Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Pistoia

Come and experience Pistoia and its monuments, history and museums. Renowned for its theme park, spas and churches, this city welcomes all visitors. Ponte della Maddalena and Fortezza da Basso 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 and around Pistoia

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pistoia a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tanilla's Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • MyKart Montecatini (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Pistoia Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Villa Celle (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Wonder Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Cantagrillo Pool (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pistoia

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

  • Villa Celle (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Renai Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Oak Tree of Pinocchio (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Focognano Oasis (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Parco del Neto (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Corno alle Scale (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Pistoia

Fly into Florence (FLR-Peretola), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei), which is 30.5 mi (49 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Pistoia Station, Pistoia Ovest Station and Corbezzi Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pistoia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,539 holiday lettings around Pistoia. From 332 villas to 3 chalets, 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 Pistoia?

There's nothing that compares to the silence of rural living. No rumbling trucks and buses or car alarms screaming. Just you and the relaxing serenity of the countryside! HomeAway has 528 rural rental properties in this destination. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties steal your heart. Our range here includes:

  • 226 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 139 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 81 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Pistoia?

There's no need to say goodbye to all the conveniences of home just because you're on holiday. Sit back and relax in an apartment and soak up the area like a local. HomeAway has 488 for you to browse here. How does £27 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't dilly dally! Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 445 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Villa: 323 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £47 per night.
  • Farmhouse: 126 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.

Can I stay in Pistoia in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than exploring somewhere entirely new with friends and family. The great news is HomeAway has some options suitable for large groups. Why not take a peek at the 94 house holiday rentals featured here? They're the most popular choice for large groups of visitors. In and around the area, the properties that can house larger sized groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for properties that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 266 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £26 per night.
  • Looking for somewhere for 5 people? We have 168 that will work well. You can get one for as little as £27 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 8? We have 107 properties for rent that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £52 a night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your grandpa and all your besties to Pistoia.

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