Fattoria Tecognano Apt Ziraia- 1 bdr slps 4Cortona

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Fattoria Tecognano Apt Ziraia- 1 bdr slps 4Cortona

Tecognano is one of the most beautiful valleys in Tuscany. It is located 4 kilometers from the beautiful ancient Etruscan hill top town of Cortona. From Tecognano there is a footpath from the Roman era that will bring you to Cortona within 40 minutes.

Fattoria Tecognano Casa Contadini, ((website: hidden)) is very centrally located and ideal for those who wish to explore Tuscany's wine regions or for taking day trips to Arezzo, Florence, Perugia, Rome. Florence and Siena. Major highways are a 4-mile drive away with a train station in Camucia 2 miles away and another train station in Terontola 4 miles away. (More trains run at this station)

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Fattoria Tecognano Apt Ziraia- 1 bdr slps 4Cortona
Cortona, Tuscany, Italy

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Tecognano is one of the most beautiful valleys in Tuscany. It is located 4 kilometers from the beautiful ancient Etruscan hill top town of Cortona. From Tecognano there is a footpath from the Roman era that will bring you to Cortona within 40 minutes.
Fattoria Tecognano Casa Contadini, ((website: hidden)) is very centrally located and ideal for those who wish to explore Tuscany's wine regions or for taking day trips to Arezzo, Florence, Perugia, Rome. Florence and Siena. Major highways are a 4-mile drive away with a train station in Camucia 2 miles away and another train station in Terontola 4 miles away. (More trains run at this station)
There is also a car rental agency in Terontola along with village shops and services.

Fattoria Tecognano Casa Contadini constructed in the 18th century, sits on over 5 acres of private land. It is very quite and peaceful with outstanding views of the Val di Chiana. It has been totally remodeled retaining all the original features: beautiful chestnut beam ceilings, handmade terra cotto floors. It is very traditional, very charming and very comfortable. On the ground floor there is also a very large “play” room, fireplace, a kitchen, large dining room and bathroom with shower, all which are available for your enjoyment.

The apartments were named after the two-contadini families (email: hidden)d in the house. They were “sharecroppers” working the land for the Padrone (boss/owner).

The first apartment, "The Bugossi" has 3 separate bedrooms, accommodating 6 people. Two bedrooms have double beds and 1 bedroom has 2 twins. There is a spacious living/dining room with fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom with tub and shower, (also another bath/shower downstairs) Rents for E110.00 per night

The second apartment "The Ziraia" can accommodate 4 people; there is one double bedroom, a living/dining room with fireplace (including bunk beds), a separate kitchen, and a bathroom with shower. Rents for Euro 75.00 per night. If a group rental of both apartments we offer a discounted rate for a weeks stay.

Garden/Outdoor Space: There is a beautiful spacious garden with incredible views; the outdoor area has tables for dining al fresco. There is a wood-burning oven to make pizza or other delicious meals while taking in the valley view. A few meters from the house lies the pool, also set in a panoramic position.

Swimming pool: 10 x 5 x 14 meters, with sun umbrellas and sun beds. ?

Laundry Room: Washing machine, ironing board, iron.
The area:
Cortona is a beautiful ancient hill top town in the center of Tuscany, rich in archaeological wonders from the Etruscan, Medieval, Roman, and Renaissance periods Along with its artistic heritage, beautiful landscape and close proximity to such important cities as Florence, Rome, Arezzo, Siena and Perugia Cortona provides a unique and magical experience.

Outdoor cafes, bars, quaint shops, and friendly people complete its uniqueness. With first class restaurants, a cinema with first run films, a theater with professional productions, a beautiful park, for taking evening walks, tennis courts, a swimming pool you will want for nothing, and if you like to walk and be out in nature there are many footpaths into the surrounding mountains and countryside. Medieval districts and renaissance churches sit side by side, offering visitors an interesting journey through Italian art history. There are many beautiful churches including Santa Margarita, Il Duomo, San Domenico, and Santa Maria Nouva. Cortona also hosts two exceptional museums housing major works and Etruscan artifacts.
During the summer months Cortona hosts numerous activities including festivals, art exhibitions, a monthly antique market, and wonderful professional theatrical plays. There are all the services within the walls of Cortona; grocery stores, banks, pharmacy, florist, fruit and vegetable vendors, travel agencies, real estate agencies, shoe repair.
There is a tourist office in the Palazzo Casali available to answer all your questions and provide bus and train tickets.
The closest railway station is 4 kms away in Camucia, providing easy access to Florence (one hour) or to Rome (two hours).
Distances from Cortona: Siena - 50 kms, Florence - 110 kms, Rome - 190 kms, and Perugia - 50 kms. Distances from main airports to Cortona by road: Florence -130 kms, Rome - 228 kms, Pisa - 217 kms, and Bologna - 215 kms.
Montepulciano 40km, Pienza 50km, Castiglion Fiorentino 15km, Lucignano 30km, Passignano sul Trasimeno 15km, Corciano 25km.

By train: Roma 2 hr, Firenze 1hr, Assisi 1hr, Orvieto 40min, Arezzo 25min, Perugia 40min.

For a more comprehensive guide to Cortona, please see (website: hidden)

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