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Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews the main street designer shops lovely street gelato window shopping people watching busy street high street lots of shops evening stroll long street great shopping bars and restaurants gelateria porta catania nice walk watch the world
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Corso Umberto is the central thoroughfare in Taormina, where most the city’s shops, restaurants and churches reside. It is located almost 700 feet above the Ionian Sea and, as such, affords one great views of the ocean. It is typical of other central European city...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the main street lined with upscale shops through the heart of Taormina Centro. We found excellent ceramics, food and wine, souvenirs and cafés. And of course gelato and Granite. It has three gates-Messina gate, middle gate, and Catania gate. The entrance to the...More

Thank Bobbrooksster
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very busy and then a funeral convoy of cars and people needed to get through. Shopping is interesting but there are less crowded parts of Sicily!

Thank f2s
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bit tourista but a lovely walk thru Taormina. Great views. Great eats and lots of people. Enjoy. That is why you are here!!!

Thank sedison2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful stroll along this main shopping street of Taormina.... with wonderful views in between!!!!! Heaven.... but ....too many people thought the same!!!!

Thank superhadassah1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The town itself is very pretty, but it is very difficult to enjoy walking down the streets when there are 25 groups of cruise ship tourists in town. On our second day there, there were no hoards of tourists, so we were much more able...More

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the spine of the city and a commercial street. Some of the older shops are very nice. Some of the new ones are just the same bling-bling boutiques as in big cities. Still the place is very cute and clean. Explore the many...More

Thank PhilippeM10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was told by a shop owner that the day we were there was “quiet”. It must be hellosh in high season. Having said that, it is an interesting street, nice shops and views and about a million restaurants.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming town. Road to the town very curvy with beautiful views. You park in a parking garage then take elevators to top to walk into the town. A lot of gift shops, cafes, churches, medieval walls and arches. We loved the beauty of this town.

Thank spookie0078
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That is a major pedestrian route here in Taormina, which we passed several times, from the Porta Messina on the north to the Porta Catania on the south. Named after Umberto I of Savoy, king of Italy, this street was part of the ancient road...More

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Magda Z
January 14, 2018|
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Response from CallumJohnB | Reviewed this property |
Hello Magda, only just seen your question, so late replying. My wife and I spent a fantastic week in Taormina, which is a beautiful and vibrant place to stay. Thankfully it wasn't to busy so we had not trouble booking... More
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Twogypz
August 22, 2017|
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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
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