renting a complete farm house, a chic apartment in Rome,
or a small flat in Florence, it is indeed a wonderful opportunity
to skip the "hotel guest" label and live like
fact that Italian law makes it easier to rent to foreigners
than to other Italians is another main reason why you may
wish to consider a rental if you haven't already.
settled in, peruse the markets. Talk to shop keepers. Carouse
with the neighbors. These are only a few of the joys of
a vacation or holiday rental. Add to that the costs of rentals
compared to a hotel chain, and many travelers are happy
to set up house in apartments, family-friendly houses or
fancy villas available throughout Italy.
Internet has made it far easier to find your own digs in
Italy than ever before, but as always it pays to shop around.
Surf around for pages detailing what rentals are currently
on offer. Find out if rates are by week or per month. Most
often, pictures are provided to view your rental's true
an apartment in the center of Rome will cost you far more
than one found just outside the city.
also add to the costs, and since you'll only be staying
a short time, you'll want to look for furnished apartments.
it's important to you, find out if modern creature comforts
are available - such as TV, cable, Internet connection,
coffee maker or microwave. If you're using the rental as
a base to travel throughout Italy, how far is it to the
nearest bus or rail station?
These are only a few of the factors that come into play
when finding your own digs in Italy, but the hunt is often
half the fun, and with a little careful planning you'll
soon be living in Italy - if only for a short time - like
a native ....
about renting apartments or villas in Italy :
A Home In Tuscany
Rentals By Owner
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