Where to stay around Mottola?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday lettings near Mottola. From 11 villas to 7 chateaus, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mottola 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 Mottola?

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

  • Trullo Sovrano: 2,646 holiday lettings
  • The Trulli of Alberobello: 2,664 holiday lettings
  • Grotta del Trullo: 1,806 holiday lettings
  • Il Parco dei Dinosauri: 1,826 holiday lettings
  • Casa Pezzolla Territory Museum: 2,661 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mottola 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 villas in Mottola?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 11 villas in Mottola. Our other popular types of Mottola holiday rentals include:

  • Chateaus: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mottola?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Mottola. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

    Just a few kilometres from the ‘heel’ of Italy, the old town of Mottola lies within the Taranto province of Puglia, around 27km from Taranto itself. Mottola is known as the ‘Ionian Spy’ due to its strategic, lofty position, almost 400 metres above sea level - with panoramic views of the Taranto Gulf to be enjoyed from all around the town. Tourism is on the increase here, so get in while you can, and make sure you book your Mottola self-catering accommodation nice and early.

    Things to do in Mottola, Italy

    As previously mentioned Mottola has a hillside location, and some stunning and far-reaching views can be enjoyed from various vantage points around the town. A walking tour of the town centre is the best way of getting your bearings, and as you go you will find that a number of historic old buildings will quickly grab your attention. These include the 13th century cathedral, the 17th century Church of the Immaculate and the 16th century Chapel of St Mary of Constantinople.

    Agriculture and food production are the mainstays of the local economy, and sampling the local produce will likely be a big part of your holiday in Mottola. The main focal and meeting point of the old town (known as ‘La Schiavonia’) is the Piazza XX Septembre. And around here you will find a number of cafes, food shops, small restaurants and other food-related businesses, providing you with ample opportunity to enjoy the traditional favourites and purchase fresh ingredients to cook with when you return to your Mottola holiday villa.

    The area surrounding Mottola has been declared a natural and archaeological park due to its Byzantine settlements, and makes for some great walking and hiking under the warm summer sun.

    Places to visit on holiday in Mottola, Italy

    The Taranto province is dotted with traditional old villages that will take you off the beaten tourist track, and the best way of finding these is to rent a car and head out for a spot of exploring. More tourist-orientated attractions and facilities can be found in the attractive old town of Martina Franca (31km) and the city of Taranto (27km), the capital of the province.

    Weather in Mottola, Italy

    Mottola receives a typical Mediterranean climate. The period between May and October is the most pleasant in which to visit this part of Italy, as daily peak temperatures average in the mid-twenties, and above 30C is a regular occurrence. Outside of these months’ rainfall increases but temperatures remain mild.

    Flights to Mottola, Italy

    A flight to Brindisi Airport (BDS) is the best option for getting to your Mottola accommodation from the UK. Ryanair fly to this destination from London Stansted, and the airport is 76km from Mottola. Bari Airport (BRI) is also a similar distance away, and receives seasonal flights from British Airways, departing from London Gatwick during peak season only.

    Sightseeing in and around Mottola

    Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Mottola a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Carnival of Putignano (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
    • Il Parco dei Dinosauri (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
    • Indiana Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
    • Zoo Safari Fasano (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
    • Acquapark Egnazia (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
    • San Domenico Golf Club (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Mottola

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mottola is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Castellana Caves (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
    • Pianelle Forest (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
    • Chiatona Beach (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
    • Indiana Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
    • Lake Sassano (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
    • Parco Belvedere Lama (23.1 mi / 37.3 km)