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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.

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  • 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 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 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

  • From S.F.Family, guests August 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 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 D.R. from UK, guests August 2018

    We had a wonderful family holiday at Dimora - all three generations enjoyed the spacious, comfortable accommodation, the excellent swimming pool and grounds and, of course, the enticing seating areas outside overlooking the view and stunning sunsets. We were made...

    Staying at Dimora, Chianti - sleeps 12

  • 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 S. from Amsterdam, guests August 2018

    Wauw' it was so nice. The big house with all the different bedrooms, Pink,Moroccan, Blue etc., we liked the names! We appreciated your involvement, you made us all very happy.

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

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

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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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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Luxurious or exclusive villas

Luxury Villas in Italy and France - Fully serviced villas with pools in Tuscany, beautiful modernist villas on the shores of Lake Como, Bijou dwellings with indoor pools within caves in villages of Southern Tuscany.

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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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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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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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October 11, 2018

5 classic dishes found in the Chianti and beyond

Wine often is drunk to accompany a Tuscan meal; yet in many recipes it becomes a major player, either simmering along with the main ingredient or waiting to saturate a...

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October 11, 2018

5 dishes that take you back to Tuscany

While smiling and pointing at your fellow diners' chosen dish may work when you order, here are a few tips about words that may help you decipher a menu in...

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October 10, 2018

Equi Terme - The Alpine hamlet where the ancient Romans took the cure

The sheltered medieval hamlet of Equi Terme sits on the slopes of the mighty Pizzo d’Uccello peak in the Apuan Alps. Named for the mineral rich spa that eased the...

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October 09, 2018

The Partisans of Northern Tuscany and the village that doesn't forget

In the final years of World War II, German military reprisals against the Italian Resistance movement horrified Northern Tuscany with the brutal annihilation of a mountain village. Seventy-five years may...

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October 10, 2018

The Jewish ghetto of Pitigliano

​In the striking town of Pitigliano, high on its tufo ridge, a Jewish settlement begun in the 15th C. flourished to such a degree that the city was known as...

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October 09, 2018

Siena's hidden rivers: The Bottini

As a city built on a hill, Siena had to confront the problem of where to find a reliable supply of water, particularly if under siege. Taking inspiration from the...

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