When it comes to Italy, you can really stay anywhere from a five-star luxury resort to a backpacker's hostel and still be guaranteed an incredible vacation. Between the delicious food, the friendly people, the remarkable culture and history, and the stunning landscapes, there's not a lot about Italy that disappoints.
Even if it's not necessary, an extraordinary hotel room never hurts. Luckily, Italy has no shortage of unique accommodations for every type of traveler. Want to sleep under frescoes by a famous painter? Head to Venice. Always wondered what it would be like to live as a monk? A little hotel in Umbria can give you a good idea.
Read on for a glimpse at the nine most unconventional (and unforgettable) stays around Italy.