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Welcome to the Essential Italy blog. Here we'll be posting travel tips, articles on places of interest, food and wine and cultural news from mainland Italy, Sicily and Sardinia. There will also be in-depth features on selected properties to help you find the perfect holiday accommodation – be it a family villa high in the Tuscan hills, a chic apartment in Cortona or the perfect beach hotel in Sardinia.

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Fun Family Activities, Perfect for Your Holidays

When on a family holiday, there will often be members of the team who are more than happy to sit back and relax in the sun, whilst other members are all about the activities. Day trips to the surrounding areas such as beaches and historical feats are all part of the experience, but there will often be times when you need some simple (but fun) activities to enjoy. Here are just a few of our favourites:

a family-friendly game of volleyball in our Italian villas with a pool

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QUIZ: Which region of Italy should you visit in 2017?

The summer is soon to be upon us, and nothing brings the summer feeling better than the thought of your next holiday! We may be halfway through the year already, but there is still plenty of time to book yourself a well-deserved trip away. We have plenty of last-minute deals on villas in Sardinia with a pool, as well as to many other fantastic destinations within Italy, so take a look today to find your dream holiday. Before you head off to search, why not take our quiz to find out which region would most suit your holiday style?

take the quiz: which region of Italy should you visit in 2017?

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