Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Taormina, IT that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $60 per night, and villas and condos are popular options for a stay in Taormina. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover stunning Taormina on Sicily's east coast

Arguably one of Italy's most captivating resort towns, not least because of its spectacular setting on the mountainside overlooking the Ionian Sea, Taormina is an idyllic spot for relaxed getaways with family and friends. Once you've nabbed your ideal Taormina vacation rental and are ready for a spot of sightseeing, you'll find the town's undisputed star is Teatro Antico di Taormina, an ancient and suitably crumbly Greek amphitheater. The 19th-century Teatro Massimo, the country's largest opera house, and the town's narrow alleyways with their colorful flower-filled balconies only serve to add to the charm.

Things to do

Cultural attractions in Taormina

While walking tours are an ideal way to get a snapshot of the town's sumptuous array of cultural delights, if you have more time, it's worth checking out some of the town's hotspots in a little more detail. Attractions for your must-see list include the Museum of Art and Popular Traditions, housed within the black lava stone-fronted Corvaja Palace. Just a 15-minute walk from the museum, Porta Messina, the town's landmark portal, is the perfect spot for a selfie, while the nearby Garden of Villa Comunale provides an elegant setting for lazy afternoons spent soaking up the sun.

Activities

Walking tours in Taormina

The best way to explore Taormina is on foot, and curious travelers are sure to discover the town's best bits by heading off on a walking tour with a local guide. Tour options vary but many include skip-the-line access to the Greek Theatre as well as the chance to stroll along Vicolo Stretto, the town's narrowest street, and soak up the views of Mount Etna from Piazza IX Aprile. For foodies, dedicated food tours involve a tempting selection of decadent cakes and crisp limoncello alongside sights such as Corso Umberto I and the 15th-century Palazzo Corvaja.

Weather

Sun-filled getaways in Taormina

Taormina is at its busiest during the summer months of July and August, but the sunny weather means you'll likely be shoulder to shoulder with other travelers and you'll need to book well in advance if you have your heart set on a particular Taormina vacation rental. The months of April, May and September are a little less crowded, although if you're not much of a people person, the quietest time to visit the town is between October and March. Although the town itself is in go-slow mode over winter, it's often still warm enough to enjoy a dip in the sea.

Natural features

Unique landscapes near Taormina

It's not unheard of for Taormina vacation rentals to offer a view of the majestic Mount Etna in the distance but nothing compares to getting up close to Italy's infamous volcano. Like Taormina, the best way to experience this nearby landscape is with a tour guide who can lead you through the craters, ancient forests and lava caves to the best sunset vantage point. If all that sounds a little strenuous, you might choose to skip the hike and head straight to the beach. One of the most beautiful is Isola Bella, a pebble beach nestled at the foot of the town.

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, IT?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,472 vacation rentals around Taormina. From 177 villa rentals to 783 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Taormina?

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

  • Cathedral of Taormina: 1,954 vacation rentals
  • Taormina Giardini Station: 1,979 vacation rentals
  • Palazzo Ciampoli: 1,954 vacation rentals
  • Porta Messina: 1,936 vacation rentals
  • Taormina Cable Car: 1,933 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Taormina listed on Vrbo 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. Vrbo has 177 Villas in Taormina. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Taormina include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 783 rentals available
  • Houses: 602 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Taormina?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 437 vacation rentals with pool available in Taormina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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