Umbria is Italy at its very best and once you get a glimpse of the region you’ll totally understand why Umbria is also known as the green heart of Italy. It would be near impossible to ignore the beautiful rolling hills, olive groves and seducing vineyards. A holiday in Umbria is an experience like no other; dotted picture-perfect towns, galleries in abundance and complete authenticity. Like the movies, you’ll see grandmothers making pasta by hand – everyone knows each other and most importantly the locals are utterly welcoming. Top that off, with our inviting villas in Umbria and you’ll never want to come home.

1. Tower Villa

Tower Villa - Umbria - Oliver's Travels

Tower Villa – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

Radiating exclusivity and luxury, Tower Villa enjoys a superb position with spellbinding views across the rolling countryside. A prime example of a typical Umbrian villa that has all your creature comforts, with the services of a 5-star resort. 

Float along the Olympic sized pool, drink a chilled glass of wine on the idyllic rooftop and enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by a private chef. It’s easy to picture yourself holidaying here, and those that do have never looked back.

Sleeps: 6-8

Prices from: £46pppn

2. Villa Nebbiosa

Villa Nebbiosa – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

Fancy tucking into breakfast every morning with panoramic vistas of the valleys in Perugia? You can have the above and more at Villa Nebbiosa, a traditional stone farmhouse surrounded by mesmerising olive groves. 

The interior is wonderfully inviting; gorgeous four poster beds and other wood furnishings capture the character of the lovely six bedrooms. The living areas are incredibly cosy, the evenings here feel very magical especially in the company of your loved ones. 

Sleeps: 12

Prices from: £38pppn

3. Bisenzio Tower

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Bisenzio Tower is a sight to behold. Guests with all interests will find there haven; be it the sauna and gym for the gym bunnies, the media room perfect for movie buffs, and a library that bookworms have only ever dreamed of.

The views from the tower are exceptional; look past the infinity pool to see mountains as far as the eye can see. Equally beautiful are the views overlooking the national park of Monte Rufeno. The camera certainly doesn’t do any injustices here. 

Sleeps: 16

Prices from: £104pppn

4. Villa Condotti

Villa Condotti - Umbria - Oliver's Travels

Villa Condotti – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

Exotic aromas of herbs and flowers gently engulf Villa Condotti. This hilltop villa is exactly what you would expect from an Italian Villa including terracotta floors, wooden beams and stone walls. The overall décor is effortlessly stylish, which goes perfectly alongside the villas relaxed aura. 

Enjoy unimaginable evenings on the Loggia (a gallery with open sides) and enjoy a truffle dinner as the sun sets over the valley. If you’re thinking about exploring further afield, the English speaking house managers can help organise quirky bespoke trips that will help you discover the local area.

Sleeps: 12

Prices from: £47pppn

5. Villa La Macchia

Villa La Macchia - Umbria - Oliver's Travels

Villa La Macchia – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

Discover the authenticity of Umbria in the plush Villa La Macchia. This family estate has been restored from the ruins of a medieval church and insides is sheer beauty. Your comfort is priority with the staff, they can even provide hotel services with our vill’otel option. 

Leisurely spend mornings by the infinity pool marveling at the incredible 360-degree of the valleys below you. You’ll feel miles away from the rest of the world, but don’t worry you’re only a 20 minutes drive to Pergola, the capital of Umbria.

Sleeps: 6

Prices from: £89pppn

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6. Villa Giardiniera

Villa Giardiniera – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

A villa holiday spent here includes lounging in the garden spaces, resting, reading and of course, dining. Villa Giardiniera is nestled in a beautiful spot in the town of Spello, but activities are in abundance. Lend your hand to fishing, or discover the region on gentle hikes.

It’s not just about exploring, it’s about exploring authentically. And after a long day, you’ll want nothing more than to retreat back to the villa and recline on a day bed.

Sleeps: 6

Prices from: £63ppn

7. Villa Presti

Villa Presti – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

The Umbrian dream, a work of art, adorned with stone arches and terracotta tiles. Big groups will be kept happy and can enjoy a restful stay among gentle hills and floral surroundings from the infinity pool.

Italians are renown for their love of cooking, so it’s only a must to follow in authentic footsteps. Prepare dinner from the herbs and vegetables from the grounds, and don’t forget to taste as many wines until you find a perfect match (it would be rude not too).

Sleeps: 14

Prices from: £27pppn

8. Casa Campana

Villa Campana - Umbria - Oliver's Travels

Villa Campana – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

This dainty villa in Umbria is highly recommended for families looking to reconnect and spend time together away from everyday life. Have a diving competition in the pool or go for an old fashioned game of Uno by the dining room table. Lazy days have never been better well spent!

The layout of the house is pretty unique in that it allows access to the garden from every level, seducing you back to the country air time again. 

Sleeps: 6

Prices from: £50pppn

9. Villa Di Tufo

Villa Di Tufo – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

A classic Umbrian villa with an array of great mod cons. The quirkiest part of this refurbished farmhouse is the adjoining fitness area that has a gym, relaxation area and heaps more. When you step outside you’re fronted with a large panoramic terrace, a large swimming pool finished off with a solarium.

Overall the atmosphere drips in detox and relaxation, and the surrounding countryside doesn’t differ. One thing’s for sure, with any holiday to Umbria you’ll never be far from exceptional food and wine.

Sleeps: 12

Prices from: £21pppn

10. Villa Colabella

Villa Colabella - Umbria - Oliver's Travels

Villa Colabella – Umbria – Oliver’s Travels

This luxury villa seems to good to be true, but it isn’t. Villa Colabella features for bright bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms to maximise privacy. 

Guests can also enjoy mid-week housekeeping and can choose from a full menu of spa treatments, including yoga classes, a Turkish bath, massages and more – all you have to do is ask. 

Sleeps: 8

Prices from: £50pppn

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