Where to stay around Val di Chiana?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,001 holiday lettings near Val di Chiana. From 737 Villas to 689 Studios, 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 Val di Chiana is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Val di Chiana?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Val di Chiana. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Umbria: 4,886 holiday homes
  • Cortona: 4,046 holiday homes
  • Mediterranean Sea: 421,420 holiday homes
  • Montepulciano: 3,235 holiday homes
  • Arezzo: 3,974 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Val di Chiana! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Val di Chiana?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Val di Chiana with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Cortona: 4,046 holiday lettings
  • Montepulciano: 3,235 holiday lettings
  • Arezzo: 3,974 holiday lettings
  • Montalcino: 2,135 holiday lettings
  • Città di Castello: 2,570 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Val di Chiana?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Val di Chiana. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Val d'Orcia: 3,397 holiday rentals
  • Casali Palace: 4,987 holiday rentals
  • Farneta Abbey: 5,151 holiday rentals
  • Pienza Cathedral: 3,517 holiday rentals
  • Piazza Grande: 4,481 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Val di Chiana listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or villa in Val di Chiana, Italy your home away from home

Val di Chiana, Tuscany, lies just south of Arezzo, is named after the River Chiana which runs through the bottom of the valley. Reclaimed from the bed of a large lake, the Val di Chiana is an important communications route between Arezzo and Siena, yet the few villages which adorn the valley side are completely timeless, consisting of traditional brick cottages and thin, steep cobbled streets. The area is considered to be one of the most unspoilt rural regions in the whole of Europe, where large forests break only for idyllic mountain streams and picturesque medieval walled towns.

Things to do on holiday in Val di Chiana, Italy

The prehistoric caves of Monte Cetona are well worth a visit if you are staying in a self catering Val di Chiana property. They are adorned in fascinating pre-historic ‘graffiti’ which inspires visitors. The area is also known as having the best preserved network of 6th and 7th Century castles in Northern Italy, of which the Castle of Civitella di Val di Chiana. There are also a huge number of museums, archaeological museums, historical centres and monuments which keep the historical heritage of the region alive.

The Val di Chiana incorporates on of the most important thermal basins in Italy, and therefore those looking to enjoy the therapeutic, healing properties of Val di Chiana thermal waters flock to the region.

The stunning rural scenery which surrounds the villas and holiday homes in Val di Chiana is perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding. You can travel for many hours and not come across a road or town, stumbling across breath-taking views and charming secluded spots to pause and catch your breath. Taking a fishing rod is also an excellent option from a Val di Chiana holiday rental, although a permit is needed.

During the summer, the coast, which is just a few kilometres from the Val di Chiana, is a great place to sail or simply enjoy the sandy beaches of Tuscany.

Places to holiday in Val di Chiana, Italy

The most important town in the Val di Chiana is Montepulciano, an ancient walled town whose Renaissance centrepiece, the Piazza Grande, is surrounded by tiny streets and narrow alleyways. Much of the town was designed by distinguished local artists, and is well worth the visiting from ant of the Val di Chiana holiday rentals available.

Chianaciano is an enchanting town, which is divided into two halves. The medieval centre on top of the hill has managed to preserve its architecture and charm. Surrounding the centre is the more modern spa town. The therapeutic thermal springs which have risen to fame in Tuscany are surrounded by beautiful countryside, and attract over a million visitors to indulge in the warm spring waters.

Weather in Val di Chiana, Italy

Summer temperatures in Val di Chiana are blissfully warm, remaining at around 23°C in July and August. Even during the winter, temperatures are unlikely to drop below 10°C.

Flights to Val di Chiana, Italy

Depending on the exact location of your Val di Chiana property, either Pisa Airport (PSA), Florence (FLR) or Perugia Airport (PEG) will be the closest. RyanAir provide some very cheap flights to these three, and there are car hire facilities to be found at all three too.