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  Cortona: Città d'arte in Valdichiana - Tuscany Italy
Cortona: Città d'arte in Valdichiana - Tuscany Italy
Benvenuti a Cortona, città d'arte di origine etrusca in prov.
Soggiornare a Cortona: hotel appartamenti turistici agriturismo, case vacanza, BedandBreakfast e Relais.
www.cortonaweb.net   (157 words)

  
  Hotel di Cortona   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cortona è un paese che raccoglie molti hotel di differenti categorie in tutte le città per un turismo sicuro e comodo.
Abbiamo hotel in tutto Cortona: puoi prenotare una camera in uno dei nostri hotel selezionati in e in tutte le città più importanti di Cortona.
Abbiamo un'ampia scelta di alloggiamenti in ed in tutte le città più turistiche Cortona.
www.bb-roma.it /Hotel/Italy-town/Hotel-Cortona.htm   (248 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Elias of Cortona
Minister General of the Friars Minor, b., it is said, at Bevilia near Assisi, c.
Cortona does not appear in connexion with his before the seventeenth century.
Cortona with a few friars who had remained faithful to him.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05382a.htm   (2463 words)

  
 hotel bookings in cortona Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cortona hotels Arezzo family travel accomodations in Hotel Corys; this is a small, welcoming hotel offering accommodation in Cortona Italy with seven well-furnished, fully-equipped bedrooms offering luxurious holiday accommodation in one of the prettiest parts of Tuscany.
Accommodations Cortona Apartment: Il Casale, a Residence (apartment hotel),reconstructed from a 16th century structure, looks out upon the towers, the domes, the vegetation, and the sky of Cortona, a city of ancient and mysterious origins.
Novole is 10 km from Cortona, an ancient Etruscan town, and 14 km from Lake Trasimeno.
www.hotelnetservice.com /italy/cortona   (680 words)

  
 Agriturismo Cortona - apartment, Cortona In Tuscany
Situated at the foot of the ancient Etruscan hill town of Cortona, the city of art made famous in Francis Mayes book “Under the Tuscan Sun” Agriturismo Cortona is a characteristic 14th century villa.
In fact Agriturismo Cortona is only a stones throw away from an important Etruscan royal tomb dating back to the 6th century B.C. It is very close to town, but at the same time immersed in the pleasant Tuscan countryside.
Cortona was native land of the painters Luca Signorelli and Pietro Berrettini.
www.intuscany.net /apartments/agriturismo_cortona.htm   (992 words)

  
 Cortona accommodation, Italy - hotels, apartments, bed and breakfast in Cortona
Cortona is in Tuscany, region where the variety of landscapes will satisfy even the most demanding tourists: a clean sea, pretty countryside, natural parks, Winter sports and trips to the spas.
This lovely bed and breakfast in Cortona is the result of a flight of fancy of its young owner: he wanted to offer a sophisticated alternative for the cosmopolitan tourist.
Consisting of both apartments and rooms, it is structured around a large yard and the house with the tower which dominates the complex is certainly the oldest building and maintains some of its original features like the twin-layered roof and the outdoor steps with large landing giving access to the first floor of the Residence.
www.italialodging.com /selected_accommodation_in_cortona.htm   (949 words)

  
 Cortona Tourist Information | Italy Heaven
Cortona is a pleasant day-trip destination for tourists exploring Tuscany, and it's appealing enough to use as a base for a more relaxing holiday.
Cortona is surrounded by defensive walls, the foundations of which date back to the Etruscan period.
Cortona is on a slow railway line between Florence and Rome, and is served by trains from both cities.
www.italyheaven.co.uk /tuscany/cortona.html   (719 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Margaret of Cortona
On her arrival at Cortona, two ladies, noticing her loneliness, offered her assistance and took her home with them.
Cortona to found a hospital for the sick-poor, and to supply nurses for the hospital, she instituted a congregation of
Cortona was situated, because he lived more like a secular prince and soldier, than like a pastor of souls.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09653b.htm   (999 words)

  
 Cortona
Cortona is a small Etruscan town in Tuscany, situated on a hill not far from Siena, Assisi and Perugia.
The Cortona conference was initiated in 1985 by an ETH-Z chemistry professor, Pier Luigi Luisi, with the logos 'Naturwissenschaft und die Ganzheit des Lebens', 'Science and the Wholeness of Life'.
As already mentioned, the Cortona week is a kind of summer-camp, and as such does not necessitate a change in the curriculum of the university.
www.cortona.ch /c98_intro_e.html   (1761 words)

  
 Cortona's history, Il Girasole, Cortona, Tuscany, Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cortona is one of the oldest Cities in Italy.
Cortona became a Roman colony at the time of Lucio Cornelio Silla, around the III cen b.C. In that period -june 24 217 B.C.- this area witnessed one of the bloodiest battle of the Punic Wars, The Trasimeno Lake battle, fought between Consul Flaminio and Hannibal.
After being conquered by Ladislaus, king of Naples in 1409, Cortona was sold to the Medici in 1411, then from 1737 was under the house of Lorraine and later in 1860 became part of the Italian kingdom.
www.il-girasole.com /cortona.htm   (460 words)

  
 ItalianVisits.com - Welcome to Cortona in Tuscany
Cortona is thought to have been founded by the Umbri people, as long ago as 1000 BC but, sometime during the 8th or 7th century BC, as the Umbrians got pushed to the east side of the Tiber River, the town found itself in Etruscan hands.
The current walls of Cortona, about two thirds of which are built on the old Etruscan walls, run for approximately 3 kilometers, enclosing a well-preserved and evocative medieval town which, after a few centuries of decline, is experiencing an economic resurgence as a result of a dramatic increase in tourism.
The Cortona Antiquaria antiques fair is housed in the 18th century halls of Palazzo Vagnotti and Palazzo Casali from the last Saturday in August to the second Sunday in September.
www.italianvisits.com /tuscany/cortona   (1090 words)

  
 Nathan: Travel: Cortona, Italy 1998
Her description of Cortona was incredible, romantic, and throughouly engrossing.
Cortona is over 2000 years old and though it is one of the oldest cities we visited, in many ways it was one of the most contemporary.
After Cortona we raced along the small roads toward Siena to meet the rest of the gang for dinner.
www.nathan.com /travel/98/cortona.html   (255 words)

  
 Cortona Hotels - Cortona, Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Relais Villa Baldelli is a real discovery for tourists: immersed in the peace and quiet of the pleasant and abundant surrounding countryside, even thought it is close to residential areas and transportation routes....
The Hotel San Michele, in the historical heart of the etruscan-medieval town of Cortona, is an elegantly modernised renaissance palace, that used to house the Etruscan Academy in the early 17th century....
Borgo Il Melone is wonderfully located, being close to all the major rail and road connections and to all relevant central Italian art cities as Firenze, Arezzo, Siena and Perugia, resting at the foot of one Tuscany's most ancient......
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/italy/toscana/arezzo/cortona?subid=PPCGO8g5850en   (462 words)

  
 Cortona: City of art in the Valdichiana, Tuscany, Italy
Cortona: City of art in the Valdichiana, Tuscany, Italy
Cortona Doc wines, special tuscan wines of our farms.
A house in Tuscany is the dream of millions of Tuscany lovers.
www.cortonaweb.net /eng/index.php   (129 words)

  
 Cortona accommodations, Tuscany villas, Farmhouse, Apartments, Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cortona accommodations selection of villas, farmhouses, hotels, apartments in Cortona, Arezzo, Tuscany.
The towns not to miss are Castiglion Fiorentino, Cortona and Lucignano.
The gastronomic tradition of this zone near Cortona reflects the slow passing of the centuries and is best symbolized by the breed of white cattle called the Chianina.
www.tuscanyall.com /Cortona-Accommodation   (247 words)

  
 Cortona Italy Accommodation Rental - Duplex Apartment
Cortona is one hour's drive from Florence, one and half hours from Rome, thirty minutes from Perugia and Assisi and forty-five minutes away from Orvieto.
Cortona's Teatro Signorelli, its Etruscan Museum, the many beautiful churches, St. Frances' cells and the historic Lake Trasimeno nearby, are places not to be missed.
It is because of Cortona's friendly and artistic environment that Georgia University (GA) has been returning to this city for the past 30 years with their Study Abroad Art Program and that Frances Mayes has chosen it as her second home.
www.vrbo.com /40117   (1009 words)

  
 Cortona travel guide - Wikitravel
Cortona is a town in the Province Arezzo, Tuscany.
Cortona can be reached by flying to Italian major international airports in Rome and Milan, or to the two airports in Tuscany:
Cortona is small and loaded with tourists during the holiday season so that reservation is highly recommended, especially for dinner.
wikitravel.org /en/Cortona   (1041 words)

  
 Directions to Cortona
There is bus service to Cortona from the stations and taxi service is usually available.
Cortona has regular trains that take you directly to Arezzo, Florence, Bologna and Milan in one direction, or Orvieto, Rome, Naples and Amalfi in the other.
CAMUCIA AND TERONTOLA railways station are connected by hourly buses to the center of Cortona (the bus terminal is in Piazza Garibaldi).
www.sojourn-in-italy.com /Directions.html   (405 words)

  
 Cortona in Tuscany tourist information
Cortona offers extensive spectacular views of the whole of the Chiana Valley and of Lake Trasimeno enchantingly, embraced by the Apennines, a Landscape of timeless beauty which will leave you undoubtedly with cherished memories.
T he ancient town of Cortona, one of the twelve cities of the Etruscan league, is situated at 600 mts above sea level with magnificent views over the Val di chiana the most extensive valley in the apennine chain.
Severini's "Via Crucis" (20th century) accompanies the mistic ascent linking the inhabited centre with the sanctuary of S. Margherita which, in its turn, is overshadowed by the powerful defences of the Girifalco fortress.
www.italianview.com /citta/cortona.htm   (302 words)

  
 Cortona VRML Client User's Guide - ParallelGraphics Software
In Cortona VRML Client the fourth, fifth and sixth values specify the center of scene rotation in the world coordinates X,Y and Z. Use GOTO to move close to object in a world.
Cortona VRML Client provides three mechanisms that can help to re-orient a camera if you have lost your way in a world.
It gives the opportunity to reduce download size and choose Cortona VRML Client as VRML viewer despite the fact that the other VRML browser is installed on the user's computer.
www.otol.uic.edu /TboneWeb/index_files/Cortona_guide.html   (3283 words)

  
 Italian Language Schools in Cortona, Italy.
Cortona a small town of the Valdichiana in eastern Tuscany, offers the best of the country and the city.
Cortona is within easy reach of some of the most beautiful and historic Tuscan and Umbrian towns and villages, including Arezzo and Gubbio.
Through an arrangement with Cortona city officials, the School organizes guided visits and excursions not available to the general public.
www.studyabroadinternational.com /Italy/Directory/Italy_D_Cortona.html   (281 words)

  
 Il Casale - apartment, Cortona Tuscany
Reconstructed from a 16th century agricultural structure originally intended for a sprawling extended family, the buildings look back upon the towers, the domes, and the sky of Cortona, a city of ancient and mysterious origins.
Cortona is a city closer to heaven than to the train station.
Frequented by Mitterand, seat of a University of Georgia art program, and host to the prestigious Annual Exhibition of Antique Furniture as well as a monthly exhibition of antiques (on the third Sunday of each month), il casale is only a few minutes drive from this magnificent medieval city.
www.intuscany.net /apartments/il_casale.htm   (593 words)

  
 Cortona, Italy
The town of Cortona lies close to the eastern border of Tuscany, north of the Lake Trasimene in Umbria, and 30km/19mi south of Arezzo.
Cortona is one of the oldest towns in Italy.
It was one of the twelve cities of the Etruscan League, and later became a Roman colony.
www.planetware.com /italy/cortona-i-to-ct.htm   (118 words)

  
 Cortona, Italy - Under the Tuscan Sun
Cortona was an Etruscan town that today offers many important remains: the outer walls, the bronze lamp from the 5th.
On the hilltop of the cortonese's hill is the Medicean fortress required by the Medici family and built by Francesco Laparelli in 1549.
Cortona, hometown to so many famous painters from Luca Signorelli to Pietro Berrettini da Cortona to Gino Severini.
www.yourwaytoflorence.com /cortona.htm   (414 words)

  
 Cortona Shotguns - About Cortona
The Cortona shotgun is the result of this collaboration.
The city of Cortona is believed to be one of the oldest cities in Europe.
We are sure you will agree we have accomplished our goal of bringing a truly quality shotgun at a truly affordable price to our dealers and to you their customer.
www.cortonashotguns.com /about   (398 words)

  
 Cortona, Italy, Tuscany - Italian Vacation Rental Homes and Villas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The town of Cortona itself has so many qualities and attractions, sporting well-stocked shops selling locally produced delicatessen and wines, handmade ceramics, textiles, antique Italian furniture and objets d'arts, designer clothes and jewellery.
Cortona also boasts one of the earliest convents founded by Saint Francis (1211), hidden in an enchanting gorge nearby.
From the day of your arrival, a local English-speaking caretaker will be available to answer your questions and make you feel at home in the region of your choice.
www.classictuscanhomes.com /cortona.htm   (455 words)

  
 Cortona
Our properties in the Cortona region are ideally located for exploring Cortona, Siena, Florence and the Chianti and northern Umbria.
Cortona is one of the treasures of Tuscany, with olive groves and vineyards tumbling down the hillsides beneath the walls and commanding spectacular views of Umbria's Lago Trasimeno and the fertile plain of the Val di Chiana.
Cortona's medieval heritage is clearly in the numerous churches facing small piazzas.
www.domani-usa.com /cortona   (304 words)

  
 Cortona Information
Cortona flourished particularly during both the Comuni period and under the direction of the Ranieri-Casali families.
Also close by and visible from Cortona is Lago Trasimeno, site of the legendary and bloody battle in 217 BC (the Second Punic wars of 218-201 BC) in which Hannibal's troops defeated the Romans led by Gaius Flaminius Nepote.
Cortona reportedly received about $US 500,000 for the filming in the comune, and it is unknown how much Frances Mayes received for film rights to her book (It was rumored that she received about $US 2.5 million, but the Mayes' have stated that amount is not true.
www.tuscantreasures.net /cortona/cortinfo.html   (1428 words)

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