Taormina on the Grand Tour

Taormina on the Grand Tour

Taormina was not always a magnet for tourists. It wasn’t until the latter part of the 19th century that Taormina joined Venice as a star on the Grand Tour. Taormina would never become another Venice but she had several things Venice would never have—lots and…



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  • User AvatarScott Akins { Sounds nice Maria! Wine, writing flying, and history...nice blend! } – Jan 11, 7:00 PM
  • User AvatarSarah Kearney { Ciao Sarah, I am happy you liked the post ... Enjoy Sicily !!!! } – Jan 10, 3:25 PM
  • User AvatarSarah { I'm doing my internship at Sicily so it was really nice to read this! Greetings Sarah } – Jan 09, 12:41 PM
  • User AvatarBonnie Kerner { Artists see things others pass by without note. The picture of poverty you paint in Sicily is poignant. When we vacation we do not want to be reminded of this.... } – Jan 08, 7:14 PM
  • User Avatarraffaella { Hello Natasha, Sant'Agata is the correct spelling of this area in the Messina province. It is located approx 5 miles from Messina. I hope this info will be of some... } – Jan 08, 2:56 PM
  • User AvatarBonnie Kerner { We will be in Sicily September of 2018 and would like to know if there are any Jewish families still living in Siracusa or Palermo. We will be in Siracusa... } – Jan 05, 9:32 PM

A Muntagna (Etna)

A little background information about the composition. Mount Etna, the highest volcano…