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A holiday rental home in Gioiosa Marea is a wonderful choice for a Mediterranean breakaway.

Gioiosa Marea is located in the Sicilian region of Messina. The beautiful weather, nearby beaches and local attractions make this a nice choice for a breakaway that is close to many activities yet a bit off of the beaten path. A holiday rental home in Gioiosa Marea will provide you with all of the comforts of home. You will be in a quiet, country setting yet be within a short drive of beaches and all manner of activities.

Things to do on holiday to Gioiosa Marea

With a beach just 3 km from Gioiosa Marea, there are many ways to spend the hot Mediterranean days whilst on holiday to Gioiosa Marea. Swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking, sailing and SCUBA diving are just some of the possibilities. Guided group tours are available and are a good way to see the sites if you are not comfortable venturing out on your own. There are also wonderful hiking opportunities in and around Gioiosa Marea. The lush green landscape provides a beautiful backdrop for your hiking and cycling adventures. There are nearby vineyards where you can partake in wine tastings whilst also learning about the process of winemaking, both now and in years past.

Of course, no visit to Sicily would be complete without heavy sampling of the local cuisine. Dine on the freshest possible seafood, fabulous pasta dishes and then top it off with some cool gelato. Some travellers opt for daytrips to nearby islands to explore even more of this gorgeous Mediterranean region.

Places to visit on holiday to Gioiosa Marea

Since 1933, the Bell Tower and Astronomy Clock has put on a noontime show. Carved characters perform and the clock treats the crowd with Ave Maria. The Cathedral of Messina is an example of Norman architecture. Originally constructed in 1197, it was rebuilt in 1908 after being destroyed.

Weather in Gioiosa Marea

The Mediterranean climate of Gioiosa Marea produces summers that are hot, but not humid. The lack of humidity makes the heat much more pleasant. Winters in Gioiosa Marea are quite mild as compared to some other areas. The average summer temperatures are between 24 and 25 degrees. The average temperature in the winter is between 11 and 13 degrees. The mild winters mean that a visit to Gioiosa Marea is a pleasant experience no matter the time of year.

Travel to Gioiosa Marea

Those travelling to Gioiosa Marea may fly into Catania Airport (CTA), Palermo Airport (PMO) or Trapani Airport (TPS). All are a bit of a drive to Gioiosa Marea. Catania is the closest at 181 km and Trapani is 271 km from Gioiosa Marea. There is a ferry and railway station in Patti, just 6 km from Gioiosa Marea. It is recommended that you rent a car for use during your stay.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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    House #522241
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      Apartment #22520
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
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        • 1 BA
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        House #27127
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
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          Apartment #1752462
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
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            House #504613
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
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              House #49431
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                Apartment #6786230
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                  Apartment #6576449
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    Apartment #23612
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                      Apartment #6561939
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                        Cottage #8169233
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 1 BA
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                          • Sleeps 6
                          House #514623
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                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Apartment #6467114
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (32 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Multiple rentals Villa #6115652
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                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Apartment #483275
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                                  Apartment #498774
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Villa #1034036
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #6560807
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                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                        Multiple rentals Villa #6115652
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #6737111
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                                            Apartment #6109936
                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                              (4 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
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                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Villa #6228428
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                Apartment #6170203
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                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Multiple rentals Villa #6115652
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                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    Villa #8238398
                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      Apartment #6786974
                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Apartment #6810262
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Villa #6709757
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (13 reviews)
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            Villa #6643790
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              House #6781599
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                                                                Villa #6958037
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                                                                  Apartment #6809052
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                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                    House #533728
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Apartment #1734354
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Apartment #8256841
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                                                                          • Studio
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Apartment #6077618
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                                                                            • 2 BR
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                                                                            House #31305
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
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                                                                              House #6556706
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Apartment #8318669
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                  Cottage #8165950
                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                    Apartment #6556701
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                      House #6125149
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                                        Apartment #6556703
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                                          Apartment #6556700
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
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                                                                                            Corporate Apartment #6973904
                                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                                              Cottage #8194610
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                                Apartment #6569287
                                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (24 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #504367
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                                                                                                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #504367
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #1833593

                                                                                                      Gioiosa Marea Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very spacious and comfortable accommodation. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The little cottage called Daniela was great. Perfect location up on the hill with views to the Aeolian Islands. Plenty of outdoor space for dining and sun bathing. The house was spotlessly clean with everything that you could need. We loved it there in San Giorgio, with a perfect local bakery, baking the very best bread that we have ever eaten. And we've been around quite a bit. We loved the upstairs balcony off the bedroom. The house has a personal feel with various nik-naks of the owners. They couldn't have been more friendly, but don't get me wrong, they left us to enjoy our holiday in peace and privacy. Great location for exploring the Nebrodi Regional Park and all the little villages and beaches. Definitely recommend.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 04, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Everything as promised and more

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Really nice apartment, beautiful view, big terrace only for you. Layout and facilities were as described. Owners are very nice people and will happily assist you if needed. I would recommend this apartment for everyone.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2012