Taormina holidays Holiday rentals - villas & apartments to rent in Taormina

Taormina is a small Silcilian town on the east coast of the island between Messina and Catania on the Ionian Sea. The town is perched on a hill about 250m above the sea giving incredible views of Mount Etna, Europe’s largest and most active volcano which is often covered in snow during the winter - enough for skiing! Steeped in history, Taormina is like an open air museum. There is the famous Teatro Antico di Taormina that dates back to the third century B.C, and Villa Comunale which is also known as Parco Duca Di Cesaro, to name a few.

The Corso Umberto is the main pedestrian street through Taormina and is lined with shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. After a day sightseeing or on the beach, this is where the famous Italian "passeggiata" evening stroll takes place. The evenings are typically relaxed with refined alfresco dining at one of the many excellent fish restaurants which is what Sicily specialises in at a BBQ at your holiday rental - watching the sunset with spectacular views of Mount Etna and the coast.

At a glance...
Restaurants 30+
Marina Marina di Ravenna
Archaeological treasures - Roman remains
Water parks Etnaland
Watersports - Windsurfing, Sailing
Family friendly
Local airport Catania Fontanarossa (55km)

Taormina has a warm, sub-tropical climate with mild winters and hot summers. Temperatures rarely drop below 22°C until the end of October and can peak at 35°C and more in August. Spring is generally the best time to visit - it comes early in Sicily with the almond trees blossoming in February and the spring flowers in full bloom by March.

Featured villas in Taormina

As one of the most popular resorts in Sicily, Taormina is a thriving town and offers a wide selection of self catering holiday rental accommodation from luxurious villas on the outskirts to cosy town centre apartments. Renting a Taormina villa or holiday home can be the ideal base for exploring the surrounding area and are perfect for families, friends and groups providing the freedom, flexibility and space to do what you want, when you want - home from home.

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Things to see and do in and around Taormina

Taormina and the surrounding area is packed with interesting places to discover and activities to suit all ages. From relaxing on the stunning beaches to exploring the inner beauty of Sicily.

A few suggestions....
Mount Etna, hiking or skiing
Alcantara Gorge
Isola bella
Palazzo Corvaia
Ferrovia Circumetnea
Marine Riserva dei Ciclopi & Faraglioni dei Ciclopi rock formations
Blue Grotto
Teatro antico di Taormina
Duomo Santa Catarina
Taormina villas

Our view on Taormina

Taormina is one of the top destinations on Sicily full of history, charm and character. It has a reputation as being one of the most stunning locations in Italy matching the spectacular Amalfi Coast and Cinque Terre. Staying in a Taormina holiday rental is the best way to experience this popular tourist village as it provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want. Ideal for familes, groups and friends - home from home.