Situated a few metres from the historical centre of Taormina, a stone’s throw from the main street (Corso Umberto) and Congress Building; the hotel overlooks: The Bay of Naxos, Etna Volcano, the public gardens and tennis courts.

From Catania “Fontanarossa” airport: 50 kms.

By Car: Take the “A18” motorway in the direction of Messina, exit at Taormina, follow “Taormina Centro”, arrive at “Lumbi” car park through the tunnel in the direction “Porta Catania”, continue to go up for another 300 metres until the square, between the post office and the “Banca Popolare di Ragusa” take a right turn on Via Roma and follow this for about 800 metres until you reach the hotel. It is advisable to park in the public square in front and contact our staff.

By Bus: Departure every hour from Catania (Fontanarossa) Airport with “Etna Trasporti” bus company.

From Taormina Railway Station: 3kms. Departure every 15 minutes from the Railway Station to the Bus Station in Taormina (Etna Trasporti or Interbus).

From Villa S. Giovanni (RC) or Messina: Take the ferry from Villa S. Giovanni for Messina and then take the A18 ME-CT motorway, exit Taormina.

From Palermo: From the “Falcone Borsellino” Airport of Palermo, take the A19 PA-CT motorway heading towards the A18 CT-ME motorway and exit at Taormina.


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Distance from the various places of interest

  • Main square (IX Aprile) – 300 metres;
  • Odeon – 400 metres;
  • Palazzo Corvaja Building- 400 metres;
  • Palazzo dei Congressi Building – 400 metres;
  • Greek Theatre – 200 metres;
  • Cathedral – 800 metres;
  • Bus Station – 1 kilometre;
  • Saracen Castle – 3 kilometres;
  • Railway Station – 3 kilometres;
  • Giardini-Naxos – 4 kilometres;
  • Paradise Beach Club – 8 kilometres;
  • Catania – 50 kilometres;
  • Syracuse – 120 kilometres;
  • Noto – 145 kilometres

GPS systems
N. 37.85160° – E. 15.2884

An important note on GPS systems
GPS systems often calculate an incorrect route upon arrival at Taormina; when you reach the “Lumbi” carpark your GPS may tell you to turn left, when in fact you should take the tunnel facing you. This is why we suggest you follow our instructions

Parking information
Free parking by the hotel (only 3 parking spaces are not bookable); or extra charge from 20,00 euro per day, at the Garage 100 metres.

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