Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Augusta

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Augusta. This city's seaside, parks and bars attract many visitors, and its scenic and relaxing location add to the charm. Castello Eurialo and Archaeological Park of Neapolis are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Augusta

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Augusta a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Archaeological Park of Neapolis (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Le Saie Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Aretusa Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Technopark Archimedes (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Hypogeum of Cathedral Square (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Fish Market (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Augusta

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Augusta. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brucoli Bay (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Agnone Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Vaccarizzo Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Garden of Biviere (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Anapo Valley (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Rope-makers' Cave (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Augusta

The nearest airport is in Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa), located 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Comiso (CIY-Vincenzo Magliocco), which is 35.7 mi (57.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Augusta Station or Agnone Di Siracusa Station to see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Augusta?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 478 vacation rentals near Augusta. From 186 Villas to 133 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Augusta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Augusta?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Augusta:

  • Ortigia: 753 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 649 vacation rentals
  • Santa Lucia: 797 vacation rentals
  • Picanello-Ognina-Barriera-Canalicchio: 506 vacation rentals
  • Borgo-Sanzio: 562 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Augusta?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Augusta. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Augusta Airship Hangar: 2,226 vacation rentals
  • Santa Croce Lighthouse: 1,744 vacation rentals
  • Catania Beach: 2,293 vacation rentals
  • Historical Museum of the Landing in Sicily 1943: 2,559 vacation rentals
  • Syracuse Forum Ruins: 2,828 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Villas in Augusta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 186 Villas in Augusta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Augusta include:

  • Houses: 133 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 117 rentals available
  • Country houses: 9 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Augusta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 184 vacation rentals with pool available in Augusta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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