Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and has long been known as a 'melting pot' of ancient cultures, due to its location on the major Mediterranean shipping routes. The landscape of Sicily is beautiful and varied.
Taormina is an upmarket holiday resort, popular with Sicilians and international tourists alike. A chic town, it offers beautiful beaches, breathtaking views of steaming Mount Etna and the ancient Bay of Naxos.
Its ancient theatre (dating back to the 3rd century AD) is famous, not only as a rare treasure of Greek and Roman architecture, but also for its many social events and concerts that draw many internationally famous artists.