Where to stay around Umbria?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,869 holiday lettings near Umbria. From 1,685 Studios to 1,680 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Umbria for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Umbria?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Umbria. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Perugia: 2,538 holiday homes
  • Todi: 1,022 holiday homes
  • Orvieto: 1,396 holiday homes
  • Spoleto: 851 holiday homes
  • Assisi: 1,115 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Umbria! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Umbria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Umbria with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Perugia: 2,538 holiday lettings
  • Todi: 1,022 holiday lettings
  • Orvieto: 1,396 holiday lettings
  • Spoleto: 851 holiday lettings
  • Assisi: 1,115 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Umbria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Umbria. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Catacomba di Villa San Faustino: 1,448 holiday rentals
  • Orvieto Funicular: 1,797 holiday rentals
  • National Museum of Umbrian Archaeology: 2,725 holiday rentals
  • Spoleto City Hall: 1,044 holiday rentals
  • Saint Benedict Square: 275 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Umbria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Self-Catering Rentals in Italy Umbria for Your Home Stay

The beautiful region of Umbria right in the heart of Italy has so much to offer the holiday maker. With excellent self-catering holiday accommodation available, families, couples, groups of friends and singles are certain to have a trip to remember. Umbria is the only region of Italy without a coast but it certainly makes up for this in other ways. The region's capital Perugia is very popular with visitors and holiday homes in the area mean that you can be free to really explore. There are lots of exciting things to do in Perugia and as with many Italian towns, life revolves around the piazza. See the 13th century Fontana Maggiore at the centre of the Piazza IV Novembre and marvel at the statues round the edges, including one of a griffin which is the symbol of Perugia and which can be seen all over town. The Cathedral of San Lorenzo on the edge of the piazza is a must for those interested in history; a wonderful Signorelli altarpiece and fantastic gothic architecture are just some of its attractions. Alternatively, just watch the world go by as you enjoy a cappuccino in the piazza. Don't forget to try cakes from Sandri a Perugian landmark, where the owners have been selling coffee, pastries and sweets for over 200 years. A self-catering vacation home in Umbria is a great way to really experience some of the enchanting hill towns such as Assisi where the sunset over the ancient buildings is magnificent. St. Francis was of course born here in 1182, and wandered the area, including ancient towns like Gubbio and Todi. Visit Spoleto for the famous Festival of Two Worlds where opera, dance, music and art combine for one of the best events of its kind in the world. Self-catering holiday villas and apartments are perfect in Umbria as the area is famed for its food and wine, including the famous truffles, pork from the Norcio area and the wonderful Orvetio wines. There truly is something for everyone in this remarkable region of Italy.

Holiday Letting in Italy Umbria for your short break

From a convenient city centre apartment in Spoleto to an isolated country villa in Umbertide, holiday rentals in Umbria can be found to suit whatever type of vacation you dream of anywhere across a region that nestles at the very heart of Italy. Holiday villa rentals in Umbria providing you with just the right combination of space, luxury and privacy for either a quietly romantic break for two or a memorable vacation for all your family and friends. With plenty of traditional character and charm to be found in a holiday cottage, farmhouse or villa rental in Umbria, this is a region guaranteed to offer you a truly authentic experience of both urban and rural life and a fascinating cultural heritage that is undeniably Italian. Bed and breakfasts in Umbria are something worth considering if you want to plan a voyage of culinary discovery through as many local restaurants as you can find, and therefore like the idea of a 'kitchen-free' alternative to the self-catering apartments and villas in Umbria - holiday rental accommodation in Italy often being chosen by anyone with a passion for good food and fine wine as this is a country where the cuisine is as spectacular and diverse as the range of different provinces in which it exists, so whether you'd prefer a holiday cottage or farmhouse in Umbria, villa rental, apartment or family-run bed and breakfast, in Umbria you can be sure of returning home a few pounds heavier than when you arrived!

Best Time to Enjoy Umbria

Any time of the year is ideal for a vacation in Umbria. A wealth of great holiday villas which can accommodate any size party means that finding the perfect place for a real home from home stay is easy. Summer holidays are particularly popular, and renting the perfect holiday cottage in the Umbrian hills is a great way for families to enjoy great days out to places such as the stunning medieval hill town of Todi. Marvel at the Chiesa di Santa Maria della Consolazione a famous Renaissance church or just enjoy a cold drink or coffee in the Piazza del Popolo. Renting self-catering apartments, houses, villas, flats and cottages in Umbria is great for a short break such as a bank holiday weekend or half term, or perfect for longer vacations like summer holidays and winter breaks. Enjoy shopping for Christmas presents in some of the great local markets in Umbria like the antique market in Perugia at the famous Rocca Paolina the remains of a papal fortress which was built on top of the homes of wealthy merchants. Your holiday apartment in Perugia is ideal for entertaining family and friends as you see the New Year in and self-catering rentals allow you to do it in your own individual style. There are charming holiday cottages throughout the Umbria region which add real character to your stay. Try a charming holiday house near Spoleta from the end of June for the 17 days of the famous Festival of Two Worlds or perhaps rent a luxury villa with pool in the Umbrian hills for long sunny days of walking or cycling in this stunning region. The Umbria region is also famous for its many language schools, rent a self-catering flat in Perugia and brush up your Italian to sound like a local. There are also lots of art and cookery courses available, so why not combine a relaxing spring break in your own holiday cottage with the chance to enhance your skills or learn something new? There are many exciting things to do on family holidays and many holiday lets are pet friendly so everyone can come along. A luxury holiday villa can really make your experience of Umbria extra special and when you book through owners direct you also have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you'll be staying in a real home as well as the security that our great reputation brings. Umbria is fabulous at any time of the year, and with self-catering rentals to suit any party, you're sure to have the time of your life.