Villas in Italy
Italy is quintessential villa country. No where else will you have such stunning scenery from every room, no matter where you’re at. The whole family will love staying in a beautiful villa with a pool in the heart of Tuscany or a beach house in Sardinia.
You may be salivating over timeless villas and palatial apartments with stunning views, but in Italy you’ll find just about every kind of villa imaginable – from luxurious country retreats to modest apartment or farmhouse conversion, an agriturismo homestay, to a modern coastal property. Finding the right one for you is the most important thing.
- A romantic beach getaway in a Sardinia villa
- A Sprawling villa for a luxurious house party in Lazio
- An apartment in the glittering ‘lake district’, framed by the jagged peaks of the Dolomites
- A villa in Emilia Romagna’s castle-encrusted hills
- A luxury family house in the Tuscan countryside
- One of Lake Garda ‘Liberty’ villas
- or a neo-classical villa around Lake Como
Love Italy operators specialise in different regions, and tend to know each property intimately. They can cater to individual requirements, so meeting your budget, size, season and setting requirements won’t be a problem. Most properties have maid service and the rest is a la carte – from food hampers to a babysitter, full-time chef – or even a yacht charter.
Tuscany – While you’ll pay a premium for a villa in Tuscany, there are many fantastic villa there. Be sure to look beyond Chianti to the lovely areas around Siena, Lucca, and Cortona. In the Val d’Orcia, south of Siena, your villa will overlook clusters of cypresses, ribbons of plane trees, and vineyards. It’s the perfect Tuscany retreat.
Good-Value Family Villas – If looking for a good-value family break, ideally with a pool and easy access to the ‘cities of art’, consider Umbria, Le Marche and Emilia Romagna. Near Rimini are quaint medieval villages full of quirky apartments. These make a cosy base for exploring Ravenna, Bologna and Ferrara – as well as the sandy Adriatic beaches. Also bear in mind that Abruzzo and Puglia are superb value, as is the unspoilt Cilento in Campania.
There are so many choices for villas in Italy, it can be overwhelming. But allow us to help you find the perfect spot.