Arriving in Cortona

Located on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, lying on a hill at about 600 meters above sea level, Cortona is easy to reach both by train (Terontola and Camucia train stations are only few kilometers away) and by car.

A part from its artistic beauty, Cortona is a very important tourist destination because of its privileged geographical location. For this reason, if you stay in Cortona you can easily visit many close places, which are very interesting from the cultural and artistic point of view, like Florence, Siena, Perugia, Pienza, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Lake Trasimeno, Arezzo, Assisi, Gubbio, Orvieto, Spoleto and many others.

Arriving by car:

If you arrive by car, both from the North and from the South, take the Valdichiana exit from the A1 highway, which is called Autostrada del Sole. Right after the toll gate exit take the E45 freeway (slip road from Siena to Perugia) in the direction to Perugia and then take the second exit for Cortona (Cortona San Lorenzo). You will just need to follow the street signs to arrive to the SS71 road in Camucia and to continue to Cortona.

For more detailed information, use the “driving directions” function of the map.

Arriving by train:

Florence-Rome railway line, Terontola or Camucia train stations
Terontola-Perugia-Assisi-Terni railway line, Terontola train station

Once arrived at these train stations, you can easily go to Cortona by taxi or by bus. For further information about the timetable and the ticket prices, look up the National Railway Company “Ferrovie dello Stato” website -

TIEMME bus service:

If you arrive by train to Camucia, Terontola, Arezzo or Castiglion Fiorentino train stations, you can go to Cortona taking advantage of "La Ferroviaria Italiana Spa Arezzo" bus service. For up-to-date information about the timetable and the ticket prices, look up the company website (only in Italian).

Arriving by plane:

Florence Peretola International Airport (about 120 Km away) -
Perugia Sant’Egidio International Airport (about 60 Km away) -
Pisa International Airport (about 220 Km away) -
Roma Fiumicino International Airport (about 230 Km away) -

Points of interest in Cortona for GPS

If you have a GPS, you can download the main points of interest (POI) for free, so that you can make traveling by car much easier, make your trip much more interesting and easily reach the most important tourist attractions in Cortona.

The POI displayed here provide exclusively information about the collective points of interest you can find in public lists, so they do not imply any breach of privacy.

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