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 horse riding and museums. Basilica of San Francesco and Tenuta Valdipiatta are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cortona a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Cortona

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

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 near Cortona?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,819 holiday rentals near Cortona. From 1,198 Villas to 781 Houses, find unique holiday homes 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 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:

  • Santa Margherita Basilica: 4,543 holiday rentals
  • Belvedere: 4,551 holiday rentals
  • Farneta Abbey: 4,780 holiday rentals
  • Villa Bramasole: 4,556 holiday rentals
  • The Etruscan Academy Museum of the City of Cortona: 4,599 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 Villas in Cortona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,198 Villas in Cortona. Our other popular types of Cortona holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 781 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 318 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 72 holiday houses

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 2,856 holiday homes with pool available in Cortona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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