Looking for an upscale beach destination? Drop your bags in Taormina!
Located on the east coast of Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, Taormina borders the Ionian Sea and is halfway between the cities of Messina and Catania. Taormina has attracted many curious tourists due to the beauty of its natural landscapes, especially the famous volcano Etna, its small pedestrian streets, its micro-climate, its turquoise blue sea, as well as the cultural richness of the city. This city, nicknamed the “Sicilian Saint-Tropez”, has not stopped conquering the hearts of the elite visitors, thus provoking a breathtaking increase in the construction of luxury infrastructures.
The city of Taormina is divided into two parts. At about 200 meters above sea level is the old town, where you can visit many ancient historical monuments, and down below is the newer town, with a beautiful beach of brilliant turquoise blue water and luxury restaurants, stores and hotels.
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Location & access
Taormina is located between Messina and Catania (50km), in the south of the province of Messina. The nearest airport is Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) and it is located at 1h30 from Taormina.
Would you like to travel to Taormina? AEROAFFAIRES can arrange your transfer by helicopter or car upon arrival at Catania-Fontanarossa airport, to take you directly to Taormina. Audi RS7 or H160, AEROAFFAIRES can provide you with the vehicle of your choice*.
*Please let us know your requirements when you book your private jet.
The airport of Catania-Fontanarossa is the main airport of Sicily. It is located near the city of Catania, in the east of Sicily.
The Catania airport runway is long enough to allow all types of aircraft to use it. You can book your choice of private jet to Catania airport:
The coordinates of the airport are:
- Airport code : CTA
- Latitude : 37° 28′ 00″ N
- Longitude : 15° 03′ 50″ E
- Altitude : 12 m
- Length of runway : 2 435 m
You can find within the airport of Catania-Fontanarossa (CTA) a VIP lounge where you can have access to many quality services:
- newspapers and magazines
- access to Wi-Fi,
- a TV,
- conference rooms.
This area is open from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.
Would you like to visit the city of Taormina and discover its secrets? AEROAFFAIRES recommends a visit to the famous Theater of Taormina, which dates back to the 3rd century JC. This theater has a capacity of 5,000 people and is still used very occasionally for concerts or plays. Stroll through the city of Taormina and let yourself be taken through its charming narrow streets, then explore Taormina’s main street, Corso Umberto, where you can find souvenir stores or local pastry shops and restaurants.
To discover Taormina’s other secrets, you can also visit Isola bella, which is a tiny island located just a few meters from Taormina’s beach.
In a sporting mood? Let yourself be tempted by a hike on the famous volcano Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe (3,323 meters above sea level) and one of the most active in Europe. According to various sources, this famous volcano owes its name to the Greek Aitne which means “I burn”.
Looking for a hotel combining luxury and elegance? Our AEROAFFAIRES team recommends the Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina. With its refined rooms and suites, spa and outdoor pool, you will love this hotel!
For lunch or dinner, enjoy the Otto Geleng restaurant, located at the Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel. Enjoy the breathtaking sea view, Italian cocktails and local cuisine. Some of the greatest writers have dined at this restaurant, D.H. Lawrence, Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams.
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Price estimate for the rental of a private jet
Paris Le Bourget (LBG) – Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) : from 16,000 EUROS* for a Light jet, for 6 passengers.
London Farnborough (FAB) – Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA): from 40,000 EUROS* for a Heavy Jet aircraft, for 10 passengers.
*The prices below are provided as an indication. To estimate the price of your trip, please contact us in order to establish a quote that will meet your exact requirements.