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Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Cortona, Italy your home away from home

To take a holiday villa in Cortona, an ancient and noble city, is to travel back to Italy’s past. Cortona is a magnificent destination with a tangible atmosphere and some of the best artistic heritage outside Venice and Florence. Set high in the hills of Arezzo, Tuscany, Cortona offers magnificent views over Lake Trasimeno and of the Apennines.

Places to holiday in Cortona, Italy

Lake Trasimene is the largest stretch of water in the Italian Peninsula. It is a beautiful lake, surrounded on three sides by hills. The banks are covered in beautiful flora and fauna, and there is a considerable variety of bird life. The fishing available from a self catering villa in Cortona revolves around Lake Trasimene, and is varied, extensive and extremely tranquil.

Things to do in Cortona, Italy

When you first arrive at your holiday rental in Cortona, the first thing to investigate are the 3,000 year old city walls, much of which remains in tact, and the Medici Fortress which menacingly dominates the skyline. The city is characterised by the steep, narrow streets and medieval buildings of the Piazza Garibaldi, which give the city a fantastically timeless atmosphere. To get a clearer understanding of the long and fascinating history of the city, the Musee dell’Accademia Etrusca in Palazzo Pretorio will supply all the answers. The incredible archaeological heritage of Cortona and the surrounding area has been recorded and reserved in the Parco e del Museo Archeologico di Cortona.

The artistic treasures of Cortona include the two panels in the Diocesan Museum and the fresco adorning the entrance of the Church of San Domenico by Fra Angelico.

Sporting holidays to Cortona are popular especially with cyclists. The mountain biking trails are of particular note, and there are bike hire available in the city. Touring from a Cortona apartment or holiday villa is also considered a fantastic method of exploring the surrounding countryside.

Weather in Cortona, Italy

Cortona enjoys a dry, warm climate. Summer temperatures remain pleasant, with monthly averages of 23°C in July and August. Winters also remain mild, with average temperatures in the coldest months of January and February remaining around the 10°C mark, allowing you to discover this magnificent city and the treasures within by foot all year round.

Travel to Cortona, Italy

Cortona’s holiday villas are closest to Florence Airport (FLR), and cheap flights do arrive directly from the UK. However, for the majority of good deals on cheap flights to Cortona, and for the most regular service, Rome Airport (FCO) is the best option.

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    Villa #4360806
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            Apartment #6629528
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              Farmhouse #6328533
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                      Villa #8003714
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                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #53280
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                                          Multiple rentals House #53280
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                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #53280
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                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                              Farmhouse #8028340
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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    A beautiful villa in a stunning location

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We stayed in this incredible villa with our family & absolutely loved it! The villa is furnished beautifully and has a wonderfully authentic Italian feel. Within the grounds there is a delightful terrace which is perfect for dining and an amazing infinity pool with stunning panoramic views. The exquisitely maintained gardens are perfect for relaxing and our children loved spotting tiny geckos which regularly made an appearance. We sampled some excellent food in nearby restaurants and thoroughly enjoyed exploring the lovely local towns and villages. We would highly recommend this charming villa and hope to return there again soon.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                                    Holiday of a lifetimw

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We had the holiday of a lifetime at the beautiful Villa Quercia. The setting is typically Umbrian/Tuscan and the property itself is lovely. It was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. The heating on the pool meant that it was at a lovely temperature even early in the season before the sun really gets going. Trestina is the nearest town (10 min drive) and has all the necessary amenities with supermarkets etc. Cortona, Città di Castello and Umbertide are all 25 minutes away, very beautiful and with great restaurants, shops and evening entertainment and markets in the mornings. However, there are also closer restaurants with our favourite place only 5 minutes away in the next village. And we loved that we could by the odd item in the little shop in the village. Christina & Richard were fabulous hosts. They were on hand to offer valuable advice on everything from where to eat to the best places to shop (including the best markets to visit). We loved the fact that we could relax by the wonderful pool during the day and that there were so many lovely small to middle sized towns to visit near by. Fantastic!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 18-Dec-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: May 2016

                                                                                                    Wonderful

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Under the guise of celebrating a birthday milestone, I persuaded my family to spend a week in this amazing house. Three generations under one roof and everyone had the most special of times. I can not thank Ashleigh enough for being so patient with me before we confirmed our booking (whilst I checked that the whole family was happy and we could sort flights etc) and then recommending places to eat and visit. Meanwhile on the ground we were greeted by Patritzia who really could not do enough for us - a lasagne and shopping as ordered on arrival and even arranged a trip to a local Olive Oil processing business. She could not have done more. We were also lucky enough to help with the harvesting of olives from the trees in the spectacular garden. This kept the children occupied for a while and even one of them for 4 hours (he was hooked!). A big thank you to Vittoria for being so patient with them all! There was plenty to do nearby - Assisi, Gubbio, Cortona, the Lake which really appealed to all ages. We also went to nearby restaurants and used the wood fired pizza oven twice which the children loved. It is also an idyllic spot with a view that I never tired off. We will all take away some amazing memories and I would recommend this property to anyone. Thank you
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016