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Make a holiday apartment in Zafferana Etnea, Italy your home away from home

When you’re looking for your ideal holiday rental in Zafferana Etnea HomeAway.co.uk can make it a little bit easier. There are villas, apartments and holiday homes at this destination, which couldn’t be better located if you want to experience the awesome majesty of Mount Etna as well as the charming east coast of Sicily. Apartments in Zafferana Etnea tend to be attics at the top of turn-of-the-century blocks, with lovely views of either the sea or volcano. You can make sure you have all of the conveniences that are important to you at your Zafferana Entea apartment or villa, by choosing from a range of guest facilities like air-conditioning, on-site parking and internet access.


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Things to do

-Mount Etna. Zafferana Etnea is practically in the shadow of the legendary Mount Etna, and the natural park protecting this famed landmark could hardly be closer. It’s an active volcano, standing at over 3,320 metres. You can get the best views by taking an off-road vehicle tour, enjoying sumptuous views and seeing former lava rivers from past eruptions.

-Beaches. This portion of Sicily’s east coast tends to have dark pebble beaches that are well tended and offer various activities and services - and of course feature the one-of-a-king backdrop that is Mount Etna. Praiola is one of the closest, and framed by steep wooded hills.

-Catania. Taking a holiday in Zafferana Etnea you could make the short trip south to see this attractive city. The historic part is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its profusion of baroque architecture. Catania’s cathedral dates to Norman times, and no visit is complete without seeing the unique Elephant Fountain in Piazza del Duomo.

-Aci Castello. Even closer is this local coastal town, which has an imposing Norman castle dating to 1076. The structure is mostly intact stands high on a rocky promontory created by ancient lava flows, and looks out over the sea. It now houses a museum detailing the natural and cultural history of the town.

-Food and drink. On the east coast of Sicily you’ll get great seafood and fish thanks to the many fishing villages dotted along seafront. Inland villages are known for their mushrooms, cheeses and cured sausages. The gelato is also fantastic – Sicilians often have served with brioche.

Weather in Zafferana Etnea

Sicily gets a climate that is exactly what you would expect from the Mediterranean region. Precipitation is rather scarce all-year-round, occurring only late in the summer and during the short winter months. If you visit a Zafferana Etnea holiday home in summer then you’ll very likely enjoy warm conditions, with highs in the 30s in July and August, but also mercifully low humidity. For the remainder of the year, from October to April, daily highs drop gradually to the low-teens in January, before rising sharply again in Spring.

Travel to Zafferana Etnea

If you’re planning on flying to get to your holiday home in Zafferana Etnea, then the town sits approximately 40 kilometres north of Catania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA), and the trip by road shouldn’t take much more than half an hour. The airport is reachable from the UK with a few budget airlines, some of which offer only seasonal flights. There are half-hourly bus services from the airport to the centre of Catania, and from there you can catch an AST bus to Zafferana.

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Zafferana Etnea Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

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    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (17 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    Cottage #460337
    17
    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
      • 3 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      House #515910
      7
        • 4 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 12
        Villa #1084412
        8
          Wonderful! 4.8/5
          (11 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 5
          Chateau / Country House #1047869
          11
          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
            Excellent! 4.3/5
            (6 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Villa #1626818
            6
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (9 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #6700790
              9
              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 5
                Villa #1083307
                10
                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                  (9 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  House #6639602
                  9
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 10
                    House #6048581
                    27
                      • 4 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 12
                      Villa #1634979
                      3
                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                        (6 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #2460154
                        6
                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (16 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Apartment #1664352
                          16
                          Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (11 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Villa #1900679
                            11
                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                              (7 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Villa #1651550
                              7
                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                (6 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Cottage #6459423
                                6
                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  Apartment #6765673
                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Multiple rentals House #6120328
                                    38
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Chateau / Country House #1759833
                                      11
                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                        (6 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Apartment #1895459
                                        6
                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (14 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #1023947
                                          14
                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (9 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 3
                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #6430817
                                            9
                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (8 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Apartment #1949526
                                              8
                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (22 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                Villa #8157135
                                                22
                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                  • Studio
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                  Apartment #1908349
                                                  4
                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                    (31 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #462538
                                                    31
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (27 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Apartment #1359952
                                                      27
                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Chateau / Country House #6089277
                                                        7
                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          House #6726683
                                                          5
                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                            (10 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            House #424169
                                                            10
                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                              (14 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Apartment #6381757
                                                              14
                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                Farmhouse #411622
                                                                7
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  House #6677230
                                                                  12
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                    House #6162242
                                                                    20
                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #1010407
                                                                      20
                                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                        (115 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilets
                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                        House #6138493
                                                                        115
                                                                          • Studio
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Apartment #6345169
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                                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Apartment #8132040
                                                                            11
                                                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #1889450
                                                                              4
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                House #1640847
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Chateau / Country House #1891903
                                                                                  3
                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Apartment #6813705
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                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (26 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      Villa #6447514
                                                                                      26
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Apartment #6701004
                                                                                        12
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #8101879
                                                                                          6
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilets
                                                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                                                            Villa #1747372
                                                                                            8
                                                                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Villa #1907667
                                                                                              2
                                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                House #6783385
                                                                                                5
                                                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #1994597
                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (19 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    Apartment #6556793
                                                                                                    19
                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Apartment #6307391
                                                                                                      6
                                                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A house made special by its host... Ciao Antonio

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Firstly I would like to thank Antonio, Marco and Santa who were welcoming, generous, helpful and fun.They live next door and were a shout away if we wanted them, but they never intruded unless we arranged it. If Antonio offers to cook for you, take him up on it.He is an excellent cook sourcing fresh food from Catania market and bringing local snacks and pastries.At the end of the week he added up the cost and I definitely feel he undercharged us. The house conforms to its description. It has a wonderful large bedroom leading out into a courtyard, the rest is spacious except a small. single bedroom, our children slept in the lounge. The house is tucked away in a quiet corner of Acireale, very few cars go by . There is a train line nearby ; the trains are almost all small (2 carriages) and infrequent. None of us were disturbed by them. We were able to park on the street near the house. Our car was in car hire terms a 'compact' This was too big for the fiendishly narrow streets and tight corners of Sicilian towns .Northern European rules do not apply to Sicilian driving but somehow everybody seems to get from A to B without incident. Acireale maintains some of its former elegance but mostly its crumbling like most of southern Italy. There are few tourists and the locals, to us were all friendly and helpful. Visiting Taormina it was a shock to be surrounded by thousands of tourists. The amphitheatre is breathtaking but the town was unbearable. The beach below Taormina is beautiful but you have to keep saying no to people wanting to sell you something. Acireale's local beach, Santa Maria La Scala is a stunning walk but it is more of a slipway for fishermen than something you would lie on. The best beaches we found were south of Catania. I liked Catania, my partner didn't; she was driving. Get the train. Etna calls but it is only worth going up if it is clear You get charged alot of money just to see 10 yards. We (including a 9 and 10 year old walked from the top of the cable car to the highest accessible point, its not challenging. We liked Sicily ; the locals are friendly, quieter than other Italians, there are lots to see and do near to a passable beach and there is chaos.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic views of Mt Etna, clean & modern

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The best things about this villa were it's fantastic views of Mt Etna and the Sea. The property itself was modern well maintained and very clean (thanks to the lovely Pina!) The walk up from Taormina kept us fit but for those less active there is a regular bus service. There is a great Restaurant only a few minutes walk (almost level!) away. Castelmola is stunning and just a few hundred metres above the apartment with more restaurants and an interesting themed bar! - enjoy!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      A lovely apartment in a superb position

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This apartment is above the main part of Taormina and has superb views over part of the town, Etna and the coast. We really liked that we could walk down to the town easily and quickly using the steps and return the same way (not quite so easy but it only took about 10 minutes and we soon recovered!) The apartment is really well equipped, full of character, the garden is very attractive and the use of the upstairs terrace, with even better views, is a bonus. The owner, Gianfranco, is very helpful and friendly.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016