Where to stay around Palaia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,877 holiday lettings near Palaia. From 1,021 apartments to 362 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palaia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palaia?

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

  • Villa da Filicaja: 7,385 holiday lettings
  • Municipal Swimming Pool: 5,192 holiday lettings
  • Certaldo Alto: 11,459 holiday lettings
  • Volterra Cathedral: 6,371 holiday lettings
  • Rectory of St. Michael the Archangel: 4,998 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Palaia 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 apartments in Palaia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,021 apartments in Palaia. Our other popular types of Palaia holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 362 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 304 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 104 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palaia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,497 holiday homes with pool available in Palaia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Palaia, Italy your home away from home

    The thriving village of Palaia lies deep in the Tuscan countryside in Italy, just 40km from the centre of Pisa. Despite its popularity as a base of exploration, tourism has appeared to have no influence on the village, leaving it brimming with Italian charm, whose only cultural influence stems from the Tuscan way of life. There are very few places you can take a holiday rental villa in such authentic Italian surroundings.

    Things to do on holiday in Palaia, Italy

    The village is perfectly set up for a week in the sun, with supermarkets, post offices and a tourist information office. Italians flock to Palaia for the restaurants through. There are a handful of exquisite restaurants with the village serving local delicacies, especially the family owned Peti Rosso and the open air pizzeria just down the road in Colleoli. If you would like to learn a few Tuscan dishes during your stay in Palaia accommodation, there are some excellent courses available which quickly teach you to reproduce some of the finest dishes native to the region.

    Palaia is an ancient village which dates back to Etruscan times, although much of the reconstruction of the village occurred during the Middle Ages. There are some beautifully sturdy monuments in the village, which can be toured leisurely on foot.

    The Tuscan countryside which surrounds a villa in Palaia is known around Europe for its natural beauty. Walking, cycling and riding holidays are extremely popular in this part of Tuscany, with visitors flocking from their homes to experience the tranquil beauty of Tuscany, travel through the iconic landscape and return to their Palaia rental villa weary yet invigorated for a glass of local wine by the pool. There are some excellent bridle paths and footpaths surrounding Palaia, details of which are available from the Palaia tourist information centres. The countryside which surrounds Palaia is unspoilt enough to allow some excellent fishing opportunities and the chance to hunt wild boar. Another excellent way to see the region is from the air. There are micro-lighting centres around the region.

    There is a great golf course just 20 minutes from Palaia village centre. Although the facilities are not world class, the course itself is an absolute treat, with 18 testing holes littered with deep bunkers and taxing water obstacles.

    Places to visit on holiday in Palaia, Italy

    Taking a holiday rental in Palaia is the perfect solution for discovery of Tuscany’s most impressive sights. Pisa is just 25 minutes from Palaia and the cultural treasure chest of Florence is 40 minutes away. Both are easily accessible by car from Palaia, although travelling by train is a more relaxing way to visit Florence as driving and parking in the city can be a tough ask.

    The nearby village of Colleoli is a real asset for tourism in Palaia. The spa facilities are wonderfully luxurious, and a great place to relax after a day investigating the Tuscan countryside.

    Weather in Palaia, Italy

    Holidays to Palaia are most popular from the start of May until the end of October when the weather is perfect for exploration of the countryside. In July and August, daily temperatures average around 27˚C, with daily peak in the 30’s, which can be a little uncomfortable for long afternoons walking. In the winter, temperatures remain above 10˚C for much of the time, making a holiday home in Palaia perfect for a winter retreat.

    Travel to Palaia, Italy

    Located just 40kms from Pisa International Airport (PSA), a holiday rental in Palaia is easily reached from the UK. easyJet provide a range of cheap flights to Palaia, although there are other airlines servicing Pisa. It is advised you rent a hire car so as to get the most from a Palaia holiday, but there are good train connections to the village if you would prefer not to drive during your holiday.

    Activities and attractions in and around Palaia

    Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Palaia a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Piscina Comunale Pontedera (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Azienda Agricola Castelvecchio (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Cosimo Maria Masini (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Municipal Swimming Pool (9 mi / 14.4 km)
    • Casciana Thermal Baths (9 mi / 14.5 km)
    • Villa da Filicaja (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Palaia

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Palaia is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Corsini Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
    • The SottoVico Garden (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
    • Giardino Scotto (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)