Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in Florence, IT that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $97 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Florence. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore Florence from vacation home rentals

Renaissance masters like Botticelli, Michelangelo, and da Vinci all left their mark on Florence, and now, you get to reap the rewards. For families, adventurers, and couples looking for a romantic getaway, a Florence vacation rental is the perfect place to start. Weave your way down ancient, winding roads toward chic boutiques and open-air cafes. Eat the best dishes on the planet, and gaze at the finest art Europe has to offer, all within sight of Brunelleschi's iconic dome and within easy driving distance of rolling hills and postcard-perfect wineries.

Things to do

Sightseeing near vacation rentals in Florence

With such a tremendous supply of cathedrals, palaces, and museums, it's no wonder the entire city center is a historical landmark. Start your sightseeing excursion at the Galleria degli Uffizi if you're interested in the Italian Renaissance. It has the world's greatest collection of art from this era, and is conveniently located in the same neighborhood as Palazzo Vecchio, a fortress designed in the 14th century. The city's most iconic landmark is its duomo (cathedral), adjacent to the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo and topped by its beautiful cupola, or dome, that offers a stairway climb past stained-glass windows to a breathtaking view of the city.

Activities

Things to do near vacation homes in Florence

There are more sights to see, shopping to do, and food to eat in Florence than any mere mortal can describe. Wherever your Florence vacation rental is located, it is likely on a picturesque cobblestone street or near Renaissance-era architectural wonders. Guided tours are a treat, especially for first-time visitors. You can take your pick of walking tours in town, Vespa excursions through the surrounding hillsides, and food tours led by experts in local wine and Italian cuisine. Speaking of food, cooking classes are also available for kids and adults.

Weather

Local weather in Florence for your stay in vacation rentals

The subtropical climate of Florence brings hot summers and cool winters, and it draws the most visitors between May and September, when brilliant sunny days are common and open-air dining is de rigueur. Early spring and late fall are good options, too, when average temps cool down to the 60s and 70s and crowds thin out. For a true steal on a Florence vacation rental, plan your trip between November and March. You'll have the run of the city, but remember to bring rain gear and your winter coat.

Natural features

Florence sits huddled in the Tuscan hills

Florence huddles in a handsome valley on the westward foot of the Tuscan Apennines. The hills rise and fall on the horizon, undulating as they host those picturesque hamlets and stretches of vineyard. The Arno River wiggles right through the heart of the town center, flowing westwards through the green valleys to the Med. South of here is the gorgeous wine-growing region of Chianti. The Florence vacation rentals there come with enticing pools and cypress-shaded gardens, and access to highland hiking routes through the very heart of Italy.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Florence

Fly into Florence Airport, Peretola (FLR), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station), Florence Santa Maria Novella Station and Porta al Prato Station are the main stations in the area. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Cascine Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Florence

Florence’s attractions and historic sites set the stage for a romantic trip. Vacation homes are available near places like the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, a landmark cathedral known for its red-tiled dome, marble face, and elegant tower, and Ponte Vecchio, a medieval stone bridge dotted with jewelry and souvenir shops. You'll also like Pitti Palace, a gallery complex in a renaissance palace with Italian and European masters artwork.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Florence?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Florence that's right up your alley. These are some of our top picks:

  • Take advantage of handy amenities like free WiFi and shopping at "Marte Suite" - Fiber Wifi Superfast". Situated around 1 mile from Florence, this leading option has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Free Parking + Wifi Superfast"venere Suite". Around 1 mile from the heart of Florence, it has 1 bedroom and comes with an iron and ironing board and internet services.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Florence vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Florence?

There's nothing quite like a few days away to reenergize your batteries. If you're ready for some good old-fashioned R&R, these weekend getaways in and near Florence make the perfect base for a mini break:

  • Located around 1 mile to the northeast of Florence, "Luxury Central Apartment. Terrace With Views Of All Florence. Lift. Fiber Wifi. Ac" has all you need and more for a quick weekend break, including shopping and towels. When you're ready to explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to visit like Rose Garden and Via de' Calzaiuoli.
  • "La Culla Di Dante' At The Duomo" is also ideal for a whirlwind vacation. About 0.1 miles to the northwest of Florence, this vacation rental comes with amenities such as concierge services and golf. Rose Garden and Parco del Neto should be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Florence?

Generally small, affordable and well located, it's not difficult to fall for the appeal of a studio apartment. Settle into one of these vacation rentals and experience the vibe of Florence up close:

  • Make "Marte Suite" - Fiber Wifi Superfast" your home for a couple of days or more. This top vacation rental features amenities including nearby museums and a stovetop.
  • "Free Parking + Wifi Superfast"venere Suite" is another appealing option. Get comfy and take advantage of a fridge, heating and more.

There are plenty of highlights around Florence you won't want to miss. Satisfy your inner culture vulture and visit Museo Horne and Teatro Le Laudi.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Florence?

Just because you only have one or two days to spare doesn't mean you need to spend it in a bland hotel. Get away but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Florence:

  • "Lovely, Family Friendly Flat. See Also Listing 165586. Close To All Attractions" is near the center of Florence, which means you'll have lots of things to entertain you. Make your way to unique sights like Ponte Vecchio and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore when you're not chilling in your cozy pad.
  • Sleep, eat and explore your surroundings from "Your Romantic Terrace Overlooking The Cathedral Dome", another exceptional option. Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace should be on your must-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Florence?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of nights away with your honey, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Florence that will get your heart racing:

  • Around 1 mile from Florence, "Marte Suite" - Fiber Wifi Superfast" is the perfect place for doting couples. Winery tours and beauty services are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Otherwise, spend your escape enjoying each other's company at "Free Parking + Wifi Superfast"venere Suite", around 1 mile from Florence. Winery tours and a dining table will help set the scene for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Florence?

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're organizing an epic escape with friends or a big family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Florence:

  • Providing privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's tick of approval at "Pitti Historical Home - Phh". Up to 12 people can stay at this property which has 4 bedrooms, a kitchen and a firepit. It's around 1 mile to the southwest of Florence.
  • Nothing is more important than hanging out with the people you love, and "Great Flat In The Heart Of Florence" makes it easy to do that. Located around 1 mile to the southwest of Florence, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A kitchen and an oven are among the various amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Florence?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most desired. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Florence and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy a memorable break at "In The Hearth Of Chianti, Lovely Country House". There's plenty to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as coffee and tea making facilities and nearby ecotour services.
  • Otherwise, unpack your suitcase at "Garden House From The 15th Century Near The Ponte Vecchio". As well as its inviting pool, you can also make use of a separate dining area and a fridge.

Wondering what the weather's like in Florence? It has an oceanic climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 55 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're searching for more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Florence vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Florence?

Whether your ideal getaway is high in the hills or by the ocean, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with loved ones. Book one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Florence and bring along the whole crew:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "In The Hearth Of Chianti, Lovely Country House", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests. This getaway is around 16 miles to the south of Florence and features amenities such as a toaster and a garden.
  • "Great And Panoramic Flat Situated In The Very Heart Of Florence" is also a top pick for families. It's around 0.1 miles to the south of Florence, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 11 guests. Handy amenities here include a kitchenette and a living room.

When it's time to venture outside and explore, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone entertained. Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace and Nelson Mandela Forum should be on your must-do list.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Florence?

Nothing says fancy-schmancy like your own indoor pool. Pack your swimwear and go for a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these spacious vacation homes in or near Florence:

  • Book a few nights at "Luxury Apartments Newly Renovated In The Heart Of Florence With Exquisite Decorations" and look forward to lazy poolside days. This roomy retreat has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests and a host of other excellent amenities. A water view and a beach view are among them.
  • Another enticing option is "Mari - Lee By The Sea | Watercolor | 3 Br". With 8 bedrooms accommodating up to 20 guests, you can invite your entire crew to hang out and swim. A fireplace and a swimming pool are other amenities on offer here.

Like to see more options? Find your ideal stay by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Florence vacation rental that's perfect for you.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Florence?

Absolutely. You'll find many one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Florence. If space is not a priority, one of these popular properties is sure to be a perfect fit:

  • It's true! Great things really do come in small packages, and "Marte Suite" - Fiber Wifi Superfast" is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom vacation property can be found in a convenient central location and offers amenities like a kitchen and off-street parking options.
  • Or perhaps "Free Parking + Wifi Superfast"venere Suite" is better suited. Another central one-bedroom option, this place has a kitchen, nearby museums and more.