In this short tourist guide of Cortona you will find some sightseeing tours, specifically created to visit the main historical and artistic attractions of the town.
If you are thinking about spending a lovely weekend in Cortona, here you will find some tours throughout the city center, in the upper part of the hill that is called “poggio”, along the city walls and in the surroundings of the Etruscan city.
This guide will lead you to discover the main monuments, churches and squares of one of the most charming cities in Tuscany.
These tours are very interesting from the historical and the artistic points of view, some of which can be easily covered on foot even by children, whereas others are more difficult and need to get about by car.
Tour in the historical center
The tour in the historical center will make you discover all the main historical and artistic points of interest of the city, such as museums, churches and historical palaces. This itinerary can be easily covered on foot even by children.
Tour in the “Poggio”
This sightseeing tour will guide you throughout the upper part of the hill that is called “poggio”. Here we find the most picturesque streets and the most evocative views. This itinerary is quite difficult since there are steep slopes to walk up.
Tour along the city walls
This tour will lead you to discover the main monuments built outside of the Etruscan city walls. The itinerary is about 8 km long and is suitable for well-trained people. It is however possible to reach these attractions by car.
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Discover the town with the Cortonaweb guidebook
If you have planned a holiday or a weekend in Cortona but you don’t know how to get around or you don’t’ want to miss any of the monuments of the town, here is the solution! Thanks to the map and guidebook of Cortona by Tiphys the town and its surroundings will no longer have secrets. They are a must for years now for both Italian and foreign tourists visiting Cortona and you can easily buy them online.
The pocket-sized guidebook will lead you around the town to visit the main monuments and find the services available, through itineraries, useful tips and ideas to experience the town of Cortona and make the most of your vacation.