Beautiful Taormina. A short bus ride from Messina through curvy highways up to the top of the mountain. Once there you will notice that you park at a parking structure and walk a bit till you hit the outside gates of Taormina. Once through those gates -it's like going back in to time. Little shops, narrow alleys, cafes and restuarants with the most amazing views!
Old ruins are also one of the sights to see here - but I would say just sitting at a cafe having some gelatto and/or wine and people watching and/or meandering through the small tiny streets is wonderful.
Capital of the Italian province from which it draws its name, and located along the Sicilian coastline bordering the Ionian Sea between Messina and Syracuse, Catania is one of the major citie…