Luxury Villas in Umbria, Italy

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Our collection of luxury villas in Umbria includes some of the most stylish and charming properties in Italy. They are dotted around the rolling hills and each one has views to die for. They have been created by lovingly restoring ancient stone farmhouses to the highest possible standard and with impeccable interior design. Each luxury villa is a design masterpiece, decorated with panache, and fits perfectly into the charming landscape of Umbria.

For gourmands, Umbria is heaven. Vineyards and olive groves abound and the fresh local produce is truly world class.

Villa Frangipani
Umbria, Italy

All the best things come in small packages. The bijou and beautiful Frangipani is a guest house in the grounds of a large private farmhouse on the Reschio estate, and available when the farmhouse is unoccupied. The perfect romantic retreat for a...

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2
From €6,035 per week

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Villa Dragoncello
Umbria, Italy

You haven’t known the true meaning of ‘peace’ until you’ve stood on the terraces of Villa Dragoncello, looking out over the rolling Etruscan hills and breathing in the heady scent of lavender and rosemary. Inside, the 17th-century property...

3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
From €9,000 per week

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Villa Cadenza
Umbria, Italy

There’s nothing quite like the gentle warmth of the sun and a view of undulating hills to give a simple glass of wine on a terrace real ‘aaaah-factor’. Villa Cadenza is a luxury villa in Umbria that is all about simple pleasures, perfectly...

4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
From €3,000 per week

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Villa Papavero
Umbria, Italy

Villa Papavero is without doubt one of the most beautiful luxury holiday homes in Europe - a proper Tuscan palace. Perched high on a hill, commanding 360-degree views of its sublime surroundings, you’ll spot Papavero long before you drive through...

5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10
From €25,800 per week

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Villa Giglio
Umbria, Italy

For those seeking real seclusion and peace, Giglio is the answer. This simple yet luxurious holiday villa, looking out over the hills of Umbria, is located at the end of a 3km lane, making it a retreat in all senses of the word. The simple beauty...

5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8 - 10
From €13,650 per week

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Villa Lauro
Umbria, Italy

The uniquely beautiful Villa Lauro is in a class of its own. This huge estate offers real seclusion and quiet, but with an arresting 360-degree view of the surrounding Tuscan valleys. The main house was once a farmhouse and watch tower, with parts...

6 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10 - 12
From €20,200 per week

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Villa Cipresso
Umbria, Italy

Perched on a tranquil hillside, the 17th-century Villa Cipresso is built around an old courtyard which incorporates two beautiful mulberry trees. With terracotta tiles and whitewashed walls, the property’s rich history has been thoroughly...

7 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10 - 14
From €16,950 per week

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Villa Paradiso
Umbria, Italy

There are stylish European villas, and then there are properties that are simply a bit more special than any other. This luxury villa in Umbria is one of the latter. Villa Paradiso is a simply stunning grand house nestled in the Umbrian hills...

7 Bedrooms
Sleeps 14
From €11,250 per week

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Destination Guide: Umbria

About Umbria

Umbria is a nature-lover’s paradise. A luxury villa holiday in Umbria is all about the scenery - the rolling hills, the tall cypresses... This land-locked region is so breathtakingly beautiful you don’t miss the sea at all.

Altogether quieter and with much smaller towns than its neighbouring Tuscany, Umbria is in many ways the richer for it. It’s certainly shaken off its image as the poor-man’s Tuscany. In fact, if peace, countryside, and food and drink are what you’ve come for, Umbria may be a better choice. You’re in the very ‘real’ heart of the country when on a luxury villa holiday here.

Umbria’s main hill towns, such as Perugia, Orvieto and Norcia, are all in reasonably close proximity so it’s easy to visit a few places in a day if you want to escape the quiet of your luxury villa. There’s lots to see in terms of history and culture - the UNESCO world heritage site of Assisi, the beautifully gothic duomo in Orvieto and Perugia, Umbria’s main town, with its historic centre.

You could do worse than choose to explore on a theme here. There are lots of itineraries following the wine, olive oil and religious trails which will take you all over the region and allow you to see the best of the countryside at the same time.

Best places to eat and drink in Umbria

Umbria is rich in gourmet specialities to try on a luxury holiday in Umbria. Norcia and Spoleti are the top spots for truffle hunting. Norcia is also known for its pork charcuterie, so you’ll find a fine lunch here. The best olive oil in Umbria is said to be found in Trevi, where the wine bars offer olive oil tastings. The local Sagrantino grapes make a fine red wine to wash it all down.

When you’re in Gubbio, Umbria’s oldest town, lunch at Taverna di Lupo would be a good choice. It’s been operating in its 14th-century premises for more than 30 years.

For a gourmet evening meal out of your luxury villa, serious foodies will enjoy the Michelin-starred Vissani, about 10 mile out of Orvieto, to which gourmands travel from all over Italy.

Best time to visit Umbria

July and August can be hot. A great time is late spring when the weather is clement and the countryside is at its lush best. Early autumn is equally pleasant if a little less green following summer.

What we love about Umbria

The pretty walled hilltop town of Todi is lovely to explore on a quiet day and has fabulous views of the surrounding countryside.