There’s few places in Europe that can compete with Italy over the summer season and fortunately, there’s plenty of accommodation to go around. From clifftop castellos to fabulous farmhouses, we’ve curated a list of the best luxury villas in Italy, available to rent via The AWAY Collection. 

The AWAY Collection is a portfolio of luxury and unique rentals properties from around the world. From grand English estates to beautiful Bali villas, the collection showcases properties perfect for any and every occasion. Explore the collection here.

Casa delle Suore, Perugia

Sleeps 12, 6 Bedrooms

This rumoured former nunnery has been injected with a new lease of life to offer up to 12 guests the ultimate Perugian stay. Three buildings, six bedrooms, luxurious furnishings, a dazzling infinity pool and olive terraces make up the ultimate picture of perfection. 

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San Savino, Umbria

Sleeps 8, 4 Bedrooms 

Quaint country church turned luxury villa for eight, San Savino is the perfect place to get away from it all. Soak up the marvelous surrounds of Murlo Estate with activities like mountain biking, horse riding, hiking and farm visits. 

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L’Arancera, Tuscany

Sleeps 23, 9 Bedrooms

A mesmerising mix of the old and new, L’Arancera is our kind of farmhouse, catering to groups of all sizes. Fill your days with cooking classes, ice cream workshops, hikes and wine tastings and much more. 

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Casa Olivi, Le Marche

Sleeps 11, 5 Bedrooms 

Casa Olivi is the perfect place to soak up the wonders of this eastern Italian region. Explore beyond the traditional farmhouse facade and discover contemporary interiors with chic furnishings throughout.  

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Castiglione, Umbria

Sleeps 12, 6 Bedrooms

The exterior of this centuries-old castle stays true to its origins, but the interiors have been meticulously restored to offer the best of modern comforts. Castiglione flaunts uninterrupted views over the Tiber valley and there’s also the adjoining 11th century church, an idyllic setting for weddings or intimate occasions.

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Villa Palaz, Lake Como

Sleeps 23, 8 Bedrooms 

Transporting guests back to 18th century Italy, Villa Palaz is a true emblem of elegance. Situated moments away from the shores of Lake Como, the eight-bedroom property flaunts multiple dining rooms, two fully-equipped kitchens, a billiard room, cinema, outdoor pool, and beautifully landscapes gardens. 

(Please note that Villa Palaz is closed throughout the 2020 season for renovations. Reservations are available from summer 2021) 

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Villa Costiera, Amalfi Coast

Sleeps 24, 12 Bedrooms

This luxury 12-bedrooms villa stands cliffside, offering unrivalled views of the picture perfect town of Positano. Your stay here comes with two staff, on hand to prepare you the finest Italian fare breakfast, lunch and dinner. There’s even a complimentary cooking class available for the foodies (or aspiring foodies) amongst the group. 

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Subtilia, Perugia

Sleeps 18, 9 Bedrooms 

Part of the revered Murlo Estate, Subtilia perches atop a hill overlooking the medieval castle of Antognollo. It comprises both a main house for 12, an apartment for four, and pool house for two. 

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