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the end of the nineteenth century Taormina has become a well known
tourist resort whose visitors are always captivated by its charming
atmosphere, its natural unspoilt beauty, its all-year-round mild
climate, its local culture and ancient history, the friendship of
its citizens and its perfect modern organization of touristic services.
stayed in Taormina during his journey through Sicily and grew strongly
impressed by the beauty of the city and its surroundings.
It is impossible to understand contemporary
Sicily without knowing something about her turbulent history. The
island, the largest and richest of the Mediterranean, has a more
eventful past than any other in this sea. Throughout the ages, every
great nearby civilisation has at one time turned its attention towards
this island, transforming its landscape and people but never conquering
its independent spirit.
Sicily has been the crossroads of the ancient world : Phoenitians,
Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Aragonese and Bourbons
have ruled over the island, all contributing to its magnificent
The amount of archaelogical treasures is stunning: From the world
famous "Valley of the Temples" in Agrigento, to hundreds
of other wonders like the impressive Greek theatres of Taormina,
Siracusa and Segesta, the temples of Selinunte and Segesta, the
Greek colonies of Naxos, Lentini, Tyndaris and Eraclea Minoa, or
the beautiful mosaics of the Roman "Villa del Casale"
in Piazza Armerina.
A rich heritage from the Arabs and the Normans, from the medieval
and baroque periods can also be enjoyed throughout the island, and
Taormina is an ideal starting point to discover them.
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