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.

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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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Castello di Fulignano

San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy.

This 10th century castle offers peace and quiet in a rustic setting with gardens, sun terrace and an outdoor swimming pool. Each apartment blends modern with traditional furnishings and the outside world is accessible through free Wi-Fi.

  • 11th Century

Castello di Granarola

Gradara, Marche, Italy.

Surrounded by oaks and scented laurel trees, this restored medieval castle offers 9 design apartments and an outdoor swimming pool. Located in Gradara in the Marche region, Castello di Granarola is just a short drive from the sandy beach of Cattolica.

  • 13th Century

Villa Arzilla

Vitorchiano, nr. Tuscania, Lazio.

Sleeps 25. Surrounded by fruit orchards and olive groves, this tradtional holiday villa stands on a green hill in the heart of the Tuscia Romana. The spacious accommodation includes a piano and a library, with access to the garden and swimming pool. Cottage Code: IRU408.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Il Perle

Padenghe sul Garda, Lake Garda, Lombardy.

Sleeps 8. Set in the midst of olive trees, this former farmhouse has been carefully renovated to provide elegant, air-conditioned holiday accommodation, complete with a large outdoor swimming pool. A short underpass leads to Lake Garda beach. Cottage Code: IVG165.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Castelletto Di Montebenichi

Castelletto Di Montebenichi, Monte Benichi, nr. Siena, Tuscany, Italy.

Set atop a hillside in the south east Chianti region, this stunningly preserved 12th century castle now offers nine luxurious en-suite rooms and suites. Surrounded by a large private park, enjoy the panoramic views from the sun-drenched pool area.

  • 12th Century

Castello Di Frassinello

Vignale Monferrato, Piedmont, Italy.

Just a short drive from Frassinello Monferrato, this historic castle offers 6 classic-style en-suite rooms overlooking a furnished garden and a terrace. An Italian sweet breakfast is provided daily.

  • 11th Century

Alabarda

Alabarda, nr. Todi, Umbria.

Sleeps 4. Constructed in medieval times on top of a Roman building, this traditional ground and first floor apartment enjoys a stunning setting overlooking the Umbrian countryside. The shared outdoor swimming pool is open from May to Sept. Cottage Code: IUP637.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Shared pool
  • 13th Century

Casale Piccino

Collicello, nr. Todi, Umbria.

Sleeps 10. With its private swimming pool, games room, small gym and outdoor Jacuzzi., this traditional Umbrian farmhouse is set close to the walled hamlet of Collicello. Perfect for outdoor living, the rear shady terrace is ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: US097.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • 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