Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Emilia-Romagna, Italy - Updated 2024

Natália Cagnani
Natália Cagnani 
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When you think about Italy, probably Rome, Florence, Milan, and Venice are the first cities to pop up in your mind. However, in Emilia-Romagna, there are many charming sites to find. For one, Romagna Riviera is home to the longest beach in Europe, while the Apennines offer a beautiful landscape amidst natural reserves for trekking activities. The renaissance cities of Parma and Ferrara are also found closeby. Also, the culinary capital of Bologna is the largest city in the area. Are you ready to discover this and more? Keep reading to find the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Emilia-Romagna, Italy!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 10, 2024.

1. Restored retreat in the green hills of Ozzano dell'Emilia (from USD 146)

Ozzano dell'Emilia is a commune in the region of Emilia-Romagna. Surrounded by the green hills of Colina dell'Angelo, this modern renovated farmhouse is a great retreat if you want to spend peaceful days in Italy. It’s secluded, yet it only takes a 25-minute drive to reach the city center of Bologna. It features two bedrooms — where five guests can sleep — a private front garden, and a backyard with a hammock. The ground floor has an open plan area with a living and dining area, plus a fully equipped kitchen.

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Ozzano dell'Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
14.67 km (9.2 mi) from Two Towers
182 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the house is very clean
the house is bright and spacious with really comfy beds and great interior design
amy & carlo are fantastic hosts
amy and carlo are truly great hosts who made our stay perfect
warm and welcoming hosts - you will not be disappointed
a very special house with very friendly hosts
great facilities and wonderful hosts couldn’t have been any better
close to bologna but you feel like you’re in the middle of the mountains it was amazing
we walked to the local osteria which was fantastic for sunday lunch
the fact that the place is a bit out of the city was e great plus for us
not only is the place really beautiful clean and on a perfect location to explore the region
both bedrooms are beautiful and comfortable especially the master suite with its walk in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom
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2. Romagna farmhouse close to nature in Teodorano (from USD 91)

Discovering the countryside can turn into a pleasant way of spending time while visiting Italy. The small town of Teodorano is the perfect home base to explore the surroundings while enjoying peace in the middle of nature. This typical Romagna farmhouse is nestled in a green area between Forlì and Cesena. Here, you can find many outdoor activities to do, like trekking and cycling. The property offers a seasonal swimming pool for some relaxation, as well as a daily breakfast. A shuttle service is also available to the airports of Bologna, Rimini, and Forlì. What’s more, your furry friends are welcome at no extra charge.

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Teodorano , Emilia-Romagna, Italy
75.81 km (47.2 mi) from Two Towers
176 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the house is very clean beautiful and elegant
great place with super nice host
leano and antonella are the great hosts
typical and delicious food friendly service and very affordable
"wow " and "amazing " are the 2 best words describing both this beautiful oasis and the 2 lovely hosts
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3. Modern oasis for couples near downtown Parma (from USD 54)

Ideal for couples or solo travelers, this modern oasis is in a prominent area. It’s very close to the center of the medieval city of Parma. Because of this, attractions such as the monumental Palazzo Ducale, Palazzo Pilotta, and Teatro Regio di Parma are easily accessible. You can easily walk to the railway station from the property, so getting around is not a hassle. The flat features two beds, a new bathroom, an open living area, and a compact yet functional kitchen.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
88.39 km (55.0 mi) from Two Towers
611 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fortunately the couch is very comfortable
there is a fully equipped kitchen with some handy condiments that was useful for our cooking
the apartment is lovely and has all the amenities you would need
parma is one of the most beautiful cities we have visited and this apartment has rounded everything off perfectly
there is a ton of space and we loved the openness of the living room/kitchen
very clean bed linen
it is clean and well equipped
the place was very clean with great style
great clean modern apartment in great location
nico's apartment is beautiful and very clean
a friendly and helpful host
thank you nico for being a perfect host
nico is a great host
nice apartment and a great host
nico is an excellent host who provided lots of local recommendations and was available for any questions
brilliant location really close to carpark
nice cosy appartement close to the city center and close by parking facilities
great apartment in a central location
great apartment in a great location
the apartment is located very convenient close to the center attractions close to supermarkets
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4. Charming trailer with breathtaking views in Marano Sul Panaro (from USD 135)

Marano Sul Panaro is a comune in the region of Emilia-Romagna, province of Modena. It’s located 19 mi (30 km) west of Bologna and 12 mi (20 km) south of Modena. Also, it’s home to an Airstream trailer, which is nestled in 30 acres (12.1 hectares) land in the beautiful Italian countryside. As a charming refuge for couples, it features an outside deck. There, you can enjoy peace, tranquility, and breathtaking views to the fullest, including romantic sunsets while drinking a glass of wine.

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Marano Sul Panaro, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
36.57 km (22.8 mi) from Two Towers
124 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Camper/RV 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
ruth and paul are amazingly friendly hosts and will make you feel welcome and at home
the hosts are extremely friendly and always avaliable if you need something
ruth and paul were consummate hosts and always on hand with tips and a fresh supply of dvds
absolutely beautiful location and a really stunning airstream
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5. Ancient stone house with a large garden in Lama Mocogno (from USD 70)

Lama Mocogno is a small commune in the province of Modena. Between Bologna and Florence, the region is surrounded by hiking trails and bike paths. It also offers a different experience through the Italian countryside if you choose to book this ancient stone house. The property is nestled in a green area with a large garden and aromatic plants, where you can enjoy days of total relaxation. Staying here also gives you a 15% discount voucher to Le Fabbriche del Benessere di Barigazzo, a wellness center to unwind.

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lama mocogno, modena, Italy
50.97 km (31.7 mi) from Two Towers
63 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very romantic stone cottage even had a working fireplace in the kitchen
the bed very comfortable to sleep
quiet and clean accommodation in a beautiful setting
sergio was a fantastic host
lovely lovely hosts and lovely little cottage in the mountains
very nice place and kind owners we were very happy to stay there
perfect experience sergio and cristina are great hosts we enjoyed a nature walk together
the location is perfect is hiking and mountain biking
it's set in amazing surroundings and very close to modena/maranello
we can recommend sergio’s place for an extended holiday or short break
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6. Neat and tidy studio in the historic center of Bologna (from USD 71)

Right in Bologna, you’ll find a quiet yet lively studio to spend a weekend getaway or an entire vacation. Ideal for couples or solo travelers, it’s a neat and tidy hotspot in the heart of the historical capital of Emilia-Romagna. All the neighborhood preserves that medieval splendor within its ancient walls, which is characteristic of the region. Nearby, explore lots of taverns and trattorias with the traditional cuisine. It features a double bed and a mezzanine with another double bed, a small kitchen, and a bathroom.

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Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
604 meters (0.4 ft) from Two Towers
449 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you have everything you need for a pleasant stay (iron dryer kitchen utensils
very comfortable with lots of thoughtful touches
the apartment was clean and spacious enough for 2 people
nice little appartement very clean and well equipped
great location near the centre clean and had everything we needed
the flat was super clean and very organized with a small kitchen but with a lovely light
roberto was a friendly and attentive host
roberto is an amazing host
roberto is a very welcoming host who takes good care of his guests well being
roberto is the most receptive and helpful host we've ever met
we had a good stay roberto was a kind and willing host
great location close to the city center
the location is also great
the location is very good it’s really near the sant’ orsola hospital and near the center too
cosy house in a very good location
the place is located in a nice area
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7. Unique space with a cozy outside area in Faenza (from USD 76)

In the countryside of Faenza, there is a unique space to create beautiful memories during your next vacation. The commune in the province of Ravenna is located 31 mi (50 km) southeast of Bologna. The house looks like a retreat in paradise, with a lovely garden and a cozy outside area to eat breakfast, drink a cup of coffee, or relax. It’s perfect for couples. While here, forget any thoughts or the feeling of pressure and enjoy nature. You can also bring along your furry friend for an additional fee.

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Faenza , Emilia-Romagna, Italy
48.59 km (30.2 mi) from Two Towers
96 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
first the place is very modern with a great rainfall showerhead and strong air conditioning
the place is huge clean and full equiped bed was also very comfortable
a lovely spacious apartment in a very quiet area of faenza
the hosts were charming but didn’t speak any english
thank you for hosting us and we look forward to coming back
our host was lovely and explained all the amenities to us
owners are very nice we got breakfast and great wine
plus beautiful surrounding in a quiet rural community near ravenne
i strongly recommend valeria's place we ll probably see each other in the near future
this is a lovely modern light and airy place in a rural location
the place was perfect for the few days we needed to stay in the area for my husband’s job
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8. Luxurious studio with hydromassage tub in Bologna (from USD 117)

Bologna is a historical city but also offers a modern experience with a luxurious touch. That’s the case of this rental, which is within walking distance to restaurants, pubs, and nightclubs. Nearby, you’ll find a bus stop which makes exploring the surrounding area more convenient. In this apartment, the interior makes guests feel like they’re in a spa. It features a hydromassage tub with chromotherapy and different types of jets to relax after a day of strolling through the streets. It also features a large shower, a balcony, a comfortable living area, and a kitchen with a coffee and tea station.

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Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
2.2 km (1.4 mi) from Two Towers
324 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
federicos apartment had amazing amenities and was put together very thoughtfully
the apartment was spotless & loads of little things were there like cold bottles of water/butter/coffee
the apartment was great very modern luxurious as described the jacuzzi was top notch
shower and jacuzzi were excellent and bed was comfortable
so clean and so modern
apartment was clean with excellent facilities
federico’s place was clean and really nice
the apt was spotlessly clean and very modern
a lovely apartment extremely clean and comfortable
frederico is the greatest host
frederico was the most helpful host
federico is an amazing host and provided unprompted but timely help throughout our trip that really was appreciated
federico was amazing very quick to respond helpful with questions and had a great positive attitude
federico was an amazing and very helpful host
great place 25 mins walk from the center
good location walk able to the city centre in 20 minutes
great place and wish we could have stayed longer
easy walk about 30 minutes into the heart of the old city
will definitely book thus place to stay again
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9. Bright apartment between fields and woods in Grizzana (from USD 38)

Between the fields and woods of Grizzana — amidst Bologna and Florence — a bright and spacious apartment welcomes your next vacation in Italy. The place is perfect for travelers seeking relaxation while enjoying the countryside air. It fits better a romantic getaway, a business trip, or solo travelers looking for an adventure through hiking trails. While here, enjoy the kitchen amenities (microwave, coffee maker, teas, brioches, natural water, and milk) and the peaceful environment.

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Grizzana, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
29.81 km (18.6 mi) from Two Towers
164 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect quiet apartment with a great scenic view of the mountains
marco is extremely hospitable and always seeking to make you as comfortable as possible
marco was especially helpful and provided us with suggestions of the local area
great location between bologna and florence with local hotspots nearby via short hikes and buses
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10. Countryside refuge for families in Castelfranco Emilia

Italian countryside offers a healing experience and an opportunity to leave any worries behind during your visit. Castelfranco Emilia is home to this refuge, which has the perfect size to welcome your family and your four-legged friend as well. It’s also ideal for couples. Many great attractions are on-premises, such as the Park of Villa Sorra and Lamborghini, Ferrari, and Ducati museums. The property features two bedrooms for four guests, a fully equipped kitchen, a relaxing gazebo, a seasonal swimming pool, an outdoor barbecue, and two bikes to explore the surroundings.

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Castelfranco Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
26.6 km (16.6 mi) from Two Towers
39 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is fabulous nice furniture and everything you need for a long stay
beds were comfortable the kitchen and living room were spacious
amazing a real fantastic place great garden large ( ) pool (water perfect temperature)
very comfortable and clean accommodation
the place is very clean and nicely decorated in a tasteful mix of classical/modern style
michele’s house is really clean and spacious
very clean and with lots of amenities
clean high interior level and most of all a beautiful garden with pool and bbq
i would happily recommend michele as a host and the villa for a holiday
beautiful apartment and so hospitable our family has spent 2
super close to nonontolla for an authentic dinner michele and sarah were wonderful hosts
the location is in beautiful country side but only a few minutes drive from restaurants and shops
modena is close by and there are a few nice restaurants not far away
beautiful house in a rural location with a pool and huge outdoor space
good location to visit modena parma bologna forlì
all in all a brilliant place to stay
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Unveil the overlooked yet beautiful area of Emilia Romagna

Whether you’re going to the sea or feel the countryside air, Emilia-Romagna has stunning views all around. There are many tourist hotspots here that you can uncover, including seaside cities, hiking trails through the mountains, historical heritage sites, and medieval castles. Check them out while staying in one of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

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