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Holiday rentals in Italy

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Top-rated holiday rentals in Italy

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Maria Teresa's House Quiet Apartment near Termini
PLUS
Entire rental unit · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1.5 bathrooms

Maria Teresa's House Quiet Apartment near TerminiStroll past the fountain in the tranquil courtyard, then up a handful of stone stairs and through the imposing arched private entrance. The exceptionally high ceilings are immediately evident, while the renaissance pictures add further class.

Guest House on holiday Villa, garden and parking
SUPERHOST
Entire residential home · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bathroom

Guest House on holiday Villa, garden and parkingIndependent apartment on villa, private garden and parking. Really close to center of Perugia. The apartment is inside a completely fenced Villa. The space, extremely luminous, has been finely recently renewed where marble, wood and large windows dominate an elegant and comfortable environment. Complete with a functional kitchen, it has been expertly furnished, has a complete bedroom, a luxurious bathroom and a surprising living room with a view. High speed internet and Netflix are included!

VACANZE DA FAVOLA FRA MARE E ULIVETI
Entire apartment · 4 guests · 2 beds · 1 bathroom

VACANZE DA FAVOLA FRA MARE E ULIVETICasa Bastiese è un appartamento di 90 mq circa è disposto su due livelli; al pian terreno un grande soggiorno living con angolo cottura, divano letto matrimoniale; al primo piano camera con letto matrimoniale, bagno , terrazzo. L'appartamento è adatto a 4 persone. Al vostro arrivo, oltre alla biancheria, troverete sapone per le mani, un rotolo di carta igienica, un rotolo di carta da cucina e sapone per i piatti.

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Popular amenities for Italy holiday rentals

  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
  • Air conditioning

Other great holiday rentals in Italy

SUPERHOST
  1. Entire loft
  2. Roma
loft with terrace in Roma pigneto
PLUS
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Como
Elegant apartment with pieces of art and design
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire loft
  2. Roma
Colosseo Loft "Antiqua Suite"
PLUS
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Venice
Apartment with a terrace
PLUS
  1. Tiny house
  2. Roma
Mini House. Take a Siesta on the Hammock on the Huge Terrace
SUPERHOST
  1. Barn
  2. Bucine
La Capanna-Chianti-Pool-Pet friendly
PLUS
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Rome
Bright, Cheery Apartment by Saint Peter's Square
  1. Entire apartment
  2. Roma
[ VATICAN ★★★★★ ] Loft in St. Peter with terrace
PLUS
  1. Tiny house
  2. Capraia e limite
The charm of the old and the comfort of the modern near Leonardo da Vinci
PLUS
  1. Entire chalet
  2. Custonaci
Secluded Rustic Property Within Monte Cofano Nature Reserve
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Venezia
Top floor Attic in Venice Biennale
PLUS
  1. Entire loft
  2. Rome
Vintage Loft Apartment close to Trevi Fountain

Top-rated things to do in Italy

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  • Rome by Moonlight Walking Tour
    Accompany me on this majestic walk to discover the wonders of Rome in a new light. Forget the crowds and the heat and prepare to be dazzled by the rich history, cobble stoned streets, and illuminated monuments. The tour begins with a warm welcome to the Eternal City by Bernini's fountain of four rivers. After getting to know one and other we will venture off into the night. Our first stop is of great importance. The Pantheon is nearly 2000 years old and it still holds the world record for the largest un-enforced dome. Discover the secrets of a once bustling Roman temple. No trip to Rome would be complete without visiting the Trevi Fountain. Hear the story behind the fountain and the architect that created it as the light flickers on it's facade. Quick stop for the coin toss. Leaving Renaissance Rome behind we will head down Rome's most scenic road: Via Fori Imperiale. From the road we will admire unbeatable panaoramic views of the Ancient Roman Forum and the monument built for Vittorio Emanuele 2nd. Saving the best till last we will walk towards the Colosseum and climb some steps to the best viewpoint in the area. From above we delve into it's blood stained history.
    From Price:£18/person
  • Vip Colosseum, Palatine and Forum tour
    NB: half-hour flexibility on departure required Groups of 20 people (default. It is possible to arrange for smaller groups if desired) 2.5 hrs duration This is an experience for first time visitors to Rome or for history and archaeology lovers: follow in the footsteps of Roman emperors and fearless gladiators on a small group skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill (Our groups are of a maximum of 20 people). Learn about the main monuments of Ancient Rome and more. See the passages where gladiators walked out to the arena at the Colosseum. Get expert explanations from a licensed professional trained tour guide. Other things to note NB: half-hour flexibility on departure required Please make sure you have: comfortable shoes, water bottles and hats. There will be a lot of walking involved: steep stairs, cobble stones and a walk up a hill. We are currently offering this tour at different times in different languages, please make sure you are booked for the right time and for the desired language and let us know as soon as you book which group you'd like to join as different language groups are arranged for the same time. ENGLISH: 9.30 AM; 11.00 AM and 3.00 PM FRENCH, SPANISH and GERMAN: 11.30 AM and 2.30 PM ITALIAN: 11.00 AM and 3.00 PM Thank you and hope to see you soon!!!
    From Price:£39/person
  • Bike in the ancient Rome
    All roads lead to Rome! If Roman roads are so famous the Ancient Appian Way is the Queen of the Roman Roads and you'll see it exactly as it was 2000 years ago. First we will meet at the Bar and have a coffee before we start. Than we'll bike through a park, to the most ancient Roman road, the Appian Way, with glimpses of rare beauty, and get to the ancient Roman Aqueducts immersed in typical Mediterranean nature. The ride is relaxing, with many stops, the pace is slow, you get to see Rome off the beaten path, enjoying the surprising beauty of mother nature and ancient ruins, just a few kilometers apart from the hustle and bustle of the city center. So GET READY TO RIDE FOR ALMOST 15 KM (10 MILES), through some of the city’s most unique sightseeing, discover hidden spots in nature, see some of the unknown gems of Rome and get back to your place with perfect pictures. Other things to note: You will have to be able to ride for 15 km (10 miles), almost all in the plain, part on regular roads (with cars), plus part on unpaved bumping roads. Bring a bottle for water, sunglasses and cream in summer time, a raincoat if rain is expected.
    From Price:£31/person
  • ⭐ Outdoor Rome Pasta & Pizza Cooking Class ⭐
    THIS CLASS INCLUDES TIRAMISU' AND LIMONCELLO TASTING - UNLIMITED HOME MADE WINE ARE YOU READY for the highlight of your trip to Rome? A unique foodie experience that you'll never forget with Chef Giuseppe and the Rome Pizza School Team. Small Groups per Chef, will guarantee a One to One caring for the attendees. A technical and fun up to 4h course that will allow you in a few hours to know all the secrets for pasta and pizza, taught by a true licensed Mastro Pizzaiolo and Pastaio. You can not miss this incredible experience, the reviews speak for themselves. what we will do? 1) I will come to pick you up at the metro station 2) let's start with preparing the pizzas with one of my beautiful wood-burning ovens! 3) we will prepare 3 types of dough (pasta with eggs, pasta with water, pizza) 4) I will teach you 10 types of pasta shapes to make when you come back home 5) we will prepare 2 pasta dishes with 2 different sauces 6) Taste my famous tiramisu 7) I will take you back to the subway station 8) you will receive a summary document that explains step by step everything we have done together All this will take place in a bucolic setting, immersed in the fantastic archaeological area of the Ancient Appia. My own wine will not fail during the class Options: Vegetarians & Vegans welcome (no dessert and cheese for vegans) Gluten-free ask for avail (extra 25 eu
    From Price:£42/person
  • The Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
    With over 2000 rooms inside the Vatican museums and the best pieces spread among them there is only truly one way to do it... This experience! You will meet your expert host at the meeting point in close proximity to the Vatican. Begin by skipping the longest line in Rome and you be will issued your headset so that you can hear the host clearly at all times. During this experience you will explore the Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Throughout this awesome journey into the heart of Catholicism your host will provide detailed and clear explanations about the most important pieces, as well as little known facts and secrets that only a local could know. Click my profile photo to see my other experiences in Rome, such as the Colosseum and the Ancient City of Rome! Other things to note The Vatican dress code dictates you cover your knees and shoulders. If you do not meet the dress code, you may be denied entry! Wear comfortable shoes.
    From Price:£51/person

Your guide to Italy

Welcome to Italy

A trip to Italy is about eating exquisite food, enjoying friendship, and appreciating the beauty all around you. The country’s stunningly diverse landscape is home to a 2,000-year-old treasure trove of art, architecture, music, and culture. History is a part of life here, from Pompeii’s perfectly preserved ruins to the enduring glamour of the Italian Riviera. The ancient capital of Rome buzzes with style and flair, and Renaissance cities like Milan and Florence are global centres of fashion and art. Of course, Italy’s rural scenery, dotted with sleepy medieval villages, is just as enchanting. The north of the country can claim the mountainous grandeur of the Alps, the Dolomites, and the Italian Lakes, as well as the gentler allure of Tuscany and Umbria. The south boasts one of the most dramatic and attractive coastlines in Europe, a sunshine-drenched climate, sumptuous cuisine, and, thanks to Naples, the greatest place on the planet to eat pizza. Wherever you find yourself, this is a country that won’t fail to steal a piece of your heart.


How do I get around Italy?

All the country’s major cities operate international and domestic flights, so wherever you are in Italy, you’re never too far from an airport. You can also travel to Italy via rail across Europe, and its long coastline is served by cruise ships and ferries. The national train network is a convenient way to get among the main towns and cities, and many places operate local and regional buses. If you’re looking to explore the less-frequented countryside, you may want to rent a car. Taxis can be found in most destinations, and can often be booked via app, although rideshares are less common. Some cities, like Rome, have installed bikeshare and e-scooter services.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Italy?

Spring and autumn are wonderful times to visit Italy, when the temperatures aren’t too hot and the cities and top tourism spots aren’t too crowded. The climate varies across the country, with winters colder and wetter in the north, while Sicily stays relatively mild during the daytime even in December. The Alps and the Dolomites can offer a retreat from the strong summer heat of the rest of the country in July and August. There are many local and religious festivals between February and April, with Easter of course being a big deal, while August is the month when many towns become somewhat abandoned by the locals, who tend to take their own holidays that month. The skiing season runs from late November to early April.


What are the top things to do in Italy?

Emilia-Romagna

With rolling hills that rival Tuscany’s, this rural region has gone under the radar despite its obvious draws, which include its stellar gastronomy, winemaking, and hospitality. Its Adriatic coastal towns include lively Rimini, while there’s plenty of heritage in its cities, from the former Byzantine powerhouse of Ravenna to the medieval (and now excellent shopping) centre of Bologna.

Gran Paradiso

Italy’s oldest national park, nestled between Piedmont and the Aosta Valley, features beautiful Alpine scenery, glaciers, waterfalls, and the 4,061-metre peak from which it takes its name. Its wildflowers and wildlife are best seen between spring and autumn, while it transforms into a ski destination in winter.

Sardinia

This rugged island sitting 120 miles off the mainland boasts some of Italy’s most miraculous coastline, with crystal-blue waters, white-sand beaches, and a backdrop of awe-inspiring cliffs and enchanting sea grottos. Inland, Bronze Age monuments sit alongside medieval villages, and wild forests sweep over its granite mountains.