The Lake Trasimeno is a must see. Known for the famous battle of Trasimeno in 217 BC which narrates Hannibal’s ambush on the Roman army. The Duomo of Cortona , museo Dicesano, Museo dell’accademia, Palazzo Casali, along with the general Etruscan architecture of the city is quite delightful. Well how can I forget to remind everyone that the bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun was set in Cortona. I definitely will advise you the movie as well!
How to reach Cortona
- By plane: The closest airports to this destination is either from Perugia or from Florence.
- By train or bus: There are trains that go both from Florence as well as Rome regularly. The stop will be Camucia-Cortona. It will take 2 hours from Florence and 3 from Rome.
One can even take buses into the city look up the Sita bus website
- By car:
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