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Taormina Hotels & Holidays

View of Taormina from Roman amphitheatre
View of Taormina from Roman amphitheatre
Taormina
Taormina
Greco-Roman amphitheatre
Greco-Roman amphitheatre
San Guiseppe
San Guiseppe
Decorated Balconies on Corso Umberto
Decorated Balconies on Corso Umberto
Corso Umberto
Corso Umberto
Church of San Pancrazio from Corso Umberto
Church of San Pancrazio from Corso Umberto
Mount Etna from Taormina
Mount Etna from Taormina
Fresh Fruit on Corso Umberto
Fresh Fruit on Corso Umberto
Baronessa Bar, Corso Umberto
Baronessa Bar, Corso Umberto
Public Gardens
Public Gardens
Verdant Isola Bella
Verdant Isola Bella
Public Gardens
Public Gardens
Piazza IX Aprile
Piazza IX Aprile
Public Gardens
Public Gardens
Church of San Pancrazio
Church of San Pancrazio
Public Library
Public Library
Corso Umberto
Corso Umberto
Via of Taormina from Roman amphitheatre
Via of Taormina from Roman amphitheatre
Corso Umberto
Corso Umberto
View of Taormina from Roman amphitheatre
Taormina
Greco-Roman amphitheatre
San Guiseppe
Decorated Balconies on Corso Umberto
Corso Umberto
Church of San Pancrazio from Corso Umberto
Mount Etna from Taormina
Fresh Fruit on Corso Umberto
Baronessa Bar, Corso Umberto
Public Gardens
Verdant Isola Bella
Public Gardens
Piazza IX Aprile
Public Gardens
Church of San Pancrazio
Public Library
Corso Umberto
Via of Taormina from Roman amphitheatre
Corso Umberto

Taormina

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Set high on Sicily's Monte Tauro in picturesque natural beauty and commanding breathtaking views over two rugged bays below, Taormina has captured the imagination of great travellers and writers for many decades. It is...

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Set high on Sicily's Monte Tauro in picturesque natural beauty and commanding breathtaking views over two rugged bays below, Taormina has captured the imagination of great travellers and writers for many decades. It is widely considered the most beautiful town in Sicily with its semi-tropical palms, bougainvillea and orange trees. With its charming pedestrianised streets and small piazzas, it enjoys stunning views of the coast with Mount Etna rising in the distance.

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Popular Taormina Hotels

Unmissable Sights

  • Greco-Roman amphitheatre

  • 14th Century Palazzo Corvaia

  • Mazzarò Beach

  • Ruins of ancient Naxos at Capo Schisò

  • Isola Bella

Flight Information

The closest airport to Taormina is Catania (CTA), which is about 1 hour from Taormina and Taormina Mare. Direct flights to Catania are available from Birmingham, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester and take approxmimately 3 hours.

From Our Experts

Luisa Pini Luisa

Oliviero Restaurant down by the seafront is ideal for a romantic dinner. There's a lovely terrace...

Oliviero Restaurant down by the seafront is ideal for a romantic dinner. There's a lovely terrace if you want to dine al fresco. It's popular, so try to book ahead if possible.
Luisa Pini, Citalia Concierge

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Hotels

  • El Timeo Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
  • Double Superior Room
  • Double Deluxe Room With Sea View
  • Superior Junior Suite
  • Restaurant Terrace
  • Bar Terrace
  • Exterior views
  • Bar Terrace
  • Bar Terrace
  • Swimming Pool

Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, Taormina

Rating: 5

The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo dates back to 1873 and successfully recreates the atmosphere and...

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  • Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea
  • Breakfast on the Terrace
  • Lounge
  • Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea
  • Outside Dining Area
  • Views to the Beach
  • Infinity Pool
  • Oliviero Restaurant
  • Superior Junior Suite
  • The Stunning Private Beach on the bay of Mazzaro
  • Infinity Pool
  • Double room

Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, Taormina

Rating: 5

Wonderfully situated on the Bay of Mazzarò, the deluxe Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea enjoys an...

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Standard Room
  • Beach
  • Restaurant La Veranda
  • Beach Bar
  • Beach Restaurant
  • Hotel Caparena Facade

Hotel Caparena & Wellness Club, Taormina

Rating: 4

The Mediterranean-style Hotel Caparena & Wellness Club provides a comfortable and stylish...

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Hotel Excelsior Palace
  • Front Sea View Room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Hotel Excelsior Palace, Taormina

Rating: 4

Located only a minute's walk from Taormina's shops, restaurants and sights, the Hotel Excelsior...

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Grand Hotel Mazzarò Sea Palace
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Beach
  • Bedroom
  • Restaurant Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Reception
  • Lounge
  • Bedroom
  • Bar

Grand Hotel Mazzarò Sea Palace, Taormina

Rating: 5

Superbly situated in the picturesque bay of Mazzarò, close to the cable car service up to Taormina,...

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Sea View Room
  • Grand Hotel Miramare
  • Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Grand Hotel Miramare
  • Superior Double Room
  • Suite
  • Suite terrace
  • Terrace
  • Swimming pool

Grand Hotel Miramare, Taormina

Rating: 4

Set in the hillside just below Taormina's town centre, the Grand Hotel Miramare looks out over the...

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  • Grand Hotel San Pietro
  • Suite
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace and Swimming Pool
  • Swimming pool

Grand Hotel San Pietro, Taormina

Rating: 5

The sophisticated Grand Hotel San Pietro, a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux group,...

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  • Swimming pool
  • Double room
  • Terrace
  • Lounge
  • Apartment
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sea View Room
  • Bathroom
  • Double room
  • Double room
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom

Hotel Villa Belvedere, Taormina

Rating: 4

Conveniently situated, the Hotel Villa Belvedere is a delightful hotel with a welcoming atmosphere...

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Standard Room
  • Terrace
  • Terrace
  • Hotel Villa Diodoro
  • Superior Room
  • Lobby
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Hotel Villa Diodoro, Taormina

Rating: 4

Hotel Villa Diodoro enjoys a prime position that affords stunning views of the bay from the...

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  • Hotel Imperiale Taormina
  • Anfiteatro Restaurant
  • Classic Room
  • Deluxe Sea View Room
  • Exclusive Sea View Room
  • Hotel Imperiale Taormina
  • Infinity Pool
  • Pool Suite
  • Terrace Suite View
  • Superior Sea View Room
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool

Hotel Imperiale Taormina, Taormina

Rating: 5

Dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, Hotel Imperiale Taormina has been carefully...

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  • Hotel Ipanema
  • Rooftop Swimming Pool
  • Twin Room with Side Sea View
  • Twin Room with Side Sea View
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Swimming Pool

Hotel Ipanema, Taormina

Rating: 4

The Hotel Ipanema provides good value for money accommodation in an enviable location in Taormina...

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Evening Bar
  • Poolside Restaurant
  • Garden
  • Bar
  • Twin Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Cerami Restaurant
  • Junior Suite
  • Grand Suite
  • The Ancient Cloister
  • Hotel San Domenico Palace

Hotel San Domenico Palace, Taormina

Rating: 5

Step back in time with the majestic Hotel San Domenico Palace, an architectural delight combined...

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  • Views from Villa Bianca Resort
  • Bedroom
  • Restaurant
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Reception
  • Bedroom
  • Taormina
  • Taormina
  • Villa Bianca Hotel
  • Terrace
  • Restaurant

Villa Bianca Hotel, Taormina

Ideally placed next to the cable car that runs to Taormina and overlooking the bay of Mazzarò, the...

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  • Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bedroom
  • Lounge
  • Reception
  • Guest Room
  • Guest Room
  • Guest Room
  • Restaurant
  • Villa Paradiso
  • Villa Paradiso

Villa Paradiso, Taormina

Rating: 4

Formerly a private villa, this charming family-run hotel has retained many of the original...

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Excursions

Add an excursion to make the most of your holiday.

Make the selection when you are booking either online or with one of destination experts.

Please note excursions operate seasonally.

Mount Etna & Alcantara (to 1,900 metres)

An enjoyable exploration of Etna's amazing volcanic countryside, incorporating a stop at the unique Alcantara Gorge. You will be able to enjoy Sicily's most famous natural landmark and experience the most magnificent views from 1,900 metres.

For even more magnificent views, it is possible to take the ascent up to 2,900 metres, which you can book on the day of your excursion (approx. 65 euros, payable locally). However if you know in advance you would like to do this, we recommend booking the Premium Mount Etna excursion as its more cost effective

Operates: Wednesday (subject to minimum numbers)
Departure: From 8am
Duration: Full Day
From: £40

Island of Lipari & Vulcano

Thanks to the whitewashed villages, olive groves and beautiful flowering plants, Sicily's Aeolian Islands are truly breathtaking. The big attractions here are the mud baths and the volcano that belches sulphurous smoke out in dragon puffs.

Operates: Friday (subject to minimum numbers)

Please Note: The landing fee and entrance fees to the mudbaths and museum are not included in the price and are payable locally.
Departure: From 7am
Duration: Full Day
From: £64

In 'The Godfather's' Footsteps

A laid back, fun excursion which takes in some breathtaking scenery. You will re-live some of the Godfather scenes, sit in Marlon Brando's chair in the famous Bar Vitelli, walk down the alleys in Al Pacino's footsteps and visit the Church where Michael Corleone got married in the film. Even if you're not a fan of the films, the views from these cliff top villages are second to none.

Operates: Saturday (subject to minimum numbers)
Departure: From 9.30am
Duration: Half Day
From: £31

Premium Mount Etna & Alcantara (to 2,900 metres)

In addition to the above, you'll take a breathtaking ascent to the main crater by cable car and jeep where you'll enjoy the amazing views from 2,900 metres.

Operates: Wednesday (subject to minimum numbers)

Please Note: The lift down to the gorge (approx. 4 euros) is payable locally.
Departure: From 8am
Duration: Full Day
From: £86

Temples of Agrigento & Piazza Armerina

Explore Italy's finest classical Greek temples at Agrigento. The valley and its remarkable temples are one of the most famous sites in Sicily's UNESCO Patrimony. You will have time for a lunch break along the beautiful San Leone seafront before the tour continues to the 'Villa Romana del Casale' at Piazza Armerina, where polychrome mosaics represent the most important surviving documentation of Roman civilization in Sicily. This is a fascinating insight into Sicily's Imperial Age.

Operates: Friday (subject to minimum numbers)

Please Note: Entrance fees to the temples (approx. 11 euros) and mosaics (approx. 10 euros) are payable locally.
Departure: From 6am
Duration: Full Day
From: £46

Syracuse

Siracusa is a beautiful mix of Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art just waiting to be explored. It is steeped in rich legends and history. First you will visit the famous archaeological area, where the expert guide will bring it to life. Imagine the representation of the tragedies in the largest Greek theatre of Sicily and then poke your head in the cave called Dionysius' Ear, where every prisoner's whisper was brought to the surface by its acoustics, and imagine the magnificence of his Tyrants having a look to the Altar of Hiero II. After that you will visit the bustling town of Ortigia, enjoying the picturesque cobbled streets of and the majestic cathedral built on layers of history, as well as the elegant shops and cafes.

Operates: Tuesday (subject to minimum numbers)
Departure: From 7.30am
Duration: Full Day
From: £43

Multi Centre Holidays

Taormina & any destination of your choice

Combining two or more destinations on your holiday is the perfect way to see and experience more of Italy. Sicily is great island to hire a car and explore its many towns and pretty villages but with flight and train connections to the mainland, it's just as easy to add nearly anywhere else in the country to your itinerary. See some of our favourite multi centre combinations below or phone our expert Travel Advisors who will be happy to tailor make your perfect holiday.

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Cefalu

Old Port

Taormina and Cefalu are two of the most popular coastal towns in Sicily and spending a few days in each is ideal for those who want to really get to know the island. Taormina has a beautiful charm, with bustling pedestrianised streets and small piazzas where views over the sea or Mount Etna can be enjoyed, whilst Cefalu offers a sandy beach and equally impressive architecture in its maze of streets.

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Sorrento

Sorrento

For those that love being by the sea, a multi centre holiday combining Taormina and Sorrento covers two of Italy's most popular coastal towns. Enjoy sweeping views over the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius whilst enjoying an aperitivo in Sorrento before heading to Sicily and swapping the volcano for Mount Etna and strolling through the pedestrianised streets in chic Taormina.

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Rome

Rome

Rome and Taormina are a perfect combination for those interested in Italy's history. Taormina boasts the Greek Amphitheatre and nearby Agrigento, where you can see some of the best preserved ancient Greek temples in the world, whilst Rome, the Eternal City, is home to endless historic sites.

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