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 travelers with its restaurants and local tours. Cathedral of Acireale and Norman Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Giarre a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Giarre

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

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

How many vacation rentals are available around Giarre, IT?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 770 vacation rentals around Giarre. From 143 villa rentals to 290 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in Giarre?

There's nothing better than the feeling of sand between your toes and salt on your skin. It's time to muster up your posse for some serious beach action. Fortunately, there are 390 beachside vacation rentals to whisk yourself away to. Alternatively, you might be after a different sort of setting. Vrbo has tons of properties to choose from, including:

  • 276 village vacation rentals.
  • 237 beach vacation rentals.
  • 211 rural vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Giarre?

There's no need to say goodbye to the conveniences of home just because you're on vacation. Kick back in your very own apartment and experience the area like a local. You'll be able to choose from 405 different options via Vrbo. If you make your booking early, you could be spending as little as $39 per night. If that doesn't suit your crew's taste, we have a range of other rental options to select from, such as:

  • House: 332 vacation homes. Prices start from $27 per night.
  • Villa: 167 vacation homes. Prices start from $28 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 101 vacation homes. Prices start from $49 per night.

Can I stay in Giarre in a large group?

Getaways with your loved ones can be heaps of fun, especially when you're staying under the same roof in a fantastic new place! If you're visiting with a large group, Vrbo can help out. Why not browse through the 80 house vacation homes listed here? They're the top option for big groups of visitors. If you're wanting to stay in a big group, the rental options that will serve you well include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 382 vacation homes appropriate for that size. Stay a night for as little as $50.
  • If you've got 5 in your crew, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 378 vacation homes that are ideal. The starting price is $27 a night.
  • Looking for rentals catering to 8 people? You'll be glad to learn we have 150 that will fit the bill. You can bag one from just $40 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your cousins and all your mates to Giarre.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Giarre?

Show the door to sterile, drab hotel chains! Appreciate the freedom of living like one of the locals in a cost-effective rental instead. Check out all the unique options that can be snapped up now on Vrbo. When it comes to looking for an amazing deal, the first place you look should be Santa Maria La Scala. Here, Vrbo has 64 rentals at an average price of $92 a night. Another 25 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Contrada Pantano d'Arci. With an average price of $101 per night, you're sure to get a deal worth telling your friends about.

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