September 15 – 18, 2024

Taormina

Discover the charms of the Ionian Riviera from the clifftop town of Taormina, which enchants travellers with its turquoise coastline, medieval architecture and the authentic flavours of Sicilian life.     

Not to be Missed

 Cycle the wineries surrounding Mount Etna

Cycle the wineries surrounding Mount Etna

Enjoy a moderate ride on the famed wine route around the picturesque slopes of Mount Etna. Taste the intricacies of the varietals and sip the finest vintages grown in the region’s nutrient-rich, high-altitude, volcanic soil.

Taormina, Tailored for You

Your trip, your adventures. All of our itineraries are fully customizable, allowing you the freedom to choose the experiences that speak to you – and change your mind at a moment’s notice.

 Ascend Mount Etna, a UNESCO World Heritage site

Ascend Mount Etna, a UNESCO World Heritage site

Embark on a guided trek through the lunar-like terrain of Europe’s largest and most active stratovolcano, where remnants of eruptions over the centuries have formed extinct craters, crystal-blue lava streams and recent lava flows. End the day with a private tour, wine tasting and lunch at the historic Barone di Villagrande winery. 

 DELVE INTO THE ARTS OF SAN DOMENICO PALACE

DELVE INTO THE ARTS OF SAN DOMENICO PALACE

On a privately guided tour, stroll the extensive paintings and sculptures curated to honour the building’s layered history. Tour the magnificent collection of artifacts alongside contemporary works that led this property to be the perfect setting for the acclaimed show, The White Lotus.

 EXPLORE SICILY BY SEA

EXPLORE SICILY BY SEA

Enjoy a yacht cruise along small coastal villages and take in the lush Mediterranean vegetation of Isola Bella Island. View the Grotta Azzura rock cave and enjoy a relaxing swim in a natural pool formed by Bay of Giardini Naxos and Capo Taormina.

 Dave K., Four Seasons Private Jet traveller

“Every experience was so well planned to the finest detail. I never could have done such a thing on my own.”

— Dave K., Four Seasons Private Jet traveller

San Domenico Palace, Taormina, A Four Seasons Hotel

Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea, the iconic San Domenico Palace welcomes you to a 14th-century convent with panoramic views of Mount Etna and the ancient Greek theatre in one of Italy’s most historic and charming destinations.

  • Iconic property in the heart of Taormina with original 15th-century architecture
  • Spa services inspired by the teachings of Hippocrates and gourmet dining at two-Michelin-star restaurant Principe Cerami
  • Private beach club and state-of-the-art spa with a Turkish bath
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