Find a perfect sunshine villa break in Italy
Italy is a country that has a little bit of everything. Wild and rugged countryside, windswept coastline with pristine beaches and vibrant cities that are steeped in history. Whether you’re a foodie, adventurer or professional relaxer, we’ve got something for everyone in our wide range of hand-selected villas across Italy.
Unlike a package holiday, our holiday homes can offer you a private pool, your own personal terrace for al fresco dining and space for large groups to enjoy a special break together. Book a villa holiday in the middle of nowhere or a city break with our best price guarantee. Whether you're going solo, with your other half, or with friends and family, use our helpful filters or speak to our friendly customer service team who are always on hand to help with any queries.
Enjoy a lakeside getaway while you sip on local wine in Lake Garda or Lake Como. Stay by the Bay of Naples and explore the ancient ruins in the city. Choose a villa with sea views on the Venetian Riviera or Amalfi Coast. Or head down south to Sicily and Sardinia for a holiday relaxing by your very own swimming pool. All if possible, with our best price guarantee, at Villa Holidays.
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Villa holidays provide the perfect combination of affordability and comfort. Villa holidays are often much cheaper than staying in hotels, allowing you to enjoy the flexibility of self-catering accommodation without spending a fortune. You can choose from a wide selection of villas, all of which offer spacious living areas and fully-equipped kitchens. You'll have the perfect space to relax and unwind without relying on the extra charges and amenities of a hotel.
A villa and a hotel are both popular vacation lodging choices, but there are some key differences that set them apart. Villas offer more in the way of privacy and seclusion, with spacious rooms, dedicated outdoor areas, and larger kitchens allowing for relaxed in-home meals and entertainment. Moreover, villas are often located in residential areas, with access to the local community and amenities. In contrast, hotels offer a more traditional and convenient lodging experience.
The best time to visit Italy is during the spring months of April to June when the weather is mild and the days are long.
Some of the best areas to stay on holiday in Italy include the cities of Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan, offering something for everyone. From gastronomic delights to cultural heritage, to shopping and entertainment, these cities truly encapsulate the best of Italian culture.
To get to Italy from the UK, you can catch a flight from any UK airport to one of Italy's major international airports, such as Rome Fiumicino Airport or Milan Malpensa Airport. There are direct flights from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh, amongst others. Once you arrive in Italy, you can transfer by train, coach or hire car depending on your preferred destination.
The currency of Italy is the Euro (EUR).
The time difference between the UK and Italy is one hour. Italy is ahead of the UK.
Italian is the official language spoken in Italy.
Italy is a stunning country, home to some of the world's most iconic sights. The Colosseum, the ruins of Pompeii, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa are must-sees. Plus, you can experience the lively culture of Rome, take in the scenery of the Italian Riviera, or sample the cuisine of Sicily – whatever you do, a trip to Italy is sure to be unforgettable.
Italy has a wide range of traditional, delicious dishes to choose from, as well as a fantastic range of drinks, such as aperitifs, wines and beers. The traditional cuisine varies from region to region, including dishes like pizza, lasagne or antipasti, as well as delicious desserts with unique flavours, such as the Tiramisu and Panna Cotta.
Italy's beaches are renowned for their beauty and diversity; they range from the breathtaking views of Sicily, to the crystal clear waters of Sardinia, to the golden sand beaches of the Amalfi Coast. Each beach offers something different, making them perfect for people looking to experience sun, sand, and unbelievable beauty.
Italy has a lot to offer, making it a difficult decision when it comes to picking a holiday destination. Take a look through our top locations that we think you’ll love the most.