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Isola Bella, Taormina
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Once a private property, Isola Bella has been turned into a public nature preserve. Try to spot the several species of birds and lizards on this small island. Relax on the rocky beach or at the bar. The natural beauty of this spot has earned it the nickname "the pearl in the Ionian Sea." Bring shoes to wear on the beach; the stones can be uncomfortable to walk on. Our Taormina tour planner makes visiting Isola Bella and other Taormina attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We stayed right across the street from Isola Bella. To wake every morning with this view while enjoying a morning pastry and espresso made me feel like I was dreaming. Just beautiful! 
  • Beautiful view from the top. Just as good is living it up close. Suggestive walking on water to reach this island and all with a unique panorama around. In fact the background here is that sprouts Taormina and see it by sea is fabulous! Not very suitable for people who cannot or who overexert themselves to small children because to get to the beach you have to take a hard and long staircase (fatigue amply rewarded by the unique beauty of the place for all other persons who do not have problems to face the steep walk). To visit, she's beautiful!
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  • Worth the walk when the tide is low even in December. Eye though, don't let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of the place and wait for the sea to rise, you risk to remain on the island! Maybe in the summer a bath is also nice to return to shore, but in December a little less. The risk however is minimal. ..
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  • Beautiful location, pleasant, a pleasure for the senses and eyes
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  • Beautiful landscaping
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