Cortona: a Gem in Tuscany

Cortona: a Gem in Tuscany

Friday, October 15th, 2010

The town of Cortona is one of the prime tourist locations in Tuscany. It has abundant and various events and opportunities for tourists. Cortona has plenty of top quality restaurants and trattorias, concerts in Teatro Signorelli, important churches such as the Basilica of Saint Marguerite, charming shops, antique markets, and breathtaking views from the Piazza Garibaldi panoramic terrace. Each year in August, Cortona hosts the famous Tuscan sun festival. Although it is hard to describe the richness of the Cortona experience in a few words, you can imagine walking the narrow Tuscan streets and climbing its beautiful stone stairs, sneaking a look into retreat churches and hidden backyard gardens, and taking a relaxed espresso in a friendly spot. Cortona remembered will be as a lovely dream that remains vivid in your mind for countless years. If you wish, there are plenty of opportunities to spoil yourself in a bit of luxury in Cortona as well. There are many quality hotels and vacation houses in and around Cortona that will provide for a wide range of luxury, service, privacy, simplicity, and convenience needs. Travellers who stay at La Mucchia Casa Vacanze in the Cortona countryside will enjoy Tuscan ambience and relaxed comfort in a large, 18th century stone farmhouse that has been artfully restored and divided into several private, self-contained, and beautifully decorated apartments. Each retains unique rustic charm, yet provides modern conveniences, privacy, spaciousness, light, and comfort.

More and more tourists travel to Tuscany each year for their holidays. All enjoy the places, scenery, ambience and beauty of the ancient cities and peaceful and endless sunflower fields in the countryside. Locals contribute greatly to the pleasant stay. The most popular locations among the tourists are Florence, Siena, Montepulciano, Montalcino, San Gimignano and Cortona (“Under the Tuscan Sun”) all of whom are cities along the Chianti and Valdichiana valleys. A particularly attractive possibility of stay for the holidays is in vacation houses or to rent a farmhouse, which allow you to feel the atmosphere of living in an authentic Tuscan farmhouse, with all modern comforts. Experiencing the location, the culture, the wine and unique places while on holiday in Tuscany. Italy immediately comes to mind when considering a romantic getaway, the countryside and vast vineyards. With tourists pouring in like wine during harvest season, the locals make it a point to accommodate these visitors. Tuscan villas were built in many different locations around the Chianti and Valdichiana valleys. You can find them at the coast in Lucca and Grosseto, in the countryside along the Trasimeno Lake, on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, in Perugia and Assisi in nearby Umbria, or in the hills of Cortona, Montalcino and Montepulciano .These are a few of the places where splendid rental villas can be found. Each location presents its own unique variety of experiences and services only Italians can offer. So wherever you may go you can still have the best Tuscan holiday of your life. Couples frequently come to these locations for the romantic ambience and fall in love all over again. After every visit, you will surely plan to come back and experience the place once again. Travel agencies are ready to accommodate you in rental homes in Tuscany according to your budget and your preference of places of stay. You can choose to stay in a luxury hotel, high or middle class vacation villas, in rental homes, holiday apartments or rent a villa all for yourself and your family.

  1. RonLeyba says:

    A good review about Cortona. Seems like a good and promising place to visit at Tuscany. Will be reading and researching more about the place soon.