Holiday cottages in Italy
Holiday cottages in Italy vary from comfortable chalets to luxury villas and country houses with private pool
. Enjoy the good life that Italy has to offer in a holiday home in the beautiful countryside. Would you like to visit the Italian Lakes combined with a visit to the fashion city Milan, then a holiday home in the Italian region of Lombardy the perfect starting point. At Micazu you book your holiday home directly with the owner, which is economically beneficial!
A holiday home in Italy: La vita è bella!
Italy, the boot-shaped country in southern Europe. Once known as the greatest empires of Europe, nowadays known as the land of the famous cities, renowned brands, and its great hospitality. The Italian kitchen is also very popular in The Netherlands, just like their wines. The country is also known for its top- fashion. The Italians enjoy the good life, La vita è bella! Each region of Italy has its own characteristics and charm. The North of Italy offers you a mountain setting, where the Dolomites are well worth a visit. It is a perfect location to enjoy an active holiday. Vacations to the lakes Garda
are very popular destination among Dutch people and also the other Italian Lakes in Italy are a must visit!
The Italian villages, restaurants and islands
For those who prefer to stay near the beach, the Italian Riviera or Central Tuscany
are perfect destinations. These are regions with typical Italian villages full of cozy terraces and many Italian restaurants. Are you looking for beautiful
nature? Choose then a holiday home in Umbria, also known as the "green heart" of Italy. Or a holiday home in Piedmont
, which in Italian means “foot of the mountain”. Located more south is Rome, the capital of Italy. A city with a lot of sights from the Roman times. In addition, Italy has many islands from which the most well-known is Sicily. Sicily
is the largest island of the Mediterranean Sea and has hot summers, when the temperature can rise high. Another island of Italy is Sardinia
, an island just a little bit smaller than Sicily.
Get to know the Italian kitchen from your holiday home!
Italian cuisine is especially known for its pasta and pizza dishes. But coffee and wine are also very much loved in Italy. Some regions in have their own culinary specialities such as the wine from Tuscany; Chianti. Italians love good food and sit often long at the table. They also start late in the evening with dinner. Therefore don’t be surprised if restaurants haven't yet opened at 6 pm. However there are many bars open for an aperitif!
Climate in Italy
The summer months in Italy are mainly dry and sunny. Especially in the south, temperatures can rise to over forty degrees. Winters in the south and middle of Italy are often mild, whereas in the north, temperatures can drop to freezing point and snow is a common phenomenon. Particularly in the Dolomites, which is therefore an excellent area to go skiing or snowboarding
Experience the “La vita è bella” yourself and look into our full range of private holiday cottages in Italy!
Italian fun facts!
- Italians are generally very superstitious. Many Italians wear some kind of a talisman, the number 17 is a number of bad luck and walking in the rain brings luck.
- According to the Italians making gestures is an essential part of communicating.
- It is common in Italy to have a hot meal also in the afternoon.
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