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Corso Umberto

Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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“the main street” (87 reviews)
“designer shops” (31 reviews)
Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

On our trip to Taormina we walked Corso Umberto several times a day. Always something going on - religious parades, weddings etc etc. Lots of interesting shops, masses of cafes and trattorie. Narrow street keeps it cool. Watch out for vehicles coming through when you...More

Thank emmasnonna
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Yes, early and often! Great shops great people and great food. Must go back and forth a number of times because you discover something new and unique around every corner.

Thank apexcook
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Through the arch and up a slight hill you come into the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II the Palazzo Corvaja and the road up to the Teatro Antico. You are now looking down a street full of eccentricities and unique shops selling all of the wares...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed right on the corso umberto for 5 nights when we visited for a wedding. We didn't realise that there would be such a range of places to eat at, something to suit every palate. Many and evening we sat walking the cat walk...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Pedestrian street in the core center of the village, with platypus of shops and restaurants ending in a beautiful square with a marvelous view of the Mediterranean.

Thank cornatel
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Lovely to walk down this street. Lots of small shops, cafe's and balconies with flowers Great photo ops as well

Thank j d
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We went to Corso Umberto in the morning before the cruise ship hordes arrived by a fleet of taxis at Porto Messina. We walked down to Taormina from our lofty hotel by staircase in the the morning and when we got back, I enquired as...More

Thank Willem F
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The Corso Umberto looks like a stage set for an opera in places, picturesque decay in others, pleasantly varied and idiosyncratic. There are lots of interesting shops, plus a few cafes were you can rest your weary legs while you enjoy excellent ice cream, traditional...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Main street through Taormina - narrow and busy - hate to think what it will be like in July and August. Nice shops if expensive - nice for a morning or evening stroll. Lots of small interesting streets off it both above and below to...More

Thank wyfew0
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is the main street of Taormina, it is like Grafton Street on Chrismast Eve, for all you Irish fellow travellers. It is best visited in the early morning or late evening when all the cruise ship travellers have left. The shops are expensive but...More

Thank Gabrielle96
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23 August 2017|
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Response from Alan H | Reviewed this property |
I have never arrived at the port. I assume you are talking about Messina . I should think there's are taxis there but at what cost I have no idea what they will charge.
13 August 2017|
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Response from Elena P | Reviewed this property |
No, Corso Umberto is a pedestrian walkway. :)