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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Empoli?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,645 holiday rentals near Empoli. From 508 Houses to 500 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Empoli for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Empoli:

  • Santo Spirito: 1,301 holiday homes
  • Oltrarno: 1,313 holiday homes
  • Santissima Annunziata: 1,540 holiday homes
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,918 holiday homes
  • San Gimignano City Centre: 134 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 Empoli?

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

  • Empoli Ponte A Elsa Station: 9,157 holiday rentals
  • Empoli Station: 9,100 holiday rentals
  • Civic Museum of Paleontology in Empoli: 9,044 holiday rentals
  • Convent of Santa Maria a Ripa: 9,136 holiday rentals
  • Museum of the Collegiate Church of Sant'Andrea: 9,063 holiday rentals

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 Houses in Empoli?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 508 Houses in Empoli. Our other popular types of Empoli holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 500 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,062 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 205 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Empoli?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,074 holiday homes with pool available in Empoli. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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