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Giardini e dintorni

Giardini Naxos:

The historical origins of Giardini Naxos date back to 735 BC when a group of settlers landed at Cape Schisò and founded what is unanimously stated by ancient historians as the first Greek colony in Sicily, in fact the city is called just like the eponymous island of Naxos in the Aegean Sea.

Today, this seaside resort, spread across the back of the promenade, which runs parallel to the long beach that stretches south from Cape Schisò Capo Taormina in the north-west. Long relegated to the role of anchor to Taormina, the "village of gardens" so called for the cultivation of cotton and sugar cane, citrus groves, which were then replaced by its main asset, has suffered from years 50, a transformation .

Giardini Naxos, in fact, due to its unique geographical position, has become one of the most beautiful, famous and popular resorts of Sicily.


Taormina is just about 200 meters above sea level and has a special cha makes it look like in its structure, a true terrace complete with a beautiful panoramic view which stands out in overwhelming the nearby Mount Etna.

Every corner of this land has a lot to offer in terms of both architectural and environmental projects here and tourists concerned has really spoiled for choice:

The city`s symbol is the Greek Theatre remembered the expression "Old Theater" from which it has a nice view and also known for by the apparent presence of Corinthian columns. Not far from the theater are the remains of an ancient temple and a Antiquarium taken of archaeological finds around the city;

Other notable findings from the particular historical and archaeological importance in the present town of Taormina is made up of the famous "Naumachie", which by their names resemble the simulations of naval battles dear to the Romans but here in Taormina are presented as an architectural structure. It is definitely one of the most important examples of Roman monuments found throughout the island.

The town of Taormina is also known for the beautiful buildings. The Palace is perhaps the most famous Corvaia.

It is a real castle and is in common parlance it is called simply Palace. The building owes its name to the noble family that owned it from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century.
This cultural monument is the subject of numerous studies by various historians. Today, it is nonetheless certain that originally this noble residence is located outside the city walls and connected to the ancient theater.

Mount Etna:

The Etna volcano is the highest and most active in Europe and one of the largest in the world. His rise from the Ionian coast bases and supporting a cone isolated. Its height varies over time because of its eruptions, but is currently around 3,340 m. below sea level. Its diameter is about 45 km.

For those who enjoy walking in the parks and nature can visit the Park of Etna, which enables all those who want to be able to make some beautiful trails for everyone. One of them is located in the northern slopes of Etna, in the town of Randazzo, where the walk takes its name from a cave where the lava flows, said Bureau. Inside the park you can also find routes for disabled people, such that said Gurrida, located along the north-western slope of Etna. This area is a special environment for the morphology of the lava and the physical is the watershed between the rivers of the Saracen and the Alcantara river, where the famous Caves of Alcantara CD.