Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Empoli

Come and experience Empoli and its wineries, culture and churches. Renowned for its festivals, monuments and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. Ponte Vecchio and Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Empoli

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Empoli a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cosimo Maria Masini (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Golf Club Bellosguardo Vinci (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Castello Sonnino (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Tenuta Maiano (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Azienda Agricola Ammirabile (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Fattoria San Michele a Torri (9.3 mi / 15 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Empoli

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Empoli is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boboli Gardens (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Corsini Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Renai Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Focognano Oasis (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Cascine Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Empoli

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Empoli Station or Empoli Ponte A Elsa Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Empoli?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,623 holiday lettings around Empoli. From 544 villas to 1,146 flats & apartments, 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.

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

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 Empoli:

  • Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4): 1,060 holiday homes
  • Oltrarno: 1,155 holiday homes
  • Santo Spirito: 1,170 holiday homes
  • San Giovanni: 1,402 holiday homes
  • Sant' Ambrogio: 2,256 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 Empoli? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Empoli. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • House Museum of Ferruccio Busoni: 8,735 holiday lettings
  • Empoli Station: 8,747 holiday lettings
  • Empoli Ponte A Elsa Station: 8,815 holiday lettings
  • Pontormos House: 8,738 holiday lettings
  • Stadio Carlo Castellani: 8,688 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Empoli listed on 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 Empoli?

Yes, of course. offers 544 Villas in Empoli. Our other popular types of Empoli holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,146 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 199 self catering accommodations
  • Castles: 92 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Empoli?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,256 holiday homes with pool available in Empoli. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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