The Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an original late 17th-century family dwelling that has been lovingly restored. It is now 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, or take the day exploring and return to the fine dining on offer in the Relais' gourmet restaurant.
Original wood beams, terracotta flooring, stonework and antique furnishings bring this historic dwelling to life, offering high-class hospitality to those in search of a romantic hideaway.
This gorgeous hotel is great for exploring the pretty villages and lush countryside of Tuscany and Umbria. The hotel 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 famed wine regions. All this is 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 organized with the experienced chefs who will share their traditional (and often closely guarded) recipes with you. Recreate your Tuscan gourmet experience in your own home, and delight your family and friends with your authentic cooking skills. Italy is renowned for its luxury sports cars such as Ferrari and Maserati; fulfill your dreams by having a tour arranged 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. The Chef prepares everything fresh daily 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 summer time on the poolside terrace.