Villa Bianca Principe Hotel
The Villa Bianca Principe Hotel is tucked into the lush Taormina hillside, but it’s still only a short walk to the beach. The hotel can be reached in minutes by cable car from Taormina town centre. Its rooftop pool and two rooftop gardens make this hotel extra special, and guests can also enjoy beautiful views from the comfort of their poolside loungers. Each comfortable room comes complete with a minibar, TV, air-conditioning between June and September, and a balcony.
Overview of Taormina, Sicily
Situated on the side of a mountain, overlooking the east coast of Sicily and Mount Etna, Taormina is a stunning town that’s long been a popular tourist destination. This place has a fascinating history, with a medieval palace and ancient theatre being just two of many historical must-see attractions. And elsewhere, Taormina’s white, sandy beaches and impressive vistas make it easy to see why the town draws in so many visitors each year. It’s a high-end resort with elegant bars and fine dining restaurants: a great example of Italian chic. To make the most of your holiday to Sicily, be sure to set aside enough time to enjoy all that Taormina has to offer.
Things to do in Taormina
Corso Umberto is the main street for shopping and dining in Taormina, and is just a short cable car journey from the Villa Bianca Principe Hotel. Lined with chic boutiques, gelaterias and espresso bars, the town offers a true taste of the Sicilian high life. Why not try some local produce and buy some traditional souvenirs to take home with you? From here, you can also walk to the ancient theatre and check out the beautiful Sicilian architecture. And don’t forget to look up at the Torre dell’Orologio, a 12th-century tower which has served over years as both a prison and a lighthouse. Walk on towards Taormina Port, with its ancient archway greeting you on arrival, and enjoy the views out over the beautiful Ionian Sea. However you decide to spend your time in Taormina, you won’t be disappointed. With plenty on offer to keep you entertained, and every opportunity to relax, this is a holiday to Italy that you’ll remember for years to come.