Hotel San Michele

Via Guelfa 15, Cortona, Tuscany, 52044, Italy | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $134.00
 

Travel Blogs from Cortona

On Top of the Hill

A travel blog entry by mamakass

9

Think Captain Corelli's Mandolin or Under the Tuscan Sun; both come to mind when describing our experience in Cortona. The narrow streets and the piazzas are like movie sets. While it was in the 90's here we managed to take in most of the major sites together and then I found time in the afternoon to hike up to the duomo at the top of the city …

Under the Tuscan Sun in Cortona

A travel blog entry by michncam

9

After breakfast, we grabbed the small poster map of Cortona and Fodor's Tuscany book and began exploring the town. We were blessed with good weather - mild and slightly overcast, good for walking. Did I mention the hills? Fodor's describes it perfectly. "Cortona's steep streets make you pay for your pleasure, but any amount of puffing and panting …

San Gimignano to Cortona

A travel blog entry by michncam

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After our complimentary breakfast on the terrace, Cam and I wandered around the town of San Gimignano. It was probably 9am. The tourists and locals must have still been in bed, because the town was quiet and peaceful... a refreshing change. San Gimignano is hugely popular with tourists. At one time, over 70 towers rose above the town, now there are …

A Taste of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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Today was our cooking day. Lesley picked us up and drove us to her house in another nearby village. She is from England , but has lived in Italy for 11 years. She had Lisenna helping, who only spoke Italian. We made 4 courses. For our antipasti we made La Ribollita, or Tuscan bean soup. Our first course was gnocchi with a cheese sauce. We added spinach and tomato paste to some of the potato to make them green, red and white. Our second ...

Italian Birthday Adventures

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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In the morning, after checking out, we drove a few miles down the road to a winery. We had a great tour and learned all about how they grow the grapes and care for them. Probably more information than I wanted to know, but Tom really enjoyed it. We then tasted several of their wines with some local food. I enjoyed this part the best. :). On the way to Montalcino we made a couple of stops. First we stopped in Cortona and walked around the town. It was a typical ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Via Guelfa 15, Cortona, is near Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, Cortona's Cathedral (Duomo), Badia, and Isola Maggiore.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel San Michele Cortona

    Reviewed by mamakass

    An Evening at the Hotel San Michele

    Reviewed Jul 5, 2012
    by (5 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    The service was very good and location was in the heart of Cortona. Internet was available but not included which was somewhat annoying. Accomodations were very comfortable and clean.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel San Michele Cortona

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent