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Highlights in Cortona
- Important religious temples
- Medieval historic quarter
- Beautiful views of Tuscany
- Imposing ancient walls
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Italy is certainly one of the best places to go on holiday, especially if you do it with your family, due to the wide variety of attractions, sites, and monuments with a lot of history and incredible natural landscapes. One of the unmissable cities that you must visit is the charming Cortona, a small city that is part of beautiful Tuscany with magnificent holiday rentals surrounded by all the tranquillity that you are looking for. In Cortona, you can enjoy fantastic walks through the streets and the old historic centre that still retains much of its medieval style in buildings, houses and other structures, from the highest part of the city you can marvel at the astounding views of the Tuscany. To get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Cortona is the best place where you will find training and tranquillity.Delightful holiday rentals with large terraces
The wonderful holiday rentals that you will find in Cortona, offer their visitors incredible facilities for their stay, as well as all possible modern comforts that will allow you to enjoy all the wonderful places that you can visit on these holidays. Share a fun time on the large terrace with furniture and fantastic pools for the hottest days. Enjoy all the charm of the delicately decorated interior with beautiful colours and comfortable furniture to relax and unwind. The large kitchen allows you to prepare all the meals you want with all the appliances that are included such as a coffee maker, microwave, kettle, oven, dishwasher, crockery, cutlery and much more. Rest in the magnificent bedrooms with flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, private bathroom with towels included and cosy single and double beds. Don't miss a single thing in Cortona and book now.
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This is one of the most famous and most visited old buildings in Cortona. The town hall was built in the 12th century on the ruins of the ancient Roman forum. It is to be found in the Piazza della Repubblica. Among the most important rooms that you can visit is the council room with an impressive original Romanesque style. Over time, it has undergone modifications and reforms such as the addition of the bell tower, from where impressive views of the city are obtained.Have fun at the fantastic Teatro Signorelli
In this beautiful theatre, in addition to finding a wide variety of shows, you can take a tour where you will discover a great neoclassical style, especially in the facade decorated with seven arches. It was built in 1854, and since then, it has served as a place for the entertainment of the inhabitants and visitors of Cortona with shows of art, comedy, drama, romance, lectures and much more. Additionally, you will also find a great café to share at the end of the show.
Travellers and activities
In Cortona, in addition to finding the beautiful natural landscapes typical of Tuscany, you will find a wide variety of buildings and historical monuments with impressive medieval-style architecture. Among these, there are equally fantastic fortresses and castles. One of the most visited is located on the outskirts of the old town, it is the impressive Fortress of Girifalco, the route to get there is done on foot and is quite pleasant, since you can admire the surroundings. This is a fortress of great strategic military importance that has been restored on several occasions. The current form that you will find was made by the Medici family, and currently, you will find exhibitions and guided tours are offered with historical data and ancient objects from medieval times. You can also enjoy a great meal in its stunning Café Bistro surrounded by the best views of the city.Cortona for families
The city of Cortona will make you feel that you have travelled back in time to medieval times due to the charm of its streets and surroundings, one of the best ways you will discover not to miss anything and share with your family is by taking a tour of the surroundings, especially the walls that protect the city. These impressive 3 km long structures fulfilled the function in ancient times of protecting the historic centre, especially in the Etruscan era of the 5th century BC. In the 3rd century, the first renovations were carried out after the arrival of the Romans, raising the structure a few meters in height. The walk around the surroundings is very pleasant and attractive, since you will discover all the historical charm of this city that is still preserved in its streets and buildings, it is a perfect walk to share with the family and visit a café at the end to enjoy a dessert traditional Italian.
One of the reasons to visit Cortona is the impressive variety of religious temples dating from different eras. In the historic centre, you will find the Church of San Cristoforo, built at the end of the Middle Ages, it is considered one of the oldest that you will find in the city.
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This is one of the most important squares in Cortona where the most important events of all kinds such as cultural, artistic, music and much more are usually held. It is the favourite meeting place for the youngest and tourists where they can enjoy a delicious ice cream or a nice espresso coffee. Furthermore, when walking around the square you will also find significant historic buildings such as the Palazzo del Capitolio del Popolo, the Town Hall and the Clock Tower.2. Visit the beautiful Cathedral of Santa Maria of Cortona This beautiful religious building was constructed in the 11th century on top of an old pagan temple in an impressive medieval Romanesque style. Inside you can find a fascinating art exhibition with works by important artists such as La Madonna Della Manna from the 15th century; The Adoration of the Shepherds by Pietro da Cortona and many other works dating from medieval times. The last significant renovation that was carried out was in the 19th century. Enjoy this fantastic architecture that you can only be found in the Cathedral of Santa Maria of Cortona.
3. Explore one of the most emblematic icons of Cortona
The city of Cortona has many attractive places to visit and discover its history. However, one of the most emblematic icons of the city is definitely the Piazza Luca Signorelli where you will discover a pleasant medieval atmosphere. The route of this square is close to other important places in Cortona such as the Signorelli Theatre as well as fantastic artistic shops and wonderful cafés to try an authentic Italian espresso.4. Discover the adorable Sanctuary of Santa Margherita
This sanctuary was built in honour of the patron saint of Cortona Santa Margherita, and is considered one of the largest you will find in the city. By taking the tour through the sanctuary you will be able to appreciate all the beautiful details of the building as well as some pieces of art. Additionally, you will also find a funerary monument in her honour as well as some artistic frescoes. Do not miss the views of the surroundings where you can appreciate the incredible landscapes of Cortona.5. Visit the wonderful Church of San Francesco
Before returning home after exploring Cortona, one of the places that you should certainly visit is the fascinating Church of San Francesco. With a typical Franciscan style on the outside, this temple was built in the 13th century in honour of San Francisco de Asis. Inside you can find artistic works such as paintings and some sculptures, as well as objects of the saint and the monk who carried out the construction of the temple. In addition to being a religious visit, you will discover important historical data about the life of Saint Francis and some of his followers.
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Cortona
How much do you pay on average for holiday lettings in Cortona?
Cortona has an average price of £185 per night, which is a relatively high one among the cities in Italy.
What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Cortona?
If you want to save the maximum amount during your visit to Cortona, pack your bags and travel there in November (£163 per night on average), March (£165), or April (£166) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Cortona?
Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Cortona was August, with an average price of £215 per night. This was followed by July, with an average of £210, and January, with £198.
Is it necessary to plan a trip to Cortona well in advance?
To get to know Cortona, it is not necessary to be very organised in advanced. It has a high annual average availability of 59%, which allows you to be more flexible.
What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?
In the previous year, the months with more free accommodation in Cortona were May, April, and June with average availabilities of 81%, 80% and 76%, respectively. During this period, you will be able to find the best accommodation for you.
When are there fewer rental options available in Cortona?
The month with the highest average number of booked rentals is August (only 23% of properties were available on average in the previous year). Followed by December (48%), and January (51%).
How many rentals are available in Cortona?
In Cortona we work with 28 different providers to give you a choice of 530 properties, so you will have a great selection properties to choose from!