Tuscan Farmhouse

Vacation Rentals – Cortona, Italy

Useful Links


Villa di Piazzano: a beautiful country inn close by, also with restaurant & cooking classes

CortonaWeb.net: More info on Cortona


Caspin Journeys: Walking tours in Tuscany & Umbria and elsewhere

La Corte dei Papi: Hotel and restaurant just down the road


Culinary travel, also for ‘ad-hoc’ cooking lessons, tastings & visits to artisan producers in Tuscany!
Some restaurant recommendations for Cortona
Il Casale – Vacation rentals in the Cortona area
InTuscany.net – Hotels & Villa/Apartment rentals
Info/Directions – Outlet Shopping in Tuscany
Designer Outlet Mall between Arezzo & Florence (Incisa exit from A1) – Gucci, Armani, Tods, etc
Prada Outlet (Space) between Arezzo & Florence in Montevarchi (Valdarno exit from A1)
Outlet Village (housewares, sportswear etc) close to the Valdichiana exit from A1 highway
Train schedules & other information for the Italian State Railways
Eurorail passes, rail schedules throughout Europe
Guide to an undisclosed Tuscany
Gastronomic Holiday information
Cooking School in Montalla (5 minute drive away)
Hot-air Balloon tours near Montepulciano
Wedding & Event Planners in Cortona
Fattoria Le Capezzine – tastings & tour/cooking
Az. Agricola Poliziano Winery close to Montepulciano – tastings & tours (with appt)
Cortona Mix Festival (music, dance, culture, walks etc) during the summer
Golf Club ‘Val di Chiana’ (20 minute drive away)
Golf Club Perugia (20 minute drive away)
Tourist Info on Cortona
more Tourist Info on Cortona
Tourism Information for the Lake Trasimeno area
Tourism Information for Tuscany
Information on Perugia (in English)
Information on Val d’Orcia (Pienza, Montepulciano, Montalcino)
Tourism Information for Florence
Travel Info for Italy
English Yellow Pages and other info on Italy
Information on Rome (in English)
Information on Milan (in English)
Information and schedules at the Florence airport
Information and schedules at the Rome airports
Information and schedules at the Pisa airport
Information and schedules at the Perugia airport
Information and schedules at the Milan airports
A travel portal providing a myriad of links to other websites and resources
JohnnyJet – travel information & links
Online Maps
Vacation rentals – directly from the home owner
Information on global network of physicians and travel insurance
Travel Insurance, Visitor Insurance, Visa paperwork
Information for the computer-equipped traveler
Car & van rentals, travel info & bookings

Car Rental companies with agencies in Perugia, Florence & Chiusi: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore
Car Rentals in Camucia (just below Cortona): Sixt
Car Rentals in Terontola, near train station (also scooters): Autonoleggio Il Girasole
Int’l Cellular Phone Rental: Roberts, Cellhire, Planetfone, Cellular Abroad
Hotel suggestions in Rome: Hotel Dei Consoli, Hotel Ranieri
Hotel suggestion in Ravello (Amalfi Coast): Hotel Parsifal
Hotel suggestion in Venice: Ca’ San Giorgio