Destination guide

The arty area of Santa Maria Novella awaits your stay

Come and experience Santa Maria Novella and its museums, cathedral and art galleries. This walkable and cosmopolitan city is well known for its cafes, sightseeing and local tours. Fortezza da Basso and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Santa Maria Novella

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Santa Maria Novella a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Visarno the Hippodrome (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Costoli Pool (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Circolo Golf Ugolino (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Hidron (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Fattoria San Michele a Torri (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Torre Del Chianti (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Santa Maria Novella

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santa Maria Novella is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boboli Gardens (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Florence Botanical Gardens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Torrigiani Garden (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cascine Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Giardino dell'ArteCultura (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Santa Maria Novella

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Stazione Porta al Prado, Florence, Italy or Florence Santa Maria Novella Station and explore the city from there. Catch a ride on the metro at Florence-Cascine Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Santa Maria Novella?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,457 holiday lettings around Santa Maria Novella. From 2,248 flats & apartments to 157 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.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Santa Maria Novella?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Santa Maria Novella. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • San Gimignano: 4,139 holiday homes
  • Castellina In Chianti: 2,918 holiday homes
  • Greve In Chianti: 4,292 holiday homes
  • Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4): 1,066 holiday homes
  • Oltrarno: 1,171 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Santa Maria Novella! 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 Santa Maria Novella?

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

  • San Gimignano: 4,139 holiday lettings
  • Castellina In Chianti: 2,918 holiday lettings
  • Greve In Chianti: 4,292 holiday lettings
  • San Casciano In Val di Pesa: 913 holiday lettings
  • Impruneta: 3,560 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 Santa Maria Novella? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Santa Maria Novella. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mugello Circuit: 4,377 holiday rentals
  • Piazza San Firenze: 7,656 holiday rentals
  • Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station): 7,588 holiday rentals
  • Accademia Italiana: 7,681 holiday rentals
  • Piazza del Duomo: 7,580 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Maria Novella listed on 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.

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