Pistoia and its sorroundings are famous for their many villas and country houses, where the authentic Tuscan atmosphere can still be.
Opting to stay in one of these properties not only allows you to admire the architectural wonder of Pistoia, but also gives you a great base from which to explore the surrounding area.
Pistoia is a city with lots of activities on offer, suitable for adults and children alike. If you’re organising a family holiday, staying in Pistoia is a great choice if you’d like to visit Pistoia Zoo, where the little ones can get to know the animals they’ll have seen in books, documentaries and online videos. Located very close to Pistoia is Collodi, which is also home to Pinocchio Park. This interactive area is a place for kids to learn about the famous children’s book written by Carlo Collodi.
Pistoia has a wonderful location in Tuscany, with the surrounding mountains situated just a few kilometres away. It means that staying in Pistoia and the surrounding area allows anyone organising a weekend in the area to spend a day in the mountains. Monte Abetone has an enviable ski resort, where lovers of winter sports can spend a few days having fun and kicking back.
One of the unique features of the area around Pistoia is the presence of several thermal springs, which have been used since Roman times. Montecatini Terme and Monsummano Terme are two spa destinations you shouldn't miss, if you want to focus on total relaxation.