Sicily's main tourist destination; it is well serviced by important
roads as well as by train and is also conveniently reachable by
By car: From Palermo take highway A19 Palermo-Catania
and continue on A18 until destination. From Siracusa take the state
highway 114 to Catania and then take highway A18 until the exit
at Taormina. From Agrigento take state highway 640 for Caltanisetta,
continue then on highway A19 to Catania and then get on the A18
until destination. From Trapani take A29 towards Palermo, continue
on A19 Palermo-Catania and then take A18 up to destination. Those
coming from Continental Italy must continue on highway A3 Salerno-Reggio
Calabria and exit on Villa San Giovanni to board the ferries that
go to Messina. From Messina, highway A18 will get you in no time
By train: Taormina is on the Messina-Catania line
with direct and very frequent trains going both ways. If you are
coming from Palermo or from other cities in Sicily, you will have
to change trains. From Rome there are some direct trains for Taormina
(via Naples), the trip lasts 9-10 hours. For times please consult
the Trenitalia site or call the green number 89 20 21.
By plane: The International Airport of Catania
(CTA) is 50 km from Taormina. The airport offers connections with
all the major Italian and European cities, including all the capitals.
From the airport the Alibus shuttle service goes to Catania station
every 20 minutes. There is a direct bus available from Etna Trasporti
linking the Airport with Taormina.
in Taormina, we suggest to visit Mount Etna,
that is the largest active volcano in Europe, it is at approximately
forty five minute drive away. Isola Bella is a
stunning nature reserve that is just few minutes drive from Taormina.
Also the Parco Fluviale dell’Alcantara, situated
along the river Alcantara at about 27 km from Taormina, for more
information call 0942 981038.
l'Isola Bella, Capo S'Andrea, Mazzarò, Baia delle
greco, III secolo a.C.
Corvaja, X secolo d.C.
Chiesa di san Pancrazio
Duomo di san Nicolò XIII secolo
Castello di Taormina
di Mezzo e Porta Catania
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