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.


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.

Where to stay around Porta al Prato?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,219 vacation rentals near Porta al Prato. From 130 Houses to 2,017 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Porta al Prato for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling 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: 1,422 vacation rentals
  • Duomo: 2,513 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 2,032 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 1,660 vacation rentals
  • Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4): 1,330 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Porta al Prato?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals 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:

  • Leopolda Station Exhibition Center: 8,325 vacation rentals
  • The New Florence Opera House: 8,323 vacation rentals
  • Piazza Ognissanti: 8,354 vacation rentals
  • Chiesa di Ognissanti: 8,351 vacation rentals
  • Teatro Comunale Florence: 8,347 vacation 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 130 Houses in Porta al Prato. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Porta al Prato include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,017 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Porta al Prato. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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