Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Pavia

Take a holiday to Pavia and enjoy the area's monuments, cathedral and wineries. Renowned for its university setting, museums and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Pavia

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Pavia a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Circuito Tazio Nuvolari (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Monsupello Vineyards (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Ca' di Frara (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Frecciarossa Estate (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Castello di Tolcinasco Golf and Country Club (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Tolcinasco Golf and Country Club (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Pavia

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Pavia is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parco Della Pieve (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Isola Carolina Park (19 mi / 30.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Pavia

The nearest airport is in Milan (LIN-Linate), located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Pavia Station, Pavia Porta Garibaldi Station and Motta San Damiano Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Pavia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday rentals near Pavia. From 16 Houses to 23 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pavia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Pavia:

  • Milan Centre: 1,350 holiday homes
  • Tricolore: 359 holiday homes
  • Ticinese: 687 holiday homes
  • Central Station: 1,237 holiday homes
  • Zona 1 Centro Storico: 1,858 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 Pavia?

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

  • University of Pavia (UNIPV): 995 holiday rentals
  • Basilica di San Michele Maggiore: 782 holiday rentals
  • San Teodoro Basilica: 813 holiday rentals
  • San Lanfranco Church: 1,092 holiday rentals
  • Museo per la Storia dell'Università di Pavia: 1,010 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 16 Houses in Pavia. Our other popular types of Pavia holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 23 holiday houses
  • Country houses: 5 holiday houses
  • Studios: 24 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 Pavia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Pavia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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