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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £161 /night

£1126 - £2399 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Villa Verde is a beautiful indipendent Villa, suitable for 10 person, located in Greve in Chianti within walking distance from all facilities. It has an ideal position, between vineyards and olive groves, and with a gorgeous view on the surrounding hills.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

3 Nights min stay

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from £245 /night

£1709 - £3067 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautiful Villa in Montaione with private pool, garden and car parking. 5 Bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Sleeps 12.  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

3 Nights min stay

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from £119 /night

£833 - £1402 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Villino Santo Stefano is a beautiful private Villa in the Florentine Chianti area. It has been recently restored and it is fully equipped. It overlooks the gently Tuscan rolling hills and it is surrounded by a typical Tuscan landscape: hills, olive trees and vineyards.  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Min stay varies

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  • Nearest beach 42 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Charming estate in the heart of Tuscany. A unique place and ideal spot for a delightful stay, nestled in the gentle Pisan hills.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

7 Nights min stay

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from £307 /night

£2149 - £2976 / week

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  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
All bedrooms are tastefully decorated with a private bathroom, TV, air-conditioning, frigo-bar and safe. Private swimming pool (12 x 6 metres) open from June to October, with diving board, steps, ladder, outside shower, sun loungers. Table tennis, 2 mountain bikes Included: bedlinen, towels, air conditioning  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

7 Nights min stay

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from £276 /night

£1928 - £2191 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Historic villa with luxury fittings. Ten minute walk to restaurants and shops. Stunning views.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £263 /night

£1840 - £3505 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Located in the heart of Chianti, surrounded by panoramic vineyards and olive groves but also central to all the famous Tuscan cities: Florence, Siena, San Gimignano & Arezzo. Villa il Castellaccio is ideal for a holiday combining sightseeing and relaxion  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £232 /night

£1621 - £3154 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Porto Ercole, about 1.5km/1 mile from the property, is a busy little resort village on the south side of Monte Argentario, with lots of shops and good restaurants. There are several beaches around Monte Argentario, as well as tennis, riding and and 18-hole golf course.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £310 /night

£2170 - £3662 / week

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  • Nearest beach 117 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Self-catering typical 17th century renovated Tuscan villa in Chianti with private swimming pool. Only some 10 miles from Florence with stunning countryside views. Surrounded by olive trees and vineyards. Ideal for families or friends seeking relaxation Built entirely using ancient terracotta and stones. Ideally located for day trips to Florence, Siena, Pisa  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £303 /night

£2120 - £3392 / week

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  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Enchanting 5/6-bedroom villa with private pool and hillside gardens situated on the edge of a small village, affording privacy without a sense of isolation. With stunning views of the Apuan Alps National Park, the villa provides the highest level of comfort and charm. A perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy some of Italy's most beautiful unspoilt countryside.  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

3 Nights min stay

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from £188 /night

£1315 - £1840 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Traditional Farmhouse / Villa In Siena (Tuscany) with stunning views. A place to create memories.  …see more

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Villa | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

5 Nights min stay

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from £470 /night

£3290 - £3965 / week

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  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
Sleeps 14 with possibility to add adjacent apartments up to total of 33. A beautiful 15th-century villa in the heart of the Chianti countryside, with 360° uninterrupted views of olives, vines and forests, with amazing sunset views over San Gimignano and the Apennines  …see more

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Villa | 11 Bedrooms | sleeps 26

2 Nights min stay

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from £71 /night

£491 - £5958 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
On the ground floor there are large rooms, with fireplaces, which lead outside to a semi-circular parterre-solarium paved in terracotta.On the first floor there are 8 double rooms all with private bathrooms with shower, more rooms in the lemon house On the ground floor there's a double room with private bathroom with access to the swimming pool  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £213 /night

£1490 - £3067 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
villa tuscany,swimmingpool,garden  …see more

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Villa | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £363 /night

£2541 - £4775 / week

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  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Tuscany Villa Ocean view pool  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £288 /night

£2015 - £4074 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Wonderful Tuscan Villa - 300 sq.metres- with stunning sea views, just 15 minutes from the ocean and few minutes from the historical towns of Lucca, Pisa and Firenze. Private pool, air-conditioning, wireless Villa Gialla is a charming villa with panoramic view of Versilia and the Tyrrhenian Sea.  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £87 /night

£605 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Villa La Pettina is a characteristic ancient Tuscan villa features suitable to spend holidays in the ancient city of Volterra.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

7 Nights min stay

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from £464 /night

£3242 - £4600 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This luxury villa is located on the outskirts of the medieval hamlet of Vico D'Elsa (food shop and restaurant in walking distance; next supermarket 3km), on the hills between Florence (40km) and Siena (35km), facing San Gimignano (10km).  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £173 /night

£1209 - £2191 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautiful villa for holiday rentals near Florence  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

7 Nights min stay

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from £188 /night

£1315 - £2015 / week

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  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Stunning villa with swimming pool near Lucca  …see more

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Villa | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

3 Nights min stay

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from £188 /night

£1315 - £2191 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This enchanting holiday home is on a knoll overlooking the typical Tuscan countryside of the area around Pienza, San Quirico and Montalcino. In a very quiet position, only surrounded by a peaceful Tuscan countryside, this holiday accommodation consists of 4 apartments  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £46 /night

£320 - £601 / week

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  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Villa with stunning view in Casola di Lunigiana. Large terrace for al fresco dining, and beautiful garden.  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £103 /night

£719 - £1096 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Stunning country house located in walking distance from the medieval hamlet of Lamole,a peacefull location in the heart of the Chianti  …see more

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Villa | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 16

3 Nights min stay

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from £326 /night

£2278 - £4381 / week

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  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This superb Villa on the coast of Versilia is located in the medieval town of Camaiore (just 24km from Lucca) renowned for its ancient churches and whose history is bound to the Via Francigena. This elegant country-seat was built in the 16th century following the model  …see more

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Villa | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 18

7 Nights min stay

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from £261 /night

£1823 - £4643 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Splendid villa with breathtaking view over the Castle of Strozzavolta, in the Chianti, between Florence and Siena.  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

7 Nights min stay

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from £351 /night

£2453 - £3154 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Stunning Luxury villa in walking distance from Cortona, the famous and well know medieval village thanks to the "under the Tuscan sun" book and movie.  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

7 Nights min stay

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from £225 /night

£1569 - £2453 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
This lovely villa for 8 people is located in Iano, a peaceful, little hamlet near Volterra and San Gimignano (at 20 km), right in the heart of Tuscany. The area has a picturesque landscape, full of fine views, with the typical colours of the Tuscan countryside  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

7 Nights min stay

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from £169 /night

£1183 - £2410 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Villa with swimming pool near Cortona, with stunning view over the olive groves and the town of Castiglion Fiorentino  …see more

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Villa | 9 Bedrooms | sleeps 22

7 Nights min stay

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from £257 /night

£1796 - £3329 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Gorgeous large family villa in the Val Di Chiana, near Montepulciano, San Quirico, Pienza, Arezzo and Siena  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

7 Nights min stay

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from £101 /night

£701 - £1227 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
This lovely small villa is located at 400 m from the charming town of Cortona It is situated in a wonderful panoramic position, surrounded by the typical Tuscan countryside and olive groves, in a perfect location for a lovely and relaxing holiday, yet with the advanta  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

7 Nights min stay

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from £188 /night

£1315 - £1884 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
The villa near Pienza is elegantly furnished, in a perfect combination between comfort and tradition, with modern amenities such as internet Wi-Fi and Sat-TV. On two floors, the house can host up to 10 people.  …see more

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Villa | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

7 Nights min stay

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from £388 /night

£2716 - £3855 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
An unforgettable vacation in Cortona, in a splendid luxury villa with all comforts and facilieties. Luxury villa with swimming pool and air conditioned in Corton  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

7 Nights min stay

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from £276 /night

£1928 - £2979 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Stunning villa in the Chianti, walking distance from San Casciano village  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

7 Nights min stay

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from £194 /night

£1358 - £2716 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Gorgeous Villa with swimming pool in the Chianti, near San Casciano Val di Pesa, a medieval hamlet between Florence and Siena  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

3 Nights min stay

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from £106 /night

£736 - £1358 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
Holiday Villa for 8 people 1 km from Siena, and 3.5 km from Piazza del Campo (sit of the Palio)  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £81 /night

£561 - £1139 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Stunning elegant villa near Lucca  …see more

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Villa | 10 Bedrooms | sleeps 20

7 Nights min stay

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from £426 /night

£2979 - £5870 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
stunning villa in Arezzo, the town of the gold in Tuscany. Air conditioning, swimming pool,Jacuzzi, sun terrace with wonderful view.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

5 Nights min stay

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from £235 /night

£1643 - £2862 / week

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  • Nearest beach 54 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Private heated pool, south facing detached with terrace and gardens. Mountain views.  …see more

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Villa | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

7 Nights min stay

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from £226 /night

£1577 - £2979 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This beautiful villa in Siena is situated on the hills with a breathtaking view over the vineyards up to Siena. An ideal accommodation for all those seeking peace and quiet but also a perfect point of departure for visiting the beautiful attractions of the Chianti  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

7 Nights min stay

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from £52 /night

£360 - £640 / week

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  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Comfortable villa in Lunigiana, northern Tuscany, near the amazing village of Casola  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

3 Nights min stay

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from £84 /night

£587 - £1008 / week

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  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Stunning country house between Pisa and Volterra with breathtaking view over the countryside  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £84 /night

£587 - £1017 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Gorgeous holiday villa in Siena, just 5 minutes walking from the town. blloming garden, shared swimming pool, private car parking, internet (with flash drive), laundry room, chef for dinner or meal on request  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

7 Nights min stay

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from £313 /night

£2191 - £4381 / week

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  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Our Property is a very charm house , with all you need to spend a relaxing holiday with family , friends ecc . The city of Imprnueta is only 1 km away with grocery , and shops , bank , post office , church ... in less then 15 min drive from Florence centre  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £76 /night

£530 - £1060 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Villa Rabatta is a beautifully appointed modern villa built in a traditional Tuscan style; The Villa has all the modern comforts for a fantastic holiday. The property is situated in extensive grounds with a swimming pool surrounded by beautiful Tuscan countryside.  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £86 /night

£596 - £846 / week

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  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Siena, Pisa, Florence, San Gimignano, Livorno and many others are just an hours drive from Volterra. Special rates available for bookings over 1 month or more.  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £162 /night

£1131 - £1884 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
3 bedrooms Tuscan country villa in panoramic location with private swimming pool , private garden and parking . Five minutes away from the beautiful medieval city of Cortona and the famous cooking school I Gustasapori  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

2 Nights min stay

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from £163 /night

£1139 - £1577 / week

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  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Unique villa in the area of Siena, pefect climatized and furnished with all comforts,The villa le Tortore offers private parking , private garden, exclusivity, access to the swimming pool, air conditioning, satellite Tv with Sky channels, PC with free dsl and wi-fi.  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

7 Nights min stay

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from £144 /night

£1008 - £1577 / week

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  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Original Tuscan house, big bedrooms, natural site, privacy guaranteed, friendly people, in the nearby artistics, historical, cultural and mystics sites.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

3 Nights min stay

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from £169 /night

£1183 - £1794 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Exclusive, Private, Huge private park. So much more to say, feel free to email me for advice.  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

7 Nights min stay

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from £251 /night

£1753 - £2103 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
As the house is part of a company that produces Brunello di Montalcino is possible to follow the stages of production or do a tasting tour to discover one of the best wines in the world in our cave.  …see more

Tuscany travel guide
Tuscany is widely regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Florence, the legacy of a union between commerce and art, owes its existence to the Medici dynasty, who employed Leonardo and Michelangelo to lend artistic integrity to their business acumen. The sublime purity of marble in the Accademia stands testament to Michelangelo, while the masterpieces of Botticelli and Vasari are to be found in the Uffizi gallery. The great medieval city of Siena, lying in the rolling hills of the Chianti, is famed for its brief, but exhilarating Palio horse-race. Pisa basks in the shadow of its leaning tower, while Lucca and Arezzo typify the medieval spirit of the region. Viareggio’s Carnival is the most colourful in Italy and the island of Elba is a ferry-ride away. Tuscany’s diversity and cultural influence makes it an ideal self catering holiday villas, cottages or Luxury apartment get away.