Quarrata is the perfect place to stay while you are in Pistoia as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy reach. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Church of San Michele and the fantastic Golf Club Le Pavoniere. Also worth checking out are the Villa Medicea di Poggio a Caiano and Leonardo Museum.
Quarrata has plenty of museums and theaters nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Visit the museums and exhibit spaces the Museo Civico di Pistoia, the Galleria Comunale e Museo Civico in Prato and the Archaeological Museum of Artimino in Carmignano. Aspiring artists should see the exhibits at the Fabroni Palace Contemporary Visual Arts Museum and the Pecci Contemporary Art Museum in Prato.
If you are spending a while in and around Quarrata, treat yourself with a visit to Sant'Andrea, the Ospedale del Ceppo and the Cappella del Tau. The Pistoia area features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; every local history tour should begin with a visit to the Santa Maria delle Carceri in Prato. Those with a passion for religious history will enjoy the serene atmosphere at the Duomo di Prato in Prato.
Finding somewhere comfortable to base yourself within Quarrata is a breeze. Check out the rooms and rates at the Stilhotel, Signa, the Charme, Prato, or the Wall Art Hotel, Prato.