Destination guide

Cosy Villanova will entice you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Villanova. This city's university setting, sporting events and zoo draw many visitors. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Villanova

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Villanova a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Historic Sugartown (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Play-A-Round Golf (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Golf Course at Glen Mills (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Villanova

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Villanova is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chanticleer Garden (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Valley Forge National Park Visitors Center (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Fairmount Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Ridley Creek State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Fort Washington State Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Villanova

The nearest airport is in Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is 12.5 mi (20.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Villanova Station. You can get around Villanova by catching a ride on the metro at Villanova Station, Stadium Station or Matsonford Station.

Where to stay around Villanova?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 246 holiday lettings near Villanova. From 91 Houses to 127 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Villanova for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Villanova:

  • Northern Liberties: 172 holiday homes
  • Norris Square: 51 holiday homes
  • Fishtown: 58 holiday homes
  • Olde Kensington: 61 holiday homes
  • Center City: 590 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 Villanova?

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

  • Villanova Station: 1,008 holiday lettings
  • Villanova University: 1,006 holiday lettings
  • North Wales Station: 659 holiday lettings
  • Wells Fargo Center: 997 holiday lettings
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: 990 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 91 Houses in Villanova. Our other popular types of Villanova holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 127 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Villanova?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Villanova. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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