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[ Transportation ]

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Travel to Taormina

The closest airport is Catania Fontanarossa International Airport, also known as Vincenzo Bellini Airport, which is located roughly 65 km from Taormina.

From Catania Fontanarossa International Airport to Taormina

By Bus

There is a direct bus service between Catania Airport and Taormina. The ride takes about one hour and a half. See bus timetables here

By taxi

A taxi takes about one hour from Catania Airport to Taormina. There are several local taxi companies.
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Upon request, the main hotels in Taormina may arrange a transfer service to/from Catania Airport.

By Car

If you rent a car, you can reach Taormina from Catania Airport in about one hour (highway A18 Messina-Catania, exit Taormina).
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Parking in Taormina

Participants are advised to park their cars in the fee-paying parking Porta Catania Parking which is located nearby the Excelsior Palace Hotel Taormina.
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