Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Empoli

Come and experience Empoli and its wineries, culture and churches. Renowned for its festivals, monuments and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. Ponte Vecchio and Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Empoli

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Empoli a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cosimo Maria Masini (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Golf Club Bellosguardo Vinci (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Castello Sonnino (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Tenuta Maiano (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Azienda Agricola Ammirabile (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Fattoria San Michele a Torri (9.3 mi / 15 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Empoli

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Empoli is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boboli Gardens (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Corsini Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Renai Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Focognano Oasis (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Cascine Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Empoli

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Empoli Station or Empoli Ponte A Elsa Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Empoli?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,489 vacation rentals near Empoli. From 518 Houses to 456 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Empoli for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Empoli:

  • Oltrarno: 1,332 vacation rentals
  • Duomo: 2,361 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,928 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 1,564 vacation rentals
  • Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4): 1,270 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 Empoli?

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

  • Empoli Station: 8,901 vacation rentals
  • Empoli Ponte A Elsa Station: 8,948 vacation rentals
  • Stadio Carlo Castellani: 8,832 vacation rentals
  • Civic Museum of Paleontology in Empoli: 8,847 vacation rentals
  • Convent of Santa Maria a Ripa: 8,911 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 518 Houses in Empoli. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Empoli include:

  • Villas: 456 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,045 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 191 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Empoli?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,896 vacation rentals with pool available in Empoli. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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