Giardini della Villa Comunale, Taormina
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Giardini della Villa Comunale is one of the main sites in a town that has been a popular tourist destination since the 19th century. A haven of tranquility far from the maelstrom of boisterous tourists, the park offers not only panoramic views of the city and the curving coastline, but also unbeatable vistas of Mount Etna. The park is crisscrossed by paved pathways, which are shaded by centenarian trees and lined with lush flower beds. Mimosa and orange trees sway gently over lifelike sculptures, which recline on stone benches and seem to enjoy the park’s views just as much as the real visitors do. Designed in the style of a typical English garden, the park was created in the 19th century by Lady Florence Trevelyan, an English noblewoman who married a local military commander. Put Giardini della Villa Comunale into our Taormina trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The public garden is located in the Centre of Taormina. There are many exotic plants, collected at the end of the garden. You can safely walk, people a little bit every day, quietly sit on benches, admire the panorama below. When you log on, the trees have plaques with the names of those killed in the war the Italians. They remember and honor. A favorite vacation spot of the nobility of pre-revolutionary Russia and Kings. The park opened a monument to Nicolas the second.
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  • These gardens are fun to wander around, with a variety of healthy plants and stone structures scattered throughout the site. Very peaceful. Pop your head into the tennis club while walking down the ro...  more »
  • Beautiful stroll lovely gardens to visit absolutely unfortunately we get more far off. Beautiful time, beautiful Etna view
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