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An insider travel guide: travelling with children

posted by Home In Italy on November 24th, 2017

Be it a child-friendly city or a well equipped seaside destination, Italy spoils families with its rich mix of historical sights, wide portfolio of outdoor activities and amazing natural landscapes. An insider suggestion: to get the most out of exploring as a family, do plan ahead!

Best regions for kids:

Rome
: ancient Roman ruins and world-class museums make Rome an interesting destination for older children.

Amalfi coast
: a winning choice for every age. Subterranean ruins in Naples, gladiator battlefields in Pompeii and Herculaneum, and natural jewels like volcanoes, thermal pools and coastal caves.

Puglia
: beautiful seaside towns and an unembellished cuisine most kids love.

Sicily
: volcano climbing for sporty teens and beachside fun for sand-loving tots, alongside ancient ruins, hilltop castles and traditional 18th-century puppet theatre to inspire and entertain all ages.

Sardinia
: alfresco paradise overflowing with dazzling beaches, water-sports action, horse riding and scenic hikes suitable for all ages and abilities.

Italy for Kids

Family travellers can be divided into urban and rural. Cities in Italy are second to none in extraordinary sights and experiences, and with the aid of smart-phone apps and some inventive guided tours, parents can find kid-appeal in almost every museum and monument.

Away from urban areas, families can enjoy sandcastles, sea swimming and easy beachside ambles in the coastal destinations (beach-rich Puglia, the Amalfi Coast, Sardinia and Sicily sizzle with family fun on and off the sand), while interesting farm tours and outdoor activities will make the countryside an appealing family location (Tuscany and Umbria do offer many options for travellers willing to entertain children).

Villa Ada, a child friendly luxury villa in Umbria can be booked through Home in Italy

Accommodation

Staying in a private countryside villa is perfect for families: think self-catering facilities, mountains of green space to play around in and stacks of outdoor activities (swimming, tennis, horse-riding and mountain biking). In southern Italy, kids enjoy accommodation in circular, whitewashed trulli and quiet and luxurious masserias.

When to Go

Travelling in Italy with children involves little extra pre-departure planning. Your most important decisions will be about which region to pick and when to visit (perhaps timing your Italian holiday with one of the country’s vibrant kid-appealing festivals such as Siena’s famous Palio carnival in Venice or Florence’s Easter-time Scoppio del Carro. Beware July and August when the country broils and gets super crowded!

New villa in the Tuscan coast

posted by Home In Italy on April 16th, 2015

Luxury villa in the Tuscan coast

Situated in the great natural beauty of the Argentario coast, with spectacular sandy beaches, clean sea and yachting clubs, this villa has been recently restored to offer all the best comforts for a relaxing holiday. Particular attention has been put on the outdoor area of the property, with pleasant spaces furnished with wicker sofas and gazebo for outdoor dining while enjoying spectacular sunsets with the Argentario and Giglio Island in the background.

Main features: 15 minutes from the beach, private country setting yet close to town for basic supplies and restaurants, Wi-Fi internet connection, mosquito screens, mosquito nets, Dolby Surround system in the TV room, satellite flat screen TV, i-pod dock station, stereo, CD and DVD player, Home Theatre.

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SPECIAL OFFER: SANTINI | AMALFI COAST

posted by Home In Italy on March 11th, 2013

Santini is a unique property located in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, few kilometers away from Sorrento. It has been recenty fully renewed and it boasts now heated swimming pool on the roof, air conditioning thorughout the villa, Jacuzzi and Turkish steam bath.

Moreover the villa has an excellent concierge service, and it is possible to ask for private chef, beauty treatments, boat excursions and many more.

Special offer: for all the bookings made from March 11, a reduction of 20% will be applied!

GET INSPIRED WITH HOME IN ITALY VILLAS

posted by Home In Italy on January 11th, 2013

Each week our staff selects for you one of our top luxury villas: get inspired and start planning your leisure time in Italy!

Cosante- Lake Garda - sleeps up to 14 people 

Cosante is a newly restored villa set within the relaxing countryside of a private fenced in estate of 1.30 hectares. From the villa there is a splendid view of the Lake Garda, which can be admired by the terraces and from the garden of villa Cosante.The modern style of the interior decoration adds an elegant atmosphere to all the rooms. Nestled in the hills, the garden of the villa is surrounded by old centuries trees which delimitate it from the rest of the private property. Cosante boasts fenced in swimming pool, A/C, Wi-Fi and fridge in each suite, ipad dock station and many more!