Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Porta al Prato

Come and experience Porta al Prato and its churches, museums and culture. This walkable and romantic city is known for its sightseeing, local tours and cafés. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and Ponte Vecchio are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Porta al Prato

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Porta al Prato a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Visarno the Hippodrome (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Costoli Pool (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Hidron (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Circolo Golf Ugolino (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Fattoria San Michele a Torri (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Torre Del Chianti (9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Porta al Prato

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Porta al Prato is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boboli Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Cascine Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Florence Botanical Gardens (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Giardino dell'ArteCultura (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Torrigiani Garden (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Porta al Prato

Fly into Florence (FLR-Peretola), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Porta al Prato Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Porta al Prato?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,132 house rentals around Porta al Prato. From 138 Houses to 1,909 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Porta al Prato is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Porta al Prato?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Porta al Prato:

  • Oltrarno: 1,342 vacation rentals
  • Gavinana: 725 vacation rentals
  • San Lorenzo: 2,558 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,959 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 1,588 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Porta al Prato?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Porta al Prato. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Teatro Comunale Florence: 8,209 home rentals
  • Leopolda Station Exhibition Center: 8,185 home rentals
  • Chiesa di Ognissanti: 8,220 home rentals
  • Piazza Ognissanti: 8,260 home rentals
  • The New Florence Opera House: 8,209 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Porta al Prato listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Porta al Prato?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 138 Houses in Porta al Prato. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Porta al Prato include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,909 lodging choices
  • Villas: 17 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 5 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Porta al Prato?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation homes with pool available in Porta al Prato.

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