Where to Stay this Summer in Florence and Rome

Where to Stay this Summer in Florence and Rome

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a sunny dose of la dolce vita at our newest Italy Perfect vacation rentals in Rome and Florence. ... Read More

Beautiful New Rome Vacation Rentals for Your Roman Holiday

Beautiful New Rome Vacation Rentals for Your Roman Holiday

Dreaming of Rome? Check out our newest handpicked Rome vacation rentals and book your stay before dates fill up for 2022! ... Read More

Introducing Italy Perfect Shared

Introducing Italy Perfect Shared

We are excited to announce the launch of Italy Perfect Shared with the first apartment in the remarkable Renaissance city of Florence! ... Read More

5 Terraces In Italy That Will Change Your Italian Aperitivo Forever

5 Terraces In Italy That Will Change Your Italian Aperitivo Forever

The Italian aperitivo is akin to happy hour. There are a few different opinions about how and why and where the tradition began: some say it was started in Milan in the 1860s by the creator of Campari, while some argue it was actually started in Turin in the 1780s by the creator of vermouth. ... Read More

Announcing Felicita, Italy Perfect’s Newest Florence Apartment

Announcing Felicita, Italy Perfect’s Newest Florence Apartment

The newest addition to our Florence luxury apartments is Felicita, a bright and beautifully laid-out 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom apartment in a fabulous historic center location. Views? Check! Terrace? Check? Lovely decor? Check! Elevator? Check! Air Conditioning? Check! We love the Oltrarno area of Florence, just on the other side of the Ponte Vecchio bridge but ... Read More

How I Started Italy Perfect Vacation Rentals

How I Started Italy Perfect Vacation Rentals

Lisa Byrne, founder of Italy Perfect, shares her story of Casetta Bonsi, the little house in Florence that gave Italy Perfect its start. I can’t tell you how many times people say to me “I wish I had your job!” I’m so lucky to wake up excited to go to work every day, to share ... Read More

A Roman Holiday: Staying near the Spanish Steps in the Corelli Charm Apartment

A Roman Holiday: Staying near the Spanish Steps in the Corelli Charm Apartment

Renowned travel blogger Leah Travels tells us all about  her enjoyable stay in Rome.  The Spanish Steps have been an inspiration for poets, painters and artists since the early 1720s. They’re also a landmark I frequented during my fourth visit to Rome in June. My Italy Perfect apartment was just a two-minutes walk from Piazza ... Read More

Spectacular Vacation Villas Right in the Center of Rome!

Spectacular Vacation Villas Right in the Center of Rome!

Imagine a stay in Rome that combines the best of country living and city amenities. In a small, gated neighborhood near the prime Piazza del Popolo-Spanish Steps area, and accessed from Piazzale Flaminio, two villas perch just enough above the city such that you can toast the sun as it sets behind the dome of ... Read More

Where to Stay in Florence

Where to Stay in Florence

Florence is an intriguing small city, packed with wonderful thing to see, do, eat and drink.  We recommend finding a vacation rental that you like and using that as your base to explore this fabled city. You really can walk to anywhere in the center, even with children. But if time and distance require, take ... Read More

Shopping with a Florence Fashion Expert

Shopping with a Florence Fashion Expert

Florence is a shopping mecca, famous for fine fashion, leather, scents, art, decorated wood, fine papers and shoes. But how do you know which retailers to trust, what price is right and what is good quality? You don’t! It’s embarrassing the number of times we (who have taken shopping trips to Florence since we were teens) ... Read More

Andrew Harper’s HideAway Report Recommends Italy Perfect!

Andrew Harper’s HideAway Report Recommends Italy Perfect!

We are thrilled to be recommended in the August 2017 issue of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, an ultraexclusive travel publication revered the world over for its travel wisdom and hotel reviews. The author of the article, “ The Enduring Pleasures of Rome” stayed in our gorgeous Rome Elegante apartment located in Rome’s enchanting Prati neighborhood. ... Read More

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