I think it was around February when we were actively looking and the availability was running out fast. My mum, sister and I, all equally obsessed with real-estate listings, especially the Italian, countryside, holiday type of listing, emailed many candidates back and forth.
We have done road trips in Europe a few times now and although it takes longer to get to your destination compared to hopping on a plane, what we love is how much we get to see and experience on our way there, making for a a lot of variety during those precious family holiday weeks. Last year we drove through Denmark, Germany and Austria to get to Italy. Despite the inevitable challenges a driving holiday will throw at you (long days on the road, occasional impatient passengers) I will say that the good things about a driving holiday by far outweigh the bad. Arriving in a new place every…