travel42 Port Guide: Taormina

Taormina travel42 Port of Call Guide

Francis Ford Coppola may have helped put Sicily, Italy, on the map when he chose to film parts of the Godfather saga there, but first-timers to the destination will find far more to interest them than references to the Mafia.

The popular resort city of Taormina on the island's east coast has also drawn more than its share of conquerors. In fact, a key attraction is the ancient Greco-Roman theater, which is perched dramatically on the cliffs in the village center, overlooking the Ionian...

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