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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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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.

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  • From S.F.Family, guests September 2018

    We had an absolutely fantastic time at Villa Rapale - the house was perfect, the views stunning and the faculties brilliant - the pool, pizza oven and tennis courts being particular favourites. We will definitely be back! Thanks to invitation...

    Staying at Villa Rapale, Arezzo and surroundings - sleeps 10

  • From I.D., 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, South of Siena - 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

  • From D.R. family, guests August 2018

    We had a fabulous time at Castelonchio. The villa was immaculate & had everything you could possible wish. Sitting outside on the patio with a glass of local wine & looking at the views was beautifully relaxing & the children...

    Staying at Castelonchio, Lake Trasimeno - sleeps 6

  • From Chris and Diana, guests August 2018

    Thank you for your postcard with the lovely painting of Tellaro! We had a good week at Tramonto, and enjoyed meeting Giovanni who was always kind and helpful. The apartment was just as described and we spent a fair amount...

    Staying at Tramonto, Northern Coast of Tuscany - sleeps 2

  • From J.S. from UK, guests July 2018

    We are safely back.. what a lovely place ..we could not have asked for a more fabulous location in which to celebrate the golden wedding. Weather was a bit steamy but the pool was our saviour. Please thank the owners...

    Staying at Pastine di Sotto, Siena and surroundings - sleeps 12

  • From J.D., guests July 2018

    We had a marvellous week and really loved the Villa. There was plenty of room and the kitchen was fitted out with everything we needed. It was a great location and very child friendly. The owner cooked for us a...

    Staying at Villa Ascarello, Siena and surroundings - sleeps 11

  • From J.A. from UK, guests July 2018

    We stayed at Sognatrice above La Pieve in Tuscany in July. Do be prepared for the quite lengthy, bumpy track that leads up the hill to it - it does feel like a bit of a challenge and we would...

    Staying at Sognatrice, Pisa and Lucca - sleeps 2

  • From M&H S from UK, guests July 2018

    We have just returned from a week in Casa Guelfi in Ameglia. This perfect little villa is charm itself. So pretty with the most incredible view over beautiful countryside and the ancient hillside village of Ameglia. The little villa itself...

    Staying at Casa Guelfi, Northern Coast of Tuscany - sleeps 2

  • From C & J and family, guests July 2018

    The house was PERFECT for us and all of your advance information made our time there very easy. Anita was an amazing help (more about Anita later) and our dinner the first night prepared by Pieranna and Valentina just set...

    Staying at Dimora, Chianti - sleeps 12

  • From Eric & Andrea from US, guests July 2018

    The Florence apartment was absolutely beautiful and the view was amazing. Piero was so kind and generous and had recommendations for us in Florence

    Staying at Piero's Place, Florence and surroundings - sleeps 6

  • From E.G. family, guests July 2018

    We had an extraordinary time — it couldn't have been more charming. We are utterly in love with Pieve, Emiliano, the whole family. Thank you so very very much for your insights and tips and for completely understanding what we...

    Staying at Scuderia, South of Siena - sleeps 2

  • From C&D T from US, guests June 2018

    Thanks for your help in finding Villa da Vinci. We absolutely loved it! The villa was perfectly located to drive to Lucca, Siena or to catch the train from Empoli to Florence and Venice. We loved being able to easily...

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

  • From C.B. from UK, guests June 2018

    We had a fabulous time at Casa Guelfi and now regard it as our favourite holiday house. This is no disrespect to other places that we have stayed, but this one is very special. The house was very well appointed...

    Staying at Casa Guelfi, Northern Coast of Tuscany - sleeps 2

  • From A.F. and family, guests June 2018

    Just thought I would drop you a quite email to say how much we enjoyed our holiday in Casa dei Fichi. The villa surpassed our expectations in every way. It was a perfect location with stunning views and excellent facilities....

    Staying at Casa dei Fichi, Southern Coast of Tuscany - sleeps 8

  • From C.W. and family, guests June 2018

    Casina was great too for a quiet relaxing week. We didn’t see as much of the area as we wanted as we were just so happy sitting by the pool reading and relaxing after our manic first week! The hosts...

    Staying at Casina, Pisa and Lucca - sleeps 4

  • From M.Y. and family, guests June 2018

    Just wanted to send you a note to let you know we had a wonderful time the other week at Lake Como! What an amazing location! We didn’t really want to leave the house it was so beautiful there with...

    Staying at Archimede, Lake Como - sleeps 11

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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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Getting away from it all

Villas in Tuscany or France where you can feel alone, relaxed, settled into the landscape, out of the everyday. These are rental properties where you can refresh and renew, away from the everyday - even better if your villa has pool or a jacuzzi with a view!

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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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Romantic Retreats

Rather than a bouquet or chocolates, consider one of these little hideaways ideal for getting away as a couple.

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Luxurious or exclusive villas

For special occasions or extra pampering, these offer history, striking proportions or the extras of decor and service.

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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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Local secrets

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

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September 09, 2018

What to see and do in Siena

Welcome to Siena, a city with a colour of its own. Architecturally and artistically one of Tuscany’s richest cities. Siena and its gentle surroundings seem caught in an era both...

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September 09, 2018

What to see and do in the Chianti

Synonymous with wine, the Chianti is an area that lies between Florence and Siena. Whether you trek from one town to another in search of a glass of the perfect...

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September 08, 2018

A Guide to Visiting Arezzo

Between the lure of Tuscany's capital of Florence, the vineyards of Chianti and the ever-popular tourist attractions of Siena and Pisa, the city of Arezzo is often the road less...

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September 05, 2018

Travelling to Europe with Pets

We have a number of Holiday Villa Owners that are happy to accept pets - but if you've found a perfect place to stay you still need to get there....

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September 07, 2018

What to see and do in Central Tuscany

In the heart of Tuscany between Florence and Siena there are hills to explore, rivers to swim and festive occasions where locals and visitors easily mix to celebrate - usually...

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September 06, 2018

My Tuscan Roadtrip - part II

And the trip continues as from southern-most Tuscany I head back north nearly to the edge of Emilia Romagna and then work my way into the green heart of Umbria.

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