The town has a medieval feel with elegant renaissance buildings.
Here, it is pleasant to stroll through the ancients streets and alleys with a stop in the main piazza with its impressive town hall.
The Etruscan Museum is located in the elegant Palazzo Casali, where one can admire numerous artefacts of this ancient Etrsucan civilization. One of the most important pieces is a bronze chandelier dating back to the 5th Century B.C. In September 2005 a new wing will be inaugurated making this the most important Etruscan museum of the region.
Not to be missed the “Annunciation” by Beato Angelico in the Diocesan Museum, the most important work of art on display in the museum of the Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie in San Giovanni Valdarno, province of Arezzo, is the Annunciation by Beato Angelico.
The painting dates back to 1430. There are two other similar works by the artist, one of which can now be seen in the Diocesan Museum in Cortona and the other which is housed in the Prado Museum in Madrid.
Where is Cortona:
Hotel is located in the south of Arezzo province, on the border with the province of Siena and the Umbria region
How to reach Cortona:
Visit Arezzo, Castiglion Fiorentino, Montepulciano, Pienza
Arezzo 28 Km - Florence 120 Km - Siena 70 Km