Holidays in Valdichiana and surroundings
A small paradise in the south of Tuscany
Your holiday in Valdichiana and its outskirts
Cortona, in Arezzo’s province, is in the heart of Valdichiana, near to the border whit Umbria, Trasimeno lake reachable in 15 minutes by car. In the neighbourhood is interesting to visit: Castiglion Fiorentino, Lucignano, Castiglion del Lago, Passignano, S. Feliciano sul Trasimeno.
A little note of distances: 30km to Arezzo,30 km to Perugia,32 km to Montepulciano, while S. Sepolcro, Anghiari, Pienza, Rapolano, Radicofani, Siena, Umbertide, Città di Castello, Assisi and Spoleto are reachable in 1/1.30 hour by car.
Going quickly to Florence is possible thanking to the train which stops at Cortona-Camucia station, near to Casale in Granaio.
Trasimeno lake is ideal for youthful and summer tourism, there are ferryboats in summertime to visit Isola Maggiore .
Thermal baths at Chianciano, Rapolano and Bagno Vignoni are famous in this area, they propose a special relax: hot and cold baths and thermal and therapeutical treatments.
Finally, we advice Foreste Casentinesi, Amiata and Falterona Mount for trekking and excursions.