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Episode 10: Taormina in White Lotus Season 2

Episode 10: Taormina in White Lotus Season 2

Discover Taormina, the jewel of Sicily, and also the setting of the popular show White Lotus, season 2.
If you’re looking for a unique and special holiday destination in Italy, look no further than Taormina. Located on the east coast of Sicily, this picturesque town is renowned for its breathtaking views, delightful cuisine, and captivating culture. Let us take you on a tour of Taormina – a place that will capture your heart and make you never want to leave!

A tour of Taormina

From its dramatic coastlines to its ancient architecture, Taormina offers something to suit everyone’s tastes. Start your day with a leisurely stroll along Corso Umberto I, the main shopping street lined with elegant shops and cafes. Then take in some of the area’s stunning scenery by heading up to Piazza IX Aprile for spectacular views over Mount Etna and the sea beyond.
Sicily is known for its delicious Mediterranean cuisine, so be sure to enjoy some local dishes during your stay. Make sure to try fresh seafood straight from the Ionian Sea as well as classic Italian offerings like Caponata or Pasta alla Norma. For dessert go for Cannoli Siciliani – crisp pastry shells filled with sweet ricotta cream!
For more adventurous travelers there are plenty of outdoor activities too – try hiking through the lush vegetation in Monte Venere Nature Reserve or swimming off one of the many secluded beaches around Taormina. And if you have time left over head southwards towards Syracuse where you can explore archaeological sites such as Neapolis Archaeological Park.

For White Lotus fans

The show was filmed at the San Domenico Palace hotel. Make sure to start planning your trip asap because they are booked out for a year in advance. You can wander around Taormina and Sicily and feel as though you are in the show since all of the scenes were shot on location in this Sicilian town.

Taormina is an idyllic spot for travelers looking for a tranquil escape but with plenty of things to do and see. Whether it’s taking in amazing views from Piazza IX Aprile or indulging in Sicily’s delicious cuisine, there really is something here for everyone! So why not start planning your trip today? You won’t regret it!


Listen to the full podcast episode here.


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