Friday, January 22, 2010
Casa Portagioia - Bed and Breakfast Tuscany
The picturesque village of Cortona, one of the oldest villages in Italy, sits on a green mountainside above terraced olive groves, vineyards, rolling hills and woodlands in Italy’s Tuscany region providing panoramic views over the wide Chiana Valley. Bed and breakfast travelers will appreciate the central location with easy reach of major tourist attractions such as Florence (1 hour), Siena (45 minutes), Pisa (1.5 hours) and Rome (2 hours). The town itself is rich with art and historic attractions including several fine museums, such as the Museo Diocesano and the Museo dell’Accademia Etrusca, as well as magnificent churches including the Ecstasy of St. Margaret, restaurants, antique and gift shops.
Elegant Country Retreat