If November was any indication, December will be just as chilly in Italy. But that doesn’t mean you need to leave your bathing suits at home for your winter holiday! Check out these six amazing luxury Italian villas with Jacuzzis – the perfect places to warm up this winter!

#1. Just outside of Siena, in the hills of Tuscany, you’ll find Dimora del Cedro, a beautiful traditional property that dates back to the 1400’s. But while the property is old school, the villa itself is modern and fresh.

In the heart of Tuscany is the birthplace of the Renaissance: Florence. This ancient city is bustling with beautiful art, interesting architecture and plenty of spots to inspire romance on your holiday.

The weather in Florence is warm and sunny in the summer, and mild and calm in the winter. A light dusting of snow on the top of Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore’s famed cupola, Il Duomo, is a captivating sight.

Football is a way of life in Italy. Kids grow up playing for the youth divisions of their hometown soccer club, and families spend their weekends cheering on the home team from the stands. Italian soccer is a must to see for any sports fan while on holiday, whether you attend a Serie A match or a tilt between two local clubs.

Just like top-tier leagues around Europe, Serie A matches are full of international superstars and top-quality football. Here are some of the most important matches on the calendar before the end of the year:

Christmas is such a special time of year in Italy. The Advent season brings communities together to celebrate, including one of the best – and tastiest – traditions, the Christmas market.

Stalls of handcrafts, food, drink and games pop up in city centers, with something fun and delicious for everyone! Here are a few of the best Christmas markets, perfect for visiting during your holiday in Italy in December.

The holiday season: stressful, magical and filled with love … and anxiety. This year, gather the entire family and escape on a vacation with a Christmas in Italy. Our villas offer enough space for the entire family to reunite and share the special season without the need for extra work in an already busy time of year.

Close to tourist destinations but secluded and private, you’ll find so many ways to make new Christmas memories and keep family traditions in these amazing vacation homes.