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Cortona has a peculiarity Tuscan brand of charm. This well preserved unspoiled medieval hill town is know for its kind and convenient base for exploring the surrounding areas as well as for its colony of foreign residents.
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Cortona boasts several attractions, the most important being the Annunciation by Beato Angelico at the Museo Diocesano, The MAEC (Museum of the Etruscan Academy) in which the tabula Cortonensis is kept. Many finds from different Etruscan areas of the area are also exhibited. Other places to see are: the Fortress of Girifalco built for military purposes, now open to the public, the Sanctuary of Santa Margherita, patron saint of the city. Not to be missed l’Eremo francescano “Le Celle”,
first convent built by St. Francis of Assisi in 1211, where today a small community of friars lives, here it is possible to visit the small cell where St. Francis slept.
The area also produces excellent DOC wines such as Syrah, and Chianina, one of the oldest and most valuable Italian cattle breeds, is also bred in Valdichiana.
Are more then 30 Restaurant within the ancient walls of the city mainly oriented in the traditional local cuisine.