Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Porta al Prato

Come and experience Porta al Prato and its churches, museums and culture. This walkable and romantic city is known for its sightseeing, local tours and cafés. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and Ponte Vecchio are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Porta al Prato

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Porta al Prato a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Visarno the Hippodrome (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Costoli Pool (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Hidron (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Circolo Golf Ugolino (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Fattoria San Michele a Torri (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Torre Del Chianti (9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Porta al Prato

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Porta al Prato is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boboli Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Cascine Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Florence Botanical Gardens (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Giardino dell'ArteCultura (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Torrigiani Garden (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Porta al Prato

Fly into Florence (FLR-Peretola), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Porta al Prato Station.

Where to stay around Porta al Prato?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,221 holiday lettings near Porta al Prato. From 136 Houses to 2,004 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Porta al Prato area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Porta al Prato?

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

  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,988 holiday homes
  • Val d'Elsa: 1,580 holiday homes
  • Rifredi (Quartiere 5): 1,063 holiday homes
  • Campo di Marte (Quartiere 2): 1,683 holiday homes
  • Gavinana Galluzzo (Quartiere 3): 963 holiday homes

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Porta al Prato. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • San Martino del Vescovo: 8,456 holiday lettings
  • Ponte Vecchio: 2,220 holiday lettings
  • Villa la Magia: 7,114 holiday lettings
  • Uffizi Gallery: 8,410 holiday lettings
  • Piazza del Duomo: 8,436 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Porta al Prato listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Porta al Prato?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 136 Houses in Porta al Prato. Our other popular types of Porta al Prato holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,004 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porta al Prato?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Porta al Prato. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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