Where to stay around Giarre?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,072 holiday lettings near Giarre. From 879 apartments to 548 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Giarre for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Giarre:

  • San Giovanni Montebello: 29 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria La Scala: 61 holiday homes
  • Recanati: 162 holiday homes
  • Spisone: 358 holiday homes
  • Contrada Pantano d'Arci: 25 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 Giarre?

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

  • Giarre-Riposto Station: 3,230 holiday lettings
  • Catania Beach: 1,890 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Contemporary Art in Sicily: 1,997 holiday lettings
  • Historical Museum of the Landing in Sicily 1943: 2,029 holiday lettings
  • Etnaland: 1,669 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Giarre 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 Giarre?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 879 apartments in Giarre. Our other popular types of Giarre holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 548 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 366 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 59 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 Giarre?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 535 holiday homes with pool available in Giarre. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental home in Giarre is a perfect choice for your next Italian holiday.

    Throughout the year, Giarre is a beautiful place to holiday. There are many interesting attractions for the whole family as well as a number of out or doors activities available any time of the year. A holiday rental home in Giarre will provide you with all of the comforts of home whilst giving you a place to land after days full of adventures.

    Things to do on holiday to Giarre

    No matter what time of the year you plan a holiday to Giarre, there will be plenty of activities to keep you busy. The warmer months may find you and other travellers relaxing on the shore of nearby Praiola Beach. Just 1 km from Giarre, getting to the beach takes just minutes. Spend the day sunning, watching the kids splash in the surf or take part in other water sports, such as fishing or kayaking. Nearby Mount Etna provides many opportunities for activities. This active volcano is the highest mountain in Sicily. It draws adventure seekers from all over the world. During the warm months, visitors take part in volcano treks. Group treks are available, but those who want a more personal experience hire a knowledgeable local guide.If you visit during the colder months, you can ski on Mount Etna. What a thrill to be able to say that you went skiing on an active volcano!

    Places to visit on holiday to Giarre

    A holiday to Giarre should include at least one day spend exploring the ancient ruins. There are many fascinating examples, such as the ruins of the Roman Amphitheatre located at the Piazza Stesicoro. The Catania Street Market is a wonderful way to see how business done hundreds of years ago. Vendors line the street selling everything from food items to souvenirs. For a more “touristy” attraction, consider a visit to Etnaland Waterpark. They offer a number of water slides, pools and other attractions to help the whole family cool off on one of those hot Sicilian days.

    Weather in Giarre

    Whilst there is some variation in temperatures from season to season, the weather in Giarre is mild throughout the year. No matter the time of year that you choose to holiday to Giarre, you will find pleasant temperatures. During the summer, the average high temperature can reach as high as 32 degrees. The spring cools down nicely and offers average highs of about 18 degrees. Winter temperatures are just a degree or two cooler. Giarre is a wonderful place to visit should you want to escape cold or rainy weather during the fall or winter months.

    Travel to Giarre

    The closest airport to Giarre is Catania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA), located about 40 km away. This airport is quite well-serviced and offers flights to and from many locations. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.

    Sightseeing in and around Giarre

    Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Giarre a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Adventure Park Etna (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • San Marco Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
    • Butterfly House (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
    • Piano Provenzana Ski Resort (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
    • Etna Cable Car (9.3 mi / 15 km)
    • Il Picciolo Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Giarre

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Giarre 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:

    • Lido Mazzaro (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
    • Torre Archirafi Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Etna Park Visitor Center (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Marina di Cottone Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
    • Timpa Natural Reserve (7 mi / 11.3 km)
    • San Marco Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)