The Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an original late 17th-century family dwelling that has been lovingly restored to create a Tuscan boutique hotel that caters for even the most demanding guest (including brides and grooms!). An oasis of tranquillity and peace this small boutique hotel near Cortona in Tuscany is ideal for the discerning traveller who yearns for exquisite Tuscan food in an elegant, charming countryside residence. Perfect for tours of the villages and countryside of Tuscany and nearby Umbria, Relais La Corte Dei Papi has 15 luxury rooms with a traditional style and luxurious modern touches. Guests can relax by the outdoor swimming pool with views to the mountains beyond, take the day exploring and return to the fine dining on offer in the relais' gourmet restaurant. Original wood beams, terracotta flooring, stone work and antique furnishings bring this historical period dwelling to life, once again offering high-class hospitality to the discerning traveller in search of a romantic hideaway.
This gorgeous location is great for exploring the pretty villages and fertile countryside of Tuscany and Umbria. This small medieval village is within easy reach of Cortona, just 6 km away. Within the ancient Etruscan walls, you will find the Municipal Palace, the Cathedral and Diocesan Museum - home to pieces by Luca Signorelli and Beato Angelico - and many more examples of fine Italian architecture. For tennis, there is a professional course in Cortona, and there is a great golf club in Perugia, 40 minutes away. If you want to explore the nearby wineries, your hosts can arrange guided tours of Chianti, Cortona, Arezzo, Siena, Montepulciano, Perugia and other fertile regions. Cookery courses can also be arranged, so you can take some of the local knowledge home with you. All this on your doorstep, but you may simply wish to relax by the outdoor pool with a cool drink and soak up the view.
For cooking enthusiasts individual cooking experiences can be organised with the experienced chefs who will share their traditional and often closely guarded recipes with you. Recreate your Tuscan gourmet experience in you own home, delight your family and friends with your authentic Tuscan cooking. Italy is renown for its luxury sport cars such as Ferrari and Maserati, fulfil your dreams we can arrange tours for you. Experience the ultimate excitement and emotions of driving the newest Ferrari and Maserati models.
Looking to get married in Italy? Look no further.. Relais La Corte dei Papi can cater for up to 150 people and is the ideal wedding location in Tuscany.
The Corte dei Papi Restaurant is an elegant place for fine dining and is also open to the public. The kitchen recreates the delicate flavours of genuine Tuscan dishes with a modern twist. Every ingredient used in the kitchen is selected for its quality, freshness and flavour; this creates a special experience at every stage of your meal. Our Chef daily prepares everything fresh including, bread, pasta and desserts.
The dining room is laid out with silverware, fine porcelain and Flanders linen - a romantic setting for an unforgettable meal. The wine list includes Tuscan and Umbrian DOC wines and some from further afield. There is a lovely spread for breakfast with a buffet of cheese, salamis, fruit and homemade cakes and bread served in the restaurant in winter and in summertime out on the poolside terrace.
The Relais La Corte Dei Papi provides its guests with classically stylish room and suites equipped with every amenity. The interior has been lovingly restored to its original splendour and every room and suite is furnished with taste and discernment. The beautiful Spa Suites are dedicated to the balance and well being of guests.
There are 15 individually decorated rooms, suites and cottages at Relais la Corte dei Papi, each with a charming, traditional style. The queen-size beds are fitted with luxurious embroidered fabrics with grand headboards, while thick drapes hang by the large windows. Every room is distinctive - with a particularly lovely antique wrought-iron bed in one of the Deluxe Junior Suites, a romantic four-poster in the Deluxe Suite, while the other Junior Suite Deluxe has an inlaid stone fireplace, and wood-beamed ceilings, original flooring and antiques can be found throughout. Two of the rooms are housed in small cottages in the garden, each with a private entrance and Jacuzzis in the en-suite bathrooms. All rooms have private bathrooms with either baths or showers, and the Junior Suite Deluxe has a hydro-massage shower and sauna.
For those who really want to indulge, choose one of the 9 private Spa Suites which have wonderful views across the pool to Cortona. For larger groups or families, the Junior Suite Classic, Suite Deluxe and the Deluxe Spa Suite, have queen-sized sofa-beds in the living rooms. All rooms have adjustable air-conditioning, Satellite TVs, mini-bars, sumptuous bath products made with olive oil, towels, bathrobes, slippers and a welcome basket of fruit.
How to get there?
From the highway A1 Roma-Firenze, take the exit Bettolle-Val di Chiana and follow Cortona-Perugia. Follow the way through Perugia and take the exit Castiglione del Lago. From here, follow the indication to Cortona. After crossing Terontola and Riccio, turn right to Ossaia. Go straight until the stop and turn right to Mercatale. Go on for about 3 Kilometers: La Corte dei Papi Relais is on the right, about 1 km after the white sign of Pergo town.
Terontola and Camucia are the closest train stations, respectively 9 and 6,5 kilometers. From both train stations, you can take a taxi or you can rent a car to get La Corte dei Papi Relais.
If you would like to inform us about the rime of your arrival, we could organize a transfer to the Relais.
The closest airports to get the Relais are Firenze airport (138 Kilometers), Pisa airport (222 Kilometers), Roma Fiumicino airport (240 Kilometers) and Ciampino airport (220 Kilometers). Perugia has a small airport (Sant'Egidio, 55 Kilometers from Corte dei Papi), with connections to and from London and Milano Malpensa. From all the airports, to get the hotel, we suggest to rent a car and follow the directions indicated in “By car” (from Perugia, junction to A1, hence to Terontola/Ossaia/Pergo).
Cancellations will be accepted without charge 15 days prior to the arrival date. For late cancellation or no-show, 1 night penalty will be charged for the rooms reserved.
true luxury and Italian hospitality & style near Cortona
Please note: rates indicate FROM price for the given period and may differ for higher number of visitors. Rates currency is EUR.
Rates at Relais la Corte dei Papi are per room per night including buffet breakfast, service and taxes. Children are accepted and under 9 year olds stay free of charge. For children from 10 years old and adults, extra beds are charged at EUR 50 per person per night.
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