Taormina is considered one of the most beautiful places on earth. People come from every corner of the world to admire and partake of our paradise, recognized internationally as a premier vacation spot, owing to its abundance of heavenly amenities. First, we’ve been blessed by natural beauty: breathtaking sea views, white sand and rocky beaches lapped by warm emerald waters, a balmy, comfortable climate and a stunning, dramatic landscape. And we enjoy manmade blessings as well: art and history spread generously throughout the ancient town and its environs, a lively cultural scene, and excellent Sicilian dining and finest Italian shopping. Taormina is indeed an absolute wonderland in the heart of the Mediterranean. While staying with us, we’ll enthusiastically encourage you not to miss a visit to Mount Etna, Syracuse, Giardini-Naxos, Piazza Armerina, Catania market and its baroque centre, the Aeolian islands and, of course, the several wonderful Taormina beaches andTaormina public gardens.
Transfers: Qualified chauffeurs and air-conditioned luxury cars are available for transfers, tours and visits to any place of interest you may request.
By air: Catania airport, 50 minutes by car. Hourly INTERBUS coaches connect to Taormina bus terminal, 5 minutes’ walk from Villa Carlotta. Airport taxis fares are approx. 100 euro per car for two people. Transfers booked through the hotel are highly recommended.
By road: from A18 motorway take Taormina exit. Once reaching the centre, in front of the arch of “Porta Messina” turn left on Via Pirandello and drive down until the number 81. Like most ancient towns parking in Taormina is difficult, our staff will park your car easily in our parking (approx. 20 euro/day).
By train: nearest mainline station is Taormina-Giardini Naxos, approximately 5 km away. Taxis charge about 20 euro to Villa Carlotta.