Taormina is one of the most beautiful and magic place in the world. For many tourists, from all over the world, Taormina is a must see destination.
The charming town is located on a rocky plateau of Mount Tauro overlooking the Ionian sea, at a height of about 250 meters.
Taormina boasts a rich artistic, historical and cultural heritage that with the healthy climate and beautiful natural scenery, has attracted visitors since the middle of the eighteenth century.
In the years before the outbreak of World War I, Taormina was attended by special guests: the Rothschilds, the Morgans, the Krupps, Gabriele D'Annunzio, the rulers Edward VII and George V of England, the German Emperor Wilhelm II.
Also, many were foreigners settled there permanently. Among these are to remember the painter Otto Geleng, the German photographer Wilhelm Von Gloeden and the English novelist and poet DH Lawrence.
These men, who were the first admirers of Taormina, attracted numerous characters aristocrats from all over Europe and made it a destination for elite for many years, especially during the winter.
Today, Taormina has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world known. Luxury hotels and small B & B are able to accommodate a large number of tourists throughout the year.