Where to stay around Montalcino?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,151 holiday lettings near Montalcino. From 802 apartments to 611 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Montalcino is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Montalcino?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Montalcino. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fortress of Montalcino: 2,449 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Brunello: 2,338 holiday lettings
  • Tenuta Greppo Franco Biondi Santi: 2,385 holiday lettings
  • Castello Banfi: 1,565 holiday lettings
  • Poggio Antico: 2,118 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Montalcino listed on HomeAway 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 apartments in Montalcino?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 802 apartments in Montalcino. Our other popular types of Montalcino holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 611 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 370 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 177 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Montalcino?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,512 holiday homes with pool available in Montalcino. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa in Montalcino, Tuscany your home away from home

    The small town of Montalcino makes a delightful centre from which to explore this beautiful region of Tuscany. Known for its olive oil, honey and red wine called ‘Brunello di Montalcino’, the town is surrounded by vineyards. The area is also famed for its cuisine, served at small local trattorias or in gourmet restaurants on the vineyard estates. The great abbey of Monte Olivetto Maggiore is surrounded by the three hill towns of Montalcino, Montepulciano and Pienza which are all delightful to explore. Siena and Florence are also within easy reach by car or train from your self catering villa.

    Things to do in Montalcino, Tuscany

    Touring a vineyard and seeing the wine making process is a must at any time of year. Tours usually end with a wine tasting so you can try before you buy! Famous for its red wines as long ago as the 15th century, the local Brunello wine must be aged for at least 5 years in oak caskets before being sold.

    The small market town of Buonconvento is just a short distance from your self catering villa and provides good shops, restaurants and a weekly market on Saturdays. Visit the art gallery near the Town Hall and explore the ancient streets of this Medieval walled town.

    Places to visit near Montalcino, Tuscany

    The historic town of Siena is just 51km north of your self catering villa in Montalcino. Its fine architecture includes the magnificent Duomo or Cathedral. The beautiful Town Square is famous for the Palio Horse Races which takes place on July 2nd and August 16th and are an exciting cultural pageant.

    No visit to Tuscany is complete without a visit to beautiful Florence. It is 139km from Montalcino and can easily be reached by car or by train. Known for its exceptional art and architecture, the Duomo has the largest brick-built dome in the world, even after 600 years! The campanile (bell tower) and the baptistery buildings nearby are both quite beautiful works of architecture. Take a stroll across the River Arno on the famous Ponte Vecchio which is lined with shops.

    Abbey of Monte Olivetto Maggiore - This beautiful abbey is set in the ‘Badlands’ of Crete Senesi, close to your self catering villa in Montalcino. The extensive monastery and the beautiful Abbey Church of St Antimo date back to 1393 but have been continually modified since. There is a quaint stone tower and a drawbridge leading into the Abbey courtyard. Note the botanical garden where the monks grew medicinal plants and herbs.

    Weather in Montalcino, Tuscany

    Winters are mild and summers are dry and sunny in Montalcino, which is why holiday villa accommodation in Tuscany is so popular. From April to the end of October average temperatures range from 19-32C (66-89F).

    Flights to Montalcino, Tuscany

    Your villa in Montalcino is 105km from the main International airport at Florence. There are plenty of cheap flights daily to Florence from all over Europe.

    Activities and attractions in and around Montalcino

    Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Montalcino a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Tenuta Valdipiatta (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
    • Poggio Antico (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Terme Petriolo (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Baths of San Filippo (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
    • Cantina Contucci (14.9 mi / 24 km)
    • Consorzio del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (15 mi / 24.1 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Montalcino

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

    • Horti Leonini (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Garden of Daniel Spoerri (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
    • Monte Amiata (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
    • La Foce (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
    • Val di Merse (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
    • I Canaloni del Torrente Farma (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)