Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Pistoia

Come and experience Pistoia and its monuments, history and museums. Renowned for its theme park, spas and churches, this city welcomes all visitors. Ponte della Maddalena and Fortezza da Basso are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Pistoia

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pistoia a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tanilla's Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • MyKart Montecatini (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Pistoia Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Villa Celle (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Wonder Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Cantagrillo Pool (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pistoia

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pistoia is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Villa Celle (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Renai Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Oak Tree of Pinocchio (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Focognano Oasis (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Parco del Neto (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Corno alle Scale (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Pistoia

Fly into Florence (FLR-Peretola), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei), which is 30.5 mi (49 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Pistoia Station, Pistoia Ovest Station and Corbezzi Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Pistoia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,475 vacation rentals near Pistoia. From 452 Houses to 292 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Pistoia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Pistoia?

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 Pistoia:

  • Santomato: 27 vacation rentals
  • Oltrarno: 1,399 vacation rentals
  • Duomo: 2,460 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 2,003 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 1,643 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 Pistoia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Pistoia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pistoia Station: 3,044 vacation rentals
  • Pistoia Zoo: 3,438 vacation rentals
  • Fabroni Palace Contemporary Visual Arts Museum: 2,799 vacation rentals
  • Piazza della Sala: 2,876 vacation rentals
  • Marino Marini Documentation Centre: 2,941 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 452 Houses in Pistoia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pistoia include:

  • Villas: 292 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 424 rentals available
  • Cottages: 31 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pistoia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 902 vacation rentals with pool available in Pistoia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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