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(1) Very Good 

8

Province of Grosseto / Grosseto

1 5 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £48 / night

£322 / week

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from £48 / night

(19) Excellent 

21

Le Roc - Ille-sur-Tet tower sleeps 2

Pyrenees-Orientales / Ille-sur-Tet

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
Possibly the smallest B&B in France?An old water tower converted to offer accommodation for two persons.Our property is situated in a protected area of outstanding natural beauty less than 1 km from the medieval village of Montalba le Chateau and is set in 3.2 Hectares  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Excellent 

4

Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees / Pau

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning

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from £105 / night

£522 / week

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from £105 / night

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(9) Very Good 

28

CASARA 2, Tower with sea view - Zahora tower sleeps 2

Costa de la Luz / Zahora

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
CASARA is a set of 5 charming small rural cottages in a coastal setting with an exclusive footpath to Zahora Beach. CASARA, is peace and serenity, a place to feel the pleasures and emotions of nature and life. CASARA is located in an idyllic enclave with views of the  …see more

from £31 / night

£232 - £433 / week

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from £31 / night

25

A paradise for families and couples!!! - Radda in Chianti tower sleeps 4

Province of Siena / Radda in Chianti

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
A view on a scenic wine and olive oil country. The ancient farmhouse of Augusto and Lele Vitali is an excellent base from which to explore the "heart" of Tuscany. A few meters off the road to the village, the Torre, facing Radda, stands in an olive grove overlooking vin  …see more

from £122 / night

£827 / week

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from £122 / night

8

Province of Rome / Subiaco

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ski

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from £53 / night

£305 / week

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from £53 / night

(5) Excellent 

14

Gensac Tower Gites - Gensac tower sleeps 2

Gironde / Gensac

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Private garden
The Tower is a converted windmill on the edge of a pretty medieval village in SW France. The property is on on 3 floors. The bedroom is on the top floor with its king size bed and ladder leading to the roof terrace. The second floor is the bathroom with shower cubicle,  …see more

from £66 / night

£253 - £392 / week

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from £66 / night

(2) Excellent 

18

Le Logge di Silvignano Tower House View Pool WiFi - Spoleto tower sleeps 5

Province of Perugia / Spoleto

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
The Tower House (120 sqm) is the most ancient portion of Historic Hamlet Le Logge di Silvignano, one of the most significant examples of Medieval architecture in the Spoleto County. Le Logge di Silvignano built from the X to the XV Century,is listed by the Italian  …see more

from £96 / night

£609 - £1131 / week

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from £96 / night

(8) Excellent 

13

Torre del Barbagianni - Castello di Gropparello - Piacenza tower sleeps 4

Province of Piacenza / Piacenza

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Gropparello's mediaeval castle is surrounded by a parkland extended at the sides of Vezzeno torrent's gorges. The suite situated in the castle is suspended above the drawbridge's building .4 romantic rooms plus a bath carved into the rock as a coffer, endowed with a sh  …see more

from £348 / night

£2435 / week

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from £348 / night

(6) Excellent 

15

Extraordinary Tower in the Tuscan hills with pool, - Sansepolcro tower sleeps 3

Province of Arezzo / Sansepolcro

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 110 km
  • Swimming pool
Torre the Brancialino nestles beautifully in the Tuscan Hills some 10 kilometres from the Renaissance town of Sansepolcro.Being part of a remarkably restored medieval castle (where the owner lives) the tower offers the perfect romantic hideaway with comfortable accommod  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £420 / week

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from £50 / night

(34) Excellent 

14

Shortflatt Tower - Belsay tower sleeps 16

Northumberland / Belsay

7 16 3 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Shortflatt Tower is one of Northumberland's most beautiful country houses set in idyllic surroundings with well tended walled gardens and ancient woodland. Part of a private estate, we offer comfortable elegance and bespoke services including quality pampering in F  …see more

from £600 / night

£4200 / week

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from £600 / night

22

Province of Messina / Taormina

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

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from £131 / night

£827 / week

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from £131 / night

(1) Excellent 

52

Torre Tower Tour Turm башн Πυργος - Artemisia tower sleeps 5

Messenia Region / Artemisia

1 5 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Tower house in the heart of the mountain Taigeto, located at the top of the village Artemisia, situated at 860 meters above sea level. Artemisia is a mountain village that belongs to the municipality of Kalamata. The tower is surrounded by a very green private garden f  …see more

from £66 / night

£457 / week

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from £66 / night

(9) Excellent 

40

Sorrento / Central Sorrento

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £218 / night

£1496 - £2966 / week

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from £218 / night

(5) Excellent 

13

Old Linthill House - Eyemouth tower sleeps 10

Borders / Eyemouth

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Old Linthill is a large holiday house in the Scottish Borders that sleeps 8-10 people. Located one mile West of the picturesque fishing port of Eyemouth, the secluded seventeenth century Scottish tower house is perched on a hillside in the centre of a beautiful small es  …see more

from £360 / night

£1200 - £1410 / week

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from £360 / night

(5) Excellent 

18

East Lodge, Dunalastair - Pitlochry tower sleeps 8

Perth and Kinross / Pitlochry

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
East Lodge is very special and romantic tower house attached to a grand stone gateway with battlements. Originally the gatelodge of a large mansion, the drive is no longer in use and makes a pleasant and peaceful riverside walk. Ideal for families or groups of friends  …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £1035 / week

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from £99 / night

(9) Excellent 

20

The Broch - Isle of Harris tower sleeps 2

Lewis and Harris / Isle of Harris

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
Luxurious solitude greets visitors to the Broch, which is modelled on an iron-age fortress, and sits on a remote ridgeline overlooking woodland, lochs, a golden sand beach, and the Atlantic beyond. Within the 3-storey construction made of ancient stone are full comforts  …see more

from £171 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £171 / night

15

Ko Samui / Maenam

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £56 / night

£189 - £282 / week

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from £56 / night

24

The Tower. Tower with pool - San Giustino Valdarno tower sleeps 6

Province of Arezzo / San Giustino Valdarno

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 110 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Distinctive stone tower ,equipped with every comfort, in an extraordinarily scenic location. Located in Valdarno, in front of the Chianti hills, between Florence and Arezzo is only half an hour from Siena. Due to its location, is an excellent starting point to visit the  …see more

from £109 / night

£740 - £1392 / week

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from £109 / night

(1) Excellent 

16

Province of Perugia / Assisi

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets

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from £84 / night

£544 - £605 / week

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from £84 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Florida / Citrus Ridge

3 10 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 6 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £77 / night

£462 / week

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from £77 / night

(27) Excellent 

24

Lendal Tower - Central York tower sleeps 6

York / Central York

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
Lendal Tower is a 3 bedroom, luxury holiday rental found in the very heart of the historic city of York which has been graded as a 5 Star Gold Award winning property by Visit England. Built on the banks of the River Ouse in 1299, Lendal Tower has been used to tax incomi  …see more

from £175 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £175 / night

(6) Very Good 

38

Province of Viterbo / Civitella d'Agliano

1 5 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly

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from £79 / night

£392 - £666 / week

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from £79 / night

(3) Excellent 

15

The Windketel House - Jordaan tower sleeps 2

Amsterdam / Jordaan

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This most intimate luxury house is located on the very edge of the historic centre of Amsterdam, walking distance to the Jordaan. The Windketel is a free standing octagonal mini-tower: an unique architectural monument, with a beautiful state-of-art interior, that offers  …see more

from £129 / night

£808 / week

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from £129 / night

(5) Excellent 

10

The Tower House - Brossac tower sleeps 2

Charente / Brossac

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
A delightful character property consisting of a living room with fitted kitchen on the ground floor and upstairs a good-sized double bedroom and shower room. Why choose Brossac? Why indeed? Why choose a village, instead of staying in remote countryside? Well, for a sta  …see more

from £61 / night

£296 - £435 / week

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from £61 / night

(2) Excellent 

21

Southerton Tower - Sidmouth tower sleeps 2

Devon / Sidmouth

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Private garden
Southerton Tower is a magnificently transformed 19th century water tower. The three storey property is along the path from By the Way Cottage in the heart of the Otter Valley This bijou property is cleverly designed to maximise the use of vertical space, the ground floo  …see more

from £80 / night

£350 - £600 / week

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from £80 / night

24

Cosy house in Sant Pol de Mar - Sant Pol de Mar tower sleeps 8

Province of Barcelona / Sant Pol de Mar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
ENJOY AN UNFORGETTABLE VACATION IN A TRADITIONAL MEDITERRANEAN HOUSEIn the heart of beautiful Sant Pol, two streets away from the beautiful sand beaches and the railway station, this charming, traditional house offers a fantastic location and amazing views over the roo  …see more

from £227 / night

£914 - £1348 / week

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from £227 / night

(1) Excellent 

11

Province of Bari / Triggianello

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

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from £140 / night

£870 - £1022 / week

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from £140 / night

(4) Excellent 

13

Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani / Bisceglie

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

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from £61 / night

£427 / week

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from £61 / night

23

Torre delle Galere - Punta Ala tower sleeps 8

Castiglione Della Pescaia / Punta Ala

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
The Tower of le Galere was a watchtower that has been lovingly restored and turned into a stunning holiday house or hunting lodge. It is composed of three buildings. The Watchtower with 3 floors; on the top floor there is a four-poster double bedroom with en suite ba  …see more

from £435 / night

£3044 / week

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from £435 / night

(16) Excellent 

11

The White Tower - Kenmore tower sleeps 4

Perth and Kinross / Kenmore

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Private garden
The Tower lies on a secluded knoll, above the valley of the river Tay; a spectacular location.A stay at the White Tower offers something that no other self catering accommodation can. The White Tower Of Taymouth Castle is a luxury 5 star self catering holiday home offer  …see more

from £330 / night

£2310 / week

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from £330 / night

(3) Very Good 

24

Gironde / Cerons

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £60 / night

£420 - £542 / week

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from £60 / night

(50) Excellent 

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The Welsh Gatehouse - Mathern tower sleeps 2

Chepstow / Mathern

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
A luxury award winning period property, built in the time of Edward I, (we think it was built approx 1270). This Grade II* medieval hideaway boasts seven hundred years of history - and with its towers it feels like you are living in a fairy tale castle. Stay from 1  …see more

from £135 / night

£490 / week

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from £135 / night

24

Monticiano / Tocchi

1 5 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 39 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

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from £79 / night

£522 - £979 / week

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from £79 / night

(5) Very Good 

21

Borgo Colderba The Tower. Free Wifi. Unique - Assisi tower sleeps 2

Province of Perugia / Assisi

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
The Torre is a two storey villa overlooking Assisi. It is a medieval watch tower, used as a lookout for the Assisi Army in it's wars against Perugia. Surrounded by green fields and sunflowers, it is a marvellous place to relax and discover Umbria. The first flo  …see more

from £53 / night

£348 - £479 / week

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from £53 / night

12

EXPO SPECIAL STAY: ROMANTIC TOWER - Somma Lombardo tower sleeps 4

Province of Varese / Somma Lombardo

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
It's an old romanic tower built about 1000 years ago now renovated to a high standard, set in a garden, in the middle of a small village, next to a river and forest.It is located in Ticino Park, 25 minutes from EXPO, 20 minutes from Maggiore Lake, 30 minutes from V  …see more

from £81 / night

£548 - £853 / week

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from £81 / night

(3) Very Good 

23

Province of Viterbo / Tuscania

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

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from £70 / night

£487 / week

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from £70 / night

(10) Very Good 

9

Corbière Radio Tower - La Corbiere tower sleeps 6

St Brelade / La Corbiere

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Set on a cliff top overlooking Corbière lighthouse on Jersey's south-west tip, the Radio Tower provides stunning self-catering accommodation over six floors and boasts a 360-degree view.The Radio Tower is one of Jersey's most iconic sites and is one of our mo  …see more

from £283 / night

£1283 - £2224 / week

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from £283 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Torre di Sopra Tower with Cottage and Pool - Bagno a Ripoli tower sleeps 15

Province of Florence / Bagno a Ripoli

8 15 6 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 6 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
A uniquely contemporary take on a medieval watch-tower complex and national monument, Torre di Sopra makes an ideal base from which to sightsee in Florence and the rest of Tuscany. The main tower property includes 2 double and two twin bedrooms, 3 en-suite bathrooms, si  …see more

from £447 / night

£3131 / week

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from £447 / night

(4) Very Good 

22

Province of Palermo / Terrasini

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

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from £96 / night

£653 - £981 / week

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from £96 / night

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