Today, Taormina is a popular tourist destination.
It is also a resort of the first order, benefiting from a microclimate.
His panorama is extraordinary.
His historic, cultural and archaeological heritage attracts many tourists from all over the world.
Taormina, dominated by its castle and in the distance from Mount Etna, can indeed be described as "Saint-Tropez" of Sicily.
The city look like a paradise with its vast bays, forests, gardens, which open on the beauty of the sea or the sky.
The downtown pedestrian streets are all medieval.
On each corner you will find beautiful views or the remains of the ancient city.
That beauty gives a feeling of intense calm.
The antique Greco-Roman theater is near downtown, east of the promontory.
It is one of the most popular ruins of Sicily because of its remarkable preservation and beauty of its location.
It is made largely of brick probably dates from Roman times, although his plan and arrangement are more Greek than Roman influence.
The current structure was built on the foundations of another theater in the Greek period.
The construction of the theater was probably begun in the third century BC. under the rule of Geron II. In the second century, the theater was transformed by the Romans for games in the amphitheater This theater of 109 m diameter (the second largest theater in Sicily after that of Syracuse) is divided into 9 areas that can accommodate a total of 5 400 people
Distance from Casa Gallida = 24 km Temps de parcours = 30 mn