Discover a selection of more than 10,000 holiday rentals in Italy that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 30 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Italy. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Experience the beauty of Italy in holiday lettings

Prepare to be enraptured by tales of Colosseum-building Roman emperors, be taken with the tastes of fragrant red Chianti and soft peppery Neapolitan pizzas, gasp at the unearthed ruins of Pompeii, or channel La Dolce Vita on the handsome Amalfi Coast. Welcome to Italy. Ancient and beautiful, and forever charming travellers with its tiramisu of culture, this one is a chart-topper, no question. Italy holiday rentals range from rustic cottages in the Tuscan hills to luxurious villas between the foothills of the Alps, city flats in buzzing Rome to boltholes by the Sicilian beaches. What will you choose?


History and culture near Italian holiday homes

With its long history, Italy is filled with intriguing historic sites that are a must-visit on your trip. Holiday homes are available near places like the Leaning Tower of Pisa, an elaborately adorned 14th-century tower with a famous leaning façade, and the Roman Forum, an excavation site with Roman temples and government buildings dating back 2,000 years. You’ll also enjoy Doge’s Palace, an ornate Gothic palace with exhibitions and prison and armoury tours.

Things to do

Attractions near your holiday rental in Italy

Italy holiday rentals in cities like Rome and Florence are a real treat for budding culture vultures. The capital is full of the remains of ancient forums and temples, the great Colosseum and the domed Vatican – no wonder it's called the Eternal City. It's Tuscan compadre Florence, meanwhile, has statues by Michelangelo and the great Uffizi Gallery with masterpieces from Caravaggio to Botticelli. Outdoor museums of Pompeii and Herculaneum have been uncovered close to Naples – Roman towns frozen in time by the ash plumes of hulking Vesuvius.


Things to do near holiday homes in Italy

Don't think Italy's only about morning espressos and stomach-stretching plates of pasta. This boot-shaped nation is also a veritable playground for adventurers. You can lace up the hiking boots and scramble the needle-like summits of the Dolomites – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can windsurf on the crystal-clear waters of Lake Garda. You can ski in the shadow of the Matterhorn. You can snorkel through Sicilian lagoons and venture up smoky volcanos like Vesuvius and Etna. Meanwhile, motorbike rides and train journeys will reveal glimpses of Gran Paradiso, the peaks of Aosta, or the cascading vineyards of the Amalfi Coast.


Best time to travel to Italian holiday homes

Italy is the quintessence of the Mediterranean. Warm, dry summers run from June to August, bringing highs of over 30 degrees to the Tuscan hills and peaks of nearly 40 to sun-scorched Sicily in the south – see why so many people seek out Italy holiday rentals with a pool there? The autumn has food festivals from Venice to Volterra, drawing culinary buffs in months like September and October. Winter means snow on the Alps and the Apennines – January to February are the prime skiing times. Spring is excellent for hiking, filling the Dolomites with footprints in April and May.

Natural features

Between peaks and plains in Italy

A postcard from Italy might depict the soaring Dolomites or Aosta Alps – a land of snow-mantled massifs carved by skiers and dotted with meadows of edelweiss. But it could also show sun-drenched coves and turquoise-green seas, lapping against the Costa Smeralda of Sardinia or the inlets of Sicily. Talking of Sicily, that's where mighty Etna rises to 3,350 metres, heralding the start of a volcanic ridge that extends through the heart of the country. The central Apennines are a part of that, topped with chestnut woods and rustic hamlets, interspersed with rolling plains of vineyards and cypresses.

Food & drink

Experience the rich cuisine of Italy

Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity, simple ingredients and abundance of taste. Different ingredients are used in recipes, ranging from fruits and vegetables, meats, fish, potatoes, rice, corn and sausages. You’ll also find stuffed pasta, polenta, risotto and plenty of tomato-based recipes in restaurants near holiday lettings in Italy.

How many holiday rentals are available around Italy?

Our 2022 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 188,381 holiday lettings around Italy. From 21,965 villas to 66,954 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Italy?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Italy are:

  • Olbia (OLB-Costa Smeralda): 3,340 self catering accommodations
  • Lucca (LCV): 4,804 self catering accommodations
  • Bergamo (BGY-Orio Al Serio): 513 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Italy?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Italy. From Vrbo UK travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Spanish Steps: 5,657 holiday rentals
  • Piazza San Firenze: 6,121 holiday rentals
  • Greenway del Lago di Como: 3,254 holiday rentals
  • Marina di Porto Cervo: 3,009 holiday rentals
  • Railway Museum of Puglia: 2,286 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Italy listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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