Set between sea and sky, a precious gem that literati and poets of all times have translated into verse and prose amazed astonished, Taormina is magic, always. Exuberant, flowering in spring, intense in the summer when the sun is blazing, to return in September as autumn sweet, and then superb, heedless of winter. And ‘ here in the heart of Taormina which stands the Hotel Villa Taormina, an ancient noble house founded in 800 by the recovery from the Badia Vecchia, one of the symbols of medieval Taormina.
Surrounded by a Sicilian garden with citrus trees, bougainvillea, jasmine and Mediterranean plants, enclosed in ancient city walls Saracen (X cent.), Overlooking the stunning setting that embraces the sea, hills and Mount Etna, among the hotels in Taormina, Hotel Villa Taormina enjoys a privileged position, in a quiet and central Via Fazzello and 10 minutes from the beautiful beach which is reached by the hotel’s free shuttle.
Every time is ripe for a stay at the Hotel Villa Taormina, one of the most sought after 4 star hotel in Taormina, to enjoy unique charm and atmosphere, between the stones and fastigia of ancient Greek Theatre and the Archaeological Park, a 10-minute walk from the hotel, including the traditional crafts and boutiques of Corso Umberto I (one minute from the Hotel Villa Taormina) that runs through the old town where you overlook the beautiful baroque buildings of Taormina, between prestigious events and authentic Sicilian flavors offered from renowned restaurants that offer in every season worldliness and good food. Of medieval Taormina are wonderful examples, the Old Abbey, near the Hotel Villa Taormina, a fourteenth-century building among the highest examples of Sicilian Gothic which now houses the Archaeological Museum, the Palazzo Corvaja Piazza Badia where the headquarters of the interesting Ethnographic Museum art and popular traditions of Sicily and the Palace of the Dukes of Santo Stefano, Porta Catania. Also to see the beautiful Piazza del Duomo with the “Cathedral fortress” and the original baroque fountain and the beautiful Municipal Gardens of the Villa of the Dukes of Cesaro, always just a few minutes walk from the Hotel Villa Taormina.
Then the sea, scenery constant prospects of Taormina: deep, cobalt blue, with depths and caves by the extraordinary underwater scenery. The beautiful beaches of Mazzaro (where there is a private beach at Hotel Villa Taormina), Isola Bella, Spisone and Mazzeo, Taormina Mar, can be reached in 10 minutes by car from the Hotel Villa Taormina or by cable car overview that arrives to the beach of Mazzaro.