This is a wonderful street to stroll, shop, get gelato, get cannoli, eat at awesome restaurants that are located every block and take in the atmosphere. A very pleasant way to spend an afternoon.
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It is magnificent to be on a main street and see such a variety of businesses, shops, bars and restaurants and not one "high street chain" store is wonderful.
This is the main "strip" in Taromina where most of the crowds are. You can walk up and down it repeatedly and not get bored. Nonetheless, I'd still advise everyone to venture off and see see the rest of the town as there are so...More
Although we agree with previews reviewers that noted that the Corso Umberto "street / road" is crowded and full with tourists, my wife and me loved this Corso very very much, really "Charming Promenade" with a plenty of lovely Alleyways and other interesting points like...More
You can see that Taormina and its main street Corso Umberto once were charming. But that was before they were ravaged by 50 years of high volume tourism. The beautiful old buildings of the Corso and its side streets are now filled with dozens of...More
We stayed for 3 days in Taormina and only a handful of places really stood out. The Corso Umberto stood out as it is the central artery through the town running from north to south and it has many fine buildings, as well as shops,...More
What a pretty place, perched on a hillside with wonderful views, touristy, yes but not excessively so. From the main car park, one main pedestrianised street with the odd vehicle. Ends up in the newer town and the ampitheatre. From the central square you have...More
Great place to stroll the shops and get a bite to eat. Expect lots of crowds though and the streets are very narrow.