How to Rent a European Villa (and Not Go Broke)

Article written by Stephanie Rosenbloom for The Getaway section of The New York Times, about european villa rental which mentioned our own Il Fico villa in Umbria.

How to Rent a European Villa (and Not Go Broke)

Venture farther afield Reputable rental companies make it clear when a property is a bit remote. In addition to tranquillity, such homes generally come with lower prices. A three-bedroom stone farmhouse with a fireplace, pool and a dining loggia, described on Tuscany Now and More as “off the beaten track” in Umbria (near Cortona), starts at $1,514 a week, or around $216 a night. On James Villa Holidays, a two-bedroom villa with a pool in Arbucies, part of the Costa Brava, was also referred to as “off the beaten track” with “views to the high mountain peaks of the Montseny Natural Park.” Prices during a recent search started about $1,172 a week, or $167 a night. I stayed at a Hilton Garden Inn in Idaho that was more expensive.

Published September 21st issue of The New York Times, read the full article here.


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