Destination guide

The artsy city of Oltrarno awaits you

Come and experience Oltrarno and its museums, art galleries and cathedral. This city is romantic and scenic, recognized for its riverfront, gardens and shopping. Take in top local attractions like Ponte Vecchio and Boboli Gardens. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Oltrarno

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Oltrarno has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Visarno the Hippodrome (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Costoli Pool (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Circolo Golf Ugolino (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Fattoria San Michele a Torri (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Torre Del Chianti (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Hidron (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Oltrarno

Travelers love Oltrarno for its stunning river views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Oltrarno is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boboli Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Torrigiani Garden (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Rose Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Giardino degli Iris (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Florence Botanical Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Oltrarno

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Oltrarno?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,363 vacation rentals near Oltrarno. From 1,189 Condos/Apartments to 118 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Oltrarno for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Oltrarno:

  • Duomo: 2,376 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,942 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 1,575 vacation rentals
  • Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4): 1,277 vacation rentals
  • Sant' Ambrogio: 2,523 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 Oltrarno?

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

  • Ponte Vecchio: 2,123 vacation rentals
  • Galileo Museum - Institute and Museum of the History of Science: 8,007 vacation rentals
  • Piazzale Michelangelo: 7,927 vacation rentals
  • Porta Romana: 8,140 vacation rentals
  • San Miniato al Monte: 7,949 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oltrarno 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 Condos/Apartments in Oltrarno?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,189 Condos/Apartments in Oltrarno. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oltrarno include:

  • Houses: 118 rentals available
  • Studios: 1,200 rentals available
  • Villas: 30 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Oltrarno?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 25 vacation rentals with pool available in Oltrarno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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