Castelmola or Castermula, as the locals say, is a nice little town that enjoys a unique view of the sea and Mount Etna. The town lies just above the more famous town of Taormina, which has a vibrant downtown with shops, food outlets and other pleasures.
There is a special tranquillity to Castelmola, which is the best experienced in the narrow streets, alleys and squares.
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You should take a trip to Castelmola to experience the authentic Sicily, and here you will experience the best of both worlds: be in a place that is a comfortable distance from the tourist masses, yet still be close enough to many attractions.
Castelmola, which is strategically well located on Sicily's north coast, is also a good base for excursions to the island's south-eastern part of the exciting city of Siracusa and vineyard Avola and baroque towns of Ragusa, Modica and Scicli. If you are naturally interested, both Iblei and Nebrodi park are ideal for a nice day trip.