The small Palazzo Francesca is one of the very special, rare and typical Sicilian town houses in Toarmina and counts amongst the most beautiful houses in town. This house extends on 5 floors and provides a small roof terrace with spectacular views towards the vulcano Etna, the Grecco theater, as well as the picturesque Taormina.
The town house is situated in a privileged and centrical position of the historical center of Taormina, not far from the Corso Umberto (shopping area), the Piazza IX Aprile, the Villa Communale and the Grecco Theater.
All the sights and bars, restaurants and shops are within reach. A taxi station, the gondola to the sea and the bus station can be reached walking from here.
In 2005 this building had been fully renovated and modernized. The floors and stairs on the interior have been restored in the typical Sicilian red-brown marble. The three bath rooms are designed of bright Botticino marble or hand-painted Sicilian tiles.
Each room has been decorated with lots of care and love for details. The furnishing is complete and of high standard.
Spending time in the living o the 5 th floor is special experience. Through the large panoramic windows you will enjoy fantastic views over the roofs and the small streets of Taormina. The sunset above the vulcano Etna is an unforgettable experience.
The equipment and furnishing come up to highest expectations on quality and taste. The equipment is a mix of modern Italian design and antique French and Sicilian furniture. The tasteful room design is underlined by a special selection of art pictures and lamps made of real Murano glass.
All the living and sleeping rooms are equipped with an efficient air condition system.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Nearest beach||Taormina Isola Bella 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Catania Fonte Rosa 50 km, Nearest railway: Taormina-Giardini Naxos 3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The town house is located in the very best area of the historic city center of Taormina. All sights, restaurants, bars, museums etc. can be reached within a short walking distance. You reach the famous Corso Umberto in less than 1 minute and the lovely park area of "Villa Comunale" is just around the corner.
The bus stop of the beach is just 3 minutes walk, the bus stop for the interurban bus (airport bus) is just a 5 - 6 minutes walk.
There are various public parking options each at different prices close by (200 m to 600m)