Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Giarre

The island views and gardens create a pretty picture of Giarre. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its restaurants and local tours. Cathedral of Acireale and Norman Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Giarre

Fly into Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa), the closest airport, located 18 mi (29 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Giarre-Riposto Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Giarre?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 758 holiday lettings around Giarre. From 279 flats & apartments to 142 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Giarre?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said everyone ever. Find the perfect home away from home for the whole gang and you'll be well on your way to a bit of beachy bliss! HomeAway has 390 holiday homes by the beach to check out. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 276 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 237 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 211 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Giarre?

There's no need to go without all the conveniences of home just because you're heading off on holiday. Kick back in an apartment and explore the area like the locals. You can choose from 405 different options via HomeAway. If you book early, you could spend as little as £30 per night. If that doesn't match your family's taste, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • House: 332 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.
  • Villa: 167 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 101 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £37 per night.

Can I stay in Giarre in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a holiday with the family or spending a few nights away with your old school gang, it's always stacks of fun staying in a brand new place together! The good news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. The leading choice for big groups here are house holiday rentals, and we have 80 available. The holiday properties that can cater to large groups in the area include:

  • On the lookout for places that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 382 that will be perfect. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Require somewhere for 5 guests? We have 378 that will work well. You can get one for as little as £21 per night.
  • Travelling with 8 guests? We've got 150 holiday rentals that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £31 per night.

You and the squad will be more than satisfied when you plan your Giarre travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Giarre?

HomeAway is here to help you enjoy quality time with your loved ones. Offering up a great selection of value-for-money holiday rentals, you're sure to nab a fabulous pad that keeps you all under one roof. Santa Maria La Scala is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 64 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £71 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Contrada Pantano d'Arci is another place worth considering. HomeAway has 25 and the average price is around £78 per night.

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