Florence has been called one of the most beautiful cities in the world and without a doubt - it has earned that title. The Tuscan capital has a vast collection of galleries and museums as well as many historical sites and landmarks. Florence has long been considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and is often referred to as the “Athens of the Middle Ages.” Having said that, when coming for a few days especially - you'll need a place to stay. There is an abundance of options for a Florence Italy rental for every type of traveler. If you want a "home away from home" experience rather than a hotel - consider renting a vacation home or apartment for your trip. Let’s investigate some Florence Italy vacation rental tips to help along with your booking.
Before you book your Florence Italy vacation rental, there are a few things you want to keep in mind. The first is location, location, location. Do you want to be near the historic centre? How about an easy walk from the central train station? Or would you prefer to hire or rent a car and stay a little further out for some extra room and a quieter atmosphere? Once you know what you want to do, it will make it very easy to narrow down your choices. The other things to think about are space and price. Do you need a larger space for an extended family? Are you splurging on this trip or would you rather be more budget conscious? Once you have the location, space you need and price, it’s time to take a look at your options.
There are many companies that operate vacation rentals for you in Italy. Airbnb, Rent by Owner, VRBO, and Home Away are just a few of the companies that offer apartments, houses, and villas for rent. Do your homework and decide which company is for you.
Some of the most popular rentals in Florence are apartments that can have anywhere from one to three bedrooms and one to three baths. You can even rent out a castle! The top rentals sleep four to six people, so that is also something to keep in mind. Obviously, the larger the space, the bigger the price tag, but it’s not a big as you think. Many vacation rentals are more affordable than a hotel. Plus, it gives you an authentic Italian experience to stay in the home of a local. Moreover, most include kitchens so you can cook as much or as little as you want - the choice is up to you.
Last but not least, be sure to look at the reviews of the property you are thinking of renting. People from all over the world will be happy to tell you what they liked and didn’t like about the particular Florence Italy vacation rental. Now that, we've covered the basics, it's time to book your stay, pack your bags & finally enjoy your trip to historic Florence!