If you dream of being a prince and princess in a castle we can't think of a more romantic setting for your wedding in Sicily! The castle is an impressive example of Baroque Sicilian architecture and used to be the summer residence of a Prince. It was built in 1689 and rises between romantic Taormina and the Etna volcano, and is only 50 meters from the sea. Recently completely restored to its full splendor, it welcomes visitors in its elegant interiors and spectacular 4 hectare park. The park includes magnificent botanical gardens with ocean views offering an amazing variety of over 1,000 plants. The setting and views are simply breathtaking. A large pool surrounded by regal palm trees from all over the world completes the picture.
Civil ceremonies are possible directly at the castle!
The castle has a renown restaurant in which refined local dishes are carefully prepared. Inside, a variety of formal halls, each bearing its own unique decor and furnished with antiques, are available for an extraordinary wedding reception.
Wedding banquets can be held in one of the indoor salons or in summertime, outside in the "Orient Garden Gazebo" near the castle or poolside. The hotel has the following for banquet spaces:
Salone Principe di Palagonia 120 seats
Salone Cruyllas 35 seats
Orangerie 300 seats
- Only 7 km from Taormina and 45 km from Catania airport.
- 32 rooms and suites. Rooms have a small terrace. There are 5 de luxe suites, 8 junior suites and 16 standard rooms.
- 2 restaurants - 1 indoors during winter months and 1 outdoors during summer.
- A bar and wine bar
- A pool bar and Grill restaurant
- 1 large pool
- Jacuzzi in the garden
- Private beach
- Massage and beauty treatments available.
- Shuttle service to and from Taormina.
Wedding banquets can be held in one of the indoor salons or in summertime, outside in the "Orient Garden Gazebo" near the castle or poolside. The smaller indoor hall holds up to 45 and there are other formal rooms to suit you depending on the number of guests.
Civil weddings can be held directly at this castle! There is also the nearby Taormina Palazzo dei Duchi di Santo Stefano. A Catholic church is available in a nearby town and symbolic or Protestant ceremonies can be held in the castle gardens.