Destination guide

Travel to historical Modena

Come and experience Modena and its museums, monuments and cathedral. Renowned for its local tours, university setting and theatres, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Modena Cathedral and Torre della Ghirlandina. 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 and around Modena

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Modena a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ferrari Factory (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Natural Reserve Salse di Nirano (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Lini 910 (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Azienda Agricola Martelli Winery (11.2 mi / 17.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Modena

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Modena is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Orto Botanico di Modena (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Enzo Ferrari Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Natural Reserve Salse di Nirano (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Sassi di Roccamalatina Regional Park (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Modena

The nearest airport is in Bologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi), located 19.8 mi (31.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Parma (PMF), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Modena Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Modena?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 96 holiday lettings around Modena. From 39 flats & apartments to 21 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Modena?

If you're yearning for some time away from the concrete jungle, then listen up! Leave the noisy traffic behind and surround yourself with the gentle sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 32 countryside rental properties in this destination. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options for this destination include:

  • 30 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 17 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Modena?

There's no need to miss out on the conveniences of home just because you're going on holiday. Kick back and relax in your very own apartment and live life like the locals. You'll be able to take your pick from 69 different options via HomeAway. How does £35 a night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't leave it too long! Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 60 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.
  • House: 32 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 25 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.

Can I stay in Modena in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding the time to unwind with friends and family members. A group getaway is an ideal opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to stay together, HomeAway has places for you. Apartment holiday rentals are the most popular option here for big groups of guests. Our worldwide database presently has 10 available. Rental accommodation in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 30 properties ideal for that size. Stay a night for as little as £52.
  • After somewhere for 5 guests? We have 28 that will work well. Prices begin at just £52 per night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals suitable for 8 guests? You'll be glad to hear we have 20 that'll be ideal. You can score one for as little as £41 a night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your grandma and all your mates to Modena.