Discover a selection of 195 vacation rentals in Catania, 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 WiFi. Prices start at $61 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Catania. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Catania
Destination guide

Sun, sand and sparkling seascapes in Province of Catania

Set on the east coast of Sicily, Province of Catania is a daydream of sparkling seascapes, verdant hillsides and Baroque piazzas. Most travelers start in Catania, a historic port city set on the Ionian Sea. You'll also find charismatic towns and villages strung along the coast. Expect to be charmed by the likes of Aci Trezza, Pozzillo and Fondachello. Whether you're craving a sophisticated city break, a rural retreat or an escape to the seaside, Province of Catania vacation rentals showcase properties for every occasion.

Things to do

Visit volcanic vineyards in Province of Catania

Escape the city in Parco dell'Etna, one of Italy's iconic national parks. You can work up a sweat on the hiking trails or ride the Funivia dell'Etna cable car. 4x4 minibuses climb up to the summit, where you can peer into the crater, check out ancient lava flows and enjoy sweeping views over the Ionian Sea. Thanks to its fertile volcanic soil, the foothills of Mount Etna are a hotspot for Sicilian wine. Guided tours of local vineyards enable you to enjoy private wine-tasting sessions later on the terrace of your Province of Catania vacation rental villa.


Savor Sicilian flavors in Province of Catania

It's hard to resist the call of Catania, the province's charismatic capital. It's set at the foot of soaring Mount Etna and is anchored by a UNESCO-listed Old Town. You could easily spend hours wandering down cobbled streets, sipping espresso in sun-dappled piazzas and enjoying contemporary galleries. There's no better place to discover Catania's local flavors than the cavernous La Pescheria fish market. With well-equipped kitchens, Province of Catania vacation rentals make it easy to whip up your own Pasta alla Norma, Sicily's iconic dish. Key ingredients include handmade pasta, vine-picked tomatoes, sautéed eggplant, creamy ricotta and fresh basil.


Sicilian summers in Province of Catania

Sicily shines in the summer, when the island enjoys clear skies and sultry temperatures. Province of Catania vacation rentals make the most of the Mediterranean sunshine with sun-drenched terraces, spacious gardens and sublime ocean views. Late spring and early fall are considered sweet spots. Thanks to a Mediterranean climate, the Ionian Sea stays warm well into November. Spring also starts early, with Province of Catania often blanketed in wildflowers by mid-February.

Natural features

Discover Mount Etna in Province of Catania

It's impossible to miss Mount Etna, Sicily's signature landmark. At over 10,000-feet, it's Europe's highest volcano. Seismic activity is common, so keep an eye out for smoke furling from one of the summit craters. It's best explored via guided tours, with operators offering everything from sunset hikes to scenic flights. Catania's coastal strip faces the Ionian Sea. It's characterized by its rocky sea cliffs, pebbly beaches and turquoise water. Venture inland and you'll find a patchwork of lush vineyards, citrus orchards and olive groves.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Catania

The nearest airport is in Fontanarossa Airport (CTA), located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Catania Central Station, Catania Acquicella Station and Catania Ognina Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Catania by jumping on the metro at Porto Station, Italia Station or Galatea Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in Catania?

Whether you're organizing your next big adventure with friends or a romantic getaway with your special someone, one of these top vacation rentals in Catania is sure to entice you:

  • "Quiet Villa Two Steps From The Sea": If you're searching for someplace in Riposto with 3 bedrooms where you'll feel right at home, this escape will tick your boxes. Amenities include shopping and a stereo.
  • "Etna And Sea. Your Relaxing House": Put your bags down and your weary feet up at this pick of the bunch in Ile d'Oleron. It comes with 2 bedrooms, internet services, an electric kettle and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Catania vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Catania?

Give these vacation properties a gold medal! The following weekend retreats in Catania have all received top marks from our delighted guests:

  • "Villa Cinzia - Appartamento Con Terrazza": Indulge in a night or two of downtime at this comfortable retreat in Villaggio del Pino-Le Ginestre. Along with its unique vibe, it comes with air conditioning and a garden. Eager to see the sights? Nature attractions including Seafront and Brucoli Bay are not too far away.
  • "Casa Romeo": Located in Adrano, this top escape comes with cable/satellite TV services and air conditioning. Don't miss Historical Museum of the Landing in Sicily 1943 and Nebrodi Adventure Park while you're in the area.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Catania?

Typically well located and with a price tag that's easy on the hip pocket, studio apartments offer privacy and style with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Catania and use it as a base to explore what's around you:

  • "The Luxury Holiday Home" in Mascalucia puts you within easy reach of some of the area's leading cultural attractions, including Silvestri Craters and Palazzo Corvaja. Off-street parking options and free toiletries are a couple of the amenities you'll have at hand here.
  • Located in Nicolosi, "Etna Holiday Home, Studio Melograno" is another wonderful base for your adventure. When you're not checking out hot spots like Antiquarium di Francavilla di Sicilia and Paolo Vagliasindi Archaeological Museum, take advantage of internet services and a balcony back at your apartment.

Can I find short term rentals in Catania?

Yes, so you can forget about checking in to a characterless hotel or paying to sleep in someone's extra room. Select one of our short-term rentals in Catania and live large in your own private escape. Here are a few options that just might inspire you:

  • Located near the heart of Villaggio del Pino-Le Ginestre, "Villa Cinzia - Appartamento Con Terrazza" is well suited to a short-term visit. Use it as your base to uncover cool nearby attractions, such as Angelo Massimino Stadium and Etnaland.
  • Discover the best Adrano has to offer from "Casa Romeo". If you book this top-rated property, Monastery of St Lucy and Bridge of the Saracens are highlights to add to your itinerary.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Catania?

Whether you've been together for a month, a decade or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of love. If you're searching for someplace idyllic to spend a couple of days with your other half, you'll fall hard for these escapes:

  • Catch up on quality time and sweet snuggles at "Quiet Villa Two Steps From The Sea" in Riposto. A fireplace and skiing facilities are just two of the thoughtful touches you'll find here.
  • Another attractive option is "Etna And Sea. Your Relaxing House" in Ile d'Oleron. Enjoy amenities here including winery tours and skiing facilities, as well as each other's company.

Are there mansions for rent in Catania?

With privacy, space and a whole lot of wow factor, mansions offer a taste of something truly special. If you think your entire crew deserves a taste of the high life, whisk them away to one of these mansions for rent in Catania:

  • Spend a few nights or longer living it up at "Mascali: Mansion - Mascali" in Mascali. Golf and a porch are just a few of the quality amenities you'll have at your fingertips here.
  • Alternatively, take your vacation to a whole new level by locking in a stay at "Mascali: Mansion - Puntalazzo Di Mascali" in Mascali. Golf and a nearby beach are among the highlights of this palatial pad.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Catania?

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to bring all your friends with you, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Catania that will accommodate large groups, starting with these sprawling sensations:

  • "Luxe Villa With Private Pool In Unspoiled Setting On The Slopes Of The Etna": This escape is a terrific option for larger groups planning a visit to Nicolosi. It has 4 bedrooms and amenities that include a garden and a swimming pool.
  • "Typical Villa Of '800, Renovated": Located in Valverde, this roomy option has 5 bedrooms and is another top pick for a get-together with the family. There's a whole lot to keep guests both comfortable and entertained, including a kitchen and a chef.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Catania?

In Catania, there are lots of house rentals where a pool day can be every day. Having a splashing good time will be your highest priority at one of these quality getaways:

  • Parents, kids, uncles, aunts — everyone will want to lounge by the pool at "Etna And Sea. Your Relaxing House". Treat the whole family on a vacation at this Chéray rental home which also comes with cable/satellite TV services and childrens activities.
  • Spring out of bed and enjoy an early morning dip at "Condor House On The Slopes Of Etna" in Nicolosi. Free toiletries and a fridge are just two of the many amenities at this exceptional option.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Catania?

We've got large family vacation rentals that'll fit just about everybody — yes, even that strange second cousin of yours! Whatever type of property you need, you'll find a perfect option on Vrbo. Here are two of our favorites in Catania:

  • For family-friendly getaways in Riposto, "Quiet Villa Two Steps From The Sea" is a fabulous choice. It has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 7 of your lucky loved ones. On-site car rental services and a balcony are among the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another wonderful option is "Villa Cinzia - Appartamento Con Terrazza". Situated in Villaggio del Pino-Le Ginestre, this excellent escape boasts 3 bedrooms and many great amenities like a garden and a porch. It can accommodate up to 8 guests.

Searching for some local entertainment? There are loads of family-friendly attractions in Catania to choose from, like Palazzo Biscari and Etnaland. Via Etnea is also popular with traveling families.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Catania?

If you've been thinking about a trip with the family, choose one of these cabin rentals in Catania and give the kiddos a vacation they'll never forget:

  • "Holiday House Marina Di Modica For 1" - Book a wonderful weekend at this getaway in Modica. Amenities like a kitchen and a toaster will help make your stay nice and comfy.
  • "Gorgeous Beachfront Romantic Villa With The Most Breathtaking Views" - Make fond memories with the kids at this sought-after option. Located in Taormina City Centre, it offers a smart TV, free toiletries and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Catania vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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