Head to sights like Piazza della Repubblica and Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca as you discover Cortona Old Town—an area also notable for its historic sites.
Friendly People, Monuments and Hills
Step back in time and learn more about local history with a stop at Piazza della Repubblica in Cortona. Discover the area's museums and cathedral.
Palazzo Comunale is just one of the places to see in Cortona, so why not enjoy the other things to explore during your travels? Experience the area's museums and musical theatre.
Marvel at exquisite stained-glass windows and stunning frescos in this historic hilltop church, which overlooks the Tuscan city of Arezzo.
Get swept up in the beauty, culture and history that abound on the shores of this tranquil lake in the heart of Umbria’s beautiful countryside.
Find out about the history of Montepulciano with a stop at Val di Chiana. Visit the area's spas or simply enjoy its wineries.
Located in the heart of Perugia, this small square is surrounded by some of the town’s most impressive landmarks.
Cortona has become very popular several years ago thanks to the book by Frances Mayes, Under the Tuscan Sun (and the movie with Diane Lane) which is set in Cortona; the protagonist immediately falls in love with the town, its people, and villa Bramasole that she purchases and fixes up.
Simonetta introduces you to her kitchen, full of books, spices, jars full of dried fruit and naturally with her pots and pans hanging from the wall because there is no room left. Cooking courses are a full immersion in her lifestyle, a mix of food and culture, but also of practicality.
Simonetta introduces you to her kitchen, full of books, spices, jars full of dried fruit, and naturally, with her pots and pans hanging from the wall, because there is no room left. Cooking courses are a full immersion in her lifestyle, a mix of food and culture, but also of practicality.
Tour the vibrant local market and immerse yourself in a private cooking class in a local home with a certified home cook. Learn local recipes and taste everything you've made with wines included. Le Cesarine is Italy's first and finest network of home cooks.
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During the tour, you can explore the narrow and charming streets of Cortona and you can visit the most picturesque and hidden corners of this beautiful and unusual town. Together with your guide, you will also be able to retrace the places of the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun” and take a look at the famous Villa Bramasole.