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Trip time! Discover the monuments, cocktail bars and history in trendy Cortona Old Town.

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.

Known for

Friendly People, Monuments and Hills

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Top hotels in Cortona Old Town

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Monastero di Cortona Hotel & Spa
Monastero di Cortona Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Via del Salvatore, Cortona
£128
per night
31 Oct-1 Nov

Located in Cortona Old Town, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, Palazzo Comunale and Casali Palace. The Etruscan Academy ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)

"Had great view of valley below. Quality construction. Great location."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2019

Monastero di Cortona Hotel & Spa
Hotel San Luca
Hotel San Luca
4 out of 5
Piazza Garibaldi 1, Cortona, AR
£48
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov

Located in Cortona Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of San Domenico Church, Piazza della Repubblica and The Etruscan Academy Museum of the City ...

4.2/5Excellent! (266 reviews)

"Staff was extremely helpful and caring when I had difficulties."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Hotel San Luca
Hotel San Michele
Hotel San Michele
4 out of 5
Via Guelfa 15, Cortona, AR
£102
per night
31 Oct-1 Nov

Located in Cortona Old Town, this romantic hotel is steps away from Piazza della Repubblica, The Etruscan Academy Museum of the City of Cortona and Casali Palace. ...

4.4/5Excellent! (171 reviews)

"The property was very clean and conveniently located to the town square. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and helpful with any questions we had."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2019

Hotel San Michele
Hotel Villa Marsili
Hotel Villa Marsili
4 out of 5
Viale Cesare Battisti 13, Cortona, AR
£80
per night
4 Nov-5 Nov

Located in Cortona Old Town, this family-friendly Cortona hotel is within a 10-minute walk of San Domenico Church and Piazza della Repubblica. Eremo Le Celle ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (194 reviews)

"Beautiful property. Amazing breakfast.. Walking distance to town. Customee service oriented. All staff very friendly and takes steps to ensure a fantastic stay."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

Hotel Villa Marsili
Le Bifore
Le Bifore
Via Santa Margherita,25, Cortona, AR
£86
per night
31 Oct-1 Nov

Located in Cortona Old Town, this family-friendly Cortona bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of San Domenico Church and Piazza della Repubblica. The Etruscan ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)

"Le Bifore is unique, I have stayed here twice now and in 2 different suites. The view of the lake from our last stay was amazing. The people here are wonderful. Coming back from a day out is like coming home not back to a hotel. Laura, Margarita and Daniella all have the same focus that nothing is ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 May 2019

Le Bifore
Hotel Italia
Hotel Italia
3 out of 5
Via Ghibellina 5/7, Cortona, AR
£68
per night
5 Nov-6 Nov

Located in Cortona Old Town, this hotel is steps away from Piazza della Repubblica, The Etruscan Academy Museum of the City of Cortona and Casali Palace. Cathedral ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (197 reviews)

"Authentic historical palace. Romantic and charming. Central location for walking the whole town"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

Hotel Italia

Popular things to do in Cortona Old Town

Piazza della Repubblica
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Piazza della Repubblica

5/5(1 review)

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
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Palazzo Comunale

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.

Cathedral of Arezzo
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Cathedral of Arezzo

4.5/5(5 reviews)

Marvel at exquisite stained-glass windows and stunning frescos in this historic hilltop church, which overlooks the Tuscan city of Arezzo.

Lake Trasimeno
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Lake Trasimeno

4.5/5(5 reviews)

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. 

Val di Chiana
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Val di Chiana

4.5/5(11 reviews)

Find out about the history of Montepulciano with a stop at Val di Chiana. Visit the area's spas or simply enjoy its wineries.

Piazza IV Novembre
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Piazza IV Novembre

4.5/5(13 reviews)

Located in the heart of Perugia, this small square is surrounded by some of the town’s most impressive landmarks.

Top activities in Cortona Old Town

Cortona private walking tour Under the Tuscan Sun
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Cortona private walking tour Under the Tuscan Sun

£23

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.

Cortona: Cooking Class at a Farmhouse
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Cortona: Cooking Class at a Farmhouse

£139

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.

Cooking class in Cortona
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Cooking class in Cortona

£156

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.

Private Montepulciano Market tour + Cook+Dine in local home
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Private Montepulciano Market tour + Cook+Dine in local home

£188

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.

Montalcino, Pienza & Montepulciano Wine Tour From Siena
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Montalcino, Pienza & Montepulciano Wine Tour From Siena

£49

Spend a day amid art, culture, wine and delicious food. If you fancy an unforgettable experience in some of the most impressive places in Tuscany join us and visit our wonderful cities, taste the best wines, cheeses and typical foods in one single day.

Cortona and Arezzo Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Rome
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Cortona and Arezzo Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Rome

£105

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.