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Explore the beachside setting in Taormina

Take a vacation to Taormina and enjoy the area's history, monuments and entertainment. This city's theaters, cafés and beaches draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Greek Theatre and Lido Mazzaro. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Taormina

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Taormina a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Taormina Cable Car (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • San Marco Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Il Picciolo Golf Club (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Adventure Park Etna (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Piano Provenzana Ski Resort (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Taormina

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 92°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Taormina

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Taormina is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lido Mazzaro (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Fondazione Mazzullo (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Villa Comunale Garden (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Parco Duca di Cesaro (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Isola Bella (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Spisone Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Taormina

The nearest airport is in Reggio di Calabria (REG-Strait of Messina), located 25.2 mi (40.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa), which is 29 mi (46.6 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Taormina Giardini Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Taormina?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,955 house rentals around Taormina. From 216 Villas to 1,053 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Taormina is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Taormina:

  • Taormina City Centre: 589 vacation rentals
  • Spisone: 351 vacation rentals
  • Picanello-Ognina-Barriera-Canalicchio: 530 vacation rentals
  • Recanati: 200 vacation rentals
  • Santa Maria La Scala: 74 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Taormina?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Taormina. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Porta Messina: 2,514 home rentals
  • Spisone Beach: 2,480 home rentals
  • San Pancrazio Church: 2,505 home rentals
  • Museum of Art and Popular Traditions: 2,525 home rentals
  • Palazzo Ciampoli: 2,537 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Taormina listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Taormina?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 216 Villas in Taormina. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Taormina include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,053 lodging choices
  • Houses: 500 lodging choices
  • Country houses: 29 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Taormina?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 493 vacation homes with pool available in Taormina.

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