Destination guide

Historical Catania will entice you

Take a holiday to Catania and enjoy the area's monuments, history and cathedral. Travellers to this walkable city praise the cafes, university setting and museums. For a bit of culture, visit Greek-Roman Theatre, Massimo Bellini Theater or Ursino Castle. 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 and around Catania

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Catania has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fish Market (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Gioeni Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Butterfly House (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Etnaland (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Le Saie Golf Club (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • EtnAvventura (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Catania

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Catania is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Villa Pacini (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Bellini Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Botanical Garden of University of Catania (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Gioeni Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lungomare di Ognina (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Catania Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Catania

Fly into Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Catania Central Station, Catania Acquicella Station and Catania Ognina Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Catania by jumping on the metro at Porto Station, Central Station or Italia Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Catania?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,958 holiday rentals around Catania. From 614 Houses to 324 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 Catania is on Stayz.

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

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 Catania:

  • San Giorgio-Librino-San Giuseppe la Rena-Zia Lisa-Villaggio Sant'Agata: 98 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 649 holiday homes
  • Contrada Pantano d'Arci: 17 holiday homes
  • Picanello-Ognina-Barriera-Canalicchio: 506 holiday homes
  • Monte Po-Nesima-San Leone-Rapisardi: 167 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 Catania?

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

  • Vincenzo Bellini Music Institute: 2,556 holiday rentals
  • Terme dell'Indirizzo: 2,470 holiday rentals
  • Leucatia Castle: 2,577 holiday rentals
  • Catania Port: 2,480 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Contemporary Art in Sicily: 2,497 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Catania 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 Catania?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 614 Houses in Catania. Our other popular types of Catania holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 324 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 829 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 20 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Catania?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 328 holiday homes with pool available in Catania. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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