Holiday home “Terra di Cortona”: the departure point for every itinerary
Holiday house “Terra di Cortona” is located in an isolated area, set in an enchanting natural landscape, which is quiet and silent but very close to the main roads – the freeway Siena-Perugia is only 2-3 km away and the Valdichiana exit of A1 highway is only 15 minutes drive. You will quickly reach the most important towns from the historic, artistic and cultural points of view. In this way you can perfectly combine moments of total relax and wellness in the middle of nature with day trips to discover the beautiful villages and towns characterizing this unique region between culture and nature. This perfect union guarantees unique and unforgettable holidays in Tuscany.
We are sure to meet your expectations by providing you with suggestions about the many tourist trips you can do across Tuscany. There are lots of possible itineraries that can meet the needs even of the most demanding tourist.
You could choose between historic and natural itineraries in beautiful places like famous Cortona, an Etruscan town, and the lovely villages in its surroundings such as Passignano, Tuoro, Castiglione del Lago, which are set along the borders of Lake Trasimene and surrounded by green olive trees and vineyards; classic excursions towards the main art towns like Siena, Florence and Perugia that have an invaluable cultural heritage, allowing you to admire the most important works of art in the world; oenogastronomic tours on the hills and in the villages of the area around Siena such as Pienza, Montalcino and Montepulciano through tasting, together with the intense atmosphere of these old villages where nice people live, the delicious recipes prepared by typical restaurants and trattorias such as the famous pecorino with grapes or wrapped in walnut leaves and ash and the excellent wines of local wine producers mainly represented by famous Brunello di Montalcino.
Last but not least you could even choose a holy itinerary on the tracks of the life of Saint Francis of Assisi, to discover key places like Gubbio and Assisi, which are still today rich in religiousness and intense mysticism and inspire tourists with a feeling of peace and bliss during an interesting trip in search of themselves.
Another particular choice could be to taste the inner spirit of Tuscany through the number of festivals and events that are organized all over the year, especially during historic commemorations that have been handed down from the old middle Ages. Among the most important events, we must mention the famous Palio di Siena, a horse race in the Piazza del Campo in Siena, which is run twice a year to allow all the seventeen quarters to participate; the Giostra del Saracino in Arezzo; the Giostra dell’Archidado in Cortona, an old crossbow tournament. All these events are generally introduced and followed by costumed parades.
Whatever you choose during your holidays in Tuscany, be certain that you cannot be mistaken: all these itineraries have specific characteristics and will allow you to know a part of Tuscany you will always keep among your sweetest souvenirs.
And in the evening, once come back from your exciting excursions, you could end up you day in Tuscany in our oasis of peace and relax at “Terra di Cortona”, taking advantage of a revitalizing and good bath in the swimming pool surrounded by our green park, with a magnificent sunset on the beautiful Tuscan countryside in the background. And why not? You could also enjoy tasty grilled meat in the open air with your friends and family.