Situated in the shadow of Europe’s highest active volcano, Taormina’s charms erupt on its oft-shuffled streets and serpentine alleys.
Cruise passengers need do nothing more than stroll to absorb the ambience of this delightful town, venturing now and then on its serendipitous side streets, stopping for a scoop of stracciatella or a cup of cappuccino – or when the mood strikes, a shot of Grappino.
“Without Sicily,” the German poet Goethe once observed, “Italy cannot be fully understood. It is here one find the key to all things.”
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