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Villas in Italy: key destinations

  • Sardinia

    Sardinia is a Mediterranean island of natural beauty, home to 2000km of coast, where you'll find some of the finest sandy beaches. Its rugged cliff landscape is a paradise for hikers. Make sure to visit the medieval city of Alghero!

  • Sicily

    Ruled over by magnificent Mount Etna, Sicily is an island of traditional charms and ancient civilisations. Explore the vast mountains, relax on the stunning coast, wander Palermo’s markets and enjoy its famous seafood.

    Explore Sicily

    191 villas

  • Tuscany

    Enjoy the ultimate Italian experience in one of the country’s most beautiful regions. Think signature cuisine, world-famous wines, Renaissance art and inspiring history. Our highlights include Pisa and Florence Cathedral.

    Explore Tuscany

    1,342 villas

  • Venice

    Popular for romantic escapes, the canals of Venice are unlike anywhere else in the world. The best way to enjoy this city built on water is to take an iconic gondola ride and enjoy the sights with a glass of signature prosecco.

  • Amalfi Coast

    At the foot of the Lattari Mountains, the Amalfi Coast in Campania boasts some of the most stunning views in Italy. From the colourful fishing villages to the picturesque lemon groves, get lost in a paradise of natural beauty.

  • Florence

    From the inconic Duomo to the breathtaking Uffizi Gallery, cultural Florence is home to some of the world's most famous works of art and architecture. Often cited as the most beautiful city in Italy, it is a true Tuscan gem.

  • Apulia

    The heel of Italy's boot, Apulia is the 'Florence of the South', scattered with traditional whitewashed villages, crystalline water coves and bordered with chalky cliffs. Enjoy a low-key break in this charming southern region.

    Explore Puglia

    365 villas

  • Sorrento

    Facing the Bay of Naples, Sorrento is the perfect base to explore the Campania region. Wander unspoiled countryside, climb to the top of Mount Vesuvius, discover Pompeii, or take a boat trip to the fabled island of Capri.

Reviews of villas in Italy

We have 2,255 reviews of our villas in Italy.

Couple from Enfield, United Kingdom June 2019

Stayed in this lovely away from it all area last year House is just so rural and yet everything u need is provided Very hot spell when we there so some sort of electric fan for bedroom would have been good but rest of house very cool Please be aware it’s very much off the beaten track and you need a car full stop The 3km journey up the hill is shall we say interesting but not impossible and is made up for by the beautiful views and isolation Will be back for a chill next year for sure

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Large group from Heathfield, United Kingdom June 2019

The villa was excellent. Views of Vesuvius in the morning while having breakfast really set up your day. Very relaxing around the pool and within driving distance of many attractions. Pompei, Amalfi coast, Capri, Sorrento. All really good places to visit. Train very accessible.

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Friends from Wilmslow, United Kingdom May 2019

This is a great location (down a track from the SP50 road) and is generally quiet apart from obvious agricultural activity in the vineyards. The property is 3 bedrooms but note that one of them (the twin) is the thoroughfare from one side of the house to the other. The house is effectively two apartments linked together. You can access each separately from the outside if needed. There are two bathrooms (the third is under the house in the utility area). The property has everything you’d need for your stay. Nearest supermarket is the Coop (huge) in Certaldo. The pizzeria a couple of km from the house is excellent, but go early as it is very popular with locals later on. Visit the Certaldo old town it’s really attractive. It’s a short walk up the hill from the main square or use the funicular if it’s open. Street parking in town is very cheap.

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Couple from Herts, United Kingdom May 2019

What a beautiful area to visit - the scenery is just breath taking. Rob and Linda were very welcoming and attentive without being intrusive and nothing was too much trouble - they even gave us a tour of the area so the we knew where to find local markets etc. Excellent recommendations for trips out and restaurants too. It really is a haven to kick back, relax and unwind. Pool setting is stunning and we even swam in late May. We will definitely be back. Thank you for looking after us so well.

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About Italy

Find a villa in Italy

Italy holidays are rivalled by few in their authentic charm, culture and history. In the heart of Italy, our villas in Umbria are perfect for exploring the untouched Italian countryside and enjoying traditional Italian food and wine. Alternatively, staying in one of our Tuscany villas will allow you to visit the historical jewels of Pisa and immerse yourself in the Renaissance culture of Florence and its world-famous cathedral. Beach holidays in Italy are relaxing as well as stylish and the best sun-kissed sands in mainland Italy can be found on the shores of Puglia. So, whether you want to wander through the quintessential streets of Sorrento, dine alfresco on the signature fresh seafood of Sicily, swim in the piercing turquoise waters of Sardinia, or take a romantic gondola ride in Venice, our luxury villas with private pools give you the perfect base from which to enjoy it all...

Key holiday info
  • Italy has a vast choice of International Airports, while the most visited is Rome Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino. A direct flight from the UK takes approx. 2 hrs, 45 mins.
  • Italian summers are hot and dry, with a climate that varies from region to region. It is generally cooler in the north and mountain regions.
  • Puglia, San Fruttuoso, Capo Testa, Chia and Baunei are excellent beach holiday locations.
  • The Alps mountain range separates Italy from the other European countries of France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia.
  • Booking museum and gallery visits online is a great way to cut down the queueing time.

A beginner's guide to villa holidays in Italy

From the untouched beauty of the Amalfi Coast, to the exquisite Renaissance art and architecture of Florence, Italy is a truly one-of-a-kind holiday. This beautiful boot-shaped country that lies in-between Spain and Greece is overflowing with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, abundant in glorious fine sand beaches and loved for its world-class cuisine. With over 50 million tourists visiting each year, Italy has charm and character in abundance. And here's why:

The Amalfi Coast The stunning 50km stretch of coastline is a paradise of pretty little beaches and coves, while the coastal road connecting Salerno and Sorrento is filled with the scent of lemons and orange blossom. Discover a landscape dotted with colourful fishing villages and vineyards, while the lively port of Vernazza is the perfect place to watch the sun set. To make the most of this beautiful region, take a luxury private boat tour, or hike the ancient pathways, scattered with historic hermitages, grazing goats and wildflowers. 

Tuscany From its cultural capital, Florence, where all roads lead, to the natural beauty of Sienna, Tuscany offers incredible art and architecture, a sweeping landscape of mountains, olive groves and vineyards, and an absolutely breathtaking countryside just waiting to be explored. Discover the masterpieces of Uffizi GalleryPalazzo Pitti, Duomo and Florence Cathedral with its exquisite Renaissance dome. Of course a trip to Tuscany wouldn't be complete without seeing the famous tower of Pisa.

Sardinia boasts 2,000km of coastline and is the second largest island in the Mediterranean after Sicily. Home to stunning white sand beaches and coves, bordered by vast mountains and mysterious Bronze Age ruins, dive into the piercing blue sea and enjoy a traditional Italian coastal escape. Discover the medieval village of Alghero, with its Catalan and Gothic architecture and don't leave without visiting the 13th century palaces of Cagliari, the capital city.

Why rent an Italian villa with Clickstay?

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Did you know...
  • Italy has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in the world!
  • Italy has 2 independent states: the Republic of San Marino and the Vatican City.
  • The world's favourite food, pizza, was invented in Napoli/Naples around 1860!
  • The capital Rome (also known as the 'Eternal City') is almost 3,000 years old.
  • Monte Bianco in the alps is 15,771 feet high and the highest peak in Europe!
  • Italy has more volcanoes than any other European country.

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Discover Italy

Take a look at our blog posts about where to go in Italy and what to do on your holiday in Italy.

Top 10 Places you must visit in Italy

Top 10 Places you must visit in Italy

When you tell someone you're travelling to Italy, the picture that often comes to mind is filled with colourful buildings, brilliant architectural triumphs and charming historical landmarks. The simple idea of Italy is filled with so much charisma, glamour and allure, whether you're contemplating brilliant city escapes like Venice and Florence, or luring coastal retreats like the Amalfi Coast or Sorrento. With so much beauty and pizzazz (and pizza) in one country, it's impossible to only visit once. So whether its your first, second or tenth visit endlessly appealing Italy, here are some places you simply MUST visit at least once...

4 Reasons Why Italy Is Really Icky

4 Reasons Why Italy Is Really Icky

We didn’t want to be the ones to tell you this, we really didn’t, but if we don’t then who will? The fact of the matter is this: Italy is an icky place and to consider holidaying there is an insane idea. You’re probably thinking ‘What? But, Italy is great! Italy’s got it all!’. Well, dear friends and esteemed colleagues, you’re wrong, so wrong and here are 4 reasons why.

Quiz: How well do you know your Italian food?

Quiz: How well do you know your Italian food?

Italian food; even those two simple words conjure up images in your mind of thin crusty pizza, topped with patches of smooth mozzarella and a base of fresh tomatoes. No doubt you can imagine yourself sitting in a small, rustic restaurant in Italy, with a mouthful of flavoursome pasta, lovingly crafted from an old family recipe. A glass of perfectly paired red wine on the table next to you. It’s a dream many of us share, foodie or otherwise. But the big question is, how well do you know your Italian food? Think you can name the origins of pizza? Or where margherita got its name? Well take the quiz and find out how much of an Italian foodie you really are.

5 Reasons You Should Avoid Italy

5 Reasons You Should Avoid Italy

We know it’s a controversial one, but after many years in the industry and with a healthy love of travel, it’s our firm belief that Italy isn’t worth your time as a holiday destination. Don’t believe us? No problem, here are 5 reasons why you should avoid Italy and trust us, by the time we’re done you’re going to have a whole new outlook.

Best Beaches In Italy

Best Beaches In Italy

Did you know that Italy has some of the most incredible beaches in Europe? These range from secluded, off-the-beaten-track coves, to Caribbean-like stretches of white sands, to bright and bustling harbour shores with gelato stands and pizzerias aplenty. We think the following 9 are the best to be found.

Our Top 5 Highlights of Italy

Our Top 5 Highlights of Italy

As one of the worlds top holiday destinations, Italy has a little of everything. This country is perfect for backpackers, culture vultures and even for those looking for a more relaxing holiday. Filled with charming cities and breathtaking bays, we've put together our highlights of this captivating country to inspire a trip to Italy.