Italy

Explore Italy from your own holiday base: a villa with a swimming pool, a large cottage, a romantic cottage or maybe a seaside or lakeside villa. Choose from our selection of holiday cottages, villas and apartments throughout Italy.

Simply scroll down the page for cottages: all the holiday cottages we feature have on-line availability, prices and booking facilities.

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Featured Accommodation

Idillio 2

Minori, Amalfi Coast, Campania.

Sleeps 5. Spread over two floors within a pretty house, the cosy holiday apartment is set within a quiet area of Minori and enjoys access to the beach via a number of steps. Boasting stunning panoramic views, overlooking the sea and along the Amalfi coast. Cottage Code: IKA427.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Appartamento Viola-Piscina

Loro Ciuffenna, nr. Florence, Tuscany.

Sleeps 2. Offering stunning views over the Chianti wine-growing countryside, the pretty stone holiday property boasts a fantastic shared outdoor swimming pool to relax in. Steeped in medieval history, Loro Ciuffenna is just 2km distant. Cottage Code: ITA716.

  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

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L’Erta

Malcesine, Lake Garda, Lombardy.

Sleeps 5. Boasting stunning views over Lake Garda and the small island of “Di Sogno”, this traditionally styled villa enjoys use of a swimming pool. The pretty resort of Malcesine, with its cobbled lanes and castle, nestles between lake and mountains. Cottage Code: IVG411.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Caorle 2

Caorle, nr. Portogruaro, Veneto.

Sleeps 4. Comfortably furnished in a rustic style, this holiday apartment, one of six similar properties, is set within a restored barn on an organic farm. Enjoying a lovely garden with a large lawn and swimming pool, there is wine tasting by arrangement. Cottage Code: IVC466.

  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Villa Paradiso

Custonaci, nr. Trapani, Sicily.

Sleeps 6. Offering lovely views over Sicily’s northern coast, this pretty, air conditioned holiday home is a nature lovers delight. Set in stunning, well tended grounds, enjoy al fresco dining with a BBQ on the shaded terrace. Cottage Code: ISS304.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Castello Di Mammoli

Lucca, Tuscany, Italy.

Situated on a hillside surrounded by olive groves, the 6 rooms at Castello Di Mammoli are furnished with traditional furniture and come complete with satellite TV and a minibar. With its swimming pool and Tuscan bar, Mammoli is just 38km from Pisa.

  • 13th Century

Castello di Vigoleno

Vigoleno, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Set atop a hillside within the Stirone Regional Park, this fortified medieval castle boasts 11 elegant en-suite bedrooms, a sun terrace and a restaurant specialising in classic Italian cuisine. Parma is just a 50 minute drive away.

  • 13th Century

Villa Gaia

Menfi, nr. Selinunte, Sicily.

Sleeps 8. Boasting its own private swimming pool complete with whirlpool and childrens area, this well appointed villa offers comfortable holiday accommodation for larger groups. The outdoor kitchen and terrace area is ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: ISS683.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 20th Century

Villa Trasimeno

Magione, nr. Perugia, Umbria.

Sleeps 8. Set close to the shores of Lake Trasimeno, this elegant and bright holiday villa is just a short walk away from the beach. The beautiful swimming pool is set in the well-tended garden and enjoys stunning views of the islands of the lake. Cottage Code: IUT474.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century

Villa Paradiso

Perdifumo, Amalfi Coast, Campania.

Sleeps 6. Boasting stunning views over the valley and out to sea, this beautiful holiday property has been comfortably furnished and well decorated. With its large garden and pretty terrace, it provides the ideal setting for all fresco dining. Cottage Code: IKC121.

  • Open Fire
  • 20th Century

Castello Della Castelluccia

Castello Della Castelluccia, La Giustiniana, nr. Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Dating from the 12th century, this former castle was built on the ruins of an ancient Roman villa. Just a short drive north of Rome within the Parco di Veio natural park, the hotel’s beautifully landscaped grounds feature a large outdoor swimming pool.

  • 12th Century

Castello Di Velona

Castello Di Velona, Velona - Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy.

Commanding a hilltop location in the heart of the Val d’Orcia region, Castello di Velona Resort and Winery offers 46 spacious and luxuriously furnished rooms. Set in a restored 10th century castle, enjoy a swim in the pools filled with hot thermal waters.

  • 11th Century