Behind-the-Scenes Italy Perfect Florence Video

Behind-the-Scenes Italy Perfect Florence Video

Enjoy an insider’s view of a vacation rental inspection trip, an important aspect of our service because we pride ourselves on personally selecting every property we represent. Lisa and Pat Byrne, sisters and founders of Italy Perfect, had the good fortune to have sister Madelyn, founder of Paris Perfect and London Perfect, along on their trip to Florence, ... Read More

Luxury Meets Opera History: Fascinating La Camerata Fiorentina Apartment

Luxury Meets Opera History: Fascinating La Camerata Fiorentina Apartment

This gorgeous apartment started with a heck of problem: How to provide luxury accommodations in a beautiful, historical palazzo when you can’t touch the walls of the landmarked building where the musical form of the opera was invented? Yes, really, opera was invented in the 1590s in the main room of La Camerata Fiorentina apartment by ... Read More

Vista Serena Luxury Villa: Amalfi Coast Gem

Vista Serena Luxury Villa: Amalfi Coast Gem

Sparkling waters, sun and serenity will enhance your stay at Vista Serena, a new addition to our Amalfi Coast villa portfolio. Marvelously positioned on a hill overlooking the Tyrrhenian sea, the gulf of Positano and Amalfi, Vista Serena is a classically elegant villa in a world-class location between Sorrento and Positano. We personally choose every ... Read More

Rome Sabini Apartment Combines Great Location, Modern Conveniences

Rome Sabini Apartment Combines Great Location, Modern Conveniences

Great location near Spanish Steps, the Sabini apartment is a sleek and comfortable Rome vacation apartment right in the heart of the historic center. July & August dates are on sale now! An added bonus is the internal patio which is a shady respite from the summer sun. It even has a a washer and clothes ... Read More

Italy Perfect Featured in Travel + Leisure Magazine

Italy Perfect Featured in Travel + Leisure Magazine

Italy Perfect is delighted to be included in Travel + Leisure magazine’s February 2015 “Guide to the New World of Vacation Rentals”. The February issue includes Italy Perfect’s beautiful Tuscany Bucine property located in a peaceful setting in the hills near the fortified, ancient town of Arezzo. The accommodations here are very comfortable, a good value and almost ... Read More

Italy Property Inspections Behind the Scenes!

Italy Property Inspections Behind the Scenes!

A Day in the Life — Inspections in Venice: The Italy Perfect Team travels frequently around Italy to inspect the properties it offers. It is a fun job, but it is also a lot of work. Here is some insight into a recent day in Venice. 7:00am Prepare to depart for Venice from lovely Giovanna Florence apartment ... Read More

Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne: Unrequited Love

Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne: Unrequited Love

Apollo and Daphne is a life-sized baroque sculpture by renowned sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini. An extraordinary masterwork, the sculpture depicts the mythical story of unrequited love and can be found in Galleria Borghese in Rome. The Galleria Borghese is also home to Bernini’s David, paintings by Caravaggio and many other masterpieces. It is no surprise ... Read More

Top Tips for Visiting your Student Abroad in Italy

Top Tips for Visiting your Student Abroad in Italy

A semester abroad is a dream-come-true for many university students — and their family members who come to visit. We recently interviewed Mike, a recent college graduate, who shares with us his wisdom on “do’s and don’ts” for visiting your son or daughter who is studying abroad in Italy. ... Read More

Every Caravaggio Painting in Rome

Every Caravaggio Painting in Rome

The greatest painter of the Renaissance was Caravaggio according to many experts. Born Michelangelo Merisi, his lively character and grandiose personality would rival modern celebrities. He arrived in Rome in 1592, a penniless painter’s apprentice. A decade later he had become the most famous painter in the world as well as a gambler and a ... Read More

Rome for Romans, Great Neighborhood, Few Tourists

Rome for Romans, Great Neighborhood, Few Tourists

Clients ask us where they can stay in Rome that is not touristy and where they can enjoy real Italian life. They have heard or know that in the touristy heart of Rome, visitors can be shoulder to shoulder, reminding us of Disneyland Main Street in summer. If you want to be near the sites ... Read More

Is an Italy Vacation Rental or a Hotel Best for You?

Is an Italy Vacation Rental or a Hotel Best for You?

Renting a vacation home from Italy Perfect provides some unique benefits. If you are trying to decide whether a vacation home rental or a hotel is best for you here are some trade-offs to consider. ... Read More

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