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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Empoli?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,629 house rentals around Empoli. From 512 Houses to 477 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Empoli is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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: 1,337 vacation rentals
  • Gavinana: 717 vacation rentals
  • San Lorenzo: 2,559 vacation rentals
  • Porta al Prato: 2,141 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,968 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Empoli?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Civic Museum of Paleontology in Empoli: 9,129 home rentals
  • Convent of Santa Maria a Ripa: 9,230 home rentals
  • Stadio Carlo Castellani: 9,100 home rentals
  • House Museum of Ferruccio Busoni: 9,149 home rentals
  • Empoli Station: 9,178 home 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 512 Houses in Empoli. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Empoli include:

  • Villas: 477 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,069 lodging choices
  • Farmhouses: 201 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes 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 2,051 vacation homes with pool available in Empoli.

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