Villa La Mucchia in Cortona, Tuscany. Villa La Mucchia is considered by Tripadvisor reviewers as one of The Best hotels in Tuscany with 225 excellent reviews. Villa La Mucchia is located in the Chiana Valley in Tuscany, an area of immense historical and artistic importance. The Tuscany vacation house is situated at the foot of Cortona, an ancient Etruscan town, founded by the inhabitants of Umbria about three thousand years ago. The authentic Tuscan villa to rent is currently divided into nine luxurious suites, Tuscan style, encircled by seven thousands square meters of terrain used for lawn, gardens, olive trees, sun terraces, swimming pool, barbecue, private parking place and children’s play area. The farmhouse to rent is surrounded by nature and history, with splendid views of Cortona hills and the ancient hill town.
Location | GPS Coordinates: 43.234692 LAT – 11.980087 LGN |
Villa La Mucchia is located in the Tuscany region in the best location for day trips and short excursions for short drives. The villa in Cortona is situated at the foot of the hills around the Cortonese Valley, called Valdichiana. Cortona, is an ancient Etruscan town, founded about three thousands years ago (before Rome was established). Villa La Mucchia, being one of the most luxurious villas to rent in Tuscany, is located in the countryside among sunflowers fields and is very close to 71 Country road, linking the area to major urban centers, as well as to Florence – Rome Railway and to the highway “Autostrada del Sole “ ( A1) and the Perugia – Siena Freeway.
By Car: traveling by car from the North, or South take the A1 Firenze – Roma highway (autostrada), exit at Valdichiana.(About 170 km from Rome and 80 km from Firenze) Follow the blue signs for Perugia and take the fastway (superstrada) exit at Cortona (do not exit at first sign to Cortona-Foiano) – follow directions to Cortona for 3 km till you see the first round about, take the first exit. Continue on this road, After 2 km you will see a new round about, take the second exit to Mucchia, follow this road for 0.3 km. till you will get to the villa on your right hand side, (the second building).
By Train: the nearest station is Camucia o Terontola di Cortona; From the station you reach us by local taxi which will take you to us in few minutes drive. We can provide taxi phone numbers.
By GPS: use coordinates 43.234692 LAT – 11.980087 LGN
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Activities and attractions
The places mentioned here , all have a good range of restaurants and trattorias ,which appear also in a lot of guides for Tuscany and Umbria.
Florence, Firenze, ofcourse the center of all art and history in Tuscany ,and one of the most important of all Italy.The city is full of museums ,of which the most known are the Uffizi and the Academia.,both of them worthy of your visit.So many beautiful churches , the Duomo and it’s Battistero ,The church of Santa Maria Novella.So many historical palaces and villas. Food and leatherwear markets ,you problable could spend a lifetime here.So take a good guide book and chose what you possible can see in your allotted time.
At Arezzo you can walk through the historical center ,and view the restored frescoes by Piero della Francesca in the church of San Francesco,who was native of a nearby town ,Sansepolcro. There are also musea worth visiting,like casa Vasari.Giorgio Vasari was a well-known architect ,painter and historian of the Renaisance.
In Arezzo you also find an antiques market every first Sunday of the month ,and the Saturday before.
Assisi ,seen high upon the hills like a white beacon of peace, is made for a day of tranquility. The beautiful cathedral of Saint Francis ,born in Assisi and their most beloved son of the city,with the upper chapel full of painings by Giotto,is alone worth of your attention. The city has a sense of calm and inner peace,and it’s a pleasure just walking through it,and look at the arcjitecture,and enter from time to time in some church or museum.Assisi is also known for it’s embroidery,that goes back to the 13th century.
Montepulciano ,another medieval hilltop city,is certainly a place to visit ,while in the vicinity of Cortona. Besides it’s historical center with it’s Piazza grande and it’s cathedral,it’s a nice relaxing walk through the narrow streets ,full of wine shops,where you can taste the different wines ,for which Montepulciano is famous,like the Rosso di Montepulciano and the Nobile di Montepulciano. When you leave the city on your way to Pienza,you should take a moment to see the striking church of San Biagio ,just outside the city.
In Sansepolcro you can visit the Piero ,a museum where you can admire the works of Piero della Francesca.His hometown brought a lot of his art together from all the surrounding villages where he worked in his lifetime.
Città di Castello is a gorgeous medieval town in the plain of the UpperTiberValley, you can visit and admire the narrow and hidden streets of this medieval town and its churches and architecture, there are excellent trattorias and restaurants to taste the delights of Umbrian kitchen.
At Anghiari ,mostly known in the history for the battle of Anghiari,you can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes.The fresco of the battle,painted by Leonardi da Vinci is unfortunately lost.There exist a copy in the Louvre by Rubens.It’s also the hometown of the Busatti industry ,known for it’s beautifully made bedlinens and household textiles ,which you can visit.
Cortona, the hill town, so called Citta del Arte, for the fine museums MAEC and the Diocesan Museum with a collection of works by Signorelli, Lorenzetti, Fra Angelico and other artists of Cortona, Lot’s of medieval performances and games in spring and summer.Also a lot of musical events during the tourist season.
Perugia, the capital of the region of Umbria, is home to the most known chocolate factory of Italy,the Perugina,which produces the very well loved “baci”,kisses.. There is theNational Gallery with church paintings, and the local cathedral is a beautiful landmark in the histirical center.
Siena, known especially for it’s Palio, held twice each year on the Campo in the center of the old town,is a joy to walk through and absorb it’s history by just looking around.The beautiful restored cathedral is certainly worth a visit because of it’s mosaic floors and it’s library of antique books..
Pienza and San Quirico d’Orcia ,another two little hilltowns , that are delightful to visit. Just stroll through the narrow streets and allies ,and look at the spectacular views of the surroundings, which are a popular object for fotographers and painters.This region ,first among it Pienza,is famous for it’s Pecorino (goat) cheeses,which you can taste and buy everywhere.
Rentalia Reference num: 767524
Shared swimming pool
Non smokers preferred
Pets not allowed
Outside the village
localita Mucchia 26
52044 Cortona Arezzo (Italy)
100 km to the beach, 4 km to the city center, 90 km to the airport, 3 km to supermarket, 12 km to a river or lake, 5 km to the train station, 8 km to the hospital, 5 km to a hiking route
25 km from a golf resort, 12 km from a horse riding center
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