Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Cortona

Come and experience Cortona and its cathedral, monuments and musicals. This city is well-known for its horseback riding and museums. Basilica of San Francesco and Tenuta Valdipiatta are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Cortona

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cortona a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tenuta Valdipiatta (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Agricola Buccelletti Winery (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Golf Club Valdichiana (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • San Luciano Winery (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Arezzo Equestrian Centre (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Autodromo dell'Umbria (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Cortona

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cortona is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Isola Maggiore (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Sualzo Beach (10.3 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Lake Trasimeno (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Bosco di Sargiano (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Val di Chiana (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • La Foce (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Cortona

The nearest airport is in Perugia (PEG-Sant Egidio), located 28.9 mi (46.6 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Camucia-Cortona Station or Terontola-Cortona Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Cortona?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,941 holiday lettings near Cortona. From 1,328 Villas to 767 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cortona for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cortona?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cortona:

  • Quartiere di Porta Crucifera: 74 holiday homes
  • Antognola: 700 holiday homes
  • Ponte d'Oddi: 24 holiday homes
  • Pieve a Quarto: 15 holiday homes
  • Montegiove: 636 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cortona?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cortona. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Farneta Abbey: 5,046 holiday lettings
  • The Etruscan Academy Museum of the City of Cortona: 4,948 holiday lettings
  • Santa Margherita Basilica: 4,843 holiday lettings
  • San Domenico Church: 4,919 holiday lettings
  • Medicea Fortress of Girifalco: 4,707 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cortona listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Cortona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,328 Villas in Cortona. Our other popular types of Cortona holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 767 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 313 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cortona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,984 holiday homes with pool available in Cortona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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