Where to stay around Empoli?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,203 holiday lettings near Empoli. From 1,044 apartments to 391 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Empoli is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista: 10,561 holiday lettings
  • House Museum of Ferruccio Busoni: 10,386 holiday lettings
  • Stadio Carlo Castellani: 10,362 holiday lettings
  • Convent of Santa Maria a Ripa: 10,446 holiday lettings
  • Civic Museum of Paleontology in Empoli: 10,360 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,044 apartments in Empoli. Our other popular types of Empoli holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 391 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 382 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 136 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Empoli?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,694 holiday homes with pool available in Empoli. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental at Empoli, Tuscany your home away from home

    The mid-sized walled city of Empoli is located on a plain near the Arno Rover, between Florence and Pisa. Once a busy Roman river port, Empoli was, and still is, famous for its ceramics, crystal and glassware. The city has some fabulous architecture including the ornate fountain in the Piazza with its four lions and the 16th century Convento degli Agostiniani with its frescoes, statues and paintings.

    Things to Do at Empoli, Tuscany Walking and Cycling

    Your holiday home in Empoli is perfectly situated for exploring the hills and villages nearby. Cycle to the wineries or enjoy walking in the nearby wooded hills. The beautiful regions of Tuscany provide challenging hikes amidst stunning scenery or stroll around some of the small towns in the area, such as Poggibonsi.

    Attend the Opera

    Puccini was born at Lucca and attending an opera at the Torre del Lago is a wonderful experience. During the summer many concerts and musical events are performed in the amphitheatre along with jazz festivals for those who prefer more contemporary music.

    Cooking Classes

    Tuscany is well known for its cuisine and there are several places which offer cookery classes and weekend cookery courses. It is a wonderful way to take home memories of Tuscany!

    Places to Visit from Empoli, Tuscany


    Any visit must begin in the historic centre of Empoli itself. Start at the Piazza Farinata degli Uberti to see the main medieval buildings of the Collegia de sant'Andrea and the Palazza Ghibellino built in the 11th century by the Guidi Counts. The Palazzo Pretorio is Empoli's grand town hall, and the Palazzo Ghibellino is the home of the Palaentology Museum and the city's archives.


    The famous city of Pisa is just 45 km from your Empoli holiday villa. The leaning tower has defied gravity and several earth tremors over the last eight centuries and now leans precariously from its original perpendicular position. This bell tower is a beautiful building and there are plenty more attractions to see in Pisa.


    The nearby city of Florence (Firenze) is world-famous for its architecture and art, and is approximately two hours' drive from Empoli. Art lovers will revel in the art museums and the rich heritage in the many churches in Florence. The Duomo has the largest brick-built dome in the world and visitors can climb to the top for excellent views over the city. The nearby bell tower and the baptistery buildings are both wonderful sights and there are some tiny jewellers shops on the Ponte Vecchio which are worth visiting.

    Weather at Empoli, Tuscany

    The climate around your Empoli holiday villa is very pleasant. Summers can be hot and dry, with temperatures ranging from 23-30°C and eleven hours of daily sunshine in July. In the winter the temperatures drop to an average 11°C with cooler nights.

    Travel to Empoli, Tuscany

    Your self catering villa in Empoli is conveniently located just 34km (21 miles) from Florence International (FLR) Airport. It is also just 45km (28 miles) from Pisa Galileo Galilei International (PSA) Airport. There are daily flights from all over Europe to Pisa and Florence, making this a cheap and easy place reach.

    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)

    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)