Destination guide

The arty city of Oltrarno awaits you

Come and experience Oltrarno and its museums, art galleries and cathedral. This city is romantic and scenic, recognised for its riverfront, gardens and shopping. Take in top local attractions such as Ponte Vecchio and Boboli Gardens. If you're looking for accommodation options 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Oltrarno

Travellers 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport options to and around Oltrarno

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

Where to stay near Oltrarno?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,366 holiday rentals near Oltrarno. From 1,189 Condos/Apartments to 126 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oltrarno for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Oltrarno:

  • Santo Spirito: 1,334 holiday homes
  • Santissima Annunziata: 1,522 holiday homes
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,896 holiday homes
  • San Giovanni: 1,537 holiday homes
  • San Lorenzo: 2,483 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oltrarno?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Oltrarno. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ponte Vecchio: 2,068 holiday rentals
  • Piazzale Michelangelo: 7,926 holiday rentals
  • San Miniato al Monte: 7,966 holiday rentals
  • Arcetri Observatory: 8,160 holiday rentals
  • Villa del Poggio Imperiale: 8,181 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oltrarno listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Oltrarno?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,189 Condos/Apartments in Oltrarno. Our other popular types of Oltrarno holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 126 holiday houses
  • Studios: 1,200 holiday houses
  • Villas: 27 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oltrarno?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Oltrarno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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