Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Prato

Enjoy the area's cathedral, history and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Prato. Renowned for its monuments, art and opera houses, this city welcomes all visitors. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and Ponte Vecchio are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Prato

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Prato a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golf Club Le Pavoniere (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Hidron (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Villa Celle (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • MyKart Montecatini (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Wonder Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Tanilla's Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Prato

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Prato. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boboli Gardens (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Parco del Neto (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Focognano Oasis (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Renai Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Villa Celle (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Prato

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 7.5 mi (12 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Prato Porta al Serraglio Station, Prato Central Station and Prato Borgonuovo Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Prato?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,757 vacation rentals near Prato. From 577 Houses to 3,537 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 Prato for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to 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 Prato:

  • Oltrarno: 1,392 vacation rentals
  • Duomo: 2,457 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 2,001 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 1,638 vacation rentals
  • Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4): 1,325 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 Prato?

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

  • Monash University - Prato: 6,580 vacation rentals
  • Golf Club Le Pavoniere: 6,888 vacation rentals
  • Santa Maria delle Carceri: 6,594 vacation rentals
  • Duomo di Prato: 6,537 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Mural Painting: 6,546 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around 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 Prato?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 577 Houses in Prato. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Prato include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,537 rentals available
  • Villas: 293 rentals available
  • Cabins: 18 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Prato?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 823 vacation rentals with pool available in Prato. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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