Things to see and do - Cortona
Unmissable tourist sites
Cortona Travel guide
Cortona : Michelin's recommendations
Standing on a hill planted with olive groves and cypress trees, Cortona forms a natural balcony offering fine views of the Val di Chiana and ake Trasimeno. As early as the 14C, the town was an artistic centre attracting artists such as Fra Angelico, Luca Signorelli, the architect Domenico Bernabei (known as Il Boccadoro), Pietro da Cortona, and Gino Severini, a member of the Futurist movement. Today, life in this lively medieval town centres on Piazza Repubblica and Piazza Signorelli.
Tourist attractions Cortona : Things to see and do
P.za el Duomo 1 I - 52044 Cortona
This museum exhibits a remarkable collection of paintings, including works by Fra Angelico ( Annunciation), and the Sienna school (Duccio, Pietro Lorenzeti, Sassetta), the Bolonese Crespi with a remarkable Ecstasy of Saint Marguerite... and you will ..
Località Calcinaio 227 I - 52044 Cortona
Sienna architect Francesco di Giorgio Martini built this church employing sombre stone and Brunelleschi style. The elegance and the harmony of its design and the well-proportioned structure make an admirable piece of architecture. It is a shame that ..
P.za ignorelli I - 52044 Cortona
This palace built in the 13C was later modifies (see the its façade on square Signorelli fronted by a large 16C stairway. Home to the remarkable Etruscan Academy museum.
Via delle Contesse 1 I - 52044 Cortona
Built in a former monastery, Hotel Oasi Neumann offers panoramic views over the Chiana Valley and Lake Trasimeno. The restaurant serves typical regional and Italian cuisine. The Oasi Neumann is located 700 metres from the Etruscan walls of Cortona. ..
Via Ghibellina 5/7 I - 52044 Cortona
Prix Prices from : 65 €
Offering a rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Val di Chiana and Lake Trasimeno, Hotel Italia is a 13th- century mansion located in the heart of Cortona. Guests at the Italia Hotel can admire the stunning views over breakfast in the breakfast ha..
Via Roma 37 I - 52044 Cortona
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Welcoming Hotel Sabrina enjoys a central location just 3 minutes walk from Cortona’s charming old town and is housed in a renovated sixteenth century building. Cortona, which can trace its origins back to Etruscan times, is full of history and has..
via del Petrischio 25 I - 52044 La Villa-Farneta
Pine and cypress trees greet you as you enter the grounds of the Villa Petrischio hotel, home to the La Terrazza restaurant. The name is an indication of what awaits - a panoramic terrace with breathtaking views of the valley, the produce of which fe..
via Maffei 2 I - 52044 Cortona
località Piazzano 7 I - 06069 Tuoro sul Trasimeno
località Pergo, via la Dogana 12 I - 52044 Cortona
via Maffei 2 I - 52044 Cortona
A number of rooms with open fireplaces combine to create this trattoria's warm and lively atmosphere that is unmistakably reminiscent of a love for the theatre.
I - 52044 San Martino
Fans of Tuscan cuisine will be in their element in this restaurant. It offers the full range of local meat specialities, herbs and spices, as well as fish dishes. An elegant choice, perfect for special occasions.