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Designed by architects for travel enthusiasts: Our curated collection of outstanding holiday accomodations – also via map. Do you already know our new entry?

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House / AT – Austria
Hube

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Green as far as you can see - from Haus Hube the view extends far over the hilly landscape of Eastern Styria. The holiday home, together with several outbuildings, is situated on a large plot with an orchard and flower meadow and its own forest.
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Apartment / IT – Italy
Umamma

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In the Umamma apartment in the small Tuscan town of San Miniato, the Middle Ages are combined with industrial style. The apartment is extraordinary and will elicit a "Wow!" from many guests—or "umamma" as they say in Tuscany for something unexpectedly amazing.
House / CH – Switzerland
Aux Losanges

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The large white diamond pattern in the entrance area are already suggesting it: Aux Losanges in the Tschiertschen mountain village in the canton of Graubünden is no ordinary traditional mountain chalet - even if it almost appears to be one from the outside.
Apartment / IT – Italy
Atelier Palermo

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Palermo is a city of contrasts, where baroque splendor meets morbid charm and a lively atmosphere. In the capital of Sicily, Stefan Koppelkamm – graphic designer, photographer, author and university lecturer – has fulfilled his dream of having his own atelier in a baroque palazzo.
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Apartment // House / IT – Italy
Freiform

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Below the village of Verdings, architect Martin Gruber has planned an organic free form, which will be rented out as an extraordinary guest house. Like a nature observatory in the midst of the South Tyrolean mountains, the contemporary glass pavilion affords a captivating view across the valley.
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House / AT – Austria
Das Dellacher

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The Dellacher House is considered one of Austria's most important architectural monuments. It is an early work by the architect Raimund Abraham, who became known in particular for the construction of the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York.
House / AT – Austria
Haus Grabenschake

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Old meets new - in the hills of Styria, surrounded by meadows and forests in a wonderfully secluded location, a 200-year-old farmhouse was juxtaposed with a modern glass building that literally stands against the slope with the help of a 40-metre-long natural stone wall.
House / DE – Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Haus Romy

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Romy and Miro close to the German Baltic Sea coast are two holiday homes that are truly full of character: they’re simple but have that certain something. With small surface areas, but a generous sense of space. Their location between Hamburg and Berlin makes them perfect for urbanites weary of the city and who long for the countryside and the sea.
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/ IT – Italy
Casa del Forte

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Casa del Forte is located in an old fisherman's house in Ortigia, the old town of Syracuse. Just a few minutes walk from the city beach and at the same time in the middle of the bustling old town streets with its ancient sites.
Apartment / IT – Italy
Casa Sabir

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Outside: a lively hustle and bustle. Inside: peace and quiet and the grandeur of bygone eras. Casa Sabir is located on the market square of the small island of Ortigia – the historic centre of the Sicilian city of Syracuse.
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House / GR – Greece
mavie

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The holiday house mavie on the Greek island of Lefkada evokes associations with an elegant ocean liner. The building consists of several cubes arranged in a row, and a slightly twisted cuboid structure stacked above them.
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House / IT – Italy
Eremo

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Holiday home Eremo is perched on a hill above the northern Italian harbour town of Imperia, on the so called "Riviera". Situated, as though on a viewing platform, on the edge of a centuries-old pine forest, the house offers an impressive panoramic view over the city and the Ligurian sea.
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House / IT – Italy
Villa Abruzzo

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Vineyards and olive groves surround Villa Abruzzo, located in the north of the Italian region of Abruzzo, just a few kilometres from the Adriatic coast. The bungalow was designed and furnished by the interior architect and designer Davide Rizzo.
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House / AT – Austria
Stadl Wuggitz

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A 200-year-old hay barn in southern Styria has been given a new lease on life as a holiday house. The conversion process involved the barn being completely disassembled, its wooden beams being carefully restored and then carefully reassembled once again.
House / IT – Italy
Rifugio Friulano

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Rifugio Friulano is a hideaway in the hills of the upper Italian region of Friuli. Originally, the owners had been looking for an old stone house to buy, but they fell in love with this small property on a steep slope near Udine.
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House / BE – Belgium
Velpe 55

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The Velpe 55 vacation home is set against the rural backdrop of the Hageland - a gently rolling landscape in the east of the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The building, inspired by typical Flemish barns, blends in well with the rural surroundings.
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House / FR – France
Loft by LIEU

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Are you dreaming of a holiday that brings the whole family – or all your closest friends – together? In the south of France perhaps? Accommodation with traditional charm and casual flair? In the countryside, but close to the sea and the mountains. Voilà: Loft by LIEU.
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House / IT – Italy
Trecubi

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Trecubi – a holiday home situated near the town of Noto in the southeast of Sicily – offers magnificent views over the region’s hilly landscape, all the way to the sea five kilometres away.
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House / IT – Italy
Torre Piccola

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Torre Piccola is a historic tower house with modern interiors in the old town of Nardo, Apulia. This heritage-listed tower has been converted into a holiday apartment, which expertly combines the historic substance of the building substance, an open spatial concept, and minimalist design.
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House / ES – Spain
Cingle 30

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With panoramic views of the bay of Soller and the mountains, Cingle 30 is located on a steep slope in the coastal town of Port de Soller. It consists of a concrete cube that rises above a substructure with traditional quarry stone walls.
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House / AT – Austria
Wenefrieda

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Wenefrieda is a typical representation of the modern timber architecture the Vorarlberg province in western Austria is famous for. This longhouse-style holiday home is based on the traditional buildings of the Bregenzerwald forest.
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Hotel / IT – Italy
Seehotel Ambach

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Seehotel Ambach beams its guests back to the seventies. At the beginning of the decade, architect Othmar Barth, considered a pioneer of modernity in South Tyrol, created a complete work of art – merging architecture, design and nature – on the northern shore of Lake Caldaro.
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House / FR – France
Villa Jones

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Villa Jones is situated in the hilly landscape of olive groves and forests in the Haut Var, the hinterland of the Cote d'Azur. Edward Jones, partner of the renowned London architecture firm Dixon Jones, and his architect wife Margot designed this holiday home for themselves and their family.
Apartment / HR – Croatia
Tinel Split

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The Tinel Split holiday apartment is located in an Art Deco building in the Croatian harbour town of Split - just a few minutes' walk from the beach. The apartment building is located in a small park and is a building of Croatian Classic Modernism - built in 1932.
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House / IT – Italy
Podere 500

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Podere 500 is situated in a picturesque location in the Tuscan hills. Behind the old stone walls of the former farmhouse lies a surprisingly modern holiday home with spacious rooms and a light and airy ambience.
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House / DK – Denmark
Woodhouse

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The Woodhouse in the fishing village of Agger on the northwestern coast of Jutland is located less than a kilometre from the North Sea, on a property with mature trees and plenty of natural vegetation and offers views in all directions.
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Hotel / IT – Italy
Zum Hirschen

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In the village square of Unsere liebe Frau im Walde a pilgrimage site in South Tyrol, you will find the Hotel Zum Hirschen. When this former pilgrims' hostel was transformed into a hotel, a special emphasis was placed preserving the authenticity of the building and making its history come alive.
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Apartment / IT – Italy
Königswarte Strata

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Strata in the South Tyrolean Dolomites is a fantastic examples of innovative alpine architecture that brings design into perfect harmony with nature. The Strata wing, which is an extension to the Residence Königswarte, blends in harmoniously with the surrounding topography.
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House / HR – Croatia
Casa Ceppi

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Casa Ceppi is a rural property on the Croatian peninsula of Istria. The historic complex, which comprises a main building and outbuildings grouped around a central square, was in ruins until it was discocerd by the Berlin architecture firm Wietersheim, who lovingly restored it and gave it a new, contemporary lease of life.
Hotel / AT – Austria
Hotel Bären

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The Hotel Bären in the village square of Mellau in the Austria’s Bregenzerwald is one of the few stone houses within a village characterized by wooden houses. Its new owners have breathed new life into the traditional house, which dates to 1872.
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House / AT – Austria
Smart Wood House

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The Smart Wood House in Salzburg's Lungau Region is characterized by a combination of straight-lined architecture, innovative building technology and natural, regional materials. The low-energy house is clad from head to toe in Lungau mountain larch.
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House / ES – Spain
Camino de Playa

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The Camino de Playa is located on the edge of the Galician nature reserve of Costa da Vela, near a kilometer-long sandy beach. From the outside, the house has a traditional appearance; from the inside, it is emphatically modern.
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House / ES – Spain
Can Bou

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With beautiful views of the mountains of the Serra de Tramuntana, the Can Bou holiday home is located on the outskirts of the small town of Sóller – about three kilometres from the northwest coast of Mallorca.
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B&B / IE – Ireland
Breac.House

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You will find the Breac.House B&B in the harsh, rugged landscape of the Horn Head peninsula on the northern tip of the Republic of Ireland, with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Derryveagh Mountains.
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Hotel / IT – Italy
Bühelwirt

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The Bühelwirt in Sankt Jakob in the Ahrntal valley effortlessly manages the balancing act between tradition and modernity. The radical new building of the certified organic hotel offers spectacular views of the South Tyrolean mountains.
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House / ES – Spain
Solo Office

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In the SOLO Office, the boundaries of interior and exterior space are virtually lost: architecture and nature flow seamlessly into one another, and the house almost disappears. It was built on a circular concrete foundation.
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Hotel / IT – Italy
Parkhotel Holzner

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With a broad view of the Dolomites, the Parkhotel Holzner is located on a sunny plateau above the South Tyrolean town of Bolzano. Built in 1908 in Alpine Art Noveau style and family-owned for four generations, the hotel has been progressively renovated and expanded over the past century.
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Hotel / GR – Greece
Villa Zoé

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At Villa Zoé in the village of Koutouloufari on Crete, Greek architecture meets treasures from across the world. Two former globetrotters have fulfilled their dream of owning a hotel by restoring two old Cycladic houses.
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House / ES – Spain
Casa Penya Rotja

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Far removed from the mass tourism crowds, the Casa Penya Rotja enjoys a rural location in the agricultural east of Mallorca. This property, which comprises two houses, is surrounded by a garden with almond, orange and olive trees and agaves.
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House / FR – France
House B

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House B in the northern Provence doesn’t shout for attention, but blends in harmoniously with its surroundings. It is built with traditional local materials and one half of it is half-hidden within the hill on which it is set.
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House / UK – United Kingdom
Tinhouse

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The Tinhouse is perched on a steep slope overlooking The Minch strait to the northwest of the Isle of Skye. The house was designed and hand built by Alan Dickson and his wife Gill Smith, founders of the architectural firm Rural Design Architects.
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House / HR – Croatia
Kuća Fotografa

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The small stone house in the Croatian fishing village of Novigrad is known as “The photographer's house”. The house was once the home and studio of Nikica Karavida, the first public photographer of the region during the 1920s and 1930s.
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House / ES – Spain
Villa CP

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Surrounded by cork oak forests, the Villa CP rests on a hill between the Catalan city of Girona and the Costa Brava. Original stone walls and modern architecture meet in perfect harmony, set against breathtaking natural surroundings.
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Hotel / IT – Italy
Pergola Residence

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The apartment hotel Pergola Residence, near Merano in South Tyrol, was designed by the Italian architect and designer Matteo Thun. The terraced property nestles harmoniously into the surroundings amidst vines and apple orchards and integrates local architectural elements.
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