Where to stay around Caltagirone?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 54 holiday lettings near Caltagirone. From 21 apartments to 6 farmhouses, 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 Caltagirone is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Caltagirone Public Garden: 145 holiday lettings
  • Church of San Francesco d'Assisi: 142 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Senatorio: 142 holiday lettings
  • Caltagirone Station: 151 holiday lettings
  • Caltagirone Diocesan Museum: 138 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Caltagirone 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 apartments in Caltagirone?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 apartments in Caltagirone. Our other popular types of Caltagirone holiday rentals include:

  • Farmhouses: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Caltagirone?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Caltagirone. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Caltagirone, Italy your home away from home

    Anyone looking for a scenic place to spend their holiday should try the commune of Caltagirone on the island of Sicily. The lovely old town is in the middle of the Mediterranean island, which lies south of the Italian mainland. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

    Things to do on holiday to Caltagirone, Italy

    Caltagirone is a great base for holidaymakers looking for fun things to do throughout the year. There are many scenic paths and trails to be enjoyed in the area ideal for walking, horse riding and cycling. About an hour from the town are some delightful sandy beaches where holidaymakers can sunbathe and enjoy a swim in the sea. Watersports such as wind surfing, sailing, water skiing, diving and fishing are available off the southern coast of the island. In the winter there is great skiing to be had at Rifugio Sapienza on Mount Etna. Sicily has two 18-hole golf courses with one in the north and another on the slopes of Mount Etna in the east. Climbing, paragliding and tennis are other popular activities available in the area. Caltagirone and the surrounding area have plenty of restaurants and bars serving mainly local cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers will find a few small markets and stores from which to buy food and drink.

    Places to visit on holiday to Caltagirone, Italy

    Caltagirone has many fantastic places to visit and is famous for its pottery. This is highlighted with a visit to the local Museum of Pottery, where items dating back to the Magna Grecia period can be seen. Holidaymakers staying in the town will also see many fine religious buildings including the Cathedral of St. Julian and the Baroque Church of San Francesco di Paola. Sicily has numerous parks and nature reserves that are well worth a visit. An excursion to Mount Etna is highly recommended with numerous tours on the island taking visitors to the sulphuric peak. Alcantara gorge was formed as a result of a volcanic eruption here and visitors will see the layers of basalt rock by climbing down the gorge.

    Weather in Caltagirone, Italy

    The warmest and driest time of the year to visit Sicily is generally July and August when the average high temperature is approximately 26 to 27 degrees centigrade. June and September are also warm months but September is much more susceptible to wet weather. October and November are the wettest months with an average of 95 to 98mm of rain per month.

    Travel to Caltagirone, Italy

    The nearest airport is Catania-Vincenzo Bellini Airport (CTA), which is approximately one hour and 15 minutes drive from Caltagirone. Flights arrive here from the main Italian cities as well major European airports such as Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), Geneva (GVA), London-Gatwick (LGW) and Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG). Taxis are available outside the airport terminal building and numerous car rental firms operate from here including Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and Sixt amongst others.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Caltagirone

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Caltagirone is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Caltagirone Public Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Bosco di Santo Pietro Nature Reserve (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
    • Manfria Beach (23.6 mi / 37.9 km)
    • Anapo Valley (26.7 mi / 42.9 km)