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Address: Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Etna and Taormina Tour from Messina
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Etna and Taormina Full-Day Tour from Catania
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Private Tour: Mt Etna and Taormina from Catania

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Main street

Take a casual walk down the Corso Umberto. The street is lined with restaurants, bars, shops, touristy shops, tourists and locals. About mid way down the street is a nice look... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Taormina, you will walk the Corso. It's the only way to see the town and sites. Lines with shops, some high-end international, lots of souvenir stands, lots of places to eat.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a casual walk down the Corso Umberto. The street is lined with restaurants, bars, shops, touristy shops, tourists and locals. About mid way down the street is a nice look out area which is a good place to sit and people watch, indulge in gelato, or to just take in a view the sea. The street is fairly level... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This street in amazing. It consists of approx. half a kilometre of shops and bars, restaurants and churches. The Italians eat between 8-10 pm and then go walking along this street with a gelati in their hands. This pastime in Italian is called "passeggiata". It was incredible to see masses of people wondering along the street at 11pm with dogs,... More 

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Thank Rowan W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little street is full of tradition, love, authentic Italian vacation lifestyle. Great views and music is everywhere, little stairs up or down would take u to another dimension of life 🎩🇮🇹

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great shops, bars, restaurants and plenty of beautiful churches etc. Lots of little steep streets, with steps. A beautiful place full of character.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Corso Umberto is Taormina's main thoroughfare (pedestrian only within the gates from Porta Messina in the north to Porta Catania in the south). We parked near Porta Catania and then strolled along it with a first stop at the baroque fountain in Piazza Duomo, next to it we visited the fortress-like cathedral dedicated to San Nicola di Bari. Moving along... More 

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were actually staying at the Hotel Taordomus on the Corso Umberto, Corso Umberto is a beautiful part of Taomina with Cafe's , Restaurants, and wonderful shops, it is must to walk along and take in the beautiful architecture and atmosphere or wander the very upmarket shops.

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Castle Rock, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful old buildings, clean streets with a beautiful piazza overlooking the mountain and the sea!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tend to agree with D.H.Lawrence ( the author of Lady Chaterley's lover ) who wrote in 1920 about Corso Umberto : " one long parade of junk shops, things dearer than ever , more faked , food tiresome as it always was . If only Etna would send down 60 billions tons of boiling lava over the place to... More 

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Swieqi, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main shopping street in Taormina but also a great choice of hotels, bars and restaurants. Unmissable afternoon walking along the Main Street and shop until you drop remember to stop for a spritz as you walk.

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