The Beauty of Cortona

By |2024-04-26T11:38:06+02:00April 8th, 2024|Around Us, Tourist Informations|

Cortona, nestled among the Tuscan hills, is a city rich in history, from Etruscan times through the Renaissance to the modern era. Its origins, witnessed by ancient walls and Etruscan tombs, blend with the heritage left by artists such as Luca Signorelli and Beato Angelico. Its location, close to Umbria, enriches the city with a dual cultural and scenic identity, making it a bridge between two regions rich in history, tradition and natural beauty. Today, Cortona attracts for its museums, churches rich in sacred art and archaeological sites that tell of the Etruscan and Roman past. The B&B Country House Poggio del Drago, located a short distance away, offers ideal hospitality for exploring this unique city, allowing guests to immerse themselves in cultural events, local gastronomy and traditions, making Cortona a must-see destination for those seeking an authentic Tuscan experience.

The Chiana Valley: the Beautiful Land of Poggio del Drago.

By |2024-04-26T11:38:46+02:00March 19th, 2024|Around Us, Tourist Informations|

The Chiana Valley, located south of Arezzo and characterized by a natural landscape and picturesque villages, offers a unique experience from the Poggio del Drago B&B. Cortona emerges as a gem with a rich cultural and historical heritage, including Etruscan archaeological sites and the Diocesan Museum with works by renowned artists. Castiglion Fiorentino and Monte San Savino offer a dip into the Middle Ages and excellent culinary traditions, respectively. Civitella in Val di Chiana, near Poggio del Drago, enchants with its history and goliardia. Gargonza Castle and Lake Trasimeno further enrich the visit, promising breathtaking views and exquisite cuisine. The Val di Chiana is a treasure trove of culture, art, history, and nature, ready to fascinate every visitor.

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