Hotel near the center of Taormina

"Your home in Taormina"

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How to reach us

GPS coordinates
37°51’1’’ N - 15°16’51’’ E

From the trainstation
The hotel is only 3 km away: from here, take the "green line" bus for the Taormina Bus Terminal and then the "Circolare Rossa" bus for Porta Catania, where the hotel is located.

From the coach station
From the bus terminal take a taxi or the "circolare rossa" bus for Porta Catania.

From the airport
From the "Fontanarossa" airport of Catania which is 50 km away, you can reach the hotel by taxi, bus, train or simply by renting a car. Upon request, the hotel has a transfer service to and from the airport and/or train station.

By car
From highway A18 Messina-Catania exit at Taormina.
Continue for Taormina until you reach the "LUMBI" parking area. At the roundabout, turn right and enter the "Monte Tauro/Porta Catania" tunnel. Once outside the tunnel, continue for the downtown area (centro).


Like the stem of a ship towards the eastern seas, the Moorish architecture of theExcelsior Palace Hotel stands out on the headland, along the walls and the Torrione dei Greci. The brilliant location of this historic four star hotel in Taormina is one of the most spectacular outposts from where to admire an incomparable view of nature, whereby the sea, Mount Etna and Taormina stand out.

A short distance away from the hotel and Porta Catania the historic center of Taormina is located: with its poetic atmosphere, steeped with history, traditions and literature, withCorso Umberto, very seducing for its boutiques, handicraft shops and the "sweet life" in its famous pubs and restaurants; with its romantic promenades, between delightful street corners and with views that fill your heart.

Also a short distance away from the hotel there is the Teatro Greco, that holds outdoor shows and concerts, in addition to importantcultural events.

Taormina is also a very appealing area for business trips, thanks to the Palazzo dei Congressi (Congress Center): this multi-purpose facility with multiple rooms holds meetings, exhibits, concerts, shows and fashion shows.

Who has the chance of attending a business meeting in Taormina may also count on a super equipped meeting room, high level banqueting service, excellent location and splendid hospitality that only Excelsior Palace Hotel has and knows how to give.

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