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Umbria Villa Rental: Il Casale di Mele

Secluded yet easily accessible, Il Casale di Mele is the perfect setting, providing the tranquility of the countryside but within easy reach of E45 which leasds to many famous hilltowns as well as parts of Tuscany. Il Casale di Mele is a traditional Umbrian stone farmhouse built with all the modern conveniences that sleeps 6 + 1. Read more about …

A Villa in Viterbo Italy: Where Julia Roberts Stayed While Filming “Eat Pray Love”

Updated 2018. In our Eat Pray Love Italy travel guide, we told you about the luxury hotels where movie star Julia Roberts stayed while filming in Rome last August. Yet when filming moved to other parts of Italy and Julia’s family and entourage arrived in Italy (husband Danny Moder, her three children, bodyguards and yoga instructor), they took up residence …

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(This is an ad.) Venezia in Style Truly Venice invites you to experience the iconic city of Venice by living like a local – renting a truly Venetian apartment, not an impersonal hotel room or a standard tourist flat, but a real home away from home. Plan now! What are you waiting for?September and October are the perfect months for …

A Villa Rental in Umbria: Fattoria del Gelso

Fattoria del Gelso is one of three Umbria villa rentals profiled in the June 2009 issue of Dream of Italy: As the owners of Bella Italia, a successful Italian gourmet and ceramics store in Bethesda, Maryland, Suzy and Bill Menard found themselves spending plenty of time in Deruta, Umbria’s ceramics capital, sourcing imports for their store. In time it made …