Discover a selection of 4,000 holiday rentals in Umbria, IT 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 private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 54 per night, and villas and cottages are popular options for a stay in Umbria. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Umbria in holiday lettings

The Umbria region of Italy is located right in the centre of the country and is home to numerous charming communities such as Gubbio, Assisi, Torgiano and Perugia. Outside of the cities and towns, you’ll find a sprawling countryside full of hills, valleys, mountains and more vineyards than you can count. With a unique history and culture to explore, Umbria could be a top destination the next time you’re looking for holiday lettings. Find out everything this Italian region has to offer.

History

Historical sites near Umbria holiday homes

Umbria dates back well into antiquity as the name itself derives from the name of the ancient Italic people who occupied the area before the Romans expanded. A lot of history still remains from the millennia since including the city of Terni. The Umbrians founded this city back in the 7th century BCE. While there’s little left of that time, several ruins from the Roman occupation remain such as the Amphitheatre and the small town of Casulae. You can also visit the Civic Museum of the Palazzo dei Consoli in the city of Gubbio to see the Iguvine Tablets. These tablets were written by the Umbrians and detail the cultural practices of the ancient Italic peoples. When in Perugia, you can visit the Piazza IV Novembre, the city square that has been used for meetings since the time of the Etruscans.

How to get around

Transport around your Umbria holiday rental

Getting around Umbria from your holiday rental is easy thanks to the numerous transportation options available. This may seem odd considering how spread apart the towns are, but there are rail lines connecting all of the major communities to bigger cities like Florence and Rome. Keep in mind, you may need to change lines, depending on where you’re heading. It’s also important to note that some of the medieval towns are situated on hills meaning the closest train station won’t specifically be in town. Buses can get you there and you can always find a self-drive hire car.

Essential info

Key facts to know for Umbria villa rentals

Before you venture out from Umbria villa rentals, there are a few key facts about the area you should know first. Italy uses the Euro, and you should also keep in mind that tipping is gratuities are expected in some scenarios. It’s generally included in most restaurants, but it’s not uncommon to leave a euro or two in a pizzeria. If ‘servizio’ isn’t included on a restaurant bill, they’re not going to expect more than 10%. People also generally leave a bit of change for every drink at a bar with a more offered if a drink is brought to your table. When you visit a market in Umbria, it’s not uncommon to do some bargaining as long as you’re not in a big name shop. Local artisan shops are often more open to it, especially if you plan on buying more than one item.

Events

Events near Umbria holiday homes

With so much history, there’s no shortage of festivals and events in the Umbria region. One of the most popular is the Festa dei Ceri which has been held every May for nearly 900 years. This festival involves three groups of people carrying around three massive symbolic candles, each adorned with a saint on top. Crowds gather in the streets of Gubbio to cheer on the ‘race’ between the candles as they travel from Palazzo dei Consoli to the basilica of St. Ubaldo. If you’re looking for a more contemporary experience, you can see Umbria Jazz. The festival is held in Perugia every July and attracts jazz musicians from all across Italy and the world.

Can I find a vacation rental around Umbria?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 4,047 vacation rentals near Umbria. From 1,114 villas to 63 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Umbria for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Umbria?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Umbria. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Citta di Castello: 2,324 vacation rentals
  • Citta della Pieve: 1,412 vacation rentals
  • Perugia: 2,068 vacation rentals
  • Todi: 903 vacation rentals
  • Cannara: 756 vacation rentals

And Vrbo UK offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Umbria! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Umbria?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Umbria:

  • Citta di Castello: 2,324 rentals
  • Citta della Pieve: 1,412 rentals
  • Perugia: 2,068 rentals
  • Todi: 903 rentals
  • Cannara: 756 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Umbria?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Umbria. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Orvieto Funicular: 1,786 rentals
  • Orvieto Station: 1,786 rentals
  • San Francesco al Prato: 2,259 rentals
  • Shona: 1,373 rentals
  • Catacomba di Villa San Faustino: 1,287 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Umbria 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.

Explore destinations around Umbria

Citta di Castello
2,324 holiday rentals
Citta della Pieve
1,412 holiday rentals
Perugia
2,068 holiday rentals
Todi
903 holiday rentals
Cannara
756 holiday rentals
Umbertide
1,649 holiday rentals
Panicale
1,250 holiday rentals
Orvieto
1,377 holiday rentals
Monte Santa Maria Tiberina
1,677 holiday rentals
Castiglione del Lago
2,900 holiday rentals
Monteleone d'Orvieto
918 holiday rentals
San Gemini
292 holiday rentals
Castel Viscardo
757 holiday rentals
Assisi
902 holiday rentals
Trevi
521 holiday rentals
Massa Martana
717 holiday rentals
Spoleto
752 holiday rentals
Torgiano
903 holiday rentals
Citerna
559 holiday rentals
Gubbio
1,068 holiday rentals