Villas in Tuscany
Find beautiful villas in Tuscany
Tuscany has a diverse landscape that encompasses the snow-capped Apennine Mountains and stunning coastline. Visit Elba’s sunny beaches that overlook the Tyrrhenian Sea and Chianti’s popular olive groves and vineyards. NOVASOL has plenty of holiday lettings in Italy that offer spectacular views of the rolling countryside. Go self-catered in the Tuscan hills or by the picturesque seaside and explore one of the most beautiful parts of Italy with friends and family. We offer a vast range of hand-selected villas in Tuscany, so whatever your budget, preferences or family size, we have holiday accommodation for you!
Things to do from villas in Tuscany
Tuscany is full of medieval villages, historical towns, towering castles and incredible churches. It is easy to be immersed in Italian history while self-catering, and some of our villas in Tuscany even have long histories of their own to discover. The locals of this region are extremely welcoming, and the fantastic landscapes present plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Whether you rent Italian country cottages for cycling holidays; take a wine tour and discover viticulture; enjoy the urban centres of Pisa, Florence and Siena or visit the largest Italian port at Livorno, you will encounter amazing experiences and a relaxing ambience throughout your stay in one of NOVASOL’s Italian villas.
Enjoy Tuscan cuisine on villas holidays in Italy
Culinary delights to discover on Italian villa holidays include delicious sausages (always liberally spiced with pepper or fennel seeds), Ribollita (vegetable soup with bread, beans and cabbage), Pappardelle (home-made pasta cut in wide strips) and Fiorentina (fairly thick grilled beef steak). When in Tuscany, be prepared for plenty of artichoke dishes – the vegetable is very popular and even has a variety named after the Tuscan region of Chianti. The gorgeous food is usually accompanied by famous Tuscan red wines such as Chianti, Brunello and Vino Nobile, which you can sample at restaurants and vineyards. Better still, renting villas in Tuscany enables you to attempt these recipes in your own kitchen. Many of our self-catering homes in Italy are also equipped with a barbecue, which is ideal for outdoor dinner parties on warm Tuscan evenings.
Holiday lettings Italy with culture and art
Tuscany is filled with much celebrated art and architecture, including Michelangelo’s David, the works in Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo Basilica of Florence. Tuscany has several museums and art galleries displaying the best of Italian culture, which are a must-see whilst renting Tuscany apartments or villas. The sculptures and paintings on display in Tuscany easily rival those of Lazio and Veneto, as do the many of the churches and cathedrals of this region such as Florence’s Cathedral, Siena Cathedral and Pisa Cathedral. Tuscany was the cradle of well-known artists such as Donatello, Raphale and Leonardo da Vinci, and the memory of these famous artists has been well saturated throughout the towns of Tuscany. Self-catering holiday accommodation is very popular with culture vultures who visit this part of the world in their millions every year.
Day trips to Florence
The wonderful city of Florence is a must-visit when renting apartments and villas in Italy. With a history and beauty to rival that of Rome, and more museums than you could visit in ten holidays, Florence makes the ideal day trip. Wander around the city’s Boboli Gardens, or explore the many piazzas such as Piazza Santo Spirito which often holds markets selling local produce and crafts. Of course, Florence is the place to see some of the world’s best and most famous art such as Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ in the Uffizi Gallery. If you want more time in the city than what you can afford on a day trip, rent NOVASOL Florence apartments in the centre and be right in the thick of it.
Family villas in Tuscany
Tuscany is an ideal region in Italy for relaxing and memorable family holidays. Although there is plenty for the adults to do in terms of sampling delicious, locally sourced wine and getting a taste for the incredible culture in this area, children will most certainly not be left short of engaging activities. Rent one of our villas in Italy with a pool and kids will be amused for days on end, or perhaps go on a family cycling trip over the gently rolling Tuscan hills. Let them run wild in the various parks, castle grounds and bell towers in locations such as Florence and Siena, or simply take them to grab a refreshing gelato! The Italian culture is centred around family and children, so you will find something entertaining in every location while self-catering in our Tuscany villas.
Rest and relaxtion
Tuscany is not only an exciting region, but a wonderful destination for an Italian villa holiday if you are looking to unwind. A combination of beautiful landscapes and natural spas offer complete relaxation. Thanks to the thermal waters, the region is well-equipped for all types of treatments, giving it an upper hand on neighbouring regions Lazio and Liguria. If you are looking for peace and relaxation outside of villas in Italy, there is a wide range of spas with thermal waters to choose from, such as Saturnia (Grosseto), Montecatini (Pistoia) or San Casciano dei Bagni (Siena) that will provide excellent pampering for your body, mind and soul.
Countryside Tuscan villas versus city apartments
Tuscany is famed for its wonderful vineyards and olive groves, presenting a picturesque and peaceful view of rural Tuscany. Rent one of our villas in Tuscany, a farmhouse or an apartment in the countryside and appreciate the beauty of Italian nature at its finest. Take the opportunity for cycling, hiking and eating – representing some of the best things to do in Tuscany. The region is also home to some fantastic cities, like Grosseto, Florence, Pisa and Siena. Our city apartments in Italy can be perfect for urban sightseeing, shopping and taking in buzzing nightlife. Visit the leaning tower of Pisa, Florence's medieval Cathedral or Siena's iconic Piazzo del Campo during self-catering holidays in this versatile and interesting region.
Service – why NOVASOL?
Choose the right holiday home for you from NOVASOL's range of Italian villas, and book your dream holiday for you and your family. Our villas, cottages and apartments in Italy have a wide range of amenities and prices – designed to suit every taste and budget. Book Italian country cottages and villas in Tuscany through our website with ease, or give us a call to speak to our dedicated customer services team. Our friendly consultants will be happy to help you with your booking.