Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Augusta

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Augusta. This city's seaside, parks and bars attract many visitors, as does its scenic and relaxing location. Castello Eurialo and Archaeological Park of Neapolis 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

Activities and attractions in Augusta

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Augusta a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Archaeological Park of Neapolis (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Le Saie Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Aretusa Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Technopark Archimedes (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Hypogeum of Cathedral Square (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Fish Market (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Augusta

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Augusta. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brucoli Bay (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Agnone Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Vaccarizzo Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Garden of Biviere (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Anapo Valley (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Rope-makers' Cave (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Augusta

The nearest airport is in Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa), located 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Comiso (CIY-Vincenzo Magliocco), which is 35.7 mi (57.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Augusta Station or Agnone Di Siracusa Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Augusta?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 476 holiday lettings near Augusta. From 175 Villas to 145 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Augusta for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Augusta:

  • Ortigia: 727 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 597 holiday homes
  • Contrada Pantano d'Arci: 18 holiday homes
  • Picanello-Ognina-Barriera-Canalicchio: 456 holiday homes
  • Santa Lucia: 764 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 Augusta?

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

  • Santa Croce Lighthouse: 1,732 holiday lettings
  • Augusta Airship Hangar: 2,157 holiday lettings
  • Catania Beach: 2,133 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Contemporary Art in Sicily: 2,330 holiday lettings
  • Villa Majorana: 2,365 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Augusta 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 Villas in Augusta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 175 Villas in Augusta. Our other popular types of Augusta holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Country houses: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Augusta?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 183 holiday homes with pool available in Augusta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.