Cortona

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Agriturismo Il Frantoio
Via Sanguineto

Loc. san martino a bocena. website: [www.ilfrantoiocortona.com]. tel. +39335 7771771. email: info@ilfrantoiocortona.com - this country gem is located where the etruscans built their first settlements, right at the foot of the hill of cortona, amidst olive groves and vineyards. the accommodations where converted from the old mill that dates from the 15th century. it consists of four separate holiday apartments, each totally independent, yet sharing a common entrance with an old stone staircase. all apartments are equipped with satellite tv, a refrigerator, independent heating and wireless internet. it offers an idyllic vacation for relaxing outings and stress-free stays in the tuscan countryside. the traditional riding ground is located only a stone’s throw away from the farmhouse. horseback riding activities and trekking in the nearby woods are arranged daily. guests, including children, will be able to take horseback riding lessons with professional bhs instructors. you will also be able to assist in the daily tasks of the manã¨ge and in the training of horses. cortona is only a 5-minute drive away and may also be reached on foot walking through ancient paths climbing up the hill.

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Agriturismo Casamontana
loc. Frattavecchia, 54

Portole cortona 52044 tel. e fax +39 0575.691021 info@casamontana.it, (http://www.casamontana.it). the farm house, casamontana, is composed of two houses, il fungo and la castagna. they are both situated in a panoramic position in the hills 800m above sea level, but close to the medieval and etruscan city of cortona. the houses are surrounded by woods overlooking the valdichiana with wonderful views of lake trasimeno. the houses are built of stone with terracotta floors. the two houses have central heating, air conditioning, satelite tv, a laundry, barbecue, garden, and ample parking space. small and medium sized dogs are permitted in the properties.

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Hotel Italia
Via Luciano Lama

Located in "via ghibellina", via ghibellina, tel. - fax + hotelitalia@planhotel.com. an elegant and aristocratic house of the 1600s, it has been recently restored. the hotel is quite peaceful.

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Agriturismo La Vecchia Fornace
Via pantano

San lorenzo 52042, vecchiafornace@technet.com. ancient stone built farmhouse, restored in keeping with it's original character is situated in the countryside at 350 m above sea level and is just 8 km from the ancient etruscan, medieval town of cortona. it is in the middle of lovely lawns, sunflower, corn, wheat fields, and woods. in the farm, there is also the old "vecchia fornace" from which it takes it's name.

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Agriturismo Villa Cuiano
Loc. Pierle- Voc. Cuiano 52040 Cortona (AR)
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Albergo Ristorante Portole

Via umbro cortonese 39, portole@technet.it. hotel restaurant "portole" is situated amid the wood and fields of a tuscan mountainside, a few kilometres from the ancient etruscan town of cortona, a centre of art and culture. this exceptional location, with its panoramic views across the val di chiana to lake trasimeno and mount amiata, offers the perfect, tranquil spot by a quiet holiday with excellent opportunities for country walks, mountain bike rides and cultural excursions to nearby towns.

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Agriturismo Rocca di Pierle

Pierle 52040 cortona ar italy tel. + - fax + info@roccadipierle.com. surrounded by the green hills of the pierle valley, only a few miles away from the etruscan town of cortona, lies the country house rocca di pierle. the completely restored farm house, which opened in june 2004, overlooks a beautiful valley and is bathed from early morning to evening by warm sunshine.

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Ostello San Marco

Via maffei 57, tel./fax -, email: ostellocortona@libero.it. rates: b&b €12.50, family €16.50/2-4 person, meal €9. beds: 80 in room for 2-4-6 or 8. opens march 15-oct 15 except with group reservation.

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Agriturismo Pratovalle

Creti 41, tel. 0575610088, fax 0575610088, info@pratovalle.com, (http://www.pratovalle.com...), pratovalle country house is in the heart of valdichiana valley, in a charming scenery close to historical places like the etruscan town of cortona, the montecchio castle, the old medieval towns of castiglion fiorentino, lucignano and foiano della chiana. the pratovalle country house is an old barn restored to four comfortable apartments with air conditioning, dishwasher, oven and satellite tv. moreover, in the large communal hall you can relax and have the best of local food. around the house there is a park with olive trees, cypresses and other long-stemmed plants where it is possible to relax and eat. at the centre of the park, under the sun and overviewing a beautiful scenery there is a big swimming pool. next to the country house there is the owners’ house for every information and help you need.

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Hotel il Melone
Case Sparse 38 - Localita Il Sodo

Il sodo case sparse, info@ilmelone.it. dates back to the beginning of the 19th century when it was a property of the mancinis, a noble family from cortona who still owns the entire set of buildings. the mancini family boasts a wide family tree that includes girolamo mancini, scholar, man of letters and patriot who followed garibaldi in 1860 and 1866. restoration the original architectural features of the borgo have remained essentially unchanged and they can still be recognized in the setup of the residential facilities. the master's manor was surrounded by farmhouses where a variety of farming activities, typical of the cortona area, were carried out every day. park:when you arrive at borgo il melone, you will behold a vast stretch of bright green fields, with an area of almost 9 acres, partially covered by lively patches of flowers ranging from the deep red of rose beds to the delicate purple of lavender shrubs and the dark green of rosemary bushes spreading a lovely scent. price: from € 120,00 to € 160,00.

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Relais Villa Baldelli

San pietro a cegliolo, 420, info@villabaldelli.com price from € 176,00 to € 220,00.

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Hotel Villa di Piazzano
Localita Piazzano C/P 6

Cortona-localitã  piazzano, info@villadipiazzano.com, (http://www.villadipiazzano.com), a walk without time, in the green heart of italy. perfectly embedded between umbria and tuscany, amidst enchanting panoramas and precious traces of history, the hotel villa di piazzano of cortona has a vitality and a "breath" that regenerates the senses - smell, sight and, above all, taste. price from 104 to 264 euros.

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Villa Aurea

Situated in cortona where the tuscan hills meet the umbrian hills. it is a few kilometres from centres of artistic interest and international culture in florence, siena, perugia, and arezzo. inside the the 30,000 sq. m. park there is a hundred year old red wood sequoia tree that dominates the italian gardens that are lined with spaces and rlaxing paths. this four star hotel consists of three independent residential units: the central villa dating back to 1700 with the attached private chapel, and the two side annexes- il villino and la limonaia. villa aurea - n.a. campaccio 5/8, cortona ar tel. + - fax + info@psicoblu.com price: from € 120,00 to €250,00

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Relais La Corte del Sole

I giorgi, petrignano, info@cortedelsole.com. there is a harmonious blend of rustic dwellings in the architecture of the relais, in which the antique uses have been knowingly re-valued and redesigned, giving full respect to the features passed down over the centuries. certain antique structures that had been modified or destroyed over the years have been restored.

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Rugapiana Vacanze
Via Nazionale 63
+39 0575 630712
€76-117

Rugapiana is surrounded by Etruscan walls,overlooking the valley and the lake Trasimeno.

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Residence Il Casale

San pietro a cegliolo, 434 cortona ar italy tel. - fax info@ilcasale.com . a residence out of a building of the year 500 sits in front of the towers, the domes the green and the sky of cortona, a city of ancient origins, often visited by the ex french president mitterand, and today by the university of georgia uga. during august it is the chosen location for the national antiques showroom where for the occasion, in the old rooms of palazzo casali and palazzo vagnotti, all the most important italian exhibitors gather.

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Hotel San Luca

Plzza garibaldi, 1, info@sanlucacortona.com. in the piazza garibaldi in the historic centre of cortona within city walls, on a magnificent natural panoramic terrace overlooking the val di chiana and the lake trasimeno. from here you may reach on foot walking down the main street, via nazionale, the main square with the impressive medieval town-hall, the two local museums the new maec and the museo dicocesano as well as the signorelli theatre and the cathedral. thanks to its quiet and peaceful location the hotel is an ideal place to relax after visiting town or after a stressful business day whilst enjoying a central location.

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Locanda Petrella 26

Vicolo petrella, 26, tel./fax -, email: info@petrella26.com. rates: €70/single, €80/double, €100/triple.

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Bed & Breakfast Le Gelosie

Via dardano, 6, tel./fax -, email: info@legelosie.com. rates: €95-120

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Hotel Restaurant Corys

Loc. torreone, 6, tel. -, fax +39-575-. rates/person: €62 bed and breakfast, €83 half-board, €104 full-board. there is a supplement of €21 for a single person and €26 for a third bed.

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Hotel Villa Marsili

Viale c.battisti, 13, tel. 0039 0575 605252 - fax 0039 0575 605618 info@villamarsili.net, (http://www.villamarsili.n...) with its refined lounges, and finely furnished, frescoed bedrooms, welcome to the cosy atmosphere of one of the town's most elegant residences. besides the charm of its history, the building enjoys a scenic position. villa marsili is situated within cortona's ancient walls and retains all the grace and charm of its original architectural structure. among the 27 rooms, all equipped with the most modern comfort, stand out 3 suites and 6 deluxe, made more comfortable with whirlpool bath. rooms from € 135,00 to € 230,00, suites from 270,00.

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Residence Il cassero from 70 euro *Il Cassero

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Rooms from €. 90,00 to € 159,00 Suite Room €. 210,00

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B&B Poggio Sant'Angelo

C.s. farneta n. 42 cortona tel. +39 0575 610365 info@poggiosantangelo.it the country house poggio sant’angelo, located nearby the abbey of farneta, one of tuscany’s most charming abbeys, offers its guests a unique chance to experience the atmosphere and the enchantment of an ancient leopoldine-age country-home dipped in the green tuscan country-side only miles away from cortona, a town extremely rich in art and history, and the major lines of communication allowing to easily reach the main cultural and tourist centres of central italy siena, montepulciano, florence, perugia, assisi and rome. the building is laid out over two floors: the ground floor housing the reception area and the restaurant and the first floor featuring six bedrooms, one suites, two double bedrooms and a large reading room with open fireplace and comfortable sofas. an annex, located just outside the villa houses a wine-bar; a large pool enjoying a wonderfully sunny position, is located in the adjoining park surrounded by century-old trees.

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La Mucchia vacation farmhouse

(http://www.hometuscany.com), info@hometuscany.com. the farmhouse suites hotel is currently divided into eight suites, tuscan style, surrounded by 7,000 square meters of land used for lawn, gardens, olive trees and other services and features. some of these include parking, a children's play area, a splendid swimming pool surrounded by nature and history, and sun terraces with views of cortona. rates: €500/double low season, €850/double hig season, email.: info@hometuscany.com tel.: 0039 0575 60 48 05 office / fax.: 0039 0575 67 59 9 mob.: 0039 335 80 97 912

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Belvedere Apartments – Holiday Homes

Via san sebastiano 31. elegantly furnished and carefully restored ground floor apartments in an ancient building located right in the historical centre of cortona, a well-know etruscan and cultural town. each apartment has a wonderful view over the chiana valley and trasimeno lake, and is situated in a quiet area with a public parking just 50 meters away with the possibility of car access for loading and unloading baggage.

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Casa Bellavista

Bed & breakfast in the true english sense, a home that is opened to visitors who wish to experience the true lifestyle of a tuscan family.three double bedrooms, each with it’s own bathroom, are open to guests. guests also have full use of the indoor common rooms such as the library, the sitting rooms and the dining room. there are also the outside spaces; the park, the orchard with it’s views of cortona, the garden with it’s 180â° views toward montepulciano, mount amiata, sinalunga and monte san savino, the swimming pool. casa bellavista - localitã  creti, 52044 cortona ar tel: + - fax + info@casabellavista.it

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Casa Capucci – Holiday Homes

Entering cortona through porta sant'agostino and heading towards porta santa maria, one finds him/herself going along via delle mura del mercato, the street that skirts the ancient city walls. here lies an old three story palazzo that has been divided into 2 apartments with a breathtaking view of the chiana valley that stretches out below cortona. the city walls were built by the etruscans in the 5th century b.c. and was later restored by the romans and again in medieval times. casa capucci - via delle mura del mercato, cortona ar

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Casa Gregorio II – Holiday Homes

Via delle mura del mercato. entering cortona through porta sant'agostino and heading towards porta santa maria, one finds him/herself going along via delle mura del mercato, the street that skirts the ancient city walls. here lies an old three story palazzo that has been divided into 2 apartments with a breathtaking view of the chiana valley that stretches out below cortona. the city walls were built by the etruscans in the 5th century b.c. and was later restored by the romans and again in medieval times. the palazzo has recently been restored maintaining the old terracotta floors, the sandstone arcades and the wooden beams of the ceilings.

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Le Gelosie

Via dardano, 6, tel./fax -, email: info@legelosie.com. rates: weekend €350-700/3 nights, weekly €700-1,200/7 nights.

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Castello Neve

(http://www.poggioni.com), several apartments at the castello neve ranging from 20 square metres to 100 square metres in the village of poggioni 12 miles outside of cortona on the tuscan umbrian border. contact email mailto:george@poggioni.com web (http://www.poggioni.com) phone +39.0575.690.060 prices from €80 euros to €320 euros per night.

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Casa Portagioia
56 Pieve di Chio

(http://www.tuscanbreaks.com), a small boutique hotel/b&b in tuscany close to cortona 10 km. 5 guest bedrooms – all with luxury bathrooms and 2 suite apartments for 2–4 guests. offering excellent accommodation, a heated swimming pool and gorgeous scenery. perfect for relaxing breaks or to explore the delights of tuscany and umbria. highly rated bed and breakfast in tuscany. you can view a movie of the accommodation and the local towns from the website. high season: €170