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Edify your mind and expand your cultural horizons by sneaking away to one of Villas of Distinction's historic villas.

You won’t even have to hit the museums, as these properties boast their very own legends. With private estates dating back to the 13th Century, each of these homes is enveloped with personality and charm that will undoubtedly enhance your next vacation. Staying in a suite once enjoyed by an infamous king, renowned president or scandalous celebrity couple is sure to arm you with tales to tell upon your return home.

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Scudo

Scudo

Tuscany / Florence City

4
Bedrooms
Sleeps
8
from $819+
per night

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This is a fashionable property in an exclusive location in the heart of Florence!

Capital

Capital

Tuscany / Florence City

4
Bedrooms
Sleeps
8
from $819+
per night

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Florence is more popular than ever, with 16 million visitors pouring in each year attracted by its architectural heritage – one of the richest in the world – and its renowned food culture.

Mas Verdun

Mas Verdun

Provence / Cabannes

7
Bedrooms
Sleeps
14
from $825+
per night

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This beautiful family Mas located in the heart of the village of Cabannes, a 10 minute from Saint Rémy de Provence and Avignon is a real haven of peace. 

Cerretello

Cerretello

Tuscany / Florence Area

10
Bedrooms
Sleeps
21
from $945+
per night

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Formerly a hunting lodge, Villa Cerretello is a superb 10 bedroom Tuscan country villa with a perfect, secluded, hill top location.

Regina

Regina

Croatia / Hvar Island

5
Bedrooms
Sleeps
10
from $955+
per night

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The Villa Regina complex is located on the island of Hvar, in the area called Burag.

Ivana

Ivana

Tuscany / Cortona Area

9
Bedrooms
Sleeps
18
from $1,197+
per night

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Villa Ivana is a 17th century frescoed Italian Villa located at the foot of the Etruscan town of Cortona, not far from “Villa Bramasole” where the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun” was filmed.

Cleo

Cleo

More Greece / Hydra

6
Bedrooms
Sleeps
12
from $1,389+
per night

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Villa Cleo is located in Avlaki, situated between the port of Hydra and the village of Kaminia.

Chateau de Villedieu

Chateau de Villedieu

Provence / Ventoux

8
Bedrooms
Sleeps
16
from $1,522+
per night

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Set in the middle of 4 hectares of grounds, the 'Chateau de Villedieu' is a 12th Century templar fort. This large property can accommodate up to 16 guests with its eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, cinema room, gym room, large swimming pool, private tennis court, etc.

Palazzo

Palazzo

Tuscany / Chianti

6
Bedrooms
Sleeps
12
from $1,715+
per night

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Nestled in the heart of the famous Chianti Valley, with its undulating green hills and famous wineries, stands the elegant Villa Palazzo with its old world charm.

Casetta

Casetta

Tuscany / Arezzo Area

3
Bedrooms
Sleeps
6
from $1,788+
per night

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Casetta is the last farmhouse to be restored on the Estate, immersed in the Merlot vineyards for a holiday in true Tuscan style.

Mas de la Tranquillité

Mas de la Tranquillité

Provence / St. Remy De Provence

7
Bedrooms
Sleeps
14
from $2,201+
per night

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This magnificent 19th century Mas, located 1 kilometer from the village center of Saint Rémy de Provence accommodates up to 14 guests with seven spacious air-conditioned bedrooms.

Mas de Laudun

Mas de Laudun

Provence

8
Bedrooms
Sleeps
16
from $2,201+
per night

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There could be no finer marriage than that between the Provençal countryside and this property.

Bergerie La Terrenque

Bergerie La Terrenque

Provence / St. Remy De Provence

5
Bedrooms
Sleeps
10
from $2,476+
per night

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Surrounded by a landscaped park of 12 hectares, the 18th century Bergerie La Terrenque offers you a magnificent and unobstructed view of the Alpilles.

Le Collectionneur

Le Collectionneur

Provence / L'isle sur la Sorgue

5
Bedrooms
Sleeps
10
from $2,593+
per night

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Close to Avignon, this XIIth century private townhouse is conveniently located in the center of L’Isle sur la Sorgue and offers to its guests a quiet peaceful environment, modern comfortable accommodations and unique contemporary decor.

Bastide Du Chateau

Bastide Du Chateau

Cote D'Azur & St. Tropez / Nice

8
Bedrooms
Sleeps
16
from $2,692+
per night

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This is one of the most beautiful and oldest properties in the Cote d’Azur. It is a superb early 19th century Bastide situated at the top of a hill in the middle of 27 acres of green land within the estate of a 13th Century chateau.

Doge

Doge

Venice / Castello Orientale

6
Bedrooms
Sleeps
12
from $2,808+
per night

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Doge, set in the historic Castello Orientale area of Venice, is a canal-side, four-story palazzo, with a private deck on the lagoon.

Tiberio

Tiberio

Umbria / Perugia Area

8
Bedrooms
Sleeps
16
from $2,947+
per night

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Go through the entrance of this magnificent property, step on its brick-and-stone staircase and you know that your expectations will be exceeded.

Bastide de St Martin

Bastide de St Martin

Provence / Luberon

13
Bedrooms
Sleeps
29
from $3,160+
per night

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Bastide St. Martin is an 18th Century Bastide offering 13 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, partial air-conditioning, tennis court, heated swimming pool, full service included with maids and chef at home, and can accommodate up to 29 guests with children included.

Rei

Rei

Puglia / Lecce Area

8
Bedrooms
Sleeps
16
from $3,275+
per night

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The luxurious Villa Rei, a recently restored typical masseria – a fortified farm – is a gateway of indulgence, sun and relaxation.

Controni

Controni

Tuscany / Lucca Area

11
Bedrooms
Sleeps
22
from $3,603+
per night

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Villa Controni is an elegant 19th-century aristocratic villa set in the heart of a vast estate of terraced hills and olive groves.