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Address: Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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We rented an apartment in Taormina and arrived midnight by bus from Catania airport, have not yet eaten. The apartment was located just some steps from Corso Umberto. We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Grimstad, Norway

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Grimstad, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented an apartment in Taormina and arrived midnight by bus from Catania airport, have not yet eaten. The apartment was located just some steps from Corso Umberto. We were surprised to find many shops still opened and we could find food at 1 am!! We learned that it was a fantastic area and our accommodation was so near to... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very crowded and touristy but equally interesting and atmospheric. Lots of pretty shops selling typical Sicilian goods, Nice cafes , gelaterias , restaurants. Typical main street -- the heart of Taormina, cannot be avoided, so I made the most of it, but made sure I saw other interesting things around town as well. Getting here from the bus stop was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From souvenirs shops to fancy restaurants you will find them all along the Corso..even the narrowest street ever - Viccooo Streto

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, Corso Umberto is the main drag of Taormina and is packed with overwhelming swarms of cruise passengers in the afternoon. Not too pleasant... But if you go early in the morning, when the shops are opening their doors, Corso Umberto looks different and your walk from Porta Messina to Porta Catania will be very enjoyable. The best time visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We braved the driving to take a trip here from our villa and came very early - arriving about 8.30. Glad we did, it was still busy on the roads but the town itself was reasonably quiet we had a breakfast and then we were able to meander and look in the shops without too much congestion. There were some... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Very pleasant place for evening walk. It is quite safe to walk even in late hours. At some places, you get a very nice view of the sea as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Nice shops, beautiful view from plaza . Walking along and watch Christmas decorations and people chatting in bars. We will definitely try to come in summer and check out beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Narrow main street of the beautiful hilltop town of Taormina. Plenty of quaint stores to browse and places to eat. Pick a restaurant that overlooks the Mediterranean. You will not regret it or forget the view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We stayed at an AMAZING villa in Sept/Oct just adjacent to the main street - Corso Umberto which is one of the prettiest streets I have ever strolled.However but it must have been REALLY amazing back when it was quaint and upscale. The wave of tourists that "land" upon the shores of Corso Umberto really takes away from the beauty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Amazing shopping and dining area in really quaint strreets and lanes. at every corne,r shops ,restaurants and wonderful views a breathtaking road with so much activity

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