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Tortola, BVI: Three-bedroom house 50 yards from beautiful Long Bay Beach. Ewinghouse@gmail.com or 646-526-7111. www.ewinghouse.com.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica: Luxurious estate with panoramic views, pool and pool house. Accommodates up to 11. Private beach access and preferred golf rates. Full staff including private chef, butler and driver. Destination airport transfers included. Reserve now to ensure your preferred dates. See pictures at: www.monticellovilla.com, or contact us at: info@monticellovilla.com or 1-876-285-3300.

France Vacation Rentals

So, you’ve trekked your way through the Louvre, perhaps multiple times, and, while you still haven’t found that one obscure painting that you’ve been told is an absolute must-see, at this point you’re ready to go anywhere else.  But with an overwhelming number of French history, art, and culture museums, what’s next?  Before your feet ache too much from strolling miles of galeries, check out these must-see favorites along with a few lesser-known gems. View the full article from our friends at Let's Go Travel.

FRANCE—You love it for its beauty, history and values. With the strong dollar, now is the time to own a piece of it. We offer tailored searches for Paris and countryside properties, and advisory services on the acquisition process. www.justfrancesales.com, 1-610-407-9633.

Red Savannah. Luxury Villa Rentals. Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Caribbean. www.redsavannah.com.
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Paris 16th. Stunning art deco duplex. All 5-star reviews. Gated street. Elegant neighborhood. 1 bedroom. Study. Sleeps 4. Soaring living room. 800 sq. ft. Air-conditioned. YourApartmentInParis@gmail.com. 617-834-3600.

Provence, Cote d'Azur. Steeped in beauty and history. Stunning views. www.provencemagique.com.

Paris, Provence, Tuscany & London—Haven in Paris: Boutique Vacation Apartment & Villa Rentals. Central Paris, Panoramic Views. All properties personally chosen & visited by Haven in Paris staff. 617-395-4243; www.haveninparis.com; e-mail: info@haveninparis.com.

France: Homestyle Boutique French Rentals. francehomestyle.com.
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Paris—7th. Metro Vaneau. Elegant 900 sq ft 3rd floor 1BR apartment with open view, washer/dryer, elevator, renovated kitchen and bathroom. Sleeps 4 w/ sleeper sofa. Weekly maid service. Located on quiet street, near Rue de Sevres and St. Germain. 1,100/week. 2 week minimum. kentbrittan@yahoo.com.

Paris 5th. Blue State Special. Elegant ground floor studio in 17th century building half block from Seine opposite Notre Dame. Free internet, phone, TV. Full kitchen. Sleeps three. rwolff@afroam.umass.edu.

France, Paris-Marais: Exquisite, sunny one bedroom apartment behind Place des Vosges. King-size bed, living/dining room, six chairs, full kitchen, washer, dryer. Weekly maid service. WiFi. $1350 weekly. max@gwu.edu.

Charming townhouse in exquisite Provençal village. At the foot of the Alpilles, in one of the most seductive villages of Provence, this is a renovated, artistically furnished stone town house with grand piano and original artwork. It is on a narrow quiet road that climbs to the old village. Must see photos: VRBO.com/300210.

Paris-Marais: Renovated 17th-century, tri-level, top-floor, courtyard apartment. Central, quiet, exposed beams, hardwood floors, fireplace, fully equipped. Non-smokers. Week/Month. 206-723-6538; www.acrossthewater.net.

Paris 6th: Elegant Left Bank apartment by the Seine. Walk to Notre Dame, Louvre and Luxembourg Garden. gam1@comcast.net, 609-924-7520.

Paris 7th. Fifth floor, quiet, studio sleeps 3. Balcony. View Eiffel Tower. www.parisgrenelle.com. 207-752-0285.

Brittany. Beautiful home by the sea. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, open kitchen, dining room, spacious living room, gorgeous ocean views. All amenities. Near the beach. Monthly/weekly. emmanuelle.le-du@wanadoo.fr www.vrbo.com/1728785ha.

Burgundy Wine Country. Harvard alumni-owned, fully modernized 18th-century village house. Overlooks historic chateau in French countryside. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, gourmet kitchen, cable, WiFi. Private garden. Bicycles available. 25 minutes from Beaune, center of the Burgundian wine trade and Burgundy's greatest vineyards. $1,500/week April-November. www.franceburgundycottage.com. E-mail: wktbristol@gmail.com. Tel: 802-453-7855.

Languedoc. Charming house in medieval village, spectacular views. Mediterranean, hiking, vineyards, Carcassonne. www.caussi.com, 646-552-8661.

Paris. Luxurious, large, sun-filled belle epoque apartment just off Place St. Michel on Left Bank. 4th floor. Lovely details, fully equipped, cleaning 2x/wk. Sleeps 5. Minimum week, $4,750. Call 617-491-0006. dantonapartment@gmail.com.

Normandy. Restored pressoir on sixteen tranquil hilltop acres. Five bedrooms, 3 baths, pool. 1.75 hours from Paris. Photos at: www.chateautivoli.com. Available June-October; $2,900/week or $8,000/month. 415-922-3070, geraldinam35@gmail.com.

France, Dordogne-Lot Valley. Dream house, mythic village. Wonderful restaurants, markets, vineyards, bicycling, swimming. (Alumni Discount). maisonsouthernfrance.com, 617-608-1404.

17th century luxurious property (13000 ft²) to rent South of France. Sleeps 14+. www.notredamedebronzet.com. viviane.doguet@me.com.

Great Britain & Ireland Vacation Rentals

LONDON, COVENT GARDEN. Walk to Theatre, Opera, Galleries. 1 Bedroom, 2 Bath flat in modern building with Porter. 7 night minimum. 202-338-8973; MareeW@post.harvard.edu.

Hungary Vacation Rentals

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Beautiful, classic, 2 bedroom apartment in the historic heart of Budapest. Sunny, many amenities, balcony, perfect for family vacations or business trips. pbalogh@pacificalawyer.com, or www.budapestbestapartment.com.

Italy Vacation Rentals

Florence. Lovely country house. Sleeps 6. 54 scenic acres. Tremendous views. www.ganzitalianhouse.com, gganz@comcast.net.

Going to Italy? Let a Stanford alum who lives there guide and drive you. He'll follow your lead if you wish or he'll surprise you with discoveries he's made over the years. Your wishes are his commands. Check out: www.follow-your-nose.com.

Rome—Bright Elegant Apartment. Beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813, gam1@comcast.net.

Beautiful holiday villas. Enjoy the country, city, beach. Tuscany: www.vrbo.com/170993. Rome: www.vrbo.com/239418. Calabria: www.vrbo.com/6673. Havenlink.Alessandra@gmail.com.

Tuscany, Casole d'Elsa. Vibrant village life, complete privacy. 2 BR, 1BA apartment, free WiFi, garden/patio. All amenities. Close to Siena. H.M.S. ’86 alumni owner. $650-750/week. 404-274-8287, http://tinyurl.com/tuscanyapt, info@imagesoftuscany.com
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Beautifully restored 18th century Tuscan farmhouse between Lucca and the sea. Convenient to Florence, Pietrasanta, Cinque Terre. Private, 4+ acres of olive groves and gardens. 65' pool. Perfect for vacation or sabbatical. Go to: www.vrbo.com/458345.
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Rome: Bright, quiet, spacious apartment of former Harvard staff. WiFi. Elevator. Easy access to major sights, Metro San Giovanni. 2 double bedrooms, 2 baths. $950/week. www.casacleme.com. lm603@columbia.edu. 212-867-0489.

TUSCANY: Private luxury villa for 8, beautiful pool and gardens, www.LuxuryVillaTuscany.com.

Charming Tuscan Farmhouse for Two. In the heart of the Chianti Classico region. For information and photographs, please visit: VRBO.com/168839.