Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Acireale

The area's monuments and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Acireale. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the seaside, parks and gardens. Cathedral of Acireale and Norman Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Acireale

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Acireale has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butterfly House (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Gioeni Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Adventure Park Etna (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Fish Market (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Etna Cable Car (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Monte Nero Zappini Nature Trail (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Acireale

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Acireale has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Acireale. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lido Mazzaro (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Timpa Natural Reserve (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lachea Island (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Cyclops Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Lungomare di Ognina (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Gioeni Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Acireale

The nearest airport is in Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa), located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Acireale Station or Guardia Mangano Santa Venerina Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Acireale?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,448 holiday rentals around Acireale. From 764 Houses to 350 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Acireale is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Acireale:

  • Santa Maria La Scala: 75 holiday homes
  • Taormina City Centre: 572 holiday homes
  • Borgo-Sanzio: 572 holiday homes
  • Picanello-Ognina-Barriera-Canalicchio: 513 holiday homes
  • San Giorgio-Librino-San Giuseppe la Rena-Zia Lisa-Villaggio Sant'Agata: 123 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Acireale?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Acireale. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul: 3,566 holiday rentals
  • ACIREALE (Station): 3,391 holiday rentals
  • Timpa Natural Reserve: 3,602 holiday rentals
  • Piazza San Domenico: 3,544 holiday rentals
  • Palazzo Musmeci: 3,550 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Acireale?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 764 Houses in Acireale. Our other popular types of Acireale holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 350 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,061 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Acireale?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 444 holiday homes with pool available in Acireale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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