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Perched upon a majestic cliff, the Taormina weekly food market is a true gem. This stunning town in Sicily offers awe-inspiring views, as the winding streets lead you through to an ancient amphitheatre. It epitomizes the quintessential holiday destination, promising an unforgettable break - one maid even more memorable with our food and drink experiences.

The Main Weekly Street Market in Taormina

In the heart of the town, a bustling market awaits with an array of fresh fruit and vegetables, along with a range of other local produce.

Directions to the Taormina Food Market

Follow the graceful arch of "Arco dei Cappuccini" and continue straight ahead, as you navigate the charming path adjacent to the church. Here you will soon find be able to follow the aromas of the local food market.

Open every Wednesday from 8.00am to 1.00pm

Although the charming Taormina street market may not be expansive, it does however offer a delightful and affordable alternative to the upscale shops along Corso Umberto.

Discover this hidden gem and embrace its unique appeal as you explore the vibrant market. As well as food and drink, the array of stalls also provides an opportunity for some retail therapy and a chance to pick up those everyday household goods.

Alternative, Lesser-Known Markets in Taormina

If you can't make it to the weekly food market, here are a couple of other suggestions instead.

Flower Market

Take the route via Don Giovanni Minzoni from Monday to Saturday, between 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The charming market hall boasts an array of delightful stands overflowing with fresh fruits, succulent meats, delectable fish, artisanal cheeses, and fragrant flowers.

Famous fish market

Located just behind Piazza Duomo in a stunning setting! Operating from Monday to Saturday between 5am and 12pm, it is a perfect spot to start your day with grace and tranquillity.

Experience the delight of shopping for fresh fish, meat, cheese and vegetables. As the passionate market criers proudly present a bountiful selection.

Local Market and Street Food Tours in Taormina

Why not immerse yourself in the lively ambience of a local market and street food by taking a delightful local tour? Indulge in a distinctive dining experience hosted by a certified home cook in their home.

Allow us to showcase three of our finest offerings for your enjoyment:

Taormina: Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour 

Explore the vibrant Taormina Market and indulge in a selection of mouthwatering Sicilian delicacies. Learn to create homemade pasta and other iconic dishes. 

Led by an experienced local chef, prepare traditional dishes while enjoying the views of the Mediterranean. The chef will provide recipes and instructions to help you recreate the classic Sicilian flavours in your own kitchen. 

Market visit and dining experience with home cooking demo & wines included in Taormina

Discover the lively charm of the local market and a distinctive private dining experience at a local's home. Immerse yourself in an exclusive cooking demonstration and savour authentic recipes handed down through generations. 

Feel the genuine warmth of Italian hospitality as you enjoy a 4-course menu with an Italian family in their own home. Sip local wines and end your meal with a real Italian coffee. 

Taormina: Street Food Tour with a Local Expert

Embark on a culinary adventure with your knowledgeable host, in an intimate group of no more than 12 individuals. Explore trusted artisanal food stands while indulging in delectable tastings. 

This amazing walking journey takes you from tasting to tasting, indulging in the flavours of the best street food while taking in the sights.

Food and Drink Experiences in Taormina

Relish the delightful food market in Taormina or experience authentic Sicilian cuisine with Our dedicated team is here to provide you with prompt assistance through our live online chat or via email at [email protected].

What to Eat in Taormina in Autumn

Sicily, a cherished destination, beckons travelers with its allure. In the beautiful town of Taormina, you can savor an array of local delicacies during autumn while basking in the soothing beach ambiance. Surprisingly, even outside the bustling tourist season, the weather in Sicily remains delightful, making it an ideal time to unwind and indulge in the region's culinary delights. Read this article on What to Eat in Taormina in Autumn

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