available every Saturday and Sunday, among which you'll find the ballroom, Latin and Caribbean kinds.
Adresse: Tevere Road, Giardini Naxos
Telefon: +39 339 480 5521


A prestigious name of the fashion industry, Trussardi is an Italian brand selling luxury goods. Creating signature garments since 1911, its clothing options range from women´s clothing and lingerie to menswear, shoes, accessories and perfumes.
Adresse: 210 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 624 548
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–1pm 4pm–8pm


At Parisi you'll be able to find the most well-known brands for both women and men clothing, from Prada to Dolce&Gabbana. Born as a tailor´s shop, it now collaborates with exclusive brands and features an in-store bar from where you can enjoy a view of the sea.
Adresse: Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 231 82
Åpningstider: Daily 9.30am–1pm 4pm–9.30pm

Nara Camicie

Although their focus has always been on designer shirts since 1984, Nara Camicie offers also different options for women´s clothing as well as menswear, such as cardigans and jackets. You can also find accessories such as scarves and hats.
Adresse: 45 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 628 038
Åpningstider: Daily 9.30am–1pm 3.30pm–10pm

Furla Babà Srl

Boasting more than 80 years of expertise and world-renowned designs, Furla is a cornerstone of the Italian fashion brands specialised in producing luxury bags and accessories. Here you'll be able to find wallets, backpacks, shoes and other leather goods for both women and men.
Adresse: 43 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 244 43
Åpningstider: Daily 9.30am–8.30pm


In their wooden and softly lit store in Taormina. Falconeri sells a vast selection of "made in Italy" items: starting from woollen crew necks and roll necks, going through gloves and mittens made of cashmere, to silk scarves.
Adresse: 189/191 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 625 986
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–8.30pm

Tosca Blu

Specialised in footwear and accessories, this boutique sells branded Tosca Blu products, as well as lots of other great names in the shoe industry. Located at Corso Umberto I, it stands out thanks to its colourful variety of shoes for women, bags and wallets.
Adresse: 83 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 242 18


Another Italian brand which is gradually becoming popular worldwide is Coccinelle, which has recently opened a shop in Taormina. It focuses on designer leather bags and other accessories for women, such as wallets, coin purses and card holders.
Adresse: 193/195 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 628 089

Kiseki Jewels

A well-known jewellery shop in Taormina, Kiseki Jewels features an exclusive collections of luxury accessories. Their lineup consists of bracelets, earrings, necklaces and rings made with gold, natural stones and coral.
Adresse: 55 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 628 861


Another great Italian name at the shopping alley Corso Umberto I, Geox is a well known brand mostly famous for its breathable and waterproof shoes, suitable for every occasion. They also sell jackets and coats, as well as accessories like belts and bags, for both men and women.
Adresse: 46 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 245 75
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–8.30pm


An Italian brand of lingerie and beachwear, Yamamay has become a well-known name in the last 10 years. They offer ample variety in bras and nightwear for women, as well a fors briefs and undershirts for men, while also selling articles for children.
Adresse: 41 Corso Umberto I, Taormina


The closest airport to Taormina´s city center is Fontanarossa Airport in Catania, which is located 64km from the city. The cheapest way to get to Taormina is by bus, taking S.A.I.S. service or Etna Trasporti to Taormina. Alternatively, there are numerous options to rent a car: Aptransfers Srl +39 095 5874852 Forzese +39 95 349294 You can also book a taxi: Social Taxi Catania +39 095 330966 Taxi Sat Service +39 095 6188 May you require any further information, an information desk is located at the Arrival area (next to Lost & Found).
Adresse: Fontanarossa Road
Telefon: +39 957 239 111

Public Transport

The best way to get around in Taormina is by feet: the city, in fact, it´s quite small and can be easily walked. If you fancy a trip a bit further on, Interbus has services to go to other Sicilian cities and to particular landmarks outside the town. The bus terminal is located in Luigi Pirandello Road. The cableway is another option, connecting Taormina city centre with Mazzarò and the beaches.
Telefon: +39 913 457 91


Italian´s taxis are white with a red TAXI sign on top: it shouldn´t be a problem to hail one. If you wish to book a taxi, here´s some company that run from Taormina to Catania and other Sicilian cities. +39 346 581 0872 +39 320 75 33 070 +39 333 12 75 225
Adresse: 3 David Herbert Lawrence Road, Taormina
Telefon: +39 346 581 0872


There are numerous post offices where to get stamps from and where to post letters. Here´s the main ones: Poste Italiane: Funivia Mazzarò Square +39 942 626193 Ufficio Postale Taormina : Sant'Antonio Square +39 942 213011 Mailboxes are red and they have "POSTE" written on.
Adresse: Sant'Antonio Square, Taormina
Telefon: +39 942 213 011
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8am–6.30pm, Sat 8am–12.30pm


The Italian Pharmacy system is designed to ensure an open pharmacy at night or holidays within each area. You will find a sign on the door that will direct you to the one on duty, along with emergency numbers and opening hours. Giarrizzo Pharmacy 420 Corso Umberto I +39 094 251 267
Adresse: 420 Corso Umberto I, Taormina
Telefon: +39 0942 51267


Country code: +39 Area code 0942


In Italy the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The power plugs and sockets are of type F (two pins, compatible also with types C and E) and L (three pins, compatible also with type C).

Passport / Visa

Italy can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Best Time to Visit

Although events like the Film Festival and the exhibitions in the Greek Theatre all take place during the summer, this season is definitely when Taormina is the most crowded while also being characterised by a hot climate. The mildest seasons both in terms of tourists and temperature are spring and fall, when the sea is still warm and baths can be taken. There are also a couple of events that may be of interest, such as the religious procession "Madonna della Rocca".