Where to stay near Tuscany?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36,086 holiday rentals near Tuscany. From 16,687 Studios to 16,674 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tuscany is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Tuscany?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tuscany. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Florence: 6,248 holiday rentals
  • Lucca: 4,833 holiday rentals
  • Metropolitan City of Florence: 10,100 holiday rentals
  • Siena: 2,850 holiday rentals
  • San Gimignano: 4,835 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Tuscany! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Tuscany?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Tuscany with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Florence: 6,248 holiday homes
  • Lucca: 4,833 holiday homes
  • Siena: 2,850 holiday homes
  • San Gimignano: 4,835 holiday homes
  • Cortona: 4,034 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Tuscany?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Tuscany are:

  • Lucca (LCV): 6,235 holiday houses
  • Firenze Airport (FLR): 8,919 holiday houses
  • Pisa Airport (PSA): 4,979 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Tuscany?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Tuscany. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station): 9,208 holiday rentals
  • Certaldo Alto: 11,260 holiday rentals
  • Ponte Vecchio: 4,293 holiday rentals
  • Elba Island Aquarium: 1,778 holiday rentals
  • Val d'Orcia: 3,397 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tuscany listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Enjoy Scenic Views from your Holiday Villa in Tuscany

Considered as the most beautiful place of Europe, Tuscany is famous for its landscapes and artistic legacy. The holiday makers arrive in Tuscany to have a look at the art, especially the extraordinary paintings, sculptures, architectural wonders and frescoes. Some of the travelers also like to explore the surroundings with its Tuscan holiday homes which are full of the old world charm. It is a pleasure to view the sunset from the villas’ balcony. More active travelers can experience hiking and biking on the mountainside. If you visit in summer and stay in the self catering rented villas, you can enjoy the Tuscan beaches. This place is also perfect for wine lovers and for gourmets, with its indigenous wine and cuisine.

Must visit places in Tuscany

Florence is the capital city of Tuscany and is famous for its churches, museums and palaces. The Uffizi gallery, the museums and the Pitti Palace are a must-visit in Florence. The library of San Lorenzo houses the architectural work of Michelangelo. The churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce are also magnificent and the art galleries are truly worth a visit. At Bar Vivoli, which lies near Santa Croce, the best gelato can be tasted.

Siena is the cultural capital of Tuscany. While here, do visit Duomo, an Italian cathedral which includes the Liberia Piccolomini, Museo dell’Opera del Duomo and Baptistery, which also has Maesta by Ducccio. The city is also host to the horse race known as II Palio, twice in a year during the summers. A rented villa in Siena provides the best view of this race.

Pisa is another Tuscan city popular for the famous Leaning tower. But there are other architectural marvels to visit here as well. If you are arriving here by train, then it would be advisable to visit the Campo dei Miracoli that has many interesting shops as well as restaurants. Pisa is also known for its summer nights. Holiday homes near the banks of the rivers in Pisa provide the perfect view of these interesting places.

Must do things in Tuscany

Holiday makers must make it a point to visit the museums in Tuscany, which house the great works of Renaissance. The famous sculpture of David by Michelangelo can be seen in the Accademia. The Pitti palace contains the important paintings of great artists such as Rubens and Titian. The Boboli gardens, which lie toward the rear side of the palace, are an ideal place to visit if the weather is fine.

Tuscany is also host to the various food festivals that start in summer and goes on till the winters. There are also many other festivals and parades to honor the past saints.

Tuscan weather

Late spring and early autumn is the best time to visit the place. During this period, the days are warm while the nights are cold. Olive groves can be found in the summer season. A big wine festival is organized in the fall.

How to reach Tuscany

Pisa’s Aeroporto Galilie and Florence’s Peretola are the largest airports. Ryanair and easyJet offer the best flight prices.