A Villa Tour of Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast
Experience the beauty of il dolce far niente -- "the sweetness of doing nothing" -- at these 5 exquisite villas in Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast.
Out of Office: Notes from Liguria
Find out what Liguria’s like from our Italy experts, Margherita and Saffo. Plus, get a look at gorgeous Villa Barbara and discover a great lunch spot: Ristorante Belforte in Vernazza.
Out of Office: Notes from Sicily
What’s Sicily really like? Find out from our Italy experts, Margherita and Saffo. Plus, get a look at gorgeous Villa Altera and get restaurant recommendations.
Out of Office: Notes on Our Favorite Villas
Not sure which villa in Italy is right for you? Take a closer look at these 3 gorgeous Italian homes – favorites of our villa experts, Margherita and Saffo.
Out of Office: Notes from Lake Como
Thinking of exploring dazzling Lake Como in Italy? Check out our experts’ latest trip there and learn what to do, what to eat, and where to stay.
Where to Stay During the Palio
Want in on the action of Siena’s famous Palio race? Rent a villa! Here, our Italy experts divulge the best places to stay to experience this highly anticipated event.
All That Jazz in Umbria
Thinking of exploring Umbria? You may want to do it in July – when the Umbria Jazz Festival is held in Perugia. Learn more about it here, as well as where to stay.
Out of Office: Notes from the Amalfi Coast
Explore Italy’s Amalfi Coast with our villa experts, Saffo and Margherita, who divulge where to stay, who to meet, and what to eat in Positano and beyond.
The Inside Scoop on 5 Ultra-Luxe Villas
The inside scoop on our most luxurious villas? Take it from our experts who reveal what makes these five ultra-lavish escapes ultra-special.
Out of Office: Notes from Florence
Need more reasons to visit Florence, Italy? Our villa experts are here to help with insider tips about incredible art exhibitions to the latest restaurants.
5 Homes for Holidays Away
Want to skip the cold this holiday season? Make your escape to a warm-weather wonderland with a stay at one of these 5 villas with holiday availability.
Out of Office: Notes from Rome
Italy villa experts, Margherita and Saffo, keep us up to date on the reopening of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, as well as their stay at elegant Apartment Erica.
A Guide to Etiquette in the USVI
In the USVI, everything is easy breezy…unless you make the mistake of doing one of these 5 things, which offend the locals (and distinguish you as a tourist).
How to Spend 3 Days in Florence
In Florence, there’s no shortage of things to do and see. But, if you only have a few days to spend there, make certain these places make it on your itinerary.
Which Region of Italy is for You?
Not sure which region of Italy to visit? Take this quiz and find out if Sicily, Tuscany, or the Amalfi Coast should be the backdrop for your next villa vacation.
A Guide to Sicily's Best Beaches
No matter what you're looking for in a beach – from a secluded spot of black sand or a bustling party – you'll find it during your villa vacation in Sicily.
Be Your Own Sommelier in Sicily
Finding the best wine in Sicily doesn’t have to be difficult. Simply check our guide and enjoy some of the region’s most incredible libations.
The Natural Beauty at Monte Rufeno Nature Reserve
In the very northern part of Italy’s Lazio region stands the Monte Rufeno Nature Reserve, a hilly landscape that’s home to expanses of mixed trees.
A Guide to the Italian Lakes Region
Known for its incredible landscape, Italy’s northern Lakes region is home to some of the country’s most stunning bodies of water (and incredible villas).
Fall in Lava with Italy
Investigate some of Italy’s incredible volcanoes. Whether it’s a hike on Mount Stromboli or a chair lift up Mount Etna, these forces of nature warrant a closer look.
Renaissance Beauty Abounds in Urbino's Palazzo Ducale
A UNESCO World Heritage site located in Urbino, the stunning Palazzo Ducale, or Ducal Palace, is a towering achievement of Renaissance architecture.