Hotel Taormina

Hotel B&B Taormina

The story is a key feature if you want to understand the most of its beauty and culture of Taormina, in fact, every rule of the places and all times in history have left their mark on the city that we can still admire.

The birth of this town dates back to 358 BC, with the landing of Greek refugees, apparently from Naxos, who gave life to what was then called Tauromenion. The city then assumes the aspect of classical Greek colonies are built on Bouleterion, fundamental place as the seat of city council, the agora, or the central square, and the acropolis. Also dates from this period, the Ancient Theater, considered the symbol of the town of Taormina.

Under the subsequent domination, or the Roman, there is a period in which intensify the renovation of the works constructed by the Greeks, above all, the most important one is related to the Ancient Theatre, which became under the Roman amphitheater.

Taormina under the Byzantine Empire reached the height of its geopolitical importance, becoming the capital of Sicily and seat of the Archbishop. With the Byzantines there are also impressive new buildings, like the defensive walls that is combined with that already in the Hellenistic period, and the two forts, one on one at the peak of Monte Tauro Mola.

With the arrival of the Normans Taormina loses some of its geopolitical importance, but at the same time with the unstoppable spread of Christianity are created numerous convents.

Period is less prosperous than matched by the Spanish rule, where the city underwent several mutilamenti and losses from the sale of state-owned lands with adjoining houses.

All these historical events have enhanced the architectural beauty of Taormina, which, combined with its natural splendor forms a unique landscape, waiting to be discovered.
The visitor is spoiled for choice, in fact you can visit both the city's historic center, just to admire the buildings, the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, l 'Odeon, the Naumachie, the Ancient Theatre and the nearby remains of an ancient temple and Antiquarian, both the natural beauty that are offered, such as public gardens, beautiful beaches, and areas near the city, which are also interesting tourist destinations.

The city is also famous for the presence of beautiful and imposing buildings, such Palazzo Corvaja and Palace of the Dukes of Santo Stefano. The first is characterized by a unique beautiful facade, and an architectural complex that combines various architectural styles of its various peoples, the second of lesser magnitude but by the incredible grandeur derived from the presence, again, the architectural elements related to different styles, recognize elements of fact Arab, Gothic and Norman.
Another building that is worth mentioning is the Ciampoli Palace , the oldest of the city, but which now covers situations in poor condition.

Other brackets with regard to tourism in the city, should be opened in favor of the churches in the area of ​​Taormina. As mentioned before, do not miss a visit to St. Nicholas is Cattredale, built in the thirteenth century, and features an exterior that almost makes it look like a fortress, and works of art still retains.
The tour continues with a visit to Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria, dating from the seventeenth century, and one at St. Augustine's Church, from the late fifteenth century.

As mentioned earlier the beauty of Taormina is given by the union between architecture and the natural splendor of the land on which the city is located. This territory consists of the promontory, where in fact the city was built and the beautiful beaches that lie at his feet.

The sea now plays an important role as a tourist attraction, the clear waters and beautiful, surrounded by an atmosphere of rare natural beauty and mild climate, are just a backdrop to the various natural areas of the city that every lover must visit: Island Beautiful, Chief Andrew, Mazzaro, Mermaid Bay. In particular, the Bay of Mazzaro also offers the possibility of hiking in the caves that make up

Taormina turns out to be a tourist destination that satisfies every point of view, the cultural one, thanks to the visits of architectural and historic buildings, the natural, thanks to the green and marine paradise that offers the culinary thanks to the presence of many local restaurants.

Hotel Villa Angela Messina 4 Star

Villa Angela Messina Villa Angela rises at the foot of the historical church named "Madonna della Rocca", built in the rock. Its position gives the opportunity to admire the wonderful Giardini-Naxos's Bay, the Etna, Castelmola and Taormina's panoramic view.

All the rooms and the Junior Suite, furnished according to the typical Sicilian style, have wide panoramic terraces, air conditioned, radio, direct-dial telephone, TV-Sat, DVD-player, minibar, electronic safe and internet service.

Villa Angela is surrounded by a beautiful green park with Mediterranean vegetation, where you find also the swimming-pool and the bar.

Its panoramic, quiet and romantic position makes for the guests a relaxing and regenerating atmosphere.

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Hotel Atahotel Capotaormina Messina 4 Star

Atahotel Capotaormina Messina Located on the homonimous promontory cliffs, under the city of Taormina, the Atahotel Capotaormina is a unique building of its kind. Whereas normal hotels develop in height, Capotaormina hotel's floors follow the profile of the cliff sloping towards the sea.

Surrounded on three sides by the sea, the hotel enjoys wonderful panoramic views: on the right, the impressive profile of the Etna and of the Baia di Giardini Naxos, an unforgettable scenery during the sunset; on the left, the famous Isolabella, linked to the land by a slight strip of sand, the panorama of Capo Sant'Andrea and, in the clearest days, the lighted coast of Calabria; in front, the vastity of the sea spacing at 180° and the view of the garden on the cliff and of the swimming pool.

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Hotel Bristol Park Hotel Messina 4 Star

Bristol Park Hotel Messina Welcome to Taormina Sicily. Many thanks to be in our beautiful land, where the lemon trees are in bloom......... ...

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B&B David Lawrence Messina 2 Star

David Lawrence Messina Right in the heart of Taormina, "pearl of the Ionian", a Bed & Breakfast for your holiday in Sicily in a truly unforgettable setting which has, for generations, been everyones dream.
With the ever smoking volcano Mt. Etna, the sea, the views of the Calabrian coast and the Straits of Messina, Taormina will charm you with all its wonders.

All our rooms, which are clean and sunny, are furnished in the popular ‘arte povera’ style, and are equipped with air conditioning and satellite TV.
The bathrooms are equipped to a high standard.
We hope you will feel comfortable and at home in this peaceful setting.

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B&B Villa Giannina Messina 2 Star

Villa Giannina Messina Taormina is very famous, for its beauty, its view, its cultural life and all the past well-known memories. Its tourist development began one century and half ago, when the great travellers, like Admiral Nelson’s niece, Lady Bridport, Wolfgang Goethe, Guy de Maupassant and Otto Geleng, made its beauty and history known all over Europe. Later, a group of wealthy English merchant families moved to taormina. They built the Anglican Church.
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Hotel Timeo Messina 5 Star

Timeo Messina In 1906 the Grand Hotel Timeo & Villa Flora welcomed the German emperor, Kaiser Wilhelm II, after whom the hotels most prestigious suite is named. Surrounded by a park of 25,000 square metres filled with numerous tropical species, the historic hotel is famous for its literary terrace. With its spectacular views it has always been a privileged meeting-place for illustrious guests. ...

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Hotel Villa Sirina Messina 4 Star

Villa Sirina Messina Hotel Villa Sirina is hosted by an old country house, entirely restored, situated 700 metres from the Taormina beaches, in the midst of a green valley, rich in citrus plantations and oleander trees.

The structure, fully air conditioned, is tastefully furnished with antiques and beautiful pieces of Sicilian craftsmanship.

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Hotel Villa Sant Andrea Messina 4 Star

Villa Sant Andrea Messina The hotel Villa Sant'Andrea is beautifully located on the bay of Mazzarò, in the immediate proximtiy of Taormina. It was built in 1830 by an aristocratic British family, and was transformed into a hotel in 1950. Since then it has been recognized as one of Taormina's most exclusive hotels, and it still preserves the fascination of a private residence.

Surrounded by its private beach and a park of sub-tropical vegetation, it dominates the Bay of Mazzarò. Within walking distance is a cable car that can take guests up to explore the ancient village of Taormina with its renowned greek roman theatre.

The property has two restaurants: the Sant'Andrea serves local specialities, whereas the Oliviero offers a sophisticated à la carte menu for romantic candle lit suppers. There is an inside bar and an outside bar on a large terrace; the piano bar, open until late at night, plays sweet after-dinner music.

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B&B Agon Messina 3 Star

Agon Messina The rooms are comfortable, luminous and furnished with taste. They all have air-conditioner hot/cold and color TV. All the rooms have a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. One of the rooms has also a small balcony with sea view.

The Typical Sicilian breakfast changes from season to season. We offer “granita with brioch” in the summer and fresh orange-squash in the winter together with local products like honey and marmalades from the Etna or a classical cappuccino with croissant.
We serve the breakfast in the spacious and luminous Living room – which has a kitchen corner . This area is available for to our guests.


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