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
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

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Corneto 2

Pomarance, nr. Siena, Tuscany.

Sleeps 4. Set in a splendid 17th century building, this comfortable first floor apartment is one of five that constitute the Corneto Estate. Occupying a strategic position atop a gently sloping hill, it enjoys shared use of swimming pool. Cottage Code: ITN509.

  • Open Fire
  • Shared pool
  • 17th Century

Villa Cycas

nr. Palermo, Sicily.

Sleeps 4. Only 2km from the white sandy beaches of Mondello, this pretty holiday villa is set over two floors and boasts large comfortable rooms with windows overlooking the garden and pool area. Just a short drive from the heart of Palermo. Cottage Code: ISS926.

  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • 20th Century

Castello di Bibbione

Castello di Bibbione, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, nr. Florence, Tuscany, Italy.

Just a short drive away from Florence Peretola Airport, Castello di Bibbione lies in the heart of the Chianti region of Tuscany. Surrounded by defensive walls, today the castle operates as a beautiful farmhouse, offering apartments with pool and spa.

  • 13th Century

Castello di Gargonza

Castello di Gargonza, Monte San Savino, nr. Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy.

Castello di Gargonza is a small fortified, 13th century village with massive stone curtain walls and crenellated tower. 35 rooms and apartments are located throughout this medieval village, with a swimming pool and restaurant on site.

  • 13th Century

Villa Sant’Angelo

Collescipoli, nr. Terni, Umbria.

Sleeps 5. Surrounded by acres of farmland, growing sunflowers and grain, this fine period Umbrian farmhouse benefits from a private swimming pool complete with an in-pool Jacuzzi and rock features. The two covered terraces are ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: US067.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Egidio

nr. Narni, Lazio.

Sleeps 12. Set in a region full of enchanting hill-top towns and villages, this tradtional Umbrian-style farmhouse boasts a a large lawned garden with swimming pool and a pleasant olive grove to the side. Just 1.5 km from the village of Vigne di Narni. Cottage Code: IUP454.

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

Castello Chiola Dimora Storica

Castello Chiola Dimora Storica, Loreto Aprutino, Abruzzo, Italy.

Set atop the hillside commanding the medieval town of Loreto Aprutino, this stately hotel is housed in an ancient castle. With its origins dating back to the mid-800s, it now offers sumptuously decorated rooms, a fine dining restaurant and swimming pool.

  • 11th Century

Castello Orsini Hotel

Castello Orsini Hotel, Nerola, Lazio, Italy.

Built in the 10th century on the ruins of an even more ancient Sabina fortress, this unique 5-star hotel comands panoramic views of the Tiber Valley. Just a short drive from Rome, it offers 50 air conditioned rooms spread across the four castle buildings.

  • 11th Century

Martinpescatore

Bagheria, nr. Palermo, Sicily.

Sleeps 2. Enjoy the stunning views of the sea and the Mongerbino Cape from the balcony of this small and sunny holiday home. Built in to the hillside, it is situated just 15 km from Palermo, in one of the most picturesque places on the Gulf of Palermo. Cottage Code: ISS507.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Byron

Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Veneto.

Sleeps 6. Once associated with the literary translator and art critic Andrea Maffei, this well presented holiday apartment is located within an imposing historic house. The terraced gardens enjoy views over the surrounding vineyards to Lake Garda. Cottage Code: IVG401.

  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • 17th Century