The 14th-century Palazzo Ciampoli is now the Hotel El Jebel.
Palazzo Duca di Santo Stefano
Just behind Corso Umberto and near Porta Catania, this 13th-century palace was once home to the De Spuches, a noble family of Spanish...
Located just west of the main square, Piazza IX Aprile, this 12th-century clock tower marks the entrance to Borgo Medievale, Taormina's...
A Taormina landmark since the dolce vita 1960s, this glamorous and achingly expensive cafe has served them all – Tennessee Williams, who...
Linen tables, gracious service and a romantic terrace overlooking the cathedral make Al Duomo the consummate romantic go-to. Dishes...
Casa Grugno information
With a walled-in terrace surrounded by plants, Taormina's most fashionable restaurant specialises in sublime modern Sicilian cuisine, under the direction of new chef David Tamburini. Multilingual waiters describe the origins of each ultra-fresh local ingredient as they serve dishes such as red mullet fillets with grilled fennel, orange and saffron or risotto with green peas, candied ginger and marjoram.