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Tuscany, Umbria, Provence and the Italian Lakes

Luxury Villas to rent in Tuscany, Provence, Umbria and the Italian Lakes

Are you looking for villas in Tuscany to rent? We visit all our properties and contract direct with the owners. We have a portfolio of luxury villas in Tuscany, Provence, Umbria and Lakes Como and Maggiore, as well as smaller holiday rentals for couples. Villas with pools - or without. Holiday rentals that are close to a village or restaurant so you can stroll out for a meal. Or wonderfully private villas for a real escape. Contact us today for advice or start your search here.

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Finding Great Holiday Villas Since 1982

We started from a farmhouse in Tuscany over 35 years ago, and since then have compiled decades of experience. We always personally visit villas and houses - and love matching people to the right holiday home.

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You won't find our properties cheaper anywhere - and if you do we will match the price you find. See our "Price Guarantee" in the footer.

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We love matching you to a great villa; we also like to help you with a tailored concierge service for your holiday party. We can organise a chef, a car, a wine tasting tour - indeed anything that takes your fancy. Our team have an extensive knowledge of the areas surrounding all of our villas, so we can suggest exciting things to see and do.

Hundreds of useful reviews

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  • From S.C. and party - from UK, guests October 2018

    We had an absolutely brilliant time! Francesco is just a gem. He looked after our family and friends brilliantly. No request is too small for him. I would recommend anyone to go to Villa San Miniato.

    Staying at Villa San Miniato, Pisa and Lucca - sleeps 16

  • From Sharon and Family, OR, USA, guests September 2018

    What a wonderful week our family of 8 had at Montisina! It is a charming house in a charming old hill village in the heart of Tuscany. The kitchen was beautifully stocked with everything we could need for our dining...

    Staying at Montisina for 8, Val d'Orcia and Amiata - sleeps 8

  • From S L S from NC, USA, guests September 2018

    Our stay at Aceronina was the favorite part of our trip. The villa was even better than expected....Very spacious and lovely...especially the view. We got lost (followed the GPS) on the way and Olivia, the owner came to get us...

    Staying at Aceronina, Southern Tuscany - sleeps 6

  • From S.G. Family, guests September 2018

    We loved Casina, fantastic setting in the hills, quiet and quaint, beautiful pool and Jasmine arbour, fragrance drifting across the pool was divine. The sky at night was amazing without any light pollution and all of the family enjoyed their...

    Staying at Casina, Pisa and Lucca - sleeps 4

  • From S.F. family, guests September 2018

    In addition to the beautiful and spacious villa itself, we were delighted by the friendly, discreet and constantly helpful support provided by Antonella. In addition, the cook you recommended (Marina) was charming, enthusiastic, and (not incidentally) an excellent cook. The...

    Staying at Villa da Vinci for 10, Florence and surroundings - sleeps 10

  • From M.K. family and friends, guests September 2018

    To celebrate a special birthday a group of four of us stayed in Casa Allioni for a week. It was everything we hoped for. The villa itself is both spacious and homely. There are a number of good outdoor spaces...

    Staying at Casa Allioni, Arezzo and surroundings - sleeps 6

  • From L.T. from UK, guests September 2018

    We really enjoyed or stay in Villa Cuculo, a most attractive and interesting villa set in spectacular landscape. The accommodation suited us perfectly with four bedrooms all ensuite and the open plan living, dining and kitchen area was large and...

    Staying at Cuculo, Arezzo and surroundings - sleeps 8

  • From I.D. from Germany, guests August 2018

    We had a very lovely stay at Montisina - Ann Alexander was a very considerate and extremely friendly landlady. The house is beautiful, the view onto the hills and Castelmuzio breathtaking and the the village functions extremely well. It was...

    Staying at Montisina for 8, Val d'Orcia and Amiata - sleeps 8

  • From J. L.W., guests August 2018

    Very comfortable house.Excellent out side space. Very well situated for exploring or in our case returning to favourite places. One new place this year a little further afield was Pienza.Would recommend for a visit. Trattoria Dardano in Cortona is a...

    Staying at Castelonchio, Lake Trasimeno - sleeps 6

  • From , guests August 2018

    thank you so much for recommending this beautiful villa to us. We could not be happier. Beverly is the perfect hostess, and the pics do not do the place justice.

    Staying at Casa Allioni, Arezzo and surroundings - sleeps 6

  • From I.D. from Germany, guests August 2018

    We had a very lovely stay at Montisina - Ann Alexander was a very considerate and extremely friendly landlady. The house is beautiful, the view onto the hills and Castelmuzio breathtaking and the the village functions extremely well. It was...

    Staying at Montisina, Val d'Orcia and Amiata - sleeps 6

  • From M.N. from NY, USA, guests August 2018

    We had a lovely vacation at the villa. It was everything and more than we could have hoped for. Our only regret was that we were not able to stay longer to explore all of the property and to enjoy...

    Staying at Castellaccio, Chianti - sleeps 8

  • From J.P., guests August 2018

    Thank you very much for our lovely holiday at Cerrito this August. Extremely elegant, extremely relaxing. From the advice on local wild swimming from Daniel, on horse riding from you, and on a concert in Sienna from Simone, the contact...

    Staying at Cerreto, South of Siena - sleeps 8

  • From P.C., guests August 2018

    We had an absolutely lovely time at Castelonchio. Barry and Karen our hosts greeted us most warmly and invited us to coffee the morning after our arrival to tell us more about the fascinating area around Lake Trasimeno. Our little...

    Staying at Castelonchio, Lake Trasimeno - sleeps 6

  • From C.H. from UK, guests August 2018

    What a wonderfully relaxing holiday we had at Ponte Romano. Nestled at the bottom of the valley below the walls of the town of Fivizzano proved a great location from which we spent a very relaxing fortnight. The house had...

    Staying at Ponte Romano, Garfagnana and the Apuan Alps - sleeps 6

  • From S.B family, guests August 2018

    We had s fantastic holiday at Gialla. It is a beautiful peaceful villa and is superbly equipped. A really relaxing holiday for the whole family.

    Staying at Gialla, Chianti - sleeps 6

  • From D.M. family and friends, guests August 2018

    Firstly, we had a brilliant time (except for Ryanair, not your responsibility!). The service you provided was superb. I have never come across so helpful a company, with such quick responses. Excellent! The web description of the apartments was completely...

    Staying at Camelia, Central Tuscany - sleeps 4

  • From D.M. family and friends, guests August 2018

    Firstly, we had a brilliant time (except for Ryanair, not your responsibility!). The service you provided was superb. I have never come across so helpful a company, with such quick responses. Excellent! The web description of the apartments was completely...

    Staying at Olivo, Central Tuscany - sleeps 4

  • From S.G. family, guests August 2018

    Our stay at Lucumone was a great success! the location, the house, the pool, all were wonderful. All the linen and towels were of very good quality. If there was something missing, it was ice! The fridge ice dispenser was...

    Staying at Lucumone, Chianti - sleeps 9

  • From S.T. family, guests August 2018

    We had a lovely holiday, really, really lovely. The villa was wonderful, we all loved it. Beautiful mix of old and newer bits of furniture. Very comfortable in every way. There were loads of zones so people could feel that...

    Staying at Dimora, Chianti - sleeps 12

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We have grouped our properties by type, so you can find a collection of properties that suit you here.

Town and Village living

Apartments or houses in villages or even in cities - discover local life by living within a village or town. We have luxury apartments in Florence, Lucca, or smaller, more simple properties for rent in villages like Casole d'Elsa, Radicondoli, Camaiore or Cabrieres d'Avignon in Provence.

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Weddings, courses and large reunions

For special events and large gatherings, consider these when you need spaces for the whole group to be together.

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Beautiful views

Properties with breathtaking views. From the terrace or the pool enjoy the vista disappearing toward the horizon.

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Waterside properties

On the lakeshore, or with a view of the Mediterranean, in these houses the glint of sunlight on water brightens interiors.

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Private Villas

Private Villas for rent, most with swimming pools, in Tuscany, France or the Lakes. From luxurious elegant villas on their very own hillside to more simple rustic Tuscan villas in wonderful surroundings, find a private villa here for your holidays.

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New Arrivals

If you've been travelling with us for a while, why not have a look at the latest additions to our property catalogue.

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Local secrets

Stories of local delights, good restaurants, snippets of history.

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November 28, 2018

The REAL Ragu recipe

I'd like to tell you how I make my "Ragú". The classic Italian dish is a much loved and also much mistreated recipe - for this reason it can get...

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November 08, 2018

Tuscany's 'mezzadria', what the Chianti owes to sharecropping

The development of agriculture and wine producing in the Chianti owes much to the system of sharecropping, 'mezzadria', that existed in Tuscany from the late Renaissance to post-WWII.

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November 07, 2018

5 dishes from the heart of southern Tuscany

The farmers and fishermen of southern Tuscany may not have been well-to-do, but they knew how to make the most of the ingredients they had to hand. The dishes they...

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November 06, 2018

The mysterious Battle of Anghiari

While the Battle of Anghiari was one of the most talked about and frequently represented battles of its era, it was also one of the strangest. Yet Leonardo da Vinci's...

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November 07, 2018

Gulf of Baratti, the great Etruscan seaport

The only Etruscan burial site ever found by the sea, the necropolis at Baratti was also for three centuries one of the most flourishing centres of iron smelting and trade...

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November 06, 2018

5 popular dishes on Florence and Arezzo menus

When traveling in Tuscany, don't shy away from the unknown on a restaurant menu. You may simply enjoy something you've never tasted before or discover a dish you'll want to...

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