This hillside retreat is perfect for those craving a picturesque location, offering plenty to see and do. A sedate setting with a historical feel, there are plenty of churches, museums and landmarks to discover on your Cortona holidays – allowing you to catch a small glimpse of the rich history of this part of Tuscany. The famed setting of the book ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’, there is certainly an unrivalled charm surrounding this village – an undeniably authentic place to embark on a sedate getaway. With the enchanting city of Florence just a short journey away, you’ll never be too far away from a wealth of attractions to keep you captivated on your holidays in Cortona.
Views of a Tuscan Town
Although the city is small, there is an array of attractions that make worthwhile visits on your holidays to Cortona. The heart of Cortona is the Piazza Della Republica, an ideal spot for people-watching. If you’re looking to get your fill of culture on your break to Italy, head to the Diocesan Museum – here, you’ll be able to admire stunning artwork. Visit the MAEC to catch a glimpse of archaeological artefacts from the region while the Santa Magherita Sanctuary is perched on top of a hill and offers spectacular views of the city below – make sure you keep your camera handy.