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Corso Umberto

Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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“the main street” (90 reviews)
“designer shops” (31 reviews)
Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The central street of Taormina connects Porta Messina and Porta Catania. It is lined by tourist shops located in the ancient buildings, almost always overcrowded by tourists, and intersected by numerous alleys and interesting small streets.

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely variety of buildings-shops,restaurants,churches,a cathedral,piazzas etc. Gets extremely busy but is unmissable.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This street, the main street of Taormina, is adapted to tourists. I don't know if it has always been like this. There are a "zillon" souvernir shops, many expensive boutiques and, of course, bars, cafes and eateries, many eateries. I'm told that during the peak...More

Thank Benjamuna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With so many nice little shops, eateries and lovely narrow side streets the Corso Umberto is a wonderful place to take a gentle stroll. Some were so narrow you have to almost turn sideways to make it through. Very charming.

Thank loudini56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed walking down the corso, attractive window shopping, nice places to have a drink or eat. All a bit "over the top" glam touristy.

Thank michelesmith2016
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A mix of very nice shops, souvenirs and gelato. Very busy filled with tourists and bus loads of them! Most of he restaurants are here or off on a side street so one really can't avoid it.

Thank dalepaints
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The central street of upper, old Taormina, practically the only place where to have a stroll in the evening

Thank Zeituni
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Great street with a variety of small shops and some fabulous bars and restraints. Lovely areas to stop and watch the world go by.

Thank Jomo61
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is the main street in Taormina It is a long and narrow street in classic Mediterranean architecture with small shops, cafes and churches leading to the clock tower and main town square with a terrace which offers breath-taking views of the deep blue sea...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The street is busy with a lot of people, many shops and boutiques, restaurants and cafes, however, I found a lot more beautiful places in Taormina. This one is for a nice evening walk.

Thank kaarune
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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
13 August 2017|
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Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only spotted your question now. Parking difficult to find..