Italy, Taormina Guide (B): 700 Steps: Exploring Taormina

Italy, Taormina Guide (B): 700 Steps: Exploring Taormina

700 Steps: Exploring Taormina
Growing up my family had a grey Jeep Cherokee. One day, as my dad and I were driving down the highway he brought up the fact that you never really see white Jeeps. I thought about it and really couldn’t recall ever seeing a white Jeep. In the days and weeks that followed, it seemed as though all we saw on the roads were white Jeeps. They were everywhere.

We saw so many that it became a bit of a joke and each day we’d share the tally of how many we’d seen.

I feel like the same thing happened with Taormina. After booking our cheap flights to Catania Dave suggested that we travel a bit further up the coast to Taormina. Until this point, I had never heard of Taormina. But then, just like the white Jeep, it seemed to be everywhere. My Instagram feed was suddenly filled with photos showcasing the stunning cliffs, the amazing views and the gorgeous city. It was all Taormina all the time.

It was amazing. By the time we boarded the plane to Catania a few weeks later, I was so excited. I couldn’t wait to explore.

We arrived mid-morning in Catania and promptly boarded a bus to the train station. After a few moments complete and utter confusion, we were able to buy our train tickets and a lovely stranger showed us to the right platform. Less than an hour later, we were standing on the platform in Taormina.

It was beautiful. The sun was shining, the ocean was various shades of blues and turquoise. It was exactly as I’d hoped it would be.

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Guide Name: 700 Steps: Exploring Taormina
Guide Location: Italy » Taormina
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Ancient Greek Theatre  
Author: Kate Slean
Read it on author's website: https://petiteadventures.org/exploring-taormina-all-700-steps/