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Reviews of our holiday lettings in Italy

We have 7,425 reviews of our holiday lettings in Italy.

3 bedroom holiday villa in Sicily, Italy, with private pool
January 2020

I for one was sceptical (as always) about the villa and the surroundings, so we had a bet that if it lived up to my expectations I would be the one placing the review. And so I am here writing as promised because in one word WOW!!! I had a blast going out to bars ( jugga jugga jugga), eating REAL pizza to my hearts content, going on nature hikes and best of all....being able to return to a cozy villa with its modern mix and traditional setting to relax. The pool?....I have nothing more to say than.....Tha Bomb!

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Renter: Sue
5 bedroom Tuscan villa to rent
January 2020

Les pierres naturelles et les briques utilis?es pour d?corer la villa donnent une teinte sp?ciale ? lavant de la maison. nous avons pass? un bon moment et allons certainement promouvoir cette villa pour vous

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Renter: Florian
7 bedroom villa rental in Umbria, Italy, with private pool
January 2020

Planned as a couples retreat for 7 couples, we had a host of activities on ours. And yes we were able to do just so. The villa was beautiful and clean, just as the pictures show. We hired a car and were able to visit the neighboring villages. The jacuzzi was a hit right away to say the least. We will be recommending this villa to other friends and family.

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Renter: Sophie
5 bedroom villa to rent in Tuscany, Italy
January 2020

Venimos de un ?rea donde a menudo tenemos que quedarnos. Nuestra villa de vacaciones nos ofrece la oportunidad de quedarnos afuera. Lo hemos utilizado lo m?ximo posible para disfrutar de la vegetaci?n, el sol y el aire libre. Todo esto nos ha hecho bien y estamos volviendo llenos de energ?a a nuestra vida diaria.

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Renter: Katherine
2 bedroom villa with private pool in Sicily, Italy
January 2020

Villino Malva House is despite its small size, very suitable and spacious enough for 4 people. Already when you enter the site you will be struck by the cozy feeling. The site is large and well maintained and has a good-looking swimming pool. Here we could do enough about the sun on the terrace around the pool. The privacy is guaranteed because of the grounds surrounded by greenery. The house itself is well maintained, and we have always been well served by the cleaning team and where necessary we were allowed to use the caretakers service. Our presence on the beach was an experience by itself where we were able to enjoy our own location, the many meals and local drinks, in addition to the

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Renter: Ilpiccolocastello
6 bedroom villa rental in Tuscany, Italy, with private pool
January 2020

We have done everything we could to complete our vacation days, including visiting tourist attractions. The local supermarket has just enough to offer to prepare your own meals. It is wonderful to be able to move freely in a foreign country because it is safe.

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Renter: Vincenzo

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?

We’ve sent over tens of thousands of happy holidaymakers to villas all over Italy in the past decade! We're a trusted brand with secure online payment so you can book your holiday in Italy with confidence. We're trusted: with over ten years of trading and processed thousands of holiday rental bookings securely. We're also here to help – whether you're looking for that perfect Italian rental or you're already on holiday, you can call or email our customer services team.

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

8 February 2019 Posted in Top Lists, 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...

5 Reasons You Should Avoid Italy

17 April 2019 Posted in Family Holidays, Top Lists

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.

4 Reasons Why Italy Is Really Icky

5 August 2019 Posted in Italy

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?

8 February 2019 Posted in General

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.

Best Beaches And Seaside Towns In Italy

20 September 2019 Posted in Family Holidays, Top Lists

As if it hasn't already got enough going for it, Italy has got some of the best beaches in Europe. We pick the very best Italian coastal towns, beaches and seaside resorts.

The 10 Most Beautiful Seaside Towns In Italy

24 September 2019 Posted in Family Holidays, Top Lists

If you're looking for a family seaside holiday in Italy then check out the most beautiful coastal towns and get inspired!

Our Top 5 Highlights of Italy

11 March 2019 Posted in Destinations, 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.  

5 traditional Italian foods to satisfy your inner foodie

8 March 2019 Posted in Top Lists, Italy

Vespas, the Vatican, a warm espresso there’s so much that comes to mind when someone mentions Italy, from its rustic beauty to a fascinating ancient history. But, there’s one part of the country we all know and love; the food. Italians pour so much passion, as well as freshly chosen ingredients into each dish, with food that has been perfected over generations. These are just a few of the mouthwatering Italian dishes you could be trying on your next adventure to Italy...

10 Photos To Inspire a Holiday To Italy

8 February 2019 Posted in Italy, Inspirations

Italy holidays are rivalled by few in their authenticity and charm. From the rolling green hills of Umbria to the iconic and historical jewels of Rome, this beautiful and diverse country has something to offer everyone. Whether you want to relax on the sun-kissed sands of Sardinia or wander the quintessential streets of Florence, here are 10 magical photos that will make you want to holiday in Italy and experience la bella vita - the beautiful life...

5 underrated Italian cities

29 March 2019 Posted in Italy

Italy has been the backdrop to some of the most influential travel books of our time, including Eat, Pray Love and Under the Tuscan Sun, and it’s easy to see why. Italy is a hub of enchanting beauty, from the bustling streets of Rome, to the gilded beauty of Venice, and although it may be a tourist’s paradise, there are still parts that are untouched by hordes of sightseers with 'selfie' sticks. So, whether you’re going for a day, a week or longer and you're looking for a complete break from the usual hustle and bustle of daily life, then you may want to consider some of these amazing Italian cities.