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My Blog About Cortona, Italy

My Cortona Guide. Traditions, Tips and Hidden Corners, told by a Local.

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What to do in Cortona with kids
Car-free streets, friendly people, and beautiful surroundings. These are just some of the ingredients that make Cortona an enjoyable destination if you are traveling with young children. Here are some tips and…
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What to do in Cortona in September (2019)

Cortona in September is magical, the streets are bustling with people, enjoying the last few days of summer heat. If you are wondering what to do in Cortona this month and what…

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The story of Cortona ceramics

The green and brown sunflower today and the XIX century fine ceramics by Catrosse Cortona has a long history of ceramics production. How many towns can boast of having a unique decoration,…

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What to do in August in Cortona, Italy (2019)
All the events in one place, from Sagre to Small Music Festivals! August is a unique month in Italy - everyone is taking vacations and big cities are half empty, especially around…
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How to get to Bramasole

This a common question in Cortona: where is Under the Tuscan Sun house? Good news. The famous house from the book “Under The Tuscan Sun” by Frances Mayes is within walking distance…

What to do in June in Cortona (2019)
What to do in June in Cortona? Medieval events and “sagre” food festivals are the highlights of this month in the town of Under the Tuscan Sun. June is definitely the month…

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