Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Mascalucia

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Mascalucia. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Angelo Massimino Stadium and Benedictine Monastery of San Nicolo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Mascalucia

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Mascalucia a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butterfly House (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Gioeni Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Fish Market (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Etnaland (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • EtnAvventura (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Etna Cable Car (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mascalucia

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Mascalucia is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gioeni Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Botanical Garden of University of Catania (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Bellini Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Lungomare di Ognina (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Villa Pacini (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Cyclops Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mascalucia

The nearest airport is in Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa), located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Mascalucia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,850 holiday lettings near Mascalucia. From 590 Houses to 799 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mascalucia is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mascalucia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mascalucia:

  • Taormina City Centre: 560 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 632 holiday homes
  • Contrada Pantano d'Arci: 20 holiday homes
  • Picanello-Ognina-Barriera-Canalicchio: 490 holiday homes
  • Recanati: 192 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mascalucia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mascalucia. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sciara: 2,522 holiday lettings
  • Catania Beach: 2,233 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Contemporary Art in Sicily: 2,435 holiday lettings
  • Historical Museum of the Landing in Sicily 1943: 2,498 holiday lettings
  • Etnaland: 2,063 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mascalucia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mascalucia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 590 Houses in Mascalucia. Our other popular types of Mascalucia holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 799 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 270 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mascalucia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 304 holiday homes with pool available in Mascalucia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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