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La vita is definitely bella in Tuscany, one of the most spectacular and diverse regions in Italy. This part of Italy is a draw for exploration and there are plenty of spectacular places to visit in Tuscany, ranging from the bucolic UNESCO-protected landscapes of Val d’Orcia and the world art marvels of Florence to the elegant seaside resorts of the Ligurian coast and the hilltop villages drowning in vineyards. And staying in one of the numerous luxury Tuscan villas will allow you to savor this land of wine, sun and culture in the best way. We have prepared the crème de la crème of the luxury Tuscan villas for rent, so here are the exceptional properties for an exquisite stay.
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With a fantastic vista over the Tuscan hills and just a 30-minute walk apart from the city center, Belvedere is one of the best luxury villa choices in Florence. The property is a renovated historic house that offers a high-end stay with beautifully designed interiors and breathtaking outdoors to match. Eight bedrooms and nine baths will be just right to accommodate a large group of people and the swimming pool with a panoramic view will definitely be a highlight of the stay. While there you can’t miss visiting all the Florentine musts like the iconic Ponte Vecchio bridge, spectacular Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and world-known Uffizi Gallery. For the legendary city vista go to Piazzale Michelangelo.
Give yourself the pleasure of an excellent rustic retreat in this amazing luxury Tuscan villa set in the heart of picturesque Val d’Orcia. This part of the region is dotted by the postcard-perfect hilly plains and red rooftop medieval cities. With Casale in Val D’Orcia, you’re getting a spacious five-bedroom historic villa with authentic interiors in a perfect balance of modern furniture and ancient setting. A real gem is a six-hectare park with an olive grove of 300 trees all to yourself. The property features a fully equipped kitchen, a BBQ, and a cozy patio with an outstanding view of the nearby old town of Sarteano.
The cascaded thermal waterfalls of Saturnia may be one of the most aesthetically pleasing places to visit in Italy and you can make the most of it by opting for Casale Montecavallo for your luxurious Tuscan villa retreat. Situated merely a five-minute drive from the celebrated spa, this property boasts a marvelous countryside setting overlooking the iconic Tuscan hills. An elegant stone house from the 19th century, the villa can accommodate up to 11 people and has both a private swimming pool and a garden. Guests noted the fantastic location and the authentic interiors of the villa.
As romantic as it gets, this luxury Lucca villa gives you everything you can ask from a stay among the fantastic Tuscan countryside. Set in a thoroughly renovated house dating back to the 18th century, this accommodation offers you a chance to unplug among olive trees and become one with the tranquil countryside. There is a large private garden, a communal infinity pool, Wi-Fi and bright spacious bedrooms. Explore the surroundings on foot by choosing one of the numerous walking trails and be sure to go to charming Lucca with a magnificent Renaissance core and lots of cozy restaurants serving local rustic cuisine.
Tuscany is not only the mainland, there are islands too. Elba is the third-largest island in Italy and it’s an ultimate beach destination. With its breathtaking location overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, Villa il Fico is definitely one of the best luxury Elba accommodations. The property comes with a private swimming pool, two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchenette and a private garden with a barbecue. Guests loved the stunning setting of the villa as well as stylish interiors. Villa Il Fico is great for a tranquil vacation against an exceptional island backdrop. Don’t miss the picturesque town of Rio and take a dip on Porticciolo beach nearby.
If your idea for a Tuscan holiday is next to the sea, Villa Galatea in San Vincenzo is a premium choice. There will be nothing between you and the beach here, this luxurious property is located right at the central waterfront. A large heated cave pool is a real draw for true relaxation and the spacious terrace is ideal for cozy evenings enjoying the sea view. The villa will be a great pick for a group vacation too, there are five bedrooms, four bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. San Vincenzo is a getaway to the Etruscan Coast that offers fantastic beaches, plenty of water activities and a variety of seafood restaurants.
Set in peaceful countryside just two miles from the magnificent city center of Lucca, this villa is a beautifully restored historic property where luxury is not an empty word. Like in some old-school Italian movie, the gates open and you find yourself in a huge garden with a private pool. The rooms of the villa are a stylish mix of the past and the present with carefully chosen materials and chic design. There’s air conditioning throughout the property, a fully equipped kitchen and an indoor fireplace. Guests loved the decoration inside and the strategic location next to all the major sights of the region.
In case you were looking for a Tuscan villa for a celebration or a wedding, this is the right accommodation to check out. Located among the fairytale hilly countryside, it features eight air-conditioned bedrooms and an excellent outdoor area. There is a private swimming pool for relaxing and partying, three kitchens, a pool table and a cozy garden that surrounds the property. Ideal for a picture-perfect Italian holiday, this villa is a Tuscan gem set in a comfortable location next to all the local city superstars like Siena, Florence and Arezzo (where Roberto Benigni’s ‘La vita è bella’ was filmed).
Villa Fonteintanata is a great place for a Tuscan escape with absolute privacy and reconnecting with nature. Out of the major roads and big cities, it offers complete tranquility and a luxurious retreat. You will have an entire historic stone villa with elegant arched halls and modern furniture as well as a bright fully equipped kitchen. But it’s the outdoors that make this property stand out. There’s a stylish private pool with sunbeds, a stable with horses, a patio with BBQ and expansive countryside views to give you the best Tuscan experience.
You have an opportunity to feel the charms of classy rustic stay choosing this wonderful stone villa set among the beauty of the Tuscan countryside. A perfect place to unwind, the house features a private pool with rolling hills views, a large patio and a jacuzzi where you can spend your Italian evenings with a glass of local wine. The interiors are magnificent too, you will lodge in a carefully renovated villa with authentic rooms, a typical Tuscan kitchen and a big fireplace. Savor the delights of the local agriculture shopping for wine and olive oil at the medieval hilltop town of Cetona next to the property.