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Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 June 2011

My husband and I visited Taormina on our honeymoon and it is on our short list of places to come back. The scenery, the buildings, the sounds, the food, the shopping ... it's everything one imagines when they think of Italy. Our Italian was lacking,...More

8  Thank roozoo
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I keep seeing words like "divine" to describe this town and I agree, it is beautiful, but the disturbing site along the streets detracted from all of its beauty for me. As you walk along the street, you are hit up constantly for money from...More

4  Thank Coasttocoast1234
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a beautiful street with many shops and restaurants. You could browse for hours. Lots of gelato shops too!

Thank PrimeTimeV
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a charming street. Loved all the colorful plants and flowers. Such a fun area to explore in Taormina

Thank cindygad
Reviewed 1 week ago

What's not to like? A longish and level street in a town on a hill. Busy and buzzy and not just with tourists, but with locals - two weddings, with celebrations at the street's old churches and in adjacent restaurants, were happening while we were...More

Thank BarryLynch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pretty street of shops cafes and restaurants. Can be quite expensive in the shops as mostly designer or touristy but worth a wander.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic and beautiful pedestrianised main street through Taormina with many independent shops selling everything from souvenirs to designer wear. Also there’s a massive choice of takeaways cafes and restaurants. Fancy a snack? Try the arancini or the fabulous cannoli. Explore the many alleys - you...More

Thank todfest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific shopping as these streets are all pedestrianized. No worries of being run over while windowshopping. Can't say enough about the great restaurants tucked in every alley off Corso Umberto.

Thank mandotraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in October and were amazed at the waves of tour parties walking through the street - July / August must be unbearable! However the shops are charming and the buildings are very pretty.

Thank TullyChester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Corso Umberto is the central thoroughfare in Taormina, where most the city’s shops, restaurants and churches reside. It is located almost 700 feet above the Ionian Sea and, as such, affords one great views of the ocean. It is typical of other central European city...More

Thank slsquest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main street lined with upscale shops through the heart of Taormina Centro. We found excellent ceramics, food and wine, souvenirs and cafés. And of course gelato and Granite. It has three gates-Messina gate, middle gate, and Catania gate. The entrance to the...More

Thank Bobbrooksster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy and then a funeral convoy of cars and people needed to get through. Shopping is interesting but there are less crowded parts of Sicily!

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Magda Z
14 January 2018|
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Response from CallumJohnB | Reviewed this property |
Hello Magda, only just seen your question, so late replying. My wife and I spent a fantastic week in Taormina, which is a beautiful and vibrant place to stay. Thankfully it wasn't to busy so we had not trouble booking... More
23 August 2017|
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Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
Pedestrian area. But lots of taxi available we walked mostly and used public transportation it was cheap and efficient