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Visit Taormina in Sicily Italy

taormina-300x164Worldwide touristic center, Taormina is known for its breathtaking views of the sea and Mount Etna, for its small and typical streets, and the temperated climat, all over the year. You can reach the city by plane, from Catania airport, then by bus, car, or train.

Taormina was founded in the IV century B.C. by the Siculi, on the slopes of the Tauro Mountain, from where its name comes ( Tauromenion ). The city was greek and then roman. It was byzantine capital of Sicily, destroyed by the Arabs, it was rebuilted and became an artistic and commercial centre.