Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Prato

Enjoy the area's cathedral, history and museums with a rental holiday home in Prato. Renowned for its monuments, art and opera houses, this city welcomes all visitors. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and Ponte Vecchio are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Prato

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Prato a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Club Le Pavoniere (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Hidron (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Villa Celle (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • MyKart Montecatini (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Wonder Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Tanilla's Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Prato

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Prato. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boboli Gardens (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Parco del Neto (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Focognano Oasis (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Renai Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Villa Celle (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Prato

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 7.5 mi (12 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Prato Porta al Serraglio Station, Prato Central Station and Prato Borgonuovo Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Prato?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,755 holiday lettings near Prato. From 569 Houses to 3,584 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Prato for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Prato:

  • Oltrarno: 1,377 holiday homes
  • Val d'Elsa: 1,566 holiday homes
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,982 holiday homes
  • Careggi Rifredi: 417 holiday homes
  • Santomato: 30 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 Prato?

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

  • Duomo di Prato: 6,642 holiday lettings
  • Prato Central Station: 6,726 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Pretorio: 6,665 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Mural Painting: 6,656 holiday lettings
  • Museo del Tessuto: 6,747 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Prato 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 Prato?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 569 Houses in Prato. Our other popular types of Prato holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 3,584 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 280 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 16 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Prato?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 872 holiday homes with pool available in Prato. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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