11 Best Villas in Sicily for Rent

Parker Villas is the premier source for luxury villas and vacation homes for rent throughout Sicily and Southern Italy. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious villa by the sea or a private pool villa in the Sicilian hills, we have the most luxurious vacation rentals throughout Sicily. You’ll be able to choose from hundreds of […]

Visiting the Colosseum in Rome: A Must-See Guide

When visiting Rome, a trip to the iconic Colosseum is an absolute must for any traveler’s itinerary. As one of the most recognizable tourist attractions in the world, the Colosseum sees over six million visitors each year, drawn by its rich history and architectural prowess. As the largest amphitheater ever built, it stands as a […]

14 Best Tuscany Castles For Rent

Tuscany is the perfect place to rent a castle. With its rolling Tuscan hills and medieval towns, it’s the ideal setting for an epic vacation.

11 Most Famous Villas in Italy

Italy is famous across the globe for its language, art, culture, architecture, cuisine, and fashion. It’s also renowned as the home of the Roman Empire and its magnificent gardens and villas. From historical masterpieces like the Villa Medicea di Cafaggiolo and Campania Villa Rufolo to luxury villas like Villa Cimbrone, Italy has much to offer.

10 Best Villas in Siena for Rent

When many people think of Tuscany, Florence immediately comes to mind. Yet, many other wonderful places in Tuscany are worth exploring, including Sienna. Located near Val d’orcia in Southern Tuscany, Siena is a beautiful hilltop city with a rich history. Known for its medieval architecture, Siena has become Italy’s newest go-to destination.

13 Best Villas on the Tuscany Coast

I have been to Italy three times on long—more than three-week—vacations. Last summer, my partner and I went to Tuscany for her cousin’s wedding and decided to make a holiday of it. Through friends of her family, we stayed in a medieval town outside of Florence for the first week and on the Tuscan coast […]

10 Best Villas in Lake Como for Rent

Lake Como is the deepest lake in Italy and has long reigned as one of the most magnificent places for a vacation on the entire continent. The lake reaches a depth of 1,345 feet and was once known as “deep place” in the distant past when explorers couldn’t reach the bottom.

8 Best Small Villas in Italy to Book Today

Some of the most magnificent homes on the planet are in Italy, but is every vacation villa in Italy a palace on Lake Como? In fact, Italy is quite full of amazing small villas. You’ll find cozy vacation homes on the shores of Lake Maggiore, as well as little villas perched above the water on […]

12 Best Tuscan Villas for Weddings

The Tuscan countryside makes an ideal spot for a dream wedding of any size. The rolling hills and olive groves here have for a long time become the ideal place for destination weddings. For example, you can book a private chapel ideal for intimate weddings. Otherwise, choose one of the venues in Tuscany meant for […]

Best Time to Visit Venice, Italy

If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience on an Italian vacation, Venice should rank highly as a top destination. Known worldwide for its history and culture, beautiful architecture, famous bridges, tobacco shops, graffiti, festivals, and ubiquitous (if slightly smelly) canals.