Taormina, evening visits to the Ancient Theater begin from 1 June: restoration of the Porticus post scaenam completed


By John

Completed on time, by the end of May, the restoration works of the “Porticus post scaenam”, in the month of June evening visits to the Ancient Theater of Taormina start again with non-stop opening from 9 am to midnight (last entry at 11 pm). These are the dates for summer 2024: June 1st and 2nd, 15th and 16th; in August from 12th to 16th, in the key week of August; in September on the 12th and 13th. A total of eleven extraordinary openings that the Naxos Taormina Archaeological Park, directed by the archaeologist Gabriella Tigano, has reserved for the thousands of visitors passionate about cultural and archaeological heritage. But also for all those who wish to enjoy or relive the magical atmosphere that is created at the Ancient Theater at dusk, when temperatures become cooler and wandering around the large monumental complex offers spectacular glimpses and views between the sea and Etna and , to the north, towards the coast of Calabria and the coastal municipalities of Messina, creating a symbiotic relationship between archeology and landscape.

A visit “under the stars” which can be accompanied by the narration of specialized guides and which enriches the experience of Italian and foreign travelers discovering the archaeological heritage of Sicily, of which the Ancient Theater of Taormina has been an essential stop since the eighteenth century. famous from travel diaries, notebooks and engravings of the famous travelers of the Grand Tour.