Taormina is located about 200 meters above sea level and has a shape that makes it look like in its structure, to a true terrace complete with a beautiful panoramic view which stands out in overwhelming the nearby volcano Mount Etna. Here tourism is active all year round and is facilitated not only by cultural and natural beauty typical of the city but also a good way from the typical hospitality and leisure and warmth of Sicily. Over the centuries, the city has always been a big tourist destination that has hosted famous personalities, from Wilhelm II of Germany, many writers like Goethe, Maupassant, DH Lawrence, A. France, Oscar Wilde, Brahms, designers such as Dior, famous noble women like Florence Trevelyan, the German painter Geleng, British and French nobility. Anyone interested in visiting the city will suffer the same fascination it has exerted on the famous men just mentioned, and can choose between various alternatives available in the area. The Corso Umberto, which is a bit 'the great parlor of Taormina, the soul from the early morning hours. The couples strolling hand in hand, stopping in front of shops-bazaar (displaying everything from embroidery to wrought iron, to wood carvings to souvenirs), sign postcards in bars of the square. In the afternoon, climb to the top of the auditorium of the ancient theater, to enjoy the sunset from up there (as did the French André Gide, in black coat and hat hanging). Tomorrow will be walking to Castelmola, will affect their names and the date of un'agave. Or go down to the sea: just a bit 'of sunshine to people, even in winter, the beaches of Isola Bella, Taormina, Sicily, Spisone. The bay of Isola Bella, Saglimbeni explains, "is still that of Goethe and the Kaiser. Couples in search of solitude prefer the more sophisticated beaches of Mazzaro and Spisone. Speeding motorboats, off. But tourists still prefer the old fishing boats, smelling of seaweed and fish. You go on a trip to the Blue Grotto, the rocks of the Cape, on the shore of Naxos ... '