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10 Rentals With The Most Iconic Views In The World

These 10 vacation rentals from FlipKey offer some of the best views of the world’s most notable landmarks—right from your window.

Iconic Vacation Views Right From Your Window

Day dream of waking up to the sunrise over the Eiffel Tower? While sightseeing is on nearly every traveler’s itinerary, there’s no need to limit the best sites in the world to scheduled excursions. From towering skylines and ancient ruins, to modern feats of engineering and otherworldly mountain ranges, FlipKey has rounded up 10 rentals around the world where travelers can take in the most iconic surroundings. All from the comfort of their own living rooms, bedrooms, and balconies.

Vacation rentals provide unparalleled accessibility and ease, putting travelers even closer to the attractions on their list. Whether you’re taking it all in from the window of your private suite or enjoying a night cap on the outdoor terrace, these stunning rentals offer views you need to see (or stay in) to believe.

Roman Colosseum Rental | Rome, Italy

Check out the Roman Colosseum Rental on FlipKey!

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

History buffs heading to Rome, look no further. This rental is located in the Ancient Rome area, and the private roofdeck terrace offers views of the Colosseum, the Vatican Dome, and the Vittoriano, to name a few.

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Piazza San Marco Apartment | Venice, Italy

Check out this Venice apartment on FlipKey!

3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

This spacious, three-bedroom Venice apartment offers stunning views of San Marco and the Campanile bell tower, and 360-degree views of Venice from the private terrace with dining area.

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Fantasy Eiffel Duplex | Paris, France

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4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Wake up to one of the most iconic views in the world at this luxe 16th arrondissement apartment. The balcony offers stunning Eiffel Tower views, and the central location means easy access to some of the city’s most popular attractions.

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Brekka Cottage | Northern Lights, Iceland

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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

The Northern Lights are one of the most popular bucket list views in the world—and if you’re lucky, you just might spot them from the geothermal tub outside of Brekka Cottage. Regardless of whether you catch the Aurora Borealis, you won’t be disappointed by the views of Sulur Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean from the privacy of the cottage.

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Corner Condo | CN Tower, Toronto, Canada

Check out the amazing CN Tower views from this Toronto condo!

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Relax in the heart of downtown Toronto in a boutique building with unobstructed views of the CN Tower from a chic 600-square-foot wraparound terrace. The central location offers easy access to nightlife, restaurants, galleries, and shops.

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The Views | Queenstown, New Zealand

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Don’t want to choose between lake, city, or mountain views? Head to The Views in Queensland to soak in all the views from the floor-to-ceiling windows in the open-plan living room and the master bedroom.

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Matterhorn Alps Apartment | Zermatt, Switzerland

Check out this Swiss Alps apartment with unreal views of Matterhorn!

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

Make your next ski trip unforgettable by staying in this cozy two-bedroom with views of the Matterhorn. The sunny apartment is walking distance from the ski bus, and includes a jacuzzi bathtub and steam shower so you can unwind after a long day on the mountains.

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Tropical Villa | Sugarloaf & Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro

Check out the Tropical Rio Villa on FlipKey!

5 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

We doubt you’ll get tired of the ocean views from this infinity edge pool surrounded by lush forest, but if you do, don’t worry. The five-bedroom Tropical Villa also includes a spa with vertical garden and waterfall shower, a home theater, and barbeque area in its luxurious 8,500 square feet.

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Liberace Suite | The Acropolis, Athens, Greece

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

This opulent suite is located in Plaka, the oldest neighborhood in Athens, at the foot of the Acropolis. After a long day of exploring, travelers looking to continue their cultural experience can relax on the terrace with views of the ancient city.

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The Edge | Coral Sea, Port Douglas, Queensland

Check out the amazing Coral Sea views from this award-winning rental!

2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

The only thing that might distract you from these views of Port Douglas is the contemporary architecture of the home itself. With a concrete exterior, sleek balcony with cinematic views of the horizon, and an infinity lap pool, you’re guaranteed a great view no matter where you are in the house.

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This post was originally published on the TripAdvisor Rentals blog. FlipKey is a TripAdvisor company.