Destination guide

The arty area of Santa Maria Novella awaits your stay

Come and experience Santa Maria Novella and its museums, cathedral and art galleries. This walkable and cosmopolitan city is well known for its cafes, sightseeing and local tours. Fortezza da Basso and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Santa Maria Novella

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Santa Maria Novella 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:

  • Visarno the Hippodrome (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Costoli Pool (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Circolo Golf Ugolino (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Hidron (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Fattoria San Michele a Torri (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Torre Del Chianti (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Santa Maria Novella

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santa Maria Novella is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boboli Gardens (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Florence Botanical Gardens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Torrigiani Garden (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cascine Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Giardino dell'ArteCultura (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Santa Maria Novella

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Stazione Porta al Prado, Florence, Italy or Florence Santa Maria Novella Station and explore the city from there. Catch a ride on the metro at Florence-Cascine Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay near Santa Maria Novella?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,751 holiday rentals near Santa Maria Novella. From 2,490 Condos/Apartments to 180 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Santa Maria Novella area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Maria Novella?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Santa Maria Novella:

  • Santo Spirito: 1,331 holiday homes
  • Oltrarno: 1,313 holiday homes
  • Santissima Annunziata: 1,543 holiday homes
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,925 holiday homes
  • San Giovanni: 1,559 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Mugello Circuit: 4,819 holiday rentals
  • Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station): 8,016 holiday rentals
  • Monash University - Prato: 6,354 holiday rentals
  • Hidron: 7,113 holiday rentals
  • Ponte Vecchio: 2,092 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Maria Novella 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 Condos/Apartments in Santa Maria Novella?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,490 Condos/Apartments in Santa Maria Novella. Our other popular types of Santa Maria Novella holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 180 holiday houses
  • Studios: 2,517 holiday houses
  • Villas: 8 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Maria Novella?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Maria Novella. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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