Travel Together: Top 15 HomeAway And Vrbo Rentals In Italy For Families

Travel Together: Top 15 HomeAway And Vrbo Rentals In Italy For Families

From beaches and volcanoes to historical streets and art galleries, Italy is a destination that can cater to the interest of every member of the family. To help you plan your family vacation further, check out this list which contains some of the best family-friendly HomeAway and Vrbo accommodations in the country.

1. Charming Sicilian apartment, Sicily (from 52 USD)

Situated in a prime location near a marina, this Sicilian apartment would be a great vantage point for travelers interested in sailing and fishing. It is part of a prestigious villa, with amenities such as a large garden and a swimming pool. Inside the apartment, there is one bedroom, with a double bed, a living room with a double sofa bed, and a bathroom with a shower. The apartment can fit four people. Guests are also free to use the BBQ area in the garden, poolside loungers, umbrellas, and outdoor tables, and private parking is available.

Ombelico di Venere House, X 2-4 people

Address: Torre Colonna Sperone, Sicilia, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 4

Price: from 52 USD

2. Apartment overlooking the Jonian Sea, Taormina (from 319 USD)

Breathtaking views await guests in this apartment in Taormina, the pearl of the Jonian Sea. The main feature of the property is a terrace facing the saltwater, offering guests a nice place to relax and dine. There is also a private swimming pool downstairs, as well as a lush garden with palm trees and exotic plants. Ideal for a family of four, the apartment has two bedrooms with one double-sized bed in each. Air-conditioning, a cozy log fire, TV, DVD player, and Wi-Fi are also available.

Panoramic apartment with pool & view

Address: Taormina, Sicilia, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 4

Price: from 319 USD

3. Fresh and casual villa with a garden, Toscana (from 150 USD)

Painted mostly in white, this exclusive apartment with a 100-square-meter (1,076-square-foot) garden is ideal for guests who aim for a relaxed vacation. It has one master bedroom with a French double bed and a nautical-themed bedroom with a double sofa bed. There is a further double sofa bed in the living room. With two bathrooms, one has a relaxing hot tub. It is recommended for a family of four to six people. Guests can cook their own meals in the large kitchen that is equipped with various cooking appliances. Outdoor chairs and tables located in the garden are perfect for small and intimate family gatherings.

White Passion Villa - Porto Santo Stefan

Address: Porto Santo Stefano, Toscana, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 6

Price: from 150 USD

4. Apartment in a 16th-century building, Roma (from 742 USD)

Take a step back into Italy’s glorious past when you stay at this historical residence located on Via Monterone. It is a property dating back to the 16th century, featuring a 4.8-meter-high (15.7-foot-high) ceiling decorated with gold and wood. Several 16th-century paintings are also placed inside the house. With five bedrooms with queen and king-size beds, plus additional sofa beds in the loft, it is ideal for families and even large groups of friends. Other features of this historical abode include two kitchens, four bathrooms, a living room, and a dining room. It also has satellite TV, Wi-Fi, and a washer / dryer. Do note that access to the property is up three flights of steps; there is no lift. It might not, therefore, be suitable for guests with mobility problems or families with small children.

Luxury Pantheon - 5 bedrooms 12 sleeps

Address: Roma, Lazio, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 10

Price: from 742 USD

5. Family suite in a prestigious neighborhood, Roma (from 103 USD)

Close to tourist attractions and recreational activities, this apartment would be an ideal temporary home for families planning to explore Rome. It is located in Monteverde Vecchio, a prestigious neighborhood that is just a few steps away from the Trastevere. A bus stop is situated 100 meters (328 feet) from the property, from where you can easily reach the famous Colosseum. After a tiring day of sightseeing, enjoy the comforts of the apartment with two cozy bedrooms and a living room with a sofa bed. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen, two bathrooms with shower, a TV, and a wireless internet connection.

Comfort in Rome for up to 5 persons

Address: Roma, Lazio, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 5

Price: from 103 USD

6. Mediterranean-style vacation home, Campania (from 196 USD)

Villa Nonna Mary, an apartment in Praiano, offers a taste of the authentic Mediterranean lifestyle. From the street, the property is reachable by a staircase of about 70 steps. The climb might be a little challenging, but upon reaching the terrace of the villa, you will be rewarded by a stunning view of the sea. There is a second street that offers access by going down 20 steps. Whichever access you choose, the property is not suitable for families with small children or people with mobility problems. Tables and chairs on the terrace let guests enjoy the wonderful scenery. Inside the accommodation, there is a bright living room featuring wooden furnishings. One bedroom has a double bed, while the other has a double bed and a mezzanine level with a further single bed.

Villa at 200 mt from the beach, terrace

Address: Praiano, Campania, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 5

Price: from 196 USD

7. Cute apartment ideal for youthful travelers, Roma (from 79 USD)

The young and young at heart will surely love this cute apartment located in the center of San Lorenzo’s Movida. It is on the second floor of a historic building, which can be accessed by a lift. Paintings and posters are displayed throughout the place, as well as wooden furnishings and colorful decorative items that brighten up the white-painted rooms. It has one bedroom with a master bed and a single bed, a bathroom with shower, a kitchen, and an American-style dining room, complete with a single sofa bed. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, heating, and an LCD television.

New & cute historical – Coliseum &Termini

Address: Roma, Lazio, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 4

Price: from 79 USD

8. Venetian apartment with high ceilings, Venice (from 276 USD)

This second-floor apartment in a historic building is a great example of a Venetian-style accommodation. It is a stone’s throw away from Piazza San Marco, boasting wonderful views of the Grand Canal. High ceilings make the rooms bright and airy, while the wooden furnishings and paintings add appeal to the dwelling. The kitchen is spacious and equipped with basic cooking appliances, and the large living area is perfect for relaxing. There’s a total of two bedrooms and six beds in the whole apartment. An internet connection and air-conditioning are also included in the fee.

Palazzo Grimani San Marco 2473, Venecia

Address: Ramo Grimani, Venice, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 6

Price: from 276 USD

9. Vacation rental near Grand Canal, Florence (from 190 USD)

Spare your family from long commutes and rent a vacation home near to the places you want to visit instead. This two-bedroom suite, for instance, is located in the heart of Florence, just a short walking distance from historical gems such as Ponte Vecchio, Santo Spirito Square, and Pitti Palace. It has two bedrooms and is suitable for a family or group of six. There are also two bathrooms, one en suite, each with a shower, as well as a living room with a double sofa bed and a kitchenette. The apartment is on the fourth floor of the building, which can easily be accessed by elevator.

2 Bedroom Suite near Ponte Vecchio

Address: Firenze, Toscana, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 6

Price: from 190 USD

10. Cozy apartment for families with children, Venice (from 288 USD)

Particularly recommended for families with children, this one-bedroom apartment in Venice was especially designed for the comfort of little ones. Upon request, they even provide an easy-to-assemble crib. The accommodation is located in the neighborhood of San Maurizio, near the famous canals of the city. Cooking a meal for the family while on vacation will not be a problem with the apartment’s fully-equipped kitchen. Meanwhile, in the living area, there is a leather sofa that can turn into a sofa bed. Other amenities include two flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi, a terrace, a safety deposit box, and air-conditioning in all rooms.

Casa Del Giglio, S. Marco, 2503,Venecia

Address: Sestiere di S. Marco, Venezia, Italy (see map)

Number of Guests: 4

Price: from 288 USD

11. Classic Roman-inspired apartment with terrace (from USD 191)

This classicly Roman-inspired apartment is big enough for seven guests who will be sleeping in three bedrooms and have access to two bathrooms for guests’ convenience and privacy. There is also a kitchen and dining room where guests can prepare feasts and entertain the company. An outdoor balcony with patio seating can also be found in this property, great for relaxing after a long day exploring the city’s best attractions and locales.

Authentic Roman - Colosseum area, Fabulous Apart, Terrace, Wifi, Aircon
245 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning was a god send and the balcony was fantastic
nice a/c and good kitchen
great air conditioning worked well in all of the rooms
the apartment is spacious with lots of natural light
the terrace off the kitchen is huge and a very popular spot during our stay
beautiful and immaculately clean
the apartment was perfect for us-plenty of room for a family of 6 and spotlessly clean
both bathrooms are clean and have showers while one has a bath too
this is a quite clean apartment really close to transportation
your apartment was clean and the accomodations perfect for 2 couples visiting rome for the first time
cinzia the owner was great
the host was wonderful giving us all the info we needed for our stay
the owners are gracious and extremely helpful
thank you elisa cinzia & sandro for hosting a lovely accomodation
elisa was lovely professional and very helpful when she met us on arrival
a perfect central location
perfect location to see everything we wanted to and close to restaurants and shopping
great location near the train station we were able to walk to unit from train
easy walk to all of the major attractions
this is a great location with easy access to shopping the metro and the sites of ancient rome
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12. Eclectic midcentury home with high ceilings (from USD 349)

Enjoy a pleasurable stay in one of the best accommodations in the heart of Tuscany. Take a few nights and see Tuscany’s best from a radiant midcentury three-bedroom home for six guests. Sleep in comfy queen beds and look up at the high ceilings as you fall asleep into the comfy linens of your high-quality mattresses when you stay in this Tuscany home. There are two private and fully functional bathrooms guests can use. Other amenities include Wifi access, a heater, air conditioning, and a flat-screen TV for some entertainment. Nearby attractions include the Leaning Tower of Piza, and Piazza Napoleone to name a few popular destinations amongst tourists.

A Homey Quiet Idyllic Apartment with Terrace Inside the Walls of Lucca
32 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedrooms are a very nice size with large windows and a/c units
we used two bedrooms and the beds were comfy and the two bedrooms were nice
the beds were excellent and the kitchen was well equipped
the living rooms (plural) dining room and kitchen are a great size and comfortable
everything was clean the furniture was comfortable and the kitchen well-equipped
clean well appointed tastefully decorated
sonia was very helpful and answered all of our questions
" i also want to thank sonia for her kind assistance
sonia was so helpful with all our questions prior to our arrival ciao for now
she was super responsive and local (she bikes around town)
well that's kind of true
the location of this property is excellent
perfectly appointed spacious pretty and in a wonderful location
bakeries nearby great shops grocery stores bike rentals everything is about 5 or less minutes walk
it is very large and beautifully decorated and has a good location
the neighborhood is super quiet steps from the giunigi tower
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13. Spacious and vibrant bungalow (from USD 90)

Stay in this vibrant bungalow, big enough to accommodate seven guests where both bedrooms boast eclectic designs. There are two bathrooms, a spacious living room with a sofa, with bohemian touches and some green plants to brighten the space. The kitchen and dining area are wide enough to have several people prepare meals and dine together. There is also a study where business travelers can do some work in. Other amenities include Wifi access, air conditioning, and laundry facilities for guests’ convenience.

103 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was more than enough room for the six of us and the balcony was an added bonus
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
it was spacious clean and exactly as described with everything that is needed for everyday's life
the apartment is very spacious comfortable and clean
excellent host large super clean well equipped all the comforts of home
lorenzo and mary's apartment was exactly as described comfortable and clean with everything we needed for our stay
both lorenzo and mary were each to reach and so responsive
lorenzo and mary were great hosts
first let me state that our host lorenzo was the best host we have had in our many travels
perfect location to use public transportation
the location was great and very close to the city center
we would definitely return to this location in the future
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14. Cozy and radiant apartment near Rialto Bridge (from USD 143)

  1. Cozy and radiant apartment near Rialto Bridge Wake up to gondolas passing by your windows and enjoy a unique stay in this cozy apartment with everything you need to be covered while on vacation. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom with function and cleanliness in check. A balcony is also found in this property, great for appreciating city views and iconic gondolas passing through riverside homes. This property is newly renovated with a fully-decked kitchen and updated appliances for guests to prepare their meals in. Keeping yourself entertained won't be hard since there is a TV and Wifi access. There is also parking access for those who are traveling by car. Nearby attractions to drive to include Ospedale dell'Angelo, while Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal are just walking distance from the property.

At the water! Clean, charming; Balconies overlooking the canals of central Venice
Venice, Veneto, IT
156 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the apartment is beautiful
overall gorgeous views and comfy beds
it is comfortable light-filled and in a perfect location
the apartment is well situated with a lovely view
the apartment was great for the to of us it had everything we needed and then some
clean property with everything you could need
the apartment was clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay
it's a very well equipped clean safe and comfortable apartment
there is a good sized clean bathroom and laundry area
the owner and property manager were just wonderful and addressed any need we had
the owners manage their property so well and are responsive kind and ethical
we were provided with helpful information about good restaurants
being able to phone your sister was very helpful regards chris
the location and proximity to the vaporetto was great
it was an easy 15 minute walk from the train station
great location spacious two bedroom apartment is near lots of restaurants and shops
as its so close to the main street for shopping we enjoyed it even better
easy walk from train
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15. Modern and chic apartment near ancient ruins (from USD 187)

Ideal for six people, this modern two-bedroom apartment has everything you would need while vacationing in beautiful Italy. This property has a living room, a dining area cum kitchen with updated cookware and storage facility for food, as well as other appliances guests could use to prepare their meals. There is a private bathroom with a tub, a functional toilet, and washing, as well as shower essentials for guests to use. There are two king beds in each bedroom, as well as a sofabed for guests to comfortably sleep on. Other amenities include Wifi access, flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a heater to name a few. Exploring local attractions is doable by foot since popular spots like the Capitol, and the Colosseum is just nearby.

Rome, near the Colosseum, apartment available on request for long stays
79 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the apartment was clean bathrooms as well
it is clean and although older well mainlained
it was clean and had all the things we needed
very functional and clean
lady who checked us in was lovely very helpful and knowledgeable
the management company was helpful and professional an asset when renting this property
location was great with easy walking to all key sights
amazing apartment in the best location for a family to experience rome
the location was good however uber would not drive on this street
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A family vacation in Italy

Considering the needs of both the adult family members and the young ones is essential in order to have a comfortable and exciting vacation. While planning a family trip can be a challenge, you’ll never go wrong with good research skills and some patience. And, with these great HomeAway and Vrbo accommodations in Italy, you have one less thing to plan! Have a fantastic time in Italy.

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