Travel information


The Fontanarossa International Airport in Catania is the nearest and most convenient airport to Giardini-Naxos. It is located at about 55 km from Giardini Naxos and it  is connected by direct flights with the main Italian cities and with many European cities such as Muenich (by Lufthansa), Berlin (Air Berlin), London (British Airways).

If you wish you may ask Lisciotto agency to help you to buy the flight ticket and arrange your travelling plans


From the airport there is a direct bus to Taormina (INTERBUS), which makes a stop in Giardini-Naxos. The "Recanati" bus stop is the main destination, 5 min walk from Atahotel Naxos Beach and Conference Venue. Tickets can be purchased at airport and cost approximately 9 €. The journey takes 1h 15min. Buses typically leave every hour. The bus stop is about a hundred meters to the right when exiting the airport.


There are several Taxi companies operating inside the airport, applying different rates. The approximate cost of travel by taxi is 80 € with the company Radio Taxi Catania (phone: 095330966). The journey takes about one hour. We recommend you to call upon your arrival. The taxi company of Radio Taxi Catania is on the first Floor (at the departures). Other taxi companies can be found on the ground floor (at the arrivals).


It is possible to rent a car at the parking lot in front of the airport. All major rental companies are present (Avis, Hertz, Maggiore, Auto Europe). Giardini Naxos can be reached in about one hour along the A18 motorway towards Messina and exit at Giardini-Naxos.


ONLY for the guest of the Conference Hotel it is possible to reserve a shuttle bus (from and to Catania airport) during the Hotel Reservation procedure. The price of the shuttle bus is not included in the Conference fee and it will be indicated as soonest with the information of the scheduled time table.


Do not forget to insert the arrival/departure time and the flight numbers. If this information is not available when you reserve your room or when you register, you can communicate it later on, directly to the Agency Lisciotto by e-mail :