This was the favourite room of the famous Swedish actress Greta Garbo during her first stay in Taormina. She chose this room for its panoramic terrace with a magical view of Mount Etna, Europe’s highest volcano, and the Gulf of Naxos below. It is the central room of the residence, bright, quiet, suitable for writing and painting or simply resting.
The room is furnished with 18th-century Sicilian furniture, with watercolours by Robert H. Kitson and works by another 20th-century master, the painter Corrado Cagli, who stayed at Casa Cuseni many times, together with the Spanish painter Salvador Dali and his wife Gala.
The paintings and antique furniture in this room were declared Italian National Cultural Heritage on 22 March 2021 and are therefore under the protection of the Fine Arts of Messina.
Please take good care of them!