Destination guide

The arty city of Oltrarno awaits you

Come and experience Oltrarno and its museums, art galleries and cathedral. This city is romantic and scenic, recognised for its riverfront, gardens and shopping. Take in top local attractions such as Ponte Vecchio and Boboli Gardens. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Oltrarno

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Oltrarno has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Visarno the Hippodrome (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Costoli Pool (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Circolo Golf Ugolino (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Fattoria San Michele a Torri (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Torre Del Chianti (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Hidron (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Oltrarno

Travellers love Oltrarno for its stunning river views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Oltrarno is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boboli Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Torrigiani Garden (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Rose Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Giardino degli Iris (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Florence Botanical Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Oltrarno

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Oltrarno?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,337 holiday rentals near Oltrarno. From 1,160 Condos/Apartments to 120 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oltrarno for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Oltrarno:

  • Santo Spirito: 1,323 holiday homes
  • Santissima Annunziata: 1,610 holiday homes
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,972 holiday homes
  • San Giovanni: 1,603 holiday homes
  • San Lorenzo: 2,559 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 Oltrarno?

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

  • Ponte Vecchio: 2,148 holiday rentals
  • Piazzale Michelangelo: 8,292 holiday rentals
  • San Miniato al Monte: 8,317 holiday rentals
  • Arcetri Observatory: 8,344 holiday rentals
  • Villa del Poggio Imperiale: 8,390 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,160 Condos/Apartments in Oltrarno. Our other popular types of Oltrarno holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 120 holiday houses
  • Studios: 1,170 holiday houses
  • Villas: 30 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oltrarno?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Oltrarno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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