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Recent Italy property reviews

  • Beautiful countryside; history; and comfort...

    "We spent a week in Property No. 190046d, which is the front half of this delightful house. All contact with the owners of the property has been friendly, informative and speedy. We were met, on arrival, and were made to feel immediately 'at home'. When being shown around the property we were pleased to find everything as we had been led to hope for from the website, if not better. It was a pleasure to stay in such a beautiful environment, from the well-maintained garden to the views from the windows, terraces and pool. It has to be seen to be believed! There was plenty to occupy us within the area, and would recommend visiting the gardens of Villas d'Este, Gregoriana, and Adriana in Tivoli; Horace's Villa and Licenza; Subiaco and the monastaries. All this (and more), and we were still able to return to the villa for a swim and afternoon tea! We were pleased to find that the village restaurant was highly recommendable, with simple, well cooked food and friendly owners. We had a wonderful week, enhanced by the warmth and friendliness of the family. We felt that not only did we see a great deal, but from conversations with the family we learnt much about the area and Italian way of life. Thank you!"
    Guest: G S. Date of Stay: October 2012 Review Submitted: November 4, 2012
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  • VISITE ET FARNIENTE

    "La maison est idéalement située pour rayonner dans le pays et apprécier les magnifiques paysages et autres perles architecturales. La villa est très bien entretenue, confortable, agréable et très propre (piscine nettoyée régulièrement). Alessandro ne ménage pas ses efforts pour ses hôtes. Ligne de train à proximité mais nous n'avons pas trouvé cela trop dérangeant."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: September 22, 2013
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  • Comfortable, Reasonably priced apartment in Rome

    "We spend 4 nights at De Medici House during our visit in Rome. We were a large group of 4 families with 5 young children. The apartment is spacious and well maintained. Even with all of us and kids no one felt cramped in the apartment. The lay out of the flat allow a lot of privacy for each of the rooms and a large living room. The kitchen is a little small ....well you are in Rome its not worth cooking in. The area is minutes from Giardini di Porta Borghese and a 20 min walk to the Termini station. the area has everything you will need from supermarkets to small bars for colazione. I will definitely recommend Trattoria Da Andrea, just 2 min walk around the corner, a really hidden gem. The housemaid, Sig. Rossaria is a great help and a wonderful person that will make anything to please and make you comfortable. Caterina, lives abroad, at least for the period we were visiting. However, Caterina did make sure we got to the apartment and everything was agreed by calling us several times. She also arranged for A/C technician to fix one of the rooms A/C unit that stopped working. I will not hesitate to return to DeMedici House if traveling to Rome. Recommended for families, large groups of friends, over 55."
    Guest: Gerti I. Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: February 7, 2014
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  • Donna Franca Villa

    "Charming villa with beautiful property. Grapes, Olive Trees, and Sunflowers surround the property. Updated house and convenient location to other towns of interest. Spiral staircase is a bit of a problem to upstairs bedrooms. Kitchen is updated with beautiful granite counters and lovely cabinets. Pictures are deceiving because not eat-in kitchen and only 2 stools for counter. Applicances are European and no directions made it difficult to wash clothes. Clothes dryer that is listed is a rack for drying clothes outdoors. Beautiful dining room and living room with gorgeous windows and doors that open for optimum lighting. Main bathroom is updated with great shower facility. Master bedroom with bathroom is small and difficult to use due to its size."
    Guest: papa Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: September 19, 2013
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Campania Travel Tips

Come to Campania for a Real Italian Experience

If you are planning a vacation to Italy, you should definitely consider Campania. Campania, Italy is known for its beautiful landscapes, pleasant year-round spring-like climate, rich textures and colors, and so much more. Time spent in Campania, Italy villas allow you the opportunity to enjoy nature, art and culture, archaeology, and authentic Italian cuisine. It has been a prime destination for centuries, starting with the ancient Romans who loved this region immensely. Once you arrive, you will know exactly why.

The Culture is Inescapable

The history of Campania reaches far back to the 9th century B.C. with the founding of Partenope. During the age of the Roman Empire, the rich would visit the region to enjoy its thermal spas. Traces of these spas remain today, despite the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. which devastated the ancient towns of Herculaneum and Pompeii. Centuries later, we still learn from archaeological digs uncovering monuments, temples, and everyday homes. These ancient towns are open for tours and learning experiences alike. To get a real taste of the art and culture of Campania, you absolutely must visit Naples. It is a lively, friendly city full of theater, museums, and monuments. The adorable pen-air cafes and plenty of shopping don't hurt either!

The Food and Drink

Booking Campania, Italy accommodations simply means that you will not only have a wonderful vacation but a gastronomical adventure. Thinking of the food of Campania, you cannot avoid the thought of pizza. Around the 19th century, a Neapolitan cook invented the dish which would later become a worldwide favorite. You can only get “real” pizza right in Campania so do not delay! The pizza is indescribably good, consisting of San Marzano tomatoes and fresh buffalo mozzarella cheese. Of course, aside from the pizza, the seafood is to die for with fresh mussels from along the coast. And do not forget the locally made Limoncello di Sorrento, a lemon-based liqueur, delicious on its own or with dessert.

Arriving in Campania, Italy

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights into Campania, Italy but there are more than enough inbound flights to the surrounding areas. The Almalfi Coast Airport, also known as the Salerno Airport, is about an hour and a half away by car. Naples International Airport, about an hour and 45 minutes, is another option, with the most direct inbound flights from major hub airports including JFK, Dublin, and London Heathrow. Arriving by train is another possibility but the rail can be quite slow. If you do decide to take the train, your best bet is to arrive in Naples or Salerno then transfer to a bus that goes into town.

Getting Around Campania

Do not worry. If you are nervous about driving in another country, you do not have to during your stay in Campania, Italy vacation rentals! The public transportation system offers a unified ticket system known as Campania Unico. This means that tickets are categorized into zones and with just one ticket, you can travel within one or more zones. There is a maximum time limit for the ticket and the zones radiate out from Napoli which means travel is made easy. The system includes buses and national trains but not ferries. Just be sure to ask the agent when purchasing your tickets if you have any questions.

Things to see and Do

Because of the rich cultural history and beautiful setting, Campania has plenty to offer. While staying right in town is just fine and will fill your days with the local markets and eateries, day trips are a perfect way to explore the area. For one, the Statue of Liberty in Central Naples is a must-see! Another big lure of the Campania region is the ocean. The Amalfi coast is like no other, peppered with mountainside towns that seemingly tumble into the sea. Spend the day visiting Ischia, Capri or even Procida as well.

Do not Miss the History

Italy is filled with ancient cities, especially the areas surrounding Campania. One in particular, Calitri, should be at the top of your list. Located in the center of Italy, it lies between the ruins of Pompeii and the Amalfi coast. On your way to the ancient village, you will see aristocratic palazzos, castles, and historical sites.

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