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highlight of Taormina

This eclectic, historic home and gardens built by artist Robert Hawthorn Kitson in the early 1900s... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
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Fantastic views, character and history

This place is a treasure. We felt very fortunate that Vagabonda, the TripAdvisor Sicily expert told... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
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21 Oct 2017
“highlight of Taormina”
30 Aug 2017
“Fantastic views, character and history”
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This eclectic, historic home and gardens built by artist Robert Hawthorn Kitson in the early 1900s offers excellent 1.5 hour tours by appointment. The imprint of many artists who visited him, and after his death his niece Daphne Phelps, is much in evidence. Ms. Phelps...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a treasure. We felt very fortunate that Vagabonda, the TripAdvisor Sicily expert told us about Casa Cuseni. It is amazing that you can actually stay in this historic house. We sayed in the Picasso suite, where Picasso actually stayed, and the views...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rococobabe
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Imagine taking your breakfast in a room on the roof of a beautiful villa looking out on Mount Etna in one direction and the Bay of Naxos in the other. A Mediterranean garden surrounds the house. You can sunbathe on the terrace and enjoy the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

An artists or writers paradise. Home of Robert Kitson and meeting place of great masters such as Picasso, Henry Moore, Tennessee Williams, Sir Frank Brangwyn, Lord Bertrand Russell and Greta Garbo. Daphne M. Phelps dedicated her life to the preservation of this artistic jewel. If...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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