Italy is a country as well known for its ancient Roman history as it is for contemporary fashion and timeless cuisine. Naturally, Italy vacation rentals vary greatly between different regions. Consider a traditional stone villa in Tuscany, a modern apartment in Rome, or a beachside bungalow on the Mediterranean or Adriatic coasts.
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Apartments with a balcony or patio
Looking for a home with a balcony? Check out these vacation homes in Italy with their own private patios and balconies.
Popular Rental Amenities in Italy
Finding a property with a pool shouldn't be too difficult in Italy. More than a quarter of the accommodations offer one. Interestingly, our data shows that more hotel room provide a pool than apartment rental. Also, they can welcome 6 people, on average, while apartment rental with pools can host an average of 5 vacationers. Among these offers, 73 of them are situated within 2 kilometres of water.
Price and Availability Index in Italy
Vacation Rental Price Information in Italy
In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the vacation homes & apartments in Italy. The week with the highest average prices is in August (8/10 - 8/17). During this week, a night will cost on average $308. Opt for a getaway in September (9/30 - 10/7) for optimal savings when heading to Italy.
Rental availability information in Italy
Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in Italy. The week with the highest booking rate in the next 12 months is in February (2/10 - 2/17), where 73% of the vacation rentals are booked. Conversely, you will find the highest percentage of available offers in Italy in October (10/14 - 10/21).
Some of the tastes of Italy
Be sure to try arancini, small rice balls coated in breadcrumbs and fried. They are stuffed with a variety of fillings, like ragù, mozzarella, tomato sauce, mushrooms, béchamel, or peas, depending on the region where you try them. Ossu buco is any meat lover's dream, veal shank braised for hours in white wine before being served with vegetables and gremolata.
And then there's pizza—when in Rome, expect weightier, crispier doughs. Down south in Naples, however, Neapolitan pizza features a very thin crust which puffs around the edges of the dish.
Sights to see when travelling in Italy
Italy is full of ancient art, and some of the best museums in the world. Popular places include Milan in the north, Florence further south, or Rome near the center. Don’t miss a trip to Venice to see the city on water, or take the kids to the giant aquarium in Genova, a port city. There are plenty of Italy vacation rental options here. Taking a boat in the south will bring you to smaller islands with idyllic towns and beaches.
Italian Culture and History
Vatican City is a must-see for any visitors staying in Italy apartment rentals in Rome. Here you will find St. Peter’s Square, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel. You can tour the grounds on your own or take a guided tour to learn more about the impressive artworks, architecture, and artifacts.
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, one of the oldest museums in the world, is set in a 16th-century palace. The museum houses some of the greatest art of the Western world, including Leonardo’s ‘Annunciation,’ Paolo Uccello’s ‘The Battle of San Romano,’ and Sandro Botticelli’s ‘Primavera.'
Italy's Child-Friendly Attractions
Children always enjoy Italy's impressive historical sites. In Rome, guided family tours bring you to the city's historical landmarks, such as the Colosseum and Vatican City. The guides entertain children with fun stories. After the tour, sample some Italian ice-cream to finish off a perfect afternoon. In Florence, special family tours of the Uffizi Gallery are available. The tour Introduces your kids to Italian painting masters, such as Michelangelo, with engaging kids' activities.
For outdoor adventures, head to the beautiful mountainous region of the Dolomites, where numerous hiking trails await. Don't miss Gardaland, considered one of the world's best amusement parks in the country. Nearby, Lake Garda is the area's best spot for a swim. Genoa, on the other hand, is your gateway to the amazing Cinque Terre coastline, where you can hike during the day and spend your evenings on the beach. The Aquarium of Genoa was built to celebrate the discovery of the Americas by Christopher Columbus. This popular aquarium showcases Mediterranean, Atlantic, and Caribbean sea life.
Taking a cooking class is a classic activity for families visiting Italy. Cooking classes often include a visit to the market, learning to make home-made pasta and other dishes, and eating the fruits of your labour. Food makes Italy a favourite destination for families, as the Italians specialize in beloved family dishes, such as pasta, pizza, and ice-cream.
Must Visit Destinations: Venice and Tuscany
Venice is a must-see destination thanks to its hundreds of canals and lack of cars. The city seems to be suspended in a different century and the architecture alone makes it worth a visit.
In Tuscany, enjoy incredible regional cuisine as well as local wines, ideally tasted while enjoying views of the countryside. In this region you'll also find the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Top 3 Ski Resorts in Italy
1. Cortina d'Ampezzo
Located in the heart of the Dolomites in the southern Alps, overlooked by the stunning Cinque Torri peaks, Cortina d'Ampezzo combines excellent skiing and winter sports facilities with a touch of elegance and sophistication. Popular with celebrities, Cortina d'Ampezzo is an ideal destination whether you are a beginner or want to challenge yourself on the more difficult runs used when the town hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics.
The après-ski in Cortina d'Ampezzo is almost as important as the skiing itself, and the pedestrianized Corso Italia is home to designer boutiques, stylish bars, and even a Michelin-starred restaurant.
2. Val Gardena
The neighbouring resort of Val Gardena boasts 160km of ski trails and the first chairlift with heated seats ever installed in Italy! Ideal for families, Val Gardena has plenty of nursery slopes, and the après-ski is more low-key than in some of the larger resorts.
The picturesque village also hosts international ski competitions and holds an annual Christmas market, offering traditional gifts and warming drinks and snacks.
This picturesque mountain sits close to the border with Switzerland, in the shadow of the Matterhorn. In fact, from Breuil-Cervinia you can take a lift to a trail that will allow you to ski over the international border between Switzerland and Italy.
The network of ski trails reach an altitude of 3,500m at Piccolo Cervino, making this area one of the most reliable for winter snow. Breuil-Cervinia is closely connected to Valtournenche, with the two resorts giving skiers access to the 350km of trails around the Matterhorn. For young skiers, the nursery slopes are outfitted with an unusual Wild West playground.
Information about vacation rentals in Italy
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||1,035,602 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 53%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$67|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Internet and Pets allowed|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||125,055 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||268,702 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home in Italy?
The starting price for Apartment rental or House rental in Italy is $67 per night.
What is the typical availability of Apartment rental in Italy?
We found 1,035,602 vacation homes in Italy available for your next trip.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities in Italy?
The most popular amenities for rentals in Italy include vacation homes with Pool, Internet, or Pets allowed.
How many Apartment rental and House rental can I find in Italy?
Italy has 1,035,602 Apartment rental and House rental available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Italy?
Yes, there are 125,055 pet-friendly vacation rentals in Italy, with an average nightly price of $362.
What's the best month to visit Italy?
If you're looking for balmy weather, August and July are typically the hottest months in Italy with temperatures around 30 °C. January and February in Italy are the coldest, with 4 °C on average.
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