Giardini Naxos, Sicily
is the perfect holiday destination for families, couples and singles alike. The town is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist resorts of Sicily, and the entire Mediterranean Sea. Situated on the east coast of Sicily in a deep crescent shaped bay, Giardini Naxos has a lovely view of majestic Mount Etna
. There are plenty of excellent bars, cafes, and restaurants
in Giardini Naxos serving delicious Italian and Sicilian cuisine. Catania airport
is close by for connections throughout Sicily. Holiday accommodations, villa rentals and apartment rentals are available in this area. Check the Owner Direct vacation rental website to find your perfect holiday lodging today
By definition Giardini Naxos is the oldest Greek colony in Sicily
, and has been inhabited since 735 B.C. Archaeological excavations in recent years have helped to reconstruct and reassess the town’s mythical past. Visitors can take a walk throughout the town and view some of the structural foundations and pavement stones of ancient streets that still remain.
The beautiful golden-sand beaches
of Giardini Naxos are spacious and provide renters of villas or other vacation rentals with plenty of room for sunbathing and swimming. Beach-goers can rent parasols and sun loungers on the beach, and partake in any number of water sports available; windsurfing, scuba diving, yachting and fishing
are among the most popular. Tennis, hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, and golf
are also available in and around Giardini Naxos. For families with children, rent a condo rental, villa rental or apartment rental and visit the nearby funfair at Recanti with mini golf, trampolines, and more. A comfortable vacation accommodation completes a perfect holiday. Find your vacation rental, villa rental, apartment rental or holiday home with Owner Direct vacation rentals today.
Giardini Naxos has a lovely seafront promenade that is visited by thousands of tourists each year
. Lined with pizzerias, restaurants, shops, open-air bars and late night discos, the promenade offers tourists something to do, day or night. A vacation accommodation waits. Choose condo rentals, villa rentals, apartment rentals, or other holiday accommodations and enjoy your Sicilian vacation even more.
Giardini Naxos is only 7km away from Sicily's largest and busier resort of Taormina
and is well worth a visit for vacationers. Taormina features the most illustrious relic of the past, a 3rd century BC Greek Theatre
, begun by the Greeks and rebuilt by the Romans. Among other Classical ruins are the Odeon (a musical theatre), the 14th century Palazzo Corvaia and the 13th century Duomo, renovated in 1636.
A day trip from Giardini Naxos to Mount Etna simply cannot be missed. Mount Etna is one of the world’s largest active volcanoes
. Now a protected area, about 58 sq km in size, Etna offers numerous opportunities for excursions. Many tours include visits to traditional Sicilian towns such as Milo and Zafferana, as well as stops to local farms where sampling some locally produced Etna wine is possible.