Excellent location. Pleasant stroll into Main Street. We got lost in Taormina on arrival- Nino met us on his scooter and led the way. Thank you Nino. Welcome pack of eggs butter wine water - again, thank you Lovely spacious apartment. Well equipped, well furnished. Enjoyed our trip.
A very spacious apartment in a quiet part of town yet just a stroll to the shopping centre and restaurants. Fabulous view from the terrace. Really splendid location and very comfortable bed.
What a surprise! We arrived tired at 2am to the lovely Nino who stayed up to welcome us, then to wake up to the olive tree on the sunny terrace was a delight. Nino was a wealth of amusing and informative tourist information and a pleasure to spend time with. Beautiful location just on edge of Taormina with views across the sea and town. The apartment had everything we needed, very comfortable and very clean. Just wish we could have stayed longer we were so busy exploring we forgot to relax!!!
We stayed in Francesca's Apartment for a week in July 2015. It was exactly as described and certainly lived up to the photographs posted by the owner. We can only reiterate what other reviewers have said. It is spacious and beautifully furnished, really well equipped with basic provisions supplied. For us, the wonderful outdoor terrace was the real attraction. Normally, we travel out a lot when we visit an area but here we enjoyed a relaxed Sicilian holiday, with breakfasts and lazy lunches in the shade of the cypress tree, taking in the lovely views. Staying in an apartment like this, visiting the local market and restaurants, far surpasses any hotel, no matter how many stars it might have!
We received a warm welcome from Luisa, Francesca's sister and Nino, her father and, while we were quite independent while there, it was reassuring to know that help was nearby if needed.
Taormina and the immediate locality are very accessible and offer lots to see and do.
We will definitely return, perhaps when the weather is a little cooler!
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My wife and I had a fantastic stay for 11 nights at Francescas apartment in Taormina. It is much larger than it appears in the photographs, tastefully decorated with period furniture and lovely and cool when the sun is blazing outside. The outside area is quite superb and we spent an equal number of evenings having meals on the veranda and eating out in Taormina. Best restaurants we visited were Malvasia (right opposite the only real supermarket and the other end of town to the apartment) Trattoria Don Ciccio and Il Baccanale. Best beach by far was Mazzeo . Take the grey beachbus from piazza San Pancrazio outside the Interbus office and get off the first stop when it reaches the seafront in 5 mins. 1 Euro per person each way. Another great bus service is the little orange one that does a circular route around Taormina every 45mins and once again is 1 euro. The great thing about this one is that it stops right outside the supermarket and will also drop you off right outside the apartment. Best place to buy fresh fish, meat and vegetables is the indoor communal market between 7.a.m. and 1 p.m. on via Cappuccini. Nino next door is delightful and will offer help or advice if you need any. All in all a great place to stay and really experience what it is like to live like a local (albeit in a fabulous apartment) in Taormina. I can wholeheartedly recommend this apartment.
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