How to get to us
Residence La Malandrina – Via I Dionisio, 2E – 98039 Taormina (ME), Italy / 37°51’8”N – 15°16’56” E
Autostrada A18 Messina-Catania, exit Taormina. Drive towards Taormina for about 2 kms. At the first roundabout (with the large “Lumbi” parking structure), turn left towards the centre of the town, after about 500 ms, in front of the stone arch of “Porta Messina”, turn right and drive up and continue along “Via Circonvallazione”. After about 400 ms, you will notice a stone, Medieval building called “Palazzo Badia Vecchia”, turn left immediately towards the centre (“centro”) and continue for about 50 ms, until you reach our building on the left side of the road, at n. 2E.
The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa (about 45 kms from Taormina). There are weekly flights from many European cities and daily connections to Rome, Milan, Naples, Bologna, etc. Moreover, most travel agencies organize charter flights (especially between Spring and Autumn). We advise you to ask for further information from your travel agency.
One can get to Taormina by bus from Catania Fontanarossa airport. A direct bus run of the Etnatrasporti bus company (Autolinee Etnatrasporti) enables you to get from the airport to Taormina in about 60 minutes. Tickets can be purchased either in the airport or on the bus. The bus-stop is next to the exit of the airport building . When you get to the Taormina bus-station, you can take a taxi or a shuttle bus which will convey you to the street you want. Bus departure times should be checked on the internet sites of the bus-companies. (Bus timetables)
The nearest station is the Taormina- Giardini Naxos railway station.To reach the centre of the town, you can take a taxi just outside the station, or a bus, which runs fairly frequently. For the train departure and arrival times, please consult the Trenitalia link, we have provided here. (train timetable)