Find the best place to stay — Cortona

Where to stay near Cortona?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,318 holiday rentals near Cortona. From 1,526 apartments to 1,456 villas, find unique holiday house 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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cortona:

  • Quartiere di Porta Crucifera: 84 holiday homes
  • Ponte d'Oddi: 32 holiday homes
  • Montelaguardia: 17 holiday homes
  • Contrada Fontivegge: 18 holiday homes
  • Contrada Castello: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes 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 homes near great places in Cortona. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • San Domenico Church: 5,197 holiday rentals
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie: 5,300 holiday rentals
  • Museo Diocesano: 4,965 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Cortona: 5,184 holiday rentals
  • Farneta Abbey: 5,151 holiday rentals

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 apartments in Cortona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,526 apartments in Cortona. Our other popular types of Cortona holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 1,456 holiday houses
  • Houses: 733 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 308 holiday houses

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

Can I rent rural rentals in Cortona?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 1,183 rural rentals in Cortona. You have also many other possibilities in Cortona area, including:

  • Golf rentals: 911 holiday rentals
  • Village rentals: 573 holiday rentals
  • Mountains rentals: 275 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cortona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,366 holiday homes with pool available in Cortona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Rent a Cortona holiday home for an Italian experience

    Every year many holiday makers seek familiar or new places to relax and enjoy their leisure time. Nestling between hills and valleys, historic Cortona offers a characteristic medieval setting with the walls of the city more than three thousand years old. You are not confined to seeking Cortona holiday accommodation in the city. Amidst the magnificent countryside surrounding the city are farms that provide comfortable and traditional Cortona accommodation.

    Leisure interests

    Cortona and its surroundings have something unique to satisfy the curiosity and interests of all visitors; from taking leisurely, sightseeing strolls around the city, to long walks in the nearby countryside. If you have chosen one of the attractive Cortona apartments in the city, then you are in the midst of a culture dating back many hundreds of years. Enjoy a visit into history at the romantic sounding Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca. Experience the atmosphere gathered over the ages in some of the distinctive churches, or trace events that have taken place in the city, by visiting the Historic Civic Archive or the Civic and Academy Library. If your Cortona accommodation is in the city, you are still able to discover the beauty of the countryside. Benefit from the fresh air and exercise by hiring a bicycle and using pedal power to get pleasure and peace from the surrounding valleys.

    Traditional Tuscan atmosphere

    Relaxing in one of the various Cortona holiday homes whether in the countryside or in the city, is an incentive to wander around, seeing what is offered by the impressive and varied choice of trattorias and pizzerias. A city with a historic character and tradition, Cortona offers restaurants with an original Tuscan ambience, food and excellent wines. Although this city does not lend itself to a modern day riotous nightlife, there are various comfortable bars in which to relax and review the events of the day, and plan for tomorrow.

    Places to go

    Staying in one of the Cortona holiday rentals gives you the opportunity to experience other places of interest which are within easy reach. About 50 kilometres from Cortona is the well known Perugia, which is also famed for its medieval architecture! For those with a sweet tooth, it is recognised for excellent quality chocolate and celebrates its product every October with a festival.

    Sunny Skies in Cortona

    The weather need not determine the nature of your Cortona accommodation. The summer months of July and August are the warmest with average temperatures in the range of 24° C. Although the winter season is quieter from a tourist point of view, it is preferred by some, with a pleasant 11° C temperature being recorded on average.

    Getting to Cortona

    Having booked one of the Cortona holiday homes the next stage is to arrange the travel details. From Australia or New Zealand, it is preferable to fly to Heathrow airport in London and then to, Florence, Rome or Pisa. From one of these destinations, you could hire a car and start your holiday with a drive through the beautiful Italian countryside.

    Attractions in and around Cortona

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Cortona? Don't miss landmarks such as Cathedral of Cortona, San Domenico Church and Santa Maria delle Grazie. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Lake Trasimeno and Val di Chiana. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Basilica of San Francesco, Tenuta Valdipiatta or Cathedral of Arezzo to your agenda.