Villa Comunale

Villa Comunale, Taormina: Address, Villa Comunale Reviews: 4.5/5

Villa Comunale
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VinnyP1
London, UK443 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
A beautiful garden which was built by an Englishwoman with a great mix of facilities.
It has some lovely terraces with lovely views over the sea and Taormina together with Mount Etna in the distance.
It also has a series of follies, some aviaries (2 parrots was all we spotted la children's playground and some outdoor exercise areas. There are plenty of benches and at the far end some stones that look good for a picnic. Some of the buildings were fenced off and there are no toilets within the park.
We went in late May about 11.00 and it was quite quiet.
Written May 25, 2022
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Sally62
Northampton, UK4,576 contributions
Sep 2019
Beautiful garden that was created by the English aristocrat Florence Trevelyan - there is a bust to her in the garden and she bequeathed the garden to the town on her death. It is a lovely place to wander around and to take a break from the heat of the day and there are plenty of benches where you could sit and relax or read if you wanted to. Lots of Mediterranean and tropical planting and amazing views over the bay and toward Etna - it is very well kept. Also some interesting Victorian follies. Definitely somewhere you should visit on your stay and highly recommend Rosmarino restaurant which is just opposite the entrance gates on Via Bagnoli Croci.
Written August 28, 2020
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Jackie C
Peterborough, UK472 contributions
Feb 2020
This communal garden is tucked away in Taormina but nonetheless well worth visiting. There is no admission charge as the creator wanted to share this place with everybody. The creator was Lady Florence Trevelyan a Scottish noblewoman, a keen gardener who had an affair with the heir to the throne Edward VII. She then moved to Taormina and married the local Mayor and created this beautiful garden. It has some lovely plants and feels quite British. The views are very pretty and you can even see Mt Etna
Written April 6, 2020
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Bluebellplasnewydd
Cardiff, UK1,442 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
This is the place to visit if you are hot and tired. The gardens are subtropical and free to entry with plenty of shade and benches. The foliage is unusual and well tended with large trees and bushes. You can amble around on paved paths with views of the extensive coastline. Supposedly you can enter from a track near the ancient theatre but we found it was padlocked. The gardens are also a short walk from the main shopping street.
Written June 4, 2022
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Chrisgale
Sheffield, UK747 contributions
May 2022 • Friends
We did this after the Greek theatre as they are not far apart and this is completely free. Wonderful planting, follies and stunning views. Plenty of seats if you want to take a picnic. Quite a few steps down to it initially but such a lovely experience. You can normally walk down from the theatre but the path was closed. Really worth a visit
Written May 15, 2022
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phat_dawg_21
Alpharetta, GA12,262 contributions
Jun 2021
This is a great way to spend 45 minutes to an hour. Beautiful flowers, sculptures, fountains, and buildings. Many of the buildings have an Asian look/feel.

There is one section that is a memorial to the victims of war.

Find a quite bench and enjoy the shade on a hot day.
Written August 10, 2021
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ChrisBelinda
Bury, UK335 contributions
Aug 2020
I remembered this beautiful garden back in 2002 and dug out some old photos of the old garden towers before I went. It's even more wonderful than I recall, peaceful, nobody around, hot, loads of fantastic tropical plants and trees and amazing architecture. You could sit for a few hours and forget the world here. It closes at 9pm but you have to stand at the edge and take in the views.. it's fantastic.. and free.
Written September 10, 2020
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Florian254
Norddeutschland1,386 contributions
Sep 2021
They made a lot out of this not so big place. A lot of plants, flowers, but also a lot of decorative elements of all kinds. All paired with a wonderful view down the cliff to the sea. Some nice explanations as well, so certainly worth an hour and the small detour from the center of Taormina.
Written November 4, 2021
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Zsófia K
Gyor, Hungary67 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
This garden is amasing, very nice and a good place to spend your time. Not just the park is beautiful, but the view to the sea. There are bot so many people there, but you can see many plants there. There are also some playgrounds for the children. One of the best place in Taormina.
Written April 26, 2022
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Adam J
33 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
We had a lovely meal at the rosmarino restaurant so decided to go for a walk around here. The gardens are beautiful..very green and you can get some great pictures of Naxos from the top. Well worth a visit in the evening for a romantic walk.
Written August 14, 2020
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