Italy

Hotels in Italy

Named for the Italian Renaissance architect and engineer Filippo Brunelleschi, this historic property in the heart of Florence occupies the Byzantine Pagliazza Tower.

At the 12th-century Castello di Vicarello, hotelier and cookbook author Aurora Baccheschi Berti focuses on the rustic cuisine of Maremma, on Tuscany’s southwest coast.

On the volcanic island of Ischia—famous for its hot springs and therapeutic mud—and outside the small town of Lacco Ameno, sits this chic, secluded, 25-room inn.

A 16th-century country estate with 13 guest rooms; all have vaulted ceilings and cast-iron bed frames.

Lavish 17th-century mansion (the former residence of J. Paul Getty) built atop Roman ruins by
the Tyrrhenian Sea. 

Room to Book: The elegant Torre Suites with views of the sea.

Amid Valpolicella vineyards outside Romeo and Juliet’s hometown of Verona, this classical Venetian-style villa appears ripe for an old-world romance. If the star-crossed lovers were to step through the arched doorway today, they would be in for a surprise.

On a cliff a half-mile from Amalfi, the whitewashed Villa Scarpariello could be your wealthy Italian friend’s private retreat.

The villa's gardens feature vegetables, fruit trees, roses and peonies, and aromatic herbs.

16th-century Medicean villa, the sister property to Lake Como’s historic Villa d’Este. 



The 28-room salmon-colored manor house has Gran Sasso in its backyard, the Adriatic Sea in its front.

For vinophiles, it’s hard to beat a stay at the four-room, boutique Il Palazzetto hotel — also home to the International Wine Academy of Rome (on the ground floor).