Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Taormina

Take a holiday to Taormina and enjoy the area's history, monuments and entertainment. This city's theatres, cafes and beaches draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Greek Theatre and Lido Mazzaro. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Taormina

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Taormina a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Taormina Cable Car (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • San Marco Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Il Picciolo Golf Club (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Adventure Park Etna (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Piano Provenzana Ski Resort (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Taormina

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Taormina

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Taormina is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lido Mazzaro (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Fondazione Mazzullo (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Villa Comunale Garden (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Parco Duca di Cesaro (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Isola Bella (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Spisone Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
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 centre. 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 holiday accommodation are available around Taormina?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,858 holiday rentals around Taormina. From 481 Houses to 195 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 Taormina is on Stayz.

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

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 Taormina:

  • Taormina City Centre: 560 holiday homes
  • Spisone: 314 holiday homes
  • San Giovanni Montebello: 21 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria La Scala: 71 holiday homes
  • Recanati: 188 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 Taormina?

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

  • Taormina Roman Odeon: 2,341 holiday rentals
  • TAORMINA GIARDINI (Station): 2,392 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Taormina: 2,358 holiday rentals
  • Baroque Fountain: 2,363 holiday rentals
  • Chiesa Santa Caterina: 2,342 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 481 Houses in Taormina. Our other popular types of Taormina holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 195 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,018 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Taormina?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 440 holiday homes with pool available in Taormina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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