One of the most beautiful monuments of Taormina is undoubtedly the Palazzo Corvaja on Piazza Badia. Of medieval origin, built around the 10th century by the Arabs, Corvaia Palace takes its name from one of the most famous families of Taormina era. The building has four floors spanning a central courtyard. On the top has a battlement. The facades are characterized by double lancet windows divided by columns. The main structure was to be an ancient fortress Saracen reviewed in the course of centuries. The main body is made up of an Arab tower and the courtyard has strong references to the Arab world present in the arched windows and doors. Corvaja Palace was the seat of parliament was the seat of the Sicilian Parliament in 1410 and since 2009 has been chosen as the seat of the Autonomous Tourist Board. Today Palazzo Corvaja is used as an exhibition center.

Opening Hours


8:30am - 2:15pm | 3:30pm - 6:30pm


8:30am - 2:15pm | 3:30pm - 6:30pm


8:30am - 2:15pm | 3:30pm - 6:30pm


8:30am - 2:15pm | 3:30pm - 6:30pm


8:30am - 2:15pm | 4:00pm - 6:30pm


9:00am - 1:00pm | 3:30pm - 6:30pm


9:00am - 1:00pm


Our Address:

Corso Umberto, 18 Taormina


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Francis Wade April 3, 2017 5:56 pm

A boring, over priced, and unimaginative museum.