Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Piedmont

Come and experience Piedmont and its art galleries, opera and architecture. Well known for its lake, bird watching and theatres, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Lafayette Gallery and Pier 39 are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Piedmont

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Piedmont a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Waterworld California (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Children's Fairyland (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Tilden Park Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Piedmont

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

  • Palace of Fine Arts (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Twin Peaks (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Angel Island (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Piedmont

The nearest airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 7.8 mi (12.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Piedmont?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 414 holiday lettings near Piedmont. From 206 Houses to 138 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Piedmont for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Piedmont:

  • Glen Highlands: 18 holiday homes
  • Lakeshore: 27 holiday homes
  • Montclair: 32 holiday homes
  • Glenview: 27 holiday homes
  • Merriewood: 26 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Mountain View Cemetery: 2,106 holiday lettings
  • Woodminster Amphitheatre: 1,926 holiday lettings
  • Chabot Space and Science Center: 1,895 holiday lettings
  • Joaquin Miller Park: 1,916 holiday lettings
  • Mrs. Doubtfire House: 2,191 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Piedmont 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 Houses in Piedmont?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 206 Houses in Piedmont. Our other popular types of Piedmont holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 138 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations

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 Piedmont?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Piedmont. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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