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  • 1 bathroom

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Located in Cortona’s historic centre, this handsome apartment blends rustic charm with modern comforts to create a memorable, relaxing stay. Housed in a historic building, you’ll find plenty of traditional features here including exposed dark wood beams and terracotta floor tiles sitting alongside inviting contemporary furnishings to create the perfect mix of old meets new. Make yourself at home on the living room’s sofa – a good book and a coffee in hand – or retreat to the small private balcony for a sundowner after a day of exploring. The dining table beckons sociable soirées when you’re not out sampling the local trattorias, while the two bedrooms – with their beamed ceilings and rooftop views – are a treat to come back to after a day of sightseeing, or enjoying one of the many tours and cooking classes on offer through your host. Outside of your home, you’ll find Piazza della Repubblica a one-minute walk away, Porta Sant'Agostino a seven-minute stroll and the ​​Diocesan Museum three minutes away on foot.


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What to expect


Highlights

Visit Piazza della Repubblica, a one-minute walk away

Visit Piazza della Repubblica, a one-minute walk away

Enjoy a glass of Italian wine on the private balcony

Enjoy a glass of Italian wine on the private balcony

Sit down to a celebratory meal at the dining table when you're not out sampling the local trattorias

Sit down to a celebratory meal at the dining table when you're not out sampling the local trattorias

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Home truths

    This home is on the third floor of a historic building with no lift and steep stairs, so it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility

    The home is laid out over two floors with internal stairs between them – both bedrooms are located on the upper floor

    A cot and a high chair are available on request

    The dining table can double up as a laptop-friendly workspace if needed

    You'll need to bring your own shampoo

    The building's entrance is shared with the other residents

    Free parking in a public car park is available a ten-minute walk away

    The nearest train station is Camucia Cortona, a ten-minute drive away

    The nearest airport is San Francesco d'Assisi Airport, just under an hour away by car

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Washing machine

Balcony / patio

TV

Dishwasher

Bedrooms & bathrooms

2 bedrooms, 2 beds

1 bathroom

Extras


VIP services

Airport pick up

Arrange a chef

Cab booking

Luggage storage

Tickets and experience booking

Additional fees

  • Your host can help arrange cooking classes, farm visits, private chefs, catered meals, wine tastings, and various tours for an additional fee

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Cortona

Cortona, nestled in the scenic hills of Tuscany, exudes a timeless charm that captivates every visitor. This ancient town, perched high above the Valdichiana valley, offers breathtaking panoramas and a glimpse into centuries-old history, with its medieval streets and Renaissance architecture. The town's heart, Piazza della Repubblica, is surrounded by historic buildings and lively cafes, where the local culture and hospitality warmly embrace all. Rich in art and history, Cortona houses...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Relax in Parterre

Relax in Parterre

Parterre is a peaceful and level park in hilly Cortona, offering a great place to soak up the sun. With stunning views over the valley, it's the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy a picnic while watching the sunset.

7 min
Explore the art at Accademia Etrusca

Explore the art at Accademia Etrusca

Accademia Etrusca is a captivating museum housing beautiful works of art. A must-see for art enthusiasts and history buffs.

2 min
Explore the Diocesan Museum

Explore the Diocesan Museum

Discover outstanding art, including Fra Angelico's Annunciation, and a collection of Etruscan artefacts in this beautiful and peaceful museum located in the Duomo of Cortona.

4 min
Dine at Trattoria Dardano

Dine at Trattoria Dardano

Experience the amazing local cuisine at this lovely restaurant in the old town. Try their delicious carpaccio and freshly made pasta, including the mouthwatering ragú. Don't miss the pici with duck and the friendly service.

2 min
Dine at Osteria del Teatro

Dine at Osteria del Teatro

Outrageously good Tuscan-style restaurant tucked away on a beautiful street in Cortona. Lovely team, unbeatable food. A top-notch dining experience worth the visit to this lovely town.

1 min
Sample the menu at La Bucaccia

Sample the menu at La Bucaccia

Enjoy elevated Tuscan classics in an intimate venue set within a rustic 13th-century mansion. Locally sourced and cooked in a traditional Tuscan manner, the food and wine selection are award-winning. The owner, Romano, adds a touch of humor and warmth to the dining experience.

3 min
Explore the Beauty of Cortona Cathedral

Explore the Beauty of Cortona Cathedral

Discover the breathtaking Cortona Cathedral, a gorgeous place of worship that showcases stunning decor. Enjoy the magical atmosphere and watch locals playing archery outside this enchanting establishment.

3 min
Explore the magnificent Church of St. Nicholas

Explore the magnificent Church of St. Nicholas

Immerse yourself in the beauty of this Romanesque church dating back to the 15th century. Admire the outstanding works by Signorelli, including the Deposition of Christ and Madonna with Child among Saints.

6 min

Get around

Airport

Amerigo Vespucci

1 hr 45 min

Train station

Camucia Cortona

30 min

Bus stop

Porta Colonia

3 min

Local shops & services

Supermarket

1 min

Cafe

1 min

Pharmacy

2 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No smoking

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 15:00

Departure before 10:00

On floor 3, steps only

Air con

Wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    5

    days

    Cancel at least 5 days before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 5 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Samuela

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Your host comes from a family who are experts when it comes to owning a hotel and even restaurants. She's got years of experience within the hospitality industry and resides in gorgeous Cortona. She works hard to provide the best stay for her guests as well as the chance to explore the beauty of Tuscany.

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