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Address: Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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A fun experience!

This street is one long, pretty, pedestrian mall full of inviting restaurants, pubs, coffee houses and gift shops. From the arch entry into what is obviously the “old city” all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Yitzchak M
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This street is one long, pretty, pedestrian mall full of inviting restaurants, pubs, coffee houses and gift shops. From the arch entry into what is obviously the “old city” all the way to the clock-tower arch at the other end of the street. And you need to go through this street to get to the exciting Giardini della Villa Comunale... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the central road of Taormina and is full of shops and restaurants. At one end, you can access the Theatro Greco and then further along there are super views over towards Etna and the coastline. On a good day you can see Etna smoking whilst sitting in one of the cafes sipping a beer. At the far end... More 

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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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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 3 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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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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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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