Churc of Sant’Antonio da Padova


The church of St. Antonio of Padua was founded in Taormina by the Friars Minor Capuchin in 1559, outside the walls, in the northern part of the city, near the ancient church of St. Caterina of Alexandria. What today we call improperly St. Antonio\'s church was originally the church of St. Caterina of Alessandria, while the present church of St. Caterina, which is next to the Palazzo Corvaja, was built only later, after the sale to the Capuchins friars of the first church dedicated to the Saint of Alexandria. The portal is architecturally similar to that of St. Antonio Abate church and that of the east facade of the Duomo, so much so they seem like twins. ... Continua a leggere



The Church, incorrectly called Sant’Antonio da Padova, is the Church of the Convent of the Frior Minors (Franciscans). It is located  in via dei Cappuccini a short walk from Palazzo Corvaia.

Visiting Hours: Every day  9.00 – 21.00

Tel.: + 39 942 23123

Number of Seats: 80 seats

Other churches of Taormina


Church of San Giuseppe

Church of Varò

Church of Santa Caterina

Church of San Pancrazio

Church of San Pietro

Church of Sant’Antonio Abate

Church of Madonna della Rocca

Church of Santa Domenica

Church of Sant’Agostino

Anglican Church