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.

You can also book by phone on 0345 268 1307 (the phone-line is open Mon – Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-5.30pm, Sun 10am-5pm). From outside the UK, please call 0044 1282 845 994.

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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Castello di Cisterna

Gualdo Cattaneo, Umbria, Italy.

Featuring 10 rustic apartments complete with wood-beamed ceilings and stone walls, this 13th century castle enjoys stunning views across the Umbrian countryside. Situated in Gualdo Cattaneo, Castello Di Cisterna offers free WiFi and parking.

  • 13th 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

Viva Villai

Dicomano, nr. Florence, Tuscany.

Sleeps 12. In the midst of a 400-acre estate including forests, vineyards, olive groves and two small lakes, this old manor house enjoys the shared use of an outdoor swimming pool. Explore the estate by Jeep before sitting back and sampling the wine. Cottage Code: ITF744.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

Castello di Spaltenna

Castello di Spaltenna Resort & Spa, Gaiole in Chianti, nr. Sienna, Tuscany, Italy.

This 12th century castle, which began life in the 10th century as a monastery, still retains many medieval touches. Transformed into an exclusive resort and spa, it now features 2 swimming pools, a restaurant, tennis court, gym and billiard room.

  • 12th 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 Giarre

Giarre, nr. Taormina, Sicily.

Sleeps 5. Close to the World Heritage Site of Mount Etna in eastern Sicily, this elegant holiday villa is decorated and furnished in traditional Italian-Mediterranean style. Set in an elevated location, relax and enjoy stunning sea views from the balcony. Cottage Code: ISS268.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • 20th Century

Castello Di Monterone

Castello Di Monterone, nr. Perugia, Umbia, Italy.

Built to protect the strategically important Perugia to Rome road, the 13th century Castello Di Monterone stands atop a hill overlooking the green valley below. With 18 luxurious rooms, the hotel’s spa features a sauna, Turkish bath and swimming pool.

  • 13th Century

Cà del Pepi

Isola dei Pescatori, Lake Maggiore, Lombardy.

Sleeps 5. Located on a quiet and picturesque island, this holiday property offers subliminal views of Lake Maggiore and the Alps from the terrace and balcony. Reached by a short boat ride from the resort of Stresa, the islands harbour is only 100m away. Cottage Code: IL019.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Villa Lavinia

Vitorchiano, nr. Viterbo, Lazio.

Sleeps 8. This magnificent country retreat sits on a small hill high in Roman Tusia and enjoys stunning views as far as Montefiascone. The large lawned grounds are planted with old oak trees and feature a wonderful outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: IRU496.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Castello di Monteliscai

Siena, Tuscany, Italy.

Just a short drive from the city of Siena, the 11th century castle of Castello di Monteliscai offers 6 traditionally decorated en suite apartments complete with terracotta flooring and exposed beamed ceilings. A one hour drive from Florence Airport.

  • 11th Century