Christmas and New year’s Eve: the events in Taormina

Christmas and New Year’s Eve: the events in Taormina

Taormina, one of the most beautiful towns in Sicily is known for its natural landscapes and its beautiful historical monuments and for the Christmas holidays there are many events you can join.

From Taormina, you can visit very easily Catania, Syracuse, Savoca, and Mount Etna. Every day, there are 2 different tours, that run to Mount Etna with professional guides.

In Taormina, you can’t miss the visit of the famous Public Garden, the Greek Theatre and the natural reserve of Isola Bella. It is not possible to not to do a walk along the famous street “Corso Umberto”, where you can go shopping. For Christmas, along the medieval streets of  Taormina, you can take part in a lot of events: on 19-26-27-30 December and e 1-2-3-6-9-10 January there is the famous “Presepe Vivente”, that is the living nativity scene.

The Living Nativity is a recreation of the beloved nativity scene. This is the way in Taormina of sharing with the community the reality that Christ was born on this earth to the Virgin Mary in the humblest of circumstances and that He is the Savior of the World.

This free event, set in the special atmosphere of Taormina, will represent the live nativity with amazing music performances, children’s crafts, family pictures and refreshments.

Risultati immagini per presepe vivente taormina

Further events to join during your Christmas Holiday in Taormina:

  • From 26th December to 2nd January – Concert
    Exhibition of the orchestra’s soloists in the horn Conservatory of Messina.
    (Corso Umberto – 17.30)
  • December 27 – Christmas Concert
    “Great Christmas Concert” Little Choir Don Bosco of Taormina, directed by Ivan Lo Giudice
    (Basilica of the Cathedral – h19.30)
  • December 27 and January 3 – Chocolate Festival
    Festival CioccolArt Sicily in Taormina – Taormina chocolate meets art
  • December 28 – Presentation of a Book and Concert
    Mark Pomar presents the book “There is time”
    (At the Foundation Mazzullo – h17.30)
  • Concert Domenico Fama (organized by Taormina Arte)
    (Church of St. Catherine – h19.30)
  • December 29 – Concert
    Concert of Trio Pan-Saglimbeni Bombaci-Curasi (organized by Taormina Arte)
    (Church of St. Catherine – 19.30)
  • January 1 – Race not competitive and Concert
    Run New Year in Taormina 39 ° dip in the sea and running
    (At the Villagonia beach – 8.30)
  • Orchestra’s New Year concert in direct Taormina Plectrum by Antonio Pellitteri
    (San Domenico Palace Hotel – 18.30)
  • January 2 – Concerts
    Wind orchestra concert in the Conservatory of Messina (organized by Taormina Arte)
    (At the Ancient theatre – 12.00)
  • Trinacria Saxophone Quartet concert (organized by Taormina Arte)
    (Church of St. Catherine – 19.30)
  • January 3 – Concert
    Duo concert with David Camarda and Roberta Vorzitelli (organized by Taormina Arte)
    (Church of St. Catherine – 19.30)
  • January 4 – Concerto
    Concert by Alessandro Russo, Aldo Filistad, Elizabeth Monaco and Yari Pavone
    (Church of St. Catherine – 19.30)
  • January 5 – Concert
    Concert of Nadia Testa and Alessandro Crosta
    (Church of St. Catherine – 19.30)
  • Until January 6 – Show
    Photo exhibition faces of Taormina
    (Palazzo Corvaja)
Christmas events in Taormina
The Christmas tree in IX Aprile square in Taormina

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