Destination guide

The historic city of Pavia awaits you

Come and experience Pavia and its monuments, cathedral and wineries. Renowned for its university setting, museums and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Pavia

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Pavia a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Circuito Tazio Nuvolari (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Frecciarossa Estate (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Castello Tolcinasco Golf Club (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Cowboyland (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
  • QC Termemilano (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Ostello Santa Maria in Betlem (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pavia

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pavia is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Vernavola Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Bosco Grande (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • I Sabbioni (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Lanca Ayala (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Parco Della Pieve (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Parco della Vettabbia (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Pavia

The nearest airport is in Linate Airport (LIN), located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city center.

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.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Pavia?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Pavia:

  • "Bright Apt Near Beach, Mountains" is a hit with guests. Around 55 miles from Pavia, it has 3 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including a garden and off-street parking options.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Central - Dreamy Views - A/c - Wi". Located around 19 miles from the heart of Pavia, it has 1 bedroom and features a toaster and a fridge.

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

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

Your working week will be easier to get through if you've got something epic lined up for the weekend. Give yourself something nice to look forward to by locking in one of these top weekend getaways in or near Pavia:

  • If exploring the outdoors is a main priority for you, you'll love "Strategic Position". Around 1 mile northwest of Pavia, it's close to Muba Children's Museum Milan and Corso Vercelli. Amenities at this getaway include an oven and a free nearby fitness center.
  • Another top option is "Bcube - Bed And Breakfast In The Village", which is around 1 mile south of Pavia. When you're not relaxing in your rental taking advantage of a TV and coffee and tea making facilities, check out some of the area's highlights like Parco Biblioteca degli Alberi and Milan Fashion District.

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

Immerse yourself in the culture and atmosphere of Pavia from the comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you'd like to get away on your own or have a good time with friends, you'll find the perfect studio apartment in or near Pavia:

  • Get out and explore from the comfort of "Central - Dreamy Views - A/c - Wi". This vacation rental is a great base for seeing the sights and offers amenities including a washing machine and a TV.
  • Alternatively, slip into vacation mode at "Apartment Near The Ticino Shore And A Stone's Throw From The Center", which offers conveniences such as an oven and games.

There are plenty of sights around Pavia you won't want to miss. Nourish your inner culture vulture with a visit to Stradivari Museum and Parco Della Preistoria.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Pavia?

Short-term rentals are plentiful in and around Pavia. Stay for a night or two in an upmarket bed & breakfast, a budget apartment or a roomy home. Whatever sort of vacation rental you're searching for, you'll have plenty to choose from with Vrbo. These are some of our faves:

  • Located close to the center of Pavia, "Apartment - Bellagio House With Garden" is an ideal base for a mini break. While you're about, make sure you get to leading sights like Castle of Soncino and Rubini Museum.
  • "Spacious Sunny Apartment With Terrace And Lake View" is another wonderful option. Don't forget to add Piazza della Rocca and Go-Go Kart to your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

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

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your entire squad. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Pavia and get everyone together under the one roof:

  • Offering comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "Naviglio Grande Double Apartment". Up to 14 people can stay at this property which has 5 bedrooms, a kitchen and a balcony. You'll discover it around 18 miles to the north of Pavia.
  • "Exclusive Villa In City Life For Large Groups" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 20 miles to the north of Pavia, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 18 guests. A kitchen and a garden are among the things that'll help make your group vacation even more comfortable.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is easily the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Pavia and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Pack your swim gear and make yourself comfortable at "At Donnarò's House". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a fridge and childrens activities.
  • "The Happiness House" is the kind of place you go to get away from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. A microwave oven and books are also on hand to make your stay a memorable one.

Pavia has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 65 ºF and 85 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Pavia vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

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

It's always more fun to share those special memories with the ones you love the most. Whether you're planning a family break or spending time with close friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your needs. Here are two of our best in and around Pavia:

  • Around 9 miles to the northwest of Pavia, "Palazzo Cavagna Sangiuliani" has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 10 guests. It comes with lots of amenities, including towels and a smart TV.
  • "Naviglio Grande Double Apartment" is another good option. It's about 18 miles to the north of Pavia, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. Handy amenities here include a separate dining area and a balcony.

If you want to see some family-friendly attractions around the area, you have plenty of choice. Palazzo della Ragione, Leolandia and Corso Buenos Aires offer fun for young and old.

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

Romantic getaways, business trips or adventures all on your own — a one-bedroom rental property is an ideal solution for a multitude of occasions. One of these options in or near Pavia is sure to impress:

  • Reserve "Apartment Near The Ticino Shore And A Stone's Throw From The Center" for a weekend or longer. This one-bedroom vacation rental comes with a water view and a nearby waterfront and is close to the center.
  • "Vittadinisette, A Studio Apartment A Stone's Throw From The Center And The Station" is another stylish one-bedroom escape also a short distance from the center. When you're not out discovering the area, make use of a kitchen, a balcony and more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Pavia?

Yes, you can. From modern apartments to cute cottages, Vrbo is your one-stop-shop for vacation rentals. Small families will love these two-bedroom options in or near Pavia:

  • "Strategic Position" is a perfect choice for families or smaller groups. As well as two bedrooms, this delightful stay offers amenities like a kitchen and games.
  • "Townhome" is another pleasant two-bedroom retreat. It has a kitchen, a garden and loads more.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Pavia?

Whether you're eager to enjoy a glass of wine beside the flames with your beau or just stay nice and warm once the sun goes down, we'll help you find a vacation rental with a fire pit. Check out these top options in or near Pavia:

  • Reconnect, laugh and sing with family and friends around the fire pit at "Ariberto - Two Bedroom Apartment". This retreat offers lots of other useful amenities, such as an ocean view and a firepit.
  • Alternatively, let the dancing flames lull you into a state of deep relaxation at "Arese, Beautiful Villa 5 Minutes From Rho Fiera Metro". When you're not lounging around the fire pit, make use of conveniences like a garden and a swimming pool.